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August 14, 2006

BSC student wins 2006 Miss New York Chinese Beauty Pageant

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College student Sirena Wang won the 2006 Miss New York Chinese Beauty Pageant Aug. 13. Wang recorded top scores in the evening gown, swimsuit, and interview portions of the pageant, on her way to winning a $10,000 scholarship, a tiara worth more than $30,000, and the right to compete at the 2007 Miss Chinese International Pageant in Hong Kong in January.

She took the crown out of the top 14 finalists from an original field of more than 100 contestants. In addition to the title, she also won three of six preliminary awards including Miss Talent, Miss Internet Popularity –determined by an online vote –and Miss Fitness.

Wang, a double major in international business and music from Madison, will be a senior at BSC this fall. She is an accomplished pianist and a member of the BSC rifle team. Her parents are David and May Wang.

Birmingham-Southern College student Sirena Wang




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