Miss North Carolina Teen USA 2012 - Kat Puryear
  • Miss North Carolina Teen USA 2012
  • Miss North Carolina Teen USA 2012
  • Miss North Carolina Teen USA 2012

North Carolina

Kat Puryear

Age: 22

Hometown: Thomasville


Katherine Puryear is currently a senior at Trinity High School in Greensboro, North Carolina. Upon graduation, she plans to attend university and receive a degree in communication. Katherine says she loves to network and meet new people, and considers herself to be an adaptable and spontaneous young woman who always wears a smile. Katherine’s number one ambition is to become the next Oprah.

contestant facts

  1. 1Kat once dressed in a full white unitard cat suit, to emulate Victoria from the musical “Cats.”
  2. 2Kat loves to bedazzle.
  3. 3Kat loves the movie “Despicable Me” and finds Steve Carell’s humor hilarious.
Quate People say that I am different.... and I love it! Why conform to what everyone else thinks you should be like? Becoming Miss Teen USA means that I can symbolize how AWESOME it is to be UNIQUE. Quate