1970 Miss Nevada

VICKI JO TODD

1970 Vicky Jo Todd, SparksHOMETOWN:  Sparks    BIRTHDAY:  October 14, 1949 
 
AGE: 20    HAIR: Auburn    EYES: Green    HEIGHT: 5’6” 
 
EDUCATION:     Cosmetology Student at Ponce School of Beauty
                              Plans to attend Reno Business College after Cosmetology school
 
TALENT:  Vocal – Ballad entitled “Time” and accompanied by her brother on guitar
 
TRIVIA: 
  • Won Non-finalist Talent Award at Miss America with a $1000 scholarship. 
  • Talent winner at the state pageant
  • Selected for the 1971 Miss America – USO Tour.  A 22-day tour of military installations in Vietnam, Okinawa, & the South Seas.
  • Participated as performer in the 1971 Miss America Pageant
  • Her parents drove across country in a camper to see her compete at Miss America
  • Named “Outstanding Sportswoman of the Year” by Sierra Nevada Sportwriters and Broadcasters for bringing recognition to Nevada recreation during her reign as Miss Nevada
  • Presented with an honorary membership in the Air Guard in appreciation of the support given to servicemen stationed in Southeast Asia
 
QUOTES:
  • “Many of today’s young people would view the world differently if they had to work for a living.” – 9/25/70
  • In regard to the USO tour  – “The main reason I went over there is to let them know that I do support them – I think they’re doing something great over there.” – 1971
MISS NEVADA PAGEANT (Miss Nevada Pageant, Inc.):
  • 11 CONTESTANTS/SPONSORS/TALENT
  1. Vicky Jo Todd (Miss Nevada), Miss Washoe County, Vocal – “Time”
  2. Tanya Wilson (1st Runner-up), Miss Reno, Fire baton act and dance 
  3. Celeste Dickson (2nd Runner-up), Miss Carson City, Vocalist
  4. Vicki Rae Huxtable (3rd Runner-up), Miss University of Nevada – Reno, Vocalist 
  5. Brenda Bray (4th Runner-up), Miss Fallon, Dramatic musical reading
  6. Molly Bybee (Miss Congeniality), Miss White Pine County,
  7. Amy Bargiel (Non-finalist talent), Miss Las Vegas, Ballet dance 
  8. Sheila Kahn (Non-finalist talent), Miss Sparks, Modern dance
  9. Linda Weaver, Miss Douglas County, Comedy sketch
  10. Jennifer Krause, Miss Southern Nevada, Vocalist
  11. Darleen Read, Miss Lyon County
  • Miss Nevada awarded $1000 scholarship
 
LATER YEARS
  • Married name: Vicky McMullin (Husband – Ralph Jr.)
  • Last known living in Jackson, Wyoming in 1978
  • Awarded “Outstanding Career Woman of 1977” by the Jackson, Wyoming BPW Club