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Nichole Renee Mead Zahner (born March 23, 1988) is definitely an American beauty pageant titleholder from Newport, Or. She was topped Miss Or 2012 after pageant officials learned that the initial champion didn’t meet condition residency needs. Mead competed in the Miss America 2013 pageant in The month of january 2013 but wasn’t a semi-finalist for that national title.

In The Year 2006, Mead won the Miss Lincoln subsequently County 2006 title. She was certainly one of 24 qualifiers for that 2006 Miss Or pageant and performed a lyrical dance routine towards the Andrew Lloyd Webber song “The Phantom from the Opera” in the musical of the identical name within the talent area of the competition. She wasn’t a high-10 semi-finalist for that condition title. In 2007, Mead didn’t win a qualifying local pageant title and thus did skip the 2007 Miss Or pageant.

On April 5, 2008, Mead won the Miss Lane County 2008 title and earned $4,000 in scholarship money along with other prizes. She competed within the 2008 Miss Or pageant using the platform “Promoting Understanding of the risks Brought on by Consuming and Driving” along with a lyrical dance performance towards the Christina Aguilera song “Hurt” within the talent area of the competition. She was named a high-10 semi-finalist for that condition title and earned a $1,000 scholarship prize. Mead did skip this year’s Miss Or pageant.

On March 20, 2010, Mead won the Miss College of Or 2010 title. She competed within the 2010 Miss Or pageant using the platform “Raising Understanding of the risks Brought on by Consuming and Driving” along with a lyrical jazz dance performance within the talent area of the competition. She was named a high-10 semi-finalist for that condition title.

On April 30, 2011, Mead won the Miss Marion-Polk County 2011 title. Among 22 qualifiers, Mead competed within the 2011 Miss Or pageant using the platform “Operation Yellow Ribbon” along with a dance performance within the talent area of the competition. She was named first runner-as much as champion Caroline McGowan.

On April 21, 2012, Mead was topped Miss Three Rivers 2012. She joined the Miss Or pageant in June 2012 among 23 qualifiers for that condition title. Mead’s competition talent would be a dance performance. Her platform was “Operation Yellow Ribbon”.

Mead was named first runner-up in the competition on Saturday, June 30, 2012, as Rachel Berry received the crown. However, soon after her win, questions were elevated whether Berry met the residency requirement of the Miss Or pageant system. Condition rules needed that Berry be considered a resident of Or not less than six several weeks before entering any nearby pageant but she was not able to supply condition pageant officials with this particular evidence of residency. Berry walked lower as Miss Or on This summer 19, 2012, and came back $11,400 in scholarship prizes.

On This summer 25, 2012, pageant officials announced that former first runner-up Mead would go ahead and take crown and function the brand new Miss Or 2012. After receiving her crown, Mead was presented greater than $10,000 in scholarship money along with other prizes in the condition pageant. As Miss Or, her activities incorporated public appearances over the condition of Or.

Mead’s reign lasted until June 29, 2013, when she topped her successor, Allison Prepare, Miss Or 2013.

Mead was Oregon’s representative in the Miss America 2013 pageant in Vegas, Nevada, in The month of january 2013. She wasn’t selected like a Top 16 Semi-Finalist and earned a $3,000 scholarship prize like a non-finalist.

Mead was elevated in Newport, Or, and she or he is really a 2006 graduate of Newport Senior High School. From 2006 to 2007, she attended Portland College, and from 2007 to 2008 she attended Lane College. Mead is really a 2011 graduate from the College of Or where she earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology having a minor in communication studies.

On May 24, 2015, she married Adam Zahner. By June 2015[update], she’s an advertising and marketing liaison using the Finley Davis Financial Group in Eugene, Or, and also the co-executive director from the Miss Or Scholarship Program.