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Miss UNCP 2007 crowned
By Shereka Blue
Senior, Deidra Locklear, was crowned Miss UNCP 2007 on January 25. Junior, Jamee Hunt, was awarded Miss Congeniality and first runner-up, along with a $500 scholarship.
Senior Colleen Fink placed second runner-up with a $300 scholarship and junior Karen Tew, was awarded the $100 third place runner-up scholarship. Freshman, Amber Nalls, was the recipient of the Jessica Reed and Family Community Service Award along with $100.
•Rhonda Curry is a freshman from Ft. Washington, Md., who plans to major in criminology. Her talent is violin performance and her platform is Supporting Less Fortunate Children in South Africa.
•Colleen Fink is a senior public relations major from Laurinburg, N.C. Her talent is clogging and her platform is Breast Cancer Awareness and Education.
•Jamee Hunt is a junior biology major from Rowland, N.C. Her talent is vocal performance and her platform is Drop-out Prevention.
•Angeleen Leonard is a sophomore zoology major from Franklinton, N.C. Her talent is dance performance and her platform is Helping Endangered Species from Extinction.
•Sabrina Leshore is a freshman from Charlotte, N.C., planning to major in psychology. Her talent is vocal performance and her platform is Positive Role Models.
•Deidra Locklear is a senior mass communication major from Pembroke, N.C. Her talent is vocal performance and her platform is Commit to be Fit.
•Patricia Lugo is a freshman from Hope Mills, N.C. Her talent is cello performance and her platform is No Child Left Behind.
•Amber Nalls is a freshman from Lumber Bridge, N.C., who is planning to major in nursing. Her talent is mime and singing and her platform is Helping Girls Find Their Inner Beauty.
•Karen Tew is a junior nursing major from Laurinburg, N.C. Her talent is drama and her platform is Leukemia Awareness.
The contestants will be judged in competitions such as interviews, evening wear, swimsuit and talent.