1990 Miss Nevada


1990 Tia Marie Zorne, Las VegasHOMETOWN:  Las Vegas    BIRTHDAY:  January 20, 1969
AGE: 21    HAIR: Blonde    EYES:  Blue    HEIGHT: 5’0”
EDUCATION:     Junior Biological Science major at University of Nevada – Las Vegas
TALENT:  Acro-jazz routine
PLATFORM: Volunteerism
  • Top Ten placement for Miss America Quality of Life Award
  • Won the Fruit of the Loom Quality of Life award at the State pageant for volunteer work in the community including “Just say no to drugs” campaign, “Stash the trash” campaign, United Way, Muscular Dystrophy, and the American Heart Association
  • Visited Pinson Mine north of Winnemucca 2 weeks before Miss America to learn more about the mining industry and then got to touch a million dollars’ worth of gold bars
  • Shortest contestant at Miss America
  • Visited Washington, DC after Miss America
  • Given a featured dance role on TV for Miss America production number
  • Attended NFL Golf Tournament and Fallon Air Show
  • “I believe that everyone, no matter how busy they are, has time to give. They just have to reach out and feel how contagious volunteerism really is.” – June 6, 1991
  1. Tia Marie Zorne (Miss Nevada/Quality of Life), Miss Las Vegas, Acro-jazz dance
  2. Shandell Price, Miss Cosmopolitan Counties
  3. Lori Anne Nielsen, Miss Carson City
  4. Cathy Gravitt (Runner-up), Miss Clark County
  5. Sarah Johnson, Miss Douglas County
  6. Joni Carlson, Miss Elko County
  7. Dana Murdock ( Runner-up), Miss Fallon
  8. Elizabeth Halko, Miss Lyon County
  9. Jennifer Eckert, Miss Reno
  10. Amanda Allman, Miss Sparks
  11. Mitzi Hughes, Miss Tonopah
*Scholarships – Miss NV – $2500, Quality of Life Award – $1000
  • Currently living in Connecticut with Domestic Partner Lloyd Hardin and dog Eddy
  • Enjoyed 20 successful years in showbiz, including performing on Broadway for 7 years. Decided to head back to the focus of her education and enter the Healthcare industry