1991 Miss Nevada


1991 Malia Lee Winn, GardnervilleHOMETOWN:  Gardnerville    BIRTHDAY:  N/A
AGE: 17    HAIR: Blonde    EYES:      HEIGHT: 5’8”
EDUCATION:     Douglas County High School Graduate/Plans to attend Santa Clara University
                              to major in Arts & Sciences
TALENT:  Ballet en Pointe  – “Somewhere in Time”
PLATFORM: A booster for the National Council for the Prevention of Child Abuse/Literacy
  • 1st Miss Douglas County to win the Miss Nevada title
  • 1st Native American decendant
  • Youngest contestant at Miss America in 1991
  • Took a tour of Pinson Mining Company and met with employees to get a better understanding of the state’s mining industry before leaving for Miss America
  • Malia along with Miss Indiana and Miss Idaho went to an Atlantic City elementary school and read to the 2nd grade classroom during Miss America week
  • “To even be one of the top 50 is quite an accomplishment.  If I lose, I’ll come back and be Miss Nevada, oh what a punishment.” – September 1, 1991
MISS NEVADA PAGEANT (Miss Nevada Pageant Foundation):
  1. Malia Lee Winn (Miss Nevada), Miss Douglas County, Ballet en pointe
  2. Kari Ann Cartretti (1st Runner-up), Miss Washoe County, Vocal
  3. Nancy Fotheringham (2nd Runner-up), Miss Las Vegas, Classical Piano
  4. Patricia Armstrong, Miss Elko County, Saxophone
  5. Alyssa Krahmer, Miss Clark County, Ballet
  6. Janika Lay, Miss Carson City, Vocal
  7. Dorothy Ann Loeffler, Miss Central Counties, Vocal
  8. Amanda Nickles, Miss Sparks, Violin
  9. Dawn Mineko Travella, Miss Truckee Meadows, Contemporary ballet
  10. Lynnsey Von Stetina, Miss Sierra Nevada, Tap dance
  11. Amanda Allman, Miss Reno, Classical ballet
*Scholarships – Miss NV – $2500
*This year each state is to elect a volunteer program for the pageant to associate itself with.  Nevada chose – The National Council for Prevention of Child Abuse
*Kellye Cash was MC and the pageant production paid tribute to Nevada’s Air National Guard who served in the Persian Gulf War, Assemblyman Jim Gibbons and other returning soldiers
  • Married name:  (Husband –)
  • Graduated from UC Berkeley with a BA in Mass Communications and a minor in Business Administration
  • Last known to be working as an Exec Assistant at Pantera Capital in San Francisco, CA