2023 Pageant
Destiny Hollingsworth - Texas

1st Runner Up
Drew Hejna - South Dakota
2nd Runner Up
Lauren Luchetti- Illinois
Grand Talent
Amanda Kadlecek- Wisconsin
Talent Runner Up
Destiny Hollingsworth
Kroj - Accuracy
Jayden Mason - Oklahoma
Kroj - Knowledge
Destiny Hollingsworth
Kroj - Family Story
Jayden Mason
Kroj - Poise
Sarah Holicky - Minnesota
Oratory Award
Destiny Hollingsworth
John & Lois Fiala Spirit Award
Sarah Holicky
Gruntorad-Stastny Heritage Involvement Award
Amanda Kadlecek
Miss Congeniality
Drew Hejna
Bozena Award
Amanda Kadlecek
 Preservation Award
Jayden Mason
Sokol Award
Jayden Mason
Sokol Runner-Up
Greta Rosno
Outstanding Contestants
Hannah Andringa - Kansas
Abigail Manners - Missouri​
Destiny Hollingsworth, representing Texas, of San Antonio, TX was crowned the 2023-2024 Miss Czech-Slovak US Queen; she is the fourth Texas queen to wear the national crown. She also received the Kroj - Knowledge, Talent Runner-Up Oratory Awards. She has received a special educational scholarship donated by Dr. Cecelia Rokusek, Slovak Honorary Consul of Florida. Dr. Rokusek dedicates this scholarship to her parents John and Alicia “Fiala” Rokusek.

Drew Hejna, representing South Dakota of Tabor, SD was crowned the Miss Czech-Slovak US 2023-2024 1st Runner-Up. Also, Drew was named Miss Congeniality; this award is voted on by her fellow contestants. 

Lauren Luchetti, representing Illinois of Downers Grove, IL was crowned Miss Czech-Slovak US 2023-2024 2nd Runner-Up. 

Amanda Kadlecek, representing Wisconsin of Madison, WI received the Grand Talent award. She also received the Gruntorad-Stastny Heritage Involvement Award. This award recognizes the contestant who exhibits outstanding involvement as presented on her application. Additionally, Amanda was the inaugural winner of the Božena Award. This will be awarded to thecontestant who strives to make the world a better place, aids those around her and inspires others to do the same. This award is given in Marie (Božena) Root’s memory by her daughter, Kimberly Horikoshi, Marie’s sister, Kathy Pagnatta, and Marie’s sister-in-law, Patti Turik.

Jayden Mason, representing Oklahoma of Stillwater, OK was awarded the Kroj - Accuracy, Kroj - Family Story, and Sokol Talent Award. Additionally, she was awarded the Cultural Preservation Award. This award recognizes the contestant who exhibits a passion and dedication to creating the next generation of cultural ambassadors. 

Sarah Holicky, representing Minnesota of Montgomery, MN was awarded the Kroj - Poise and the John & Lois Fiala Spirit of the Czech/Slovak Heritage Award. This award recognizes the contestant who is passionate and dedicated to her heritage. 

Greta Rosno representing Nebraska of Lincoln, NE received the Sokol Runner-Up Award for her talent.

The pageant had additional outstanding contestants Hannah Andringa representing Kansas of Ellsworth, KS and Abigail Manners, representing Missouri of Liberty, MO.