1962 Miss Nevada

AUDREY NELLE CHAMBERS

1962 Audrey Chambers, Las VegasHOMETOWN: Las Vegas    BIRTHDAY: May 7, 1943
AGE: 19    HAIR: Brown    EYES: Green        HEIGHT: 5’5”
EDUCATION: Psychology major at University of Nevada in Reno
TALENT:  Baton twirling with Latin dance steps
TRIVIA:
  • Former Nevada’s Junior Miss
  • Head majorette at University of Nevada in Reno
  • Talent winner at Miss Nevada Pageant
  • Special guest at the Miss California pageant
  • Guest for one week at Hydroplane races in Seattle, WA
  • Named Best dressed coed on the U of N Campus
QUOTES:
  • “The Miss Nevada title and the trip to Atlantic City for the Miss America competition was a milestone in my life.  It provided me with scholarships.  I met wonderful people.  It was a rags to political adviser to the federal government.” – 9/7/1980
MISS NEVADA PAGEANT (Sponsored by Reno Soroptimist Club):
  • 10 CONTESTANTS/SPONSORS/TALENT
  1. Audrey Chambers (Miss Nevada & Talent), Miss Reno, Baton twirling
  2. Ruby Yrueta (1st Runner-up), Miss Winnemucca
  3. Joyce Salzman (2nd Runner-up), Miss Clark County
  4. Judith Larsen (Top 5), Miss Sparks
  5. Carol Stanaland (Top 5), Miss Fallon
  6. Judy Bates, Miss Lyon County
  7. Joan Presti, Miss Lovelock
  8. Karin Bryant, Miss Hawthorne
  9. Loucinda Wilder, Miss Elko
  10. Cathy Owens, Miss Carson City
  • Miss Nevada awarded $1000 scholarship sponsored by Pepsi-Cola, Philco TV set, $500 wardrobe and other gifts & prizes
  • 1st Runner-up awarded $500 scholarship
  • 2nd Runner-up, Talent winner & Miss Congeniality awarded $250 scholarship
  • 3rd & 4th Runner-up awarded $100 scholarship
  • All other contestants awarded $50 scholarship
  • All contestants received $25 from Soroptimist Club of Reno to help w/wardrobe costs along with a sterling bracelet
LATER YEARS
  • Married name: Audrey Grant (Husband – Bruce)
  • In 1978, lived in Korea for 10 years with her husband who was an advisor to Commander in Chief for all forces & leading expert on Korean language
  • Mother of 7 children
  • In 1986, Owns 2 Baskin Robbins franchises in Las Vegas