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MEET MISS WASHINGTON USA 2023

SAMANTHA GALLIA

This two-time marathon runner earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree with high honors and delivered the commencement speech at graduation. As an Oral Radiology Resident at the University of Washington, Samantha formed #GirlDocsRock to encourage young women in science and health careers. Guided by her strong faith, Samantha served her community as president of her sorority, Delta Gamma, a breast cancer support advocate, and president of Club SCOPE, providing dental care to underserved communities.

MEET MISS WASHINGTON TEEN USA 2023

MACKENZIE KUIKEN

Mackenzie attends South Bend High School where she is a member of the Varsity Cheer, Volleyball, Basketball, and Track Teams. Mackenzie is a member of the National Honor Society and is the Social Media Manager for Key Club. Mackenzie’s platform, “Girls with Game”, focuses on the importance of physical and mental health through encouraging girls to get involved in sports, clubs, and the arts. Mackenzie’s future career aspirations are to become a sports physical therapist.