Tianna’s Blog

Welcome to Tianna’s blog. Follow along throughout her year as she shares stories, her travels and information about her platform!

Show Us Your (Cranberry) Shoes

The Show Us Your Shoes Parade has been a highly anticipated part of the Miss America Organization since the 1970s.  While the details on its origin are uncertain, it’s said […]

Miss America 2019 Prelim Feels

I’m starting off the New Year by wrapping up my Miss America 2019 recap series!  It’s crazy to think four months ago, preliminary competition began in Atlantic City, New Jersey. […]

Holiday Gift Guide for Wisconsin Titleholders

In the spirit of the holidays and being thankful for what we have, I’m especially thankful for the state of Wisconsin – its people, the products, the history, and its […]

Stepping onto Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall Stage

Monday, September 3: “The final day of rehearsal in the practice ballroom before moving onto the stage tomorrow — ahhh!”  I woke up feeling completely rejuvenated, possessing a newfound sense of […]

Swinging into Saturday and Sunday at Miss America

It was back to Boardwalk Hall for rehearsals on Saturday morning.  When we arrived, we enjoyed a delicious breakfast catered by Bocca Coal Fired Bistro in Margate, New Jersey (coffee […]

Behind the Scenes at Miss America Rehearsals

Following day three of Miss America in Atlantic City, rehearsals officially started.  That fourth day, Friday, August 28 we (as candidates) got to enter into the boardwalk hall ballroom to practice […]

Rockin’ through Miss America Day Three

Thursday, August 30th – “I woke up to Allison (my roommate, Miss District of Columbia) getting ready for Boardwalk Hall fittings. I stayed in bed for a bit, fully soaking […]

Miss America – Arrival and Fittings

The feeling of boarding a flight, knowing your final destination is Atlantic City to compete for the opportunity of a lifetime is a surreal one to say the least.  In […]

Get to Know Miss Wisconsin 2018

Hi there!  I’m a couple months into my reign as Miss Wisconsin 2018 and (believe it or not) there are only a few weeks until I depart for Atlantic City, […]