Arianna Quan made history when she became the first Asian-American and naturalized citizen to be named Miss Michigan – but not everyone was happy about it.
My platform is about engaging minorities in this country, and about prompting Americans that have been here for generations to celebrate their culture.” The automotive design student hopes to bring pride to underrepresented groups as she competes for the Miss America crown.I think what Jim Harbaugh will bring to Shea Patterson is continued mental toughness.He’s going to really teach Shea the whole nine yards about what the NFL is all about and what big-time, pressurized games are all about.“But they’re just going to have to work their way through everything.Obviously, recruiting and things like that are going to hurt.She wants to see more women elected to all levels of government."It's important to have a woman's perspective," said Mund, who had an internship in the U. Her platform encourages female leadership in American government, with the acronym "FLAG." She's been interested in politics and government since winning an election to be seventh grade class president."I'm a huge admirer of democracy, but what I noticed is a huge disparity between the number of men and women," she said, adding she wants to encourage more women to see elected public service as a viable career path.Time studying in the Middle East and Africa got Miss Oregon, Harley Emery, deeply interested in the refugee crisis.Miss Colorado, Meredith Winnefeld, has been blind in her right eye since birth. Her visual disability made it harder, but not impossible, to pursue her love — baton twirling."I had to teach myself and take the time to know I'd be able to do it," she said.She won a national championship at age 11, and performed at the 2015 Super Bowl.The paths for Patterson and the Rebels have split, with little more than memories left for everyone.“There’s still some receiver talent and some things around them,” Shonka said of Ole Miss’ situation.