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Alexis Bland was Miss West Virginia USA 2021


2nd runner-up 2019, 1st runner-up Miss West Virginia Teen USA 2018

A native of Parkersburg, Alexis Bland was crowned Miss West Virginia USA on 11 July 2021 and represented West Virginia at the Miss USA 2021 pageant in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Alexis works as a realtor and owns her own online clothing boutique.

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2021 bio:

Alexis Bland is 22 years old from Parkersburg. After graduating with a degree in Business Administration from West Virginia University at Parkersburg, Alexis began working towards getting her Real Estate license.

Alexis is now a full time Real Estate Agent and the owner of a women’s clothing boutique, “Twisted Couture”. Choosing a career in real estate was an easy choice for Alexis as she has a love for working with people and is skilled in sales.

Alexis says that if she can accomplish one thing through pageants it’s to empower young women to be ambitious, educated, and their most confident selves.​

Miss USA pageant photos

Competing in the Miss USA pageant is once-in-a-lifetime event few get to experience. Here are Alexis’ 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 Alexis’ 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 Alexis made during her reign, as well as other candid photos during her year.

Previous pageant photos

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

Farewell photos

All beautiful things must come to an end, no matter how bittersweet. See Alexis’ farewell walk and other candids from the weekend she crowned her successor Krystian Leonard as Miss West Virginia USA 2022.

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