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Nicole Wess was Miss Ohio USA 2021



A native of Cincinnati, Nicole Wess was crowned Miss Ohio USA on 6 June 2021 and represented Ohio at the Miss USA 2021 pageant in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Nicole is a pharmacy student and has worked at St. Vincent de Paul Charitable Pharmacy and in the UC Medical Center vaccine clinic.

Deb Knoske
Deb Knoske

Miss USA pageant photos

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

Professional photos

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

Candid & Appearance photos

From events straight after her crowning to her final appearances before she passed on her crown, here’s a look at all the appearances Nicole made during her reign, as well as other candid photos during her year.

Farewell photos

All beautiful things must come to an end, no matter how bittersweet. See Nicole’s farewell walk and other candids from the weekend she crowned her successor Sir’Quora Carroll as Miss Ohio USA 2022.

After the crown

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

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