The Miss UA Competition will see 16 contestants from all across the country compete for title in 2023. This year’s contestants hail from all across the country, from the East Coast (Georgia and North Carolina) to the West Coast (California) and from the norther border (Michigan) to the southern border (Texas).
At the end of the contestant meeting on Sept. 20, each contestant chose a Miss UA bag from the conference table at Alumni Hall, on the campus of UA. The randomly selected bag contained a number that would be the order in which the contestants will appear for the competition at The Bama Theatre.
We will introduce contestants 13-16 below.
Contestant #13 is Grayce Pennington, from Calendonia, MS. Grayce is pursuing a major in Biology. Her Community Service Initiative is “Let’s Talk Heart-to-Heart.”
Contestant #14 is Rylie Dewley, from Grand Blanc, MI. Rylie is pursuing a major in Political Science. Her Community Service Initiative is “Start Heart Smart – Educating America’s youth on how to have and keep a healthy heart.”
Contestant #15 is Summer Waters, from Luverne, AL. Summer is pursuing a major in Communications and Sports Media. Her Community Service Initiative is “Girls on the Run.”
Contestant #16 is Lydia Fisher, from Wapello, IA. Lydia is pursuing a major in Biology. Her Community Service Initiative is “Educating the Voters of Tomorrow.”
This 2023 Miss University of Alabama Scholarship Program competition is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 7, 2023 at the Bama Theatre in downtown Tuscaloosa, AL at 7PM.