Platform: Be a Hero! Stop Bullying
Parents: Stephanie & Brian Hemann
School: University of Kansas
Awards: Non-Finalist - $1,000.00
Attend the University of Kansas and receive a degree in Applied Behavioral Science, as well as a minor in dance.
3.48 GPA at KU High school: 4.0 GPA; KU Honors; Hugoton Honor Roll; Presidential Academic Award, Valedictorian.
National Honors Society; Student Council; Student Council officer Junior and Senior year; FBLA; Class officer freshman-senior year; CLASS leadership, KU Honors Award.
Volunteer at St. Francis Hospital, Perry High School and Hugoton Elementary School Library. Accepted to University of Kansas and completed two years. High school varsity letters in football cheerleading for three years; High school varsity letter in basketball cheerleading for one year; High school varsity letter in basketball for one year; high school varsity letter in track for four years; dance performances in the Nutcracker and yearly recitals; class valedictorian.
I have an overactive tear duct so my eyes water almost constantly when I’m outside or there is any air blowing. I was told by my optometrist that my tear ducts drain extremely fast making it seem like my eyes need more moisture so the tear ducts overcompensate and produce more tears. I’m often asked why I’m crying, but I never am! It’s only my tear ducts over reacting!
Summer Dance Teacher
Hostess at The Oread Hotel
Why I should be Miss Kansas:
My platform, Be A Hero! Stop Bullying, encourages anyone within the cycle of bullying to take an interest in violence prevention and conflict resolution. As Miss Kansas, I will work as an advocate for these interests. I will empower bullied youth to speak up for themselves. I will offer inspiration to all the parties involved in the cycle to trust themselves and take responsibility for their own emotions and how to act on them appropriately. As Miss Kansas I will have the opportunity to help create an environment where everyone feels included and valued through the education my platform can provide.