Miss UCO 2013, Allora Herrin, crowns freshman biology major and Bethany, Okla., native Olivia Cavazos as Miss UCO 2014 on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013. Cavazos is a 2013 graduate of Putnam City West High School and an accomplished Irish step dancer. Her platform is “Education Through Music.” Cavazos will receive a $2100 UCO tuition waiver, a $500 cash scholarship and compete for the title of Miss Oklahoma in June 2014.
Monday morning, University of Central Oklahoma student Luis Morales grabbed a white cane, strapped on a blindfold and made his way to the start of a sort of obstacle course.
University of Central Oklahoma student Anuja Shrestha was crowned Miss Asian UCO 2013 at Central’s annual scholarship pageant celebrating Asian culture on campus. Shrestha, a nursing student from Nepal, received a $1,600 scholarship as a part of her winnings from the pageant.
Boikgapo Bolelang, a junior forensic science and criminal justice major from Botswana, was crowned Miss Black UCO 2014 during the 30th annual pageant held on Central’s campus, Saturday, Feb. 8. Bolelang was awarded a $1,600 tuition waiver. In addition to being crowned Miss Black UCO, Bolelang was awarded the Jackie Shaw Photogenic Award and the Sherill Simms Talent Award.