Special to The Sun
The University of Central Oklahoma will host the Miss UCO 2014 pageant at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Constitution Hall, located in Central’s Nigh University Center.
Miss UCO 2014 is an official preliminary for the Miss Oklahoma and Miss America pageants. Winners are eligible for cash scholarships and Central tuition waivers totaling $6,600.
The pageant’s theme is “The Music Within Me.” Central alumna Jennifer Warren Zabel, who was Miss Oklahoma 2005 and Miss UCO 2004, will serve as Mistress of Ceremonies.
Tickets are $5 for students and $10 for non-students.
This year’s 15 contestants, followed by hometown, classification and major are:
• Alyson Acklin of Yukon, a senior in broadcasting;
• Jessica Beedle of Moore, a sophomore, psychology/forensics;
• Gina Brewer, of McAlester, a junior, broadcasting;
• Jessica Caldwell, of Oklahoma City, a freshman, political science;
• Olivia Cavazos, of Bethany, a freshman, biology;
• Hanna Crandell, of Poteau, a freshman, music education;
• Shelby Eddleman, of Sarasota, Fla., a senior, special education;
• Hannah Froh, of Chandler, a senior, chemistry/health sciences;
• Ashleigh Hamil, of Sand Springs, a junior, kinesiology;
• Natalie Horner, of Choctaw, a junior, kinesiology/outdoor recreation;
• Danielle Kimbley, of Oklahoma City, a freshman, undecided;
• Anna Milnes, of Yukon, a freshman, broadcasting/journalism;
• Morgan Myers, of Moore, a senior, general science education;
• Tristan Phillips, of Davenport, a freshman, early childhood education; and
• Lindsey Schwager, of Sand Springs, a sophomore, nursing.