1974 Miss Nevada


1974 Jacquelyn Barker, SparksHOMETOWN:  Sparks    BIRTHDAY:  July 1, 1955 
AGE: 18    HAIR: Brown    EYES: Blue    HEIGHT: 5’3” 
EDUCATION:     Plans to attend University of Nevada and major in dramatics    
TALENT:  Vocalist – Sang a Blues song
  • Performed “The Way We Were” for talent at Miss America
  • Special guest performer at Miss Colorado pageant
  • “The state actually sells itself with its old ghost towns, nighttime entertainment and natural scenery. I really enjoy making people aware of all of this tourism bonanza that awaits them.” – 7/11/74
  • “Being Miss Nevada has meant growth for me.  It has meant gaining lasting friendships with a lot of nice people.” – 6/29/75
  • “I believe that giving is the most important aspect of love and that giving works back to the giver. I firmly believe that giving to others should have no strings attached. One must be unselfish.” – 6/17/74
MISS NEVADA PAGEANT (Miss Nevada Pageant, Inc.):
  1. Jacquelyn Barker (Miss Nevada), Miss Sparks, Vocalist – blues song
  2. Janene Schulz (1st Runner-up), Miss Reno, Vocalist – “He Walked Into My Life”
  3. Charlene Thomas (2nd Runner-up), Miss College,
  4. Ann Fromm (3rd Runner-up), Miss Clark County, 
  5. Nancy Read (4th Runner-up), Miss Elko County, Flute solo – “Summertime”
  6. Paula Maisano (Miss Congeniality), Miss Lyon County, Song & Dance to “Spanish Rose”
  7. Shirley Shaw, Miss Carson City, Dramatic skit 
  8. Yvonne Roberts, Miss Douglas County, Polynesian dance
  9. Kathleen Newman, Miss Fallon, Dramatic interpretation
  10. Leslie Raggio, Miss Washoe County, Tap dance routine to “Cabaret”
  11. Heidi Hansen, Miss White Pine County, Tap dance routine
  • Miss Nevada awarded $1000 scholarship along with snowmobile, gifts & prizes
  • 1st RU – $600, 2nd RU – $450, 3rd RU – $350, 4th RU – $250, Miss Congeniality – $250
  • All other contestants – $250 scholarship
  • Married name: Jacque Moore (Husband – Swain)