UCO Students to Compete for Miss Asian UCO 2013 Crown

Nov. 12, 2013

Media Contact:  Lindsay Houts, Staff Writer, UCO University Relations, 405-974-2121, lhouts@uco.edu

UCO STUDENTS TO COMPETE FOR MISS ASIAN UCO 2013 CROWN

The University of Central Oklahoma will host Miss Asian UCO 2013 at 7 p.m. Nov. 16 in Constitution Hall, located in Central's Nigh University Center. 
Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are free for UCO students with ID and $7 for all others. 

Winners of Miss Asian UCO are eligible for cash scholarships and Central tuition waivers totaling $2950. The pageant’s theme is "Night of the Eastern Pearl." Central sophomore Jessica Nguyen and Cameron University freshman Andy Van are the evening’s emcees.

This year's nine contestants, followed by classification, major and hometown or country of representation are:

Ari Chong
Junior, Biomedical Engineering
Malaysia

Stasjha Fulwiley
Freshman, Biology
Philippines

Linh Hoang
Freshmen, Business Administration
Vietnam

Lilian Mera
Freshman, Kinesiology
Enid, Okla./Marshall Islands

Christine Nguyen
Sophomore, Nursing
Edmond, Okla./Vietnam

Grace Phillips
Senior, Forensic Science/Psychology
Dallas, Texas/India

Tara Thorpe
Sophomore, Nursing
Ft. Smith, Ark./Vietnam

Lien Trinh
Sophomore, Marketing/Health Sciences
Vietnam

Anuja Shrestha
Freshman, Nursing
Nepal

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Editor’s Note: Headshots of the contestants are available at www.uco.edu/photo/MissAsianUCO11.13.