U of A Graduate Student Wins Miss Arkansas Competition

Darynne Dahlem, Miss Arkansas.
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Darynne Dahlem, Miss Arkansas.

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

 

Contacts

Charlie Alison, executive editor
University Relations
479-575-6731, calison@uark.edu

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