The beauty pageant world will never forget Cheslie Kryst.

Nearly six months after Miss USA 2019 died at the age of 30, Miss USA organizers are sharing the ways they plan to honor her at future pageants.

“In 2019, my honor and privilege was to judge the Miss USA pageant in Reno at Grand Sierra Resort and Spa, crowning Miss USA Cheslie Kryst,” Miss USA Organization president Crystle Stewart exclusively told CelebHomes News. “In memory of Cheslie, we felt that it would be fitting for the Miss USA 2022 pageant to take place at the same Reno venue, Nevada in order to not only keep Cheslie’s legacy alive, but also pay tribute to Reno.”

To Miss USA 2021, Elle Smith More than a good friend, she was also a mentor. She was also an inspiration for Elle as she competed in beauty pageants. Elle supports Miss USA’s decision in Nevada to host the event.