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University Of North Alabama To Crown New Miss Una Jan. 26

Jan. 24, 2019

Michelle Eubanks, UNA, at media@una.edu, 256.765.4392 or 256.606.2033

By Maddie Goodwin
Student Writer

FLORENCE, Ala.-One lucky student at the University of North Alabama will earn the prestigious title ofMiss UNA this weekend. The annual Miss UNA competition will take place Saturday, Jan. 26, in Norton Auditorium.

The theme for this year's competition isMiss UNA Dancing Queens, and will feature special guest and Mistress of Ceremonies, Miss Alabama 2019, Callie Walker.

Reigning Miss UNA, Haley Gilbertson, said she has had the most memorable year as Miss UNA.

"This has been the best year of my life, truly," said Gilbertson, who will crown one of ten young women competing Saturday night. "Although it's a bit sad to let go of something that brings me so much happiness and fulfillment, I can't wait to watch another woman's life be completely changed through this position."

This is a preliminary competition for the Miss Alabama Scholarship Pageant. The newly crowned Miss UNA will go on to represent UNA at Miss Alabama 2019 in June.

Tickets are $9.99 online atwww.una.edu/missunaor $10 at the door. UNA students can use their mane card to pick up a free ticket from the Student Engagement Office located in the GUC.

Doors will open at 4:00 p.m., the pageant will start at 5:00 p.m.

For More information:www.una.edu/missuna


The University of North Alabama is an accredited, comprehensive regional state university offering undergraduate and graduate degree programsthrough the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business,Education and Human Sciences, and the Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions.Occupying a 130-acre campus in a residential section of Florence, Alabama, UNA is located within a four-city area that also includes Tuscumbia, Sheffield and Muscle Shoals. UNA Athletics, a renownedcollegiate athletics program with seven (7) Division II National Championships, is now a proud member of the NCAA Division I's ASUN and Big South Conferences.The University of North Alabama is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate in the admission policy on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, disability, age or national origin.