2022 Miss Nevada’s Outstanding Teen

Megan Dwyer

School: Elko High School

Year: Senior

Scholarship Winnings: $8,100

Social Impact Initiative: Be Bold, Go Gold: Childhood Cancer Awareness

Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Organization empowers me to: Become a leader in community service and develop a passion for helping childhood cancer patients. I have built confidence, life skills, and meaningful bonds as a result of this organization and its values.

Bio: Megan is a senior honors student at Elko High School who loves participating in extracurricular activities. She serves as the Student Body Controller, President of the National Honor Society, Co-President of Key Club, a Team Captain of Speech and Debate, a Representative in Mu Alpha Theta, a member of Pep Club, and is a varsity athlete of her school’s golf and track and field teams. Besides her extracurriculars, Megan enjoys the academic side of high school, where she maintains an above 4.5 GPA through AP and Honors classes.

Megan is passionate, dynamic, and dedicated to any goal she sets her mind to, but she is especially dedicated to her social impact initiative which aims to benefit childhood cancer patients. Beginning her social impact initiative at the age of eight, Megan has raised over $80,000 for various pediatric cancer organizations, has spoken to Nevada lawmakers about issues affecting cancer patients, and has spread awareness through her social media platforms. 

2022 Miss Nevada’s Outstanding Teen Candidates

2022 Scholarships Awarded: $10,300