Tanisha Nicole Brito (born September 11, 1980)

Brito is a beauty queen who has competed at both Miss America and Miss USA. Her first major pageant was the 2000 Miss Connecticut state pageant, where she finished second runner-up, according to the Hartford Courant. The following year she competed in Georgia, where she won a non-finalist interview award. She returned to Connecticut in 2002, where she won the Miss Connecticut crown. Brito was a top ten finalist in the Miss America 2003 pageant. In 2004 Brito was crowned Miss Georgia USA. Her home town is Waterford and she graduated from Waterford High School.
Karen Will Rogers
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