Saturday evening, May 16, 2015 the stage at Bartlett High School Auditorium was packed with anxious husbands, friends and family members as women from across Alaska competed for the title of Mrs. Alaska
America during the 38th annual Mrs. Alaska-America Pageant.
After a three hour event consisting of several on-stage productions to include a physical fitness segment, evening gown presentation where the ladies were escorted by their husbands and interviews with a
prestigious panel of judges, the ultimate prize and title of Mrs. Alaska America 2015 went to Megan Binkley. Megan and her husband Brian live in North Pole, Alaska. Megan is a Health Administrator with the
AlaSka Air National Guard and Brian is a pilot.
Megan will be on her way to the Mrs. America Pageant to represent Alaska at the annual celebration of Mrs. America in September. Additionally she will be making personal appearances throughout Alaska
during her year’s reign, speaking for and to Alaska’s largest and most important constituency, its married women.
2015 Top 5
3rd Runner Up 1st Runner Up Winner 2nd Runner Up 4th Runner Up
Patricia Cook Tesa Sturman Megan Binkley Kristin Vandagriff Ashley Frostt
|Mrs. Alaska America Class of 2015
|And the Winner is...
Megan Binkley from North Pole, Alaska
There were several other awards given during the event.
Not only is a new Mrs. Alaska America crowned, the pageant
recognizes the accomplishments of the contestants in several other areas:
Opening Number Intro: Ashley Frost
Most Children: Valerie Reeves and Christy Weber (tie with 5 each)
Wedding Photo: Ashley Frost
Photogenic: Megan Binkley
Most Years Married: Darathea Lathan
Ticket Sales: Tesa Sturman
Top Model: Megan Binkley
Most Spirited: Jana Powell
Miss Congeniality: Jana Powell
Friendship: Stevie Cheney
Community Service: Jana Powell
Woman of Achievement - Darathea Lathan
Business Woman of the Year: Kristin Vandagriff
Contestant's Choice: Zoya DeNure Schandelmeier
Best Smile: Alison Sarnacki
People's Choice: Tesa Sturman
Ad Sales: Tesa Sturman-Mrs. Alaska Ambassador 2015
Handsome Husband: Wesley Powell husband of Jana Powell
Winner Megan Binkley North Pole
1st Runner-up Tesa Sturman Kenai
2nd Runner-up Kristina Vandagriff Anchorage
3rd Runner-up Patricia Cook Anchorage
4th Runner-up Ashley Frost Nome