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A New Era of Leadership

Meet Our 1991
Queen and Court

Miss Asian America 1991
Thao Diep – Miss Asian Second Princess & Miss Asian San Francisco
Annie Deng – Miss Asian First Princess & Miss Asian California
Christie Hirota- Miss Asian America
Stephanie Ma – Miss Congeniality
Joan Ying Chang
Maria Dolar – Miss Talent
Carla Reyes – Miss Scholastic Achievement
Wendy Tagomori – Miss Asian Third Princess

Christie Hirota

Christie Hirota

Miss Asian America

  • Annie Deng – Miss Asian First Princess & Miss Asian California
  • Thao Diep – Miss Asian Second Princess & Miss Asian San Francisco
  • Wendy Tagomori – Miss Asian Third Princess
  • Stephanie Ma – Miss Congeniality
  • Carla Reyes – Miss Scholastic Achievement
  • Maria Dolar – Miss Talent
Pageant Night and Activities

Treasured Memories

Photos by House Mother Penny Wong Belleza

Each Delegate has a Story to Share

Meet the Delegates

Legacy Keepsake

Commemorate Pageant Night

Saturday, August 10, 1991
Palace of Fine Arts
San Francisco, CA

Sharina Cansino
Age: 20 · Filipino · Fairfield, CA

Joan-Ying Chang
Age: 17 · Chinese (Taiwan) · Placentia, CA

Charlene Chen
Age: 20 · Chinese · San Francisco, CA

Maria Dolar
Age: 19 · Filipino · Daly City, CA

Farah Ghias
Age: 18 · Afgani · Alameda, CA

Valiancy Rosani
Age: 21 · Indonesian · Berkeley, CA

Julie Yuan
Age: 21 · Chinese (Taiwan) · Lake Hiawatha, NJ

Thuy Thanh Nguyen
Age: 23 · Vietnamese · Santa Ana, CA

Giatri Dave
Age: 18 · Hindi & Spanish · Cerritos, CA

Joyce Kim
Age: 20 · Korean · San Jose, CA

Annie Deng
Age: 18 · Chinese · Cerritos, CA

Kathie Nguyen
Age: 19 · Vietnamese · San Jose, CA

Unson Yi
Age: 17 · Korean · Santa Clara, CA

Emily Pascual
Age: 21 · Filipino & Spanish · Kirkland, WA

Thao Diep
Age: 20 · Vietnamese & Chinese · Santa Clara, CA

Christie Hirota
Age: 18 · Filipino & Japanese · San Francisco, CA

Wendy Tagomori
Age: 20 · Japanese · Pearl City, HI

Jane Lee
Age: 18 · Korean · Cupertino, CA

Lani Gonzales
Age: 21 · Filipino · Aiea, HI

Carla Reyes
Age: 18 · Filipino · Daly City, CA

Esther Le
Age: 18 · Vietnamese · Santa Clara, CA

Stephanie Ma
Age: 23 · Chinese (Taiwan) · Marmara, NJ

Heidyliza Esponilla
Age: 21 · Filipino · South San Francisco, CA

Stacie Rinker
Age: 20 · Filipino · Citrus Heights, CA

Amy Tu
Age: 18 · Chinese (Taiwan) · Glendale, CA

Our Legacy

A Look Back at Our Past Queens & Delegates