25 year old Tessa Dee was recently crowned Miss South Dakota USA 2016. She will represent her state at Miss USA 2017. Dee was Miss South Dakota 2013 and competed for the 2014 Miss America crown. She did not place at that pageant. South Dakota is one of the least successful states at Miss USA, having only placed three times in the history of the competition. This year, they received their best placement ever when their delegate made it to the top 10.