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Miss University of Arkansas Whitney Williams, 23, won the title of Miss Arkansas 2021 at the 83rd Miss Arkansas Scholarship Competition on June 19, 2021. Whitney is a Senior at the University of Arkansas majoring in Speech Pathology. She is also a member of the Razorback Majorettes.
As Miss Arkansas 2021, Whitney won a total of $44,400 in scholarships, including a $30,000 scholarship provided by Ted and Shannon Boy Skokos and the Miss Arkansas Scholarship Foundation. Additional awards adding to the total amount are:
Coleman Dairy Overall Talent Award
Sarah Slocum Overall Interview Award
Preliminary Evening Gown
Preliminary On-Stage Question
Overall Medical Professions Marketplace Scholarship
Overall Arrival Award
Whitney also received more than $75,000 in additional scholarship awards, wardrobe, transportation, and gifts. She will represent Arkansas at Miss America in Connecticut this December. As Miss Arkansas, she will make appearances across the Natural State promoting her personal platform of “Heart for the Arts” and speaking in support of the goals of the Miss Arkansas and Miss America system.
Williams was crowned by the outgoing Miss Arkansas 2019-2020, Darynne Dahlem, of Greenwood who served for an unprecedented two years due to the pandemic.
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