Miss Nevada Candidates 2021


Candidate:  Macie Tuell

Social Impact Initiative: 

Memories Matter:  

Alzheimer’s Awareness

School: College of

Southern Nevada

Talent: Vocal

Local Title: Miss Las Vegas

1st Runner Up

Candidate: Carli Gumm

Social Impact Initiative: 

Educating The World; 

One Girl At A Time

School: Dixie State University

Talent: Dance

Local Title: Miss Ruby


2nd Runner Up

Candidate: Myrra Dvorak

Social Impact Initiative:  

Ending Menstrual Poverty,


School: William S. Boyd

School of Law at UNLV

Talent: Vocal

Local Title: Miss Red Rock

3rd Runner Up

Candidate:  Jenna Holdridge

Social Impact Initiative: 

Mental Health Matters

School:  Truckee Meadows

Community College

Talent: Vocal

Local Title: Miss Battle Born

4th Runner Up

Candidate: Karrina Ferris

Social Impact Initiative: 

Inform to Reform: Educating

America’s Voters

School: University of Nevada


Talent: Dance

Local Title:  Miss Carson City

Eileen Hale Empowerment Award

People’s Choice

Candidate: Radhika Shah

Social Impact Initiative: RAD: Real

Autism Difference

School: Stanford University

Talent: Dance

Local Title:  Miss Henderson

Miss Congeniality

Candidate: Emily Gelbart

Social Impact Initiative:  Water Quality:

A Public Health Issue

School: New York University

Talent: Reciting Pi

Local Title: Miss Lake Mead

Silver State Spirit Award

Candidate: Jordan Van Worth

Social Impact Initiative: Ready to


School: Georgia Institute of Technology

Talent: Aerial

Local Title: Miss Virginia City 

Candidate: Jeong Lee

Social Impact Initiative:  Mental Health:

Be Aware and Act 

School: University of Nevada, Las


Talent: Monologue

Local Title: Miss Clark County

Candidate: Tessa Stevens

Social Impact Initiative:  “Stand Up,

Speak Out” Promoting Awareness To

Sexual Assault

School: Western Nevada College

Talent:  Piano

Local Title: Miss Douglas County



Candidate: Natasha Spalka

Social Impact Initiative: Expect

Respect: Promoting Healthy

Relationships Through Preventative


School: Truckee Meadows Community


Talent:  Vocal

Local Title: Miss Lake Tahoe

Candidate: Abbey Fredenburgh

Social Impact Initiative:  Mental Illness

Will Not Define Us

School: Western Nevada College

Talent: Vocal

Local Title:  Miss Lyon County

Candidate: Wish Read

Social Impact Initiative:  Wishing for


School: Kentucky Wesleyan College

Talent: Vocal

Local Title:  Miss Paradise


Candidate: Angelique Fiorenza

Social Impact Initiative: Face on Deaf


School: University of Nevada Reno

Talent: Sign Language

Local Title: Miss Reno


Candidate:  Hana Altenburg

Social Impact Initiative: Take Two

School: University of Nevada Reno

Talent: Monologue

Local Title: Miss Truckee Meadows


Candidate: Malorie Bournazian

Social Impact Initiative:  #ICANHELP:

Promoting Social Media Safety and

Digital Wellness

School: University of Nevada Las Vegas

Talent: Dance

Local Title:  Miss UNLV



Candidate:  Tia Henderson

Social Impact Initiative: Solution to

Health Inclusion

School:  San Diego State University

Talent: Dance

Local Title:  Miss Valley of Fire