March 25, 2014
Media Contact: Sydney Monday, Intern, University Relations, 405-974-2121, email@example.com
MR. AND MISS UCO INTERNATIONAL PAGEANT CELEBRATES DIVERSITY
The University of Central Oklahoma will host its annual Mr. and Miss UCO International Pageant at 7 p.m. April 7 in Constitution Hall in the Nigh University Center on Central's campus.
The pageant celebrates Central's diverse international student population with representatives from 13 countries, decorated in their cultural dress.
The event is sponsored by the International Student Council, an organization that helps to involve international students in campus activities and provides support for them during their time at Central.
The overall winners are awarded a $1,000 scholarship, the first runners-up a $700 scholarship and the second runners-up a $400 scholarship.
The event is free with a UCO ID and $3 without. Seating is first-come, first-served.
This year's 15 contestants, followed by their home country, are:
Barbara Marinho Lacerda
Oon Feng Lim
For more information about the event or the International Student Council, contact Brandon Lehman at 405-974-2448 or firstname.lastname@example.org. View pictures of the contestants at http://www.uco.edu/photo/InternationalPageant2014.