Author: Merrily Cannon

Alisha Lee – Miss UVU 2011

Alisha Lee, a sophomore from Salt Lake studying social work, was crowned Miss UVU at the Miss UVU Scholarship Pageant on Friday, Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. in the UCCU Center. With 20 contestants, the pageant was the largest in UVU history.   Lee’s new court includes Samantha Cummings, first runner-up; Bri Sorenson, second runner-up; Shannon Oveson, third runner-up and Rachel Kearl, fourth runner-up.  Other titles awarded were Miss Congeniality or “Spirit of Pageant,” earned by Haelly Kirk; “Miracle Maker” to Shannon Oveson and “People’s Choice” to Bri Sorenson.   Lee will represent UVU for the 2011-2012 school year...

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Alisha Lee Crowned Miss UVU

[youtube width=”475″ height=”394″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IKnMsx-oiwM[/youtube] Alisha Lee, a sophomore from Salt Lake studying social work, was crowned Miss UVU at the Miss UVU Scholarship Pageant Friday, Oct. 7, at 7pm in the UCCU Center. With 20 contestants, the pageant was the largest in UVU history.   Her new court includes; Samantha Cummings, first-runner up, Bri Sorenson, second runner-up, Shannon Oveson, third runner-up and Rachel Kearl, fourth runner-up.  Other awards were Miss Congeniality or “Spirit of Pageant” earned by Haelly Kirk, “Miracle Maker” went to Shannon Oveson, and the People’s Choice award went to Bri Sorenson.   Alisha Lee will represent UVU for the 2012 school year, and will receive $3,800 scholarship and a gift of $200 from the UVU Bookstore. The runners-up will each receive a $1,600 scholarship and a $100 gift from the Bookstore.   To begin the show each contestant, decked in sparkling silver and white, participated in a dance on stage. The audience then watched a pre-recorded video of each girl sharing a little about herself. The comments that stood out were service oriented or about UVU.   Lee talked about having great teachers and fun learning opportunities, like attending a “Bill Nye the Science Guy” presentation. Another contestant, Kimberly Frandsen, talked about the great open enrollment policy at UVU.   Next the ladies completed the swimwear portion of the competition. It’s not easy to wear a swimsuit...

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