Beauty Pageants

Miss Nebraska USA 2023 Mimi Wood crowned in Omaha

Mimi Wood of West Omaha, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, United States was crowned Miss Nebraska USA 2023 at the The Rose Theater in Omaha on February 26, 2023. It is the 71st edition of the state-level beauty pageant that selects Nebraska’s candidate for Miss USA, which selects the Miss Universe candidate of the U.S.

Currently, Nebraska holds 14 Miss USA placements including the coronation of Sarah Rose Summers in 2018. The most recent one was via Natalie Pieper who is second runner-up to Miss USA 2022 R-Bonney Gabriel, who also became Miss Universe 2022.

Including Wood, 14 women competed for the Miss Nebraska USA 2023 crown. Here are the results:



Miss Nebraska USA 2023
Mimi Wood
West Omaha
1st runner-up
Michaela Edstrand
2nd runner-up
Bailey DeWispelare
David City
3rd runner-up
Grace Smith
Top 8
Emma Wilkinson (Lincoln)
Charity Williams (Midwest)
Rayn Craver (Papillion)
Mary Foster (Waterloo)
Top 14
Tyler Shields (Cornhusker)
Ted’Dee Buffalo-Harrell (Douglas)
Anna Mock (Heartland)
Rebecca Haug (North Lincoln)
Shamyla Wells (North Omaha)
Kristen Green (Offutt)

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