Each year when a new Miss IU is crowned, the previous titleholder has finished her year of service. However, she becomes one of our forevers.

PortraitYearNameTalentPlatformHometownMajor/DegreeNoteworthySince then
2022Shaylee BarnesVocalStop the Stigma: Let’s Talk about Mental HealthZionsville, Ind.NeuroscienceHudson-Holland Scholar, Hutton Honors CollegeShaylee will compete at Miss Indiana 2023 as Miss Three Rivers Festival.
2021*Alexandria
Ford
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Alexandria Ford served as Miss IU for two years. Because the 2020 state competition was cancelled, Alexandria competed at Miss Indiana in June 2021.
2020Alexandria FordMonologueA Seat at the Table: Elevating the Next Generation of LeadersIndianapolis, Ind.B.A. Economic Consulting, International Business, Kelley School of BusinessFrye Scholar, Hudson-Holland Scholar, KSoB Honors ProgramAlex swept the interview awards at Miss Indiana, winning the Newcomer Interview Award, Non-finalist Interview Award and Overall Interview Award. Since graduating, Alex has worked as a Strategy and Operations Business Analysts for Deloitte Consulting in Chicago. She will begin an MBA program at The Wharton School in Fall 2023.
2019Claudia HernandezBaton twirlingLubbock, Texas
2018Sophia PadgettVentriloquismBloomington, Ind.
2017A’Niyah BirdsongAcrobatic danceAnderson, Ind.
2016Justus ColemanSpeed paintingIndianapolis, Ind.
2015Lauren MnayarjiDanceTerre Haute, Ind.
2014Erika BurghardtPianoLafayette, Ind.
2013Terrin ThomasVocalAuburn, Ind.
2012Brianna McClellanVocalChesapeake, Virginia
2011Jaclyn FenwickVocalVincennes, Ind.