1998 Miss Nevada


1998 Anna Carpenter, MesquiteHOMETOWN:  Mesquite    BIRTHDAY:  N/A
AGE: 18    HAIR: Blonde    EYES:      HEIGHT:  5’8”
EDUCATION:    Graduate of Virgin Valley High School, plans to attend Willamette University
                            majoring in Psychology & Rhetoric
TALENT:  Monologue – Depicting a pioneer woman
PLATFORM: “Strength for the future: Youth Motivation” (Youth Empowerment)
  • 50th Miss Nevada
  • 1st Miss Mesquite to win the title
  • Youngest contestant at Miss America that year
  • Anna stood out in the press for her “unpageant-like” long hair
  1. Anna Carpenter (Miss Nevada), Miss Mesquite
  2. Kristen Durrwachter (1st Runner-up), Miss Clark County
  3. Nicole Kasday (2nd Runner-up), Miss University of Nevada – Reno
  4. Amy Peterson (3rd Runner-up), Miss Elko County
  5. Christina O’Neil (4th Runner-up), Miss Truckee Meadows
  6. Teresa Benitez (Community Service Award), Miss Silver State
  7. Kim Arzillo (Academic Achievement Award & Top Ad Sales), Miss Sparks
  8. Cassandra DiLoreto (Talent Award), Miss Carson City
  9. Jennifer Fox, Miss Douglas County
  10. Emily Huff, Miss Central Counties
  11. Ember Stark, Miss Fallon
  12. Jennifer Wyble, Miss Gold Country
  13. Amanda Regnier, Miss Northeast Nevada
  14. Marie Erwin, Miss Northern Counties
  15. Natasha Walls, Miss Reno
  16. Tiffany Ahrens, Miss Tahoe Douglas
  17. Joylene Goddard, Miss Washoe County
  18. Andrea Wadsworth, Miss Wendover
  19. Buffi Jean Howard, Miss Winnemucca
*Scholarships –  Miss NV – $10,000, 1st RU – $1500, 2nd RU – $800, 3rd RU – $700, 4th RU – $600,
        All contestants – $500, Ad Sales – $500,  Academic Achievement – $1000
  • Married name: N/A