Miss Iowa's Outstanding Teen


  Name: Cali Wilson

Norwalk High School

Career ambition:
To become a Child Life Specialist / Dancer

A Chance to Dance

Musical Theatre Dance Solo

Age: 17

Norwalk, Iowa

Cali Wilson, 17, Miss Central Iowa's Outstanding Teen, won the title of Miss Iowa’s Outstanding Teen 2018.  Cali attends Norwalk High School in Norwalk, Iowa.

Cali is a Lapkin Family Scholarship Recipient 2015-2019; Advantage Iowa Scholar 2015-2019; UI Deans List 2017-2018; Phil Currie Scholarship Recipient 2017; (new scholarship); Senior Assistant Editor of Love Girls Magazine, (2014-present) semi-nationally published magazine; On Iowa! Leader (2016); On Iowa! Captain (2017); Vice President of Public Relations for Iowa Edge Student Organization (2016-2018), University of Iowa Out Of The Darkness Walk Coordinator, (2017-present)

Some of her other accomplishments include: Black Girl Magic Award 2016 ; Started “How About H.O.P.E.”, a suicide awareness campaign; KWQC TV 6 Intern in summer 2017; Released my first EP in October 2017; KWWL News Intern in summer 2018

Would you like to book Cali to speak or perform at your event? Email businessmanager@missiowa.com.

What is the MIAOT competition like?

♦  Interview for 25% of the total points.
♦  Talent
accounts for 35%.
♦  Lifestyle and Fitness
accounts for 15%.
♦  Evening Wear/On-Stage Question
accounts for 25%.
♦  Each contestant must have a Platform that has relevance in her community or society at large and about which she deeply cares.
♦  A Miss Iowa’s Outstanding Teen contestant must be between the ages of 13 and 17 years old.
♦  Miss Iowa’s Outstanding Teen wins $1,000 in cash scholarship!
♦  Email mioteen@missiowa.com for more information on how YOU can compete today!
Outstanding Teen