Kacie West, Miss Montana USA 2013, is a 24 year-old graduate from Montana State University in elementary education with a science emphasis. She is currently substitute teaching at local elementary, middle, and high schools while applying for teaching positions for the fall.
Music is her passion. She has been a member of several music groups including MSU Chorale and Montanans. During the summer of 2009, Kacie traveled to France and Spain with her college choir and performed a solo in the infamous Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, France.
Kacie currently lives in Kalispell, Montana, and is a 2007 Flathead High School Valedictorian and graduate. She is an active competitive swimmer, avid swing dancer, musical theater enthusiast, and a former member of the Northwest Ballet Company where she performed in shows such as, “The Nutcracker,” “Midsummer Night’s Dream,” and “Alice and Wonderland.”