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
Michael Kotutwa Johnson, research associate with the Native American Agriculture Fund, will talk about the "Continuity of Hopi Agriculture" at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27, in Plant Science Building 009.
Longtime contributor, supporter and friend of the U of A and Razorback Athletics, Marilyn Bogle passed away Thursday.
A team of researchers and medical professionals has been awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a better way of using images of the heart in surgery planning.
Students can get their free tickets and non-students can purchase tickets from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 27-28, in front of the Arkansas Union Food Court.
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