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Tiffany Teixeira was Miss Connecticut USA 2016


2nd runner-up 2015, 2nd runner-up 2014, 1st runner-up 2013, Miss CT Teen USA 2009, 1st runner-up CT Teen USA 2008, 2nd runner-up CT Teen USA 2007

Top 10 at Miss USA 2016

A native of Bridgeport, Tiffany Teixeira was crowned Miss Connecticut USA on 15 November 2015 and represented Connecticut at the Miss USA 2016 pageant in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tiffany works as a nurse practitioner at Yale-New Haven hospital.

2016 bio:

Tiffany Teixeira is the daughter of Antonio Teixeira of Bridgeport. She is a graduate of Central Magnet High School and Quinnipiac University and works as an ICU nurse at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

Her career ambition is to further her career as a Critical Care Registered Nurse by obtaining her Doctorates in Nursing Practice and specializing in Anesthesia.

Tiffany enjoys traveling, walking her three-pound Chihuahua (Ivy) along the beach, working on cars with her Dad on the weekend, bikram yoga, and working out.

Her school and community activities include: Alianza Americana Women’s Foundation in Nicaragua; Assisted with multiple flu clinics, providing free flu shots to the surrounding community Magnet; and holding Health Programs promoting health care within the community.

Miss USA pageant photos

Competing in the Miss USA pageant is once-in-a-lifetime event few get to experience. Here are Tiffany’s official Miss USA photos.

State pageant photos

The on-stage moments, the tension of the final two and the glory of the crowning, here are Tiffany’s state pageant photos.

Professional photos

Lights, camera, action!  Professional photoshoots are one of the perks that comes from winning a title.

Previous pageant photos

There’s nothing better than watching a contestant progress from year to year! Here’s a look back at Tiffany’s previous pageant photos.

Farewell photos

All beautiful things must come to an end, no matter how bittersweet. See Tiffany’s farewell walk and other candids from the weekend she crowned her successor Olga Litvinenko as Miss Connecticut USA 2017.

After the crown

Winning a state title is a sisterhood for life. Here are Tiffany’s “after the crown” photos.

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