Miss Oregon wins Miss America swimsuit scholarship

Appeared in: San Francisco Examiner

By: Michael McGuire

Miss Oregon CC Barber earned a $1,000 scholarship Thursday night in the Miss America Lifestyle & Fitness category.

She wore black Winnwear swimsuit.

She joins Miss Puerto Rico Mimi Pabon and Miss New York Alyse Zwick as the three preliminary Lifestyle & Fitness winners in advance of the Jan. 30 crowning of Miss America 2010.

The Jan. 30 competition and crowning ceremony is scheduled for an 8 p.m. ET/PT broadcast on the TLC network.

CC, 23, was crowned Miss Tri Valley before earning the Miss Oregon title.

Her ambition is to pursue a career in neonatology/adult oncology nursing.

Upon graduation from Scappoose High School, CC enrolled at Samuel Merritt University, where she earned a place on the Dean's List and was named a member of Sigma Theta Tau, the national honor society for nurses.

Her Miss America platform is "Friends of the Children" - Revolutionary Mentoring for High-Risk Youth.


Source: http://www.examiner.com/x-12090-Pageant-Examiner~y2010m1d29-Miss-Oregon-wins-Miss-America-swimsuit-scholarship

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