1978 Miss Nevada

MEGAN ANDERSON

1978 Megan Anderson, RenoHOMETOWN:  Reno    BIRTHDAY:  March 3, 1959
AGE: 19    HAIR: Blonde    EYES:  Blue    HEIGHT: 5’5”
EDUCATION:     Music Major at University of Nevada – Reno
TALENT:  Classical Vocal – Selection from “Marriage of Figaro”
TRIVIA:
  • Non-Finalist Talent Award at Miss America
  • Talent winner at State pageant
  • Made an appearance at Reno VA Memorial Center sponsored by the USO
  • 1st Miss Nevada to ride on float in Pasadena Rose Parade sponsored by the City of Reno
  • Guest model for benefit fashion show for Nevada Humane Society Auxiliary
  • Guest model for benefit fashion show for the Association of Operating Room Nurses
QUOTES:
  • “Overall, I think it’s a good experience.  But I don’t think it’s for everyone.  It’s a difficult job and it takes a very strong person…” – 9/16/79
  • “The girls who go to Atlantic City now have been influenced by the women’s rights movement.  They’re bright young women.  There’s nothing shoddy or stupid about being Miss America or a Miss Anybody.” – 9/7/1986
MISS NEVADA PAGEANT (Miss Nevada Pageant, Inc.):
  • CONTESTANTS/SPONSORS/TALENT
  1. Megan Anderson (Miss Nevada/Talent Winner), Miss Washoe County, Opera vocal
  2. Ramona Holmes, (1st Runner-up), Miss North Lake Tahoe
  3. Anna Wong Hitchcock, (2nd Runner-up), Miss Truckee Meadows
  4. Kelli-Lynne Plever (3rd Runner-up), Miss Las Vegas
  5. Deborah Anne Denomme (4th Runner-up), Miss Clark County
  6. Cheryl Ann Sandoval (Miss Congeniality), Miss Moapa Valley
  7. Pamela Lackey, Miss Battle Mountain
  8. Terry Smith, Miss Carson City
  9. Daphne Christiance, Miss Elko County
  10. Billie Mae Hayhurst, Miss Lyon County
  11. Elizabeth Terry, Miss Southern Counties
  12. Billie Henderson, Miss Winnemucca
  • Miss Nevada awarded $1750 scholarship plus grant from Nevada D.E.D.
LATER YEARS
  • Married name: Megan Fielder (Husband – Scott )