U of A Graduate Student Wins Miss Arkansas Competition
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Darynne Dahlem, Miss Apple Blossom, won the Miss Arkansas Competition on Saturday in Little Rock. Dahlem, a University of Arkansas alumna honors student, is pursuing a graduate degree in animal science in the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences.
Dahlem, a native of Greenwood, sang "Somewhere" for her talent competition and chose "Know Who You Are" as her social impact statement, a campaign she believes can encourage people to combat addiction by resisting peer pressure.
She earned a $30,000 scholarship and will represent Arkansas in the Miss America competition in September.
Other University of Arkansas women competing included:
- Hannah Barbaree of El Dorado
- Chanan Drake of Conway
- Reagan Grubbs of Delight
- Taylor Hensley of Harrison
- Bethany Kasper of Jacksonville
- Raegan Snell of Jonesboro
- Alexis Ungerank of Mountain Home
- Sydney Wendfeldt of Mountain Home
- Reagan Wheelis of Melbourne
- Whitney Williams of Fayetteville
- Jacey Winn of Wynne
Charlie Alison, executive editor
The exhibition "The House and the City: Two Collages" will be on display through Oct. 20 in the Fred and Mary Smith Exhibition Gallery in Vol Walker Hall. A reception will be held at 5 p.m. Sept. 19.
Alex Booth, Terry Garrity, JoAnn Kvamme, Leonard Ridley and David Stowers were named the Employees of the 3rd Quarter for the 2019-20 academic year.
HillFest, an information fair for students to meet campus departments and registered student organizations, is happening today on the Arkansas Union Mall from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The University Career Development Center, in collaboration with Walmart, will host Career Fest from noon to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, in the Verizon Ballroom of the Arkansas Union.
Jack Freeland and Davis Campbell will talk about their research experiences at 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, in Physics Building Room 133.