Miss Virginia USA 2011

Nikki Poteet

Brittany Nicole Poteet, "Nikki" won the title of MISS VIRGINIA USA 2011 on November 6, 2010 at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts in Virginia Beach.

Nikki is a resident of Richmond, Virginia. In 2009, she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering, and then completed her Master of Science degree in Nuclear Engineering in the fall of 2010, earning both degrees from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Nikki is currently working as a Radiological Engineer at Dominion Resources, and spends time working with high school students, teaching them the importance of science and mathematics as well as describing the different fields of engineering careers. However, her background in Biomedical Engineering has not been forgotten. She has an interest in researching natural forms of medicine including cancer treatments.

Nikki is the daughter of Dan and Alice Poteet. She has a sincere love for music, having played the saxophone for over 12 years. Snowboarding, wakeboarding, and astronomy are among her favorite hobbies.