1986 Miss Nevada


1986 Kelsey Kara, Las VegasHOMETOWN:  Las Vegas (Seattle, WA)    BIRTHDAY:  May 19, 1963
AGE: 23    HAIR: Brown    EYES:  Brown    HEIGHT: 5’5”
EDUCATION: Student at University of Nevada – Las Vegas, studying Theatrical Arts & Dance
                          Minor in Communications
TALENT:  Spanish Flamenco Dance
  • Trained in Seattle & Las Vegas to prepare for Miss America talent competition
  • Working as a dental assistant when she won Miss Nevada
  • Originally from Seattle, WA and competed in pageants in Washington before moving to Las Vegas to attend UNLV
  • At age 13 appeared in Walt Disney’s new Mickey Mouse Club
  • Was a member of the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks Seagals dance troupe before moving to Las Vegas
  • RE: Miss NV – “It’s a regular job, but it’s more exciting” – 6/18/86
  • RE: Preparing for Miss A – “I try to work on all parts of competition. If you stress one, you fall down on the other three.” – 6/18/86
  1. Kelsey Kara (Miss Nevada), Miss Las Vegas, Flamenco dance
  2. Danielle Ogle (1st Runner-up), Miss Clark County, Dance
  3. Tammy Horst (2nd Runner-up), Miss Sparks
  4. Lisa Thoroughman (3rd Runner-up/Miss Congeniality), Miss Reno
  5. Marjorie Larson (4th Runner-up), Miss Douglas County
  6. Danae French, Miss Carson City
  7. September Welborn, Miss Cosmopolitan Counties
  8. Barbara Bauer, Miss Elko County
  9. Shelley Crowell, Miss Fallon
  10. Dawn Reason, Miss Laughlin
  11. Michelle Shardt, Miss Sierra-Douglas
  12. Stacey Brown, Miss Tonopah
*Scholarships – Miss NV – $2000, 1st RU – $1000, All contestants won scholarships with a total of $4800 were awarded
  • Married name: (Husband – )