MISS YOSEMITE VALLEY 2019
Elyse has been involved in the Miss America Organization since 2009. Her favorite part of competition is talent, in which she performs Irish dance. She has also earned thousands of dollars in scholarship through her involvement in the Miss America Organization. Elyse is a graduate student at the University of San Francisco where she is studying to obtain her Master of Science in Nursing. She is an honors graduate of the University of San Francisco with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She is a registered nurse and CPR instructor. Her future educational and career goals include obtaining her Doctor of Nursing Practice and becoming a nurse educator. As a nurse and titleholder, Elyse seeks to increase public awareness and education regarding heart disease and healthy lifestyle choices. She continues her partnerships with non-profits and healthcare professionals to promote her social impact initiative.