1975 Miss Nevada


1975 Sherri Lowe, North Las VegasHOMETOWN:  North Las Vegas    BIRTHDAY:  November 28, 1953
AGE: 21    HAIR: Blonde    EYES: Blue    HEIGHT: 5’8”
EDUCATION:     Graduate of Southern Utah State University – majors in Family life & Social sciences
                             Plans to pursue master’s degree
TALENT:  Baton Twirling – Used florescent lights and fire batons
  • Appeared on the Merv Griffin Show modeling furs designed by designer Anna Natsis LeNobel
  • Participated at ribbon cutting of Jaycees State Fair
  • Special guest performer at Miss Colorado pageant
  • During her reign, worked at the North Las Vegas Recreation Center in the pre-school program and as a volunteer worker at Child Haven in Las Vegas
  • Conducted classes at UNLV on “Charming Fascinating Womanhood”
  • “People just don’t realize how important these scholarship pageants really are, they are the only real way girls can compete on the basis of their talent and scholarship.” – 7/3/75
  • “People need a greater awareness of the needs of their children and the responsibilities of the family come first.” – 7/3/75
  • “Intelligence and poise are being emphasized more now… the trend is away from emphasis on beauty and glamour alone.” – 10/15/75
  • “Each experience has given me endless opportunities.” – 6/2/76
  • “Each experience has given me the opportunity for self-growth which I could have only gained through being Miss Nevada.” – 6/12/76
MISS NEVADA PAGEANT (Miss Nevada Pageant, Inc.):
  1. Sherri Lowe (Miss Nevada), Miss Las Vegas, Baton twirling
  2. Linda Dryden (1st Runner-up), Miss Clark County, Jazz interpretation of karate
  3. Vicki Walters (2nd Runner-up/Talent winner), Miss Reno, Sang & played Piano to her own composition “The Freedom Flight”
  4. Yvonne Roberts (3rd Runner-up), Miss University of Nevada, Hawaiian & Tahitian dance w/fire & shells
  5. Kathy Martz (4th Runner-up), Miss Sparks, Jazz & boogie dance
  6. Vicky Ugalde (Miss Congeniality), Miss Winnemucca, Original Monologue
  7. Laci Dawn Young, Miss Carson City, Jazz dance
  8. Loretta Johnson, Miss Douglas County, Egyptian dance
  9. Gretchen Holbert, Miss Elko County, Dramatic interpretative dance
  10. Terri Lynn Urrea, Miss Lyon County, Piano solo
  11. Pamela Heath, Miss Ely, Piano solo
  12. Deena Vasquez, Miss Fallon
  13. Sherly Justis, Miss Mineral County
  14. Jeanne Cangemi, Miss North Lake Tahoe
  15. Janene Schultz, Miss Washoe County, Vocalist
  • Miss Nevada awarded $1000 scholarship plus a $2500 scholarship from Nevada Dept of Economic Development for promotion of the state as the official state hostess
  • Married name: Sherri Kesterson (Husband – Ross)
  • Appointed Southern Field Director for Miss Nevada – December 1976