A native of Salcha, Jessica Kazmierczak was crowned Miss Alaska USA on 5 November 2011 and represented Alaska at the Miss USA 2012 pageant in Las Vegas, Nevada. She twice competed in cross-country skiing at the Junior Olympics and later married Olympic cross-country skiier Reese Hanneman.
The on-stage moments, the tension of the final two and the glory of the crowning, here are Jessica’s state pageant photos.
Lights, camera, action! Professional photoshoots are one of the perks that comes from winning a title.
All beautiful things must come to an end. See Jessica’s farewell walk and other candids from the weekend she crowned her successor Lissa McKinney as Miss Alaska USA 2013.
Winning a state title is a sisterhood for life. Here are Jessica’s “after the crown” photos.