Brandi Lewis Crowned Miss UNA 2011 #myUNA

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Brandi Lewis Crowned Miss UNA 2011

Jan. 22, 2011

FLORENCE, Ala. – Brandi Lewis, of Homewood, was crowned Miss UNA 2011 tonight. Lewis, a senior political science major, was one of 12 contestants for the title. As Miss UNA, she plans to promote the platform “A Chance to Dream.”

Norma Mills, of Cullman, was first runner up. Ann-Marie Ross, of Florence, was second runner up, and Anne-Marie Hall, of Russellville, was third runner up.

The Miss UNA Scholarship Pageant is an official preliminary for the Miss Alabama and Miss America pageants. The pageant has been a UNA tradition for 35 years. It provides an opportunity for the university’s young women to compete for scholarship funding and prizes.

Each contestant is encouraged and mentored to develop skills that will enrich her personal and professional life beyond her university experience. Miss UNA spends her year in service to the university and Shoals area community. She promotes the platform of her choice, makes official appearances as a university representative and represents the university at the Miss Alabama Pageant.