THE 63RD MISS UNIVERSE PAGEANT JAN 25 SUNDAY | 8/7c
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Gina Bernasconi

Vermont

Hometown: Colchester

Height: 5’ 7”

Age: 20

BIO

Gina Bernasconi graduated from O'Brien's Aveda Institute and became certified in Massage Therapy and Esthetics. She currently works full-time as a highly qualified paraprofessional in an elementary school serving students with special needs, including emotional behavioral disabilities. Gina intends to earn a Master's degree in Special Education and work as a Child Life Specialist upon the completion of her reign as Miss Vermont USA.

Gina is the Daughter of a General Contractor, and a Special Education Teacher. She is the middle child of three. She has an older brother, Gerard Daniel Bernasconi, and a younger sister, Angela Bernasconi. Her hobbies include snow boarding, cooking Italian food, modeling, and photography.

Favorite Things

Movie : Harry Potter

Song : "Heart of Glass" by Blondie

Sport : Field Hockey

Food : Pasta

fun facts

  1. 1

    Learned how to ride a dirt bike when she was 8 years old and raced with the boys in Derby, Vermont.

  2. 2

    Had the privilege of growing up with 6 different foreign exchange students from Slovenia, Brazil, Columbia, Ecuador, Italy, and Thailand.

  3. 3

    Working to promote awareness with the Vermont Department of Public Safety in the Division of Fire Safety.