A Sante Fe Station Hotel & Casino in January 2006, Mistie Williams was named overall talent winner and ultimately crowned Miss Las Vegas 2006, a preliminary in the Miss America Organization, where contestants are scored in areas of 40% talent, 25% private interview, 15% swimsuit, 15% evening gown and 5% onstage interview. The following year Mistie was crowned Miss Nevada US 2007 and went on to compete at the Miss US pageant held in Las Vegas, Nevada, which was broadcast on national television. Mistie was honored to represent the state of Nevada and be named 2nd runner up and overall swimsuit winner at the Miss US pageant. The biggest honor, however, came when she was voted Miss Congeniality by the 50 contestants from across America!
As Miss Las Vegas 2006 and Miss Nevada US 2007, Mistie was a guest speaker at several local schools and and volunteers with the American Heart Association, We Can! Children’s Nutrition Advocate, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Nevada Action for Healthy Kids, Child Haven, Special Olympics, Adoption Exchange of Nevada, Child Focus and Kids to Kids Literacy Program.
In 2002 Mistie represented her hometown as Miss Pontotoc at the Miss Mississippi pageant, a preliminary to Miss America. The Miss America Organization is the leading scholarship provider for women in the world, and during her years as a titleholder Mistie was awarded more than $10,000 in scholarships. Click on the following links for more information