Miss Utah Valley University

UVU Dance and Cheer team members and coaches head shots on the campus of Utah Valley University in Orem, Utah, Tuesday, Oct 27, 2015. (August Miller, UVU Marketing)
The Miss UVU Scholarship Pageant in the Ragan Theater on the Utah Valley University Campus on Friday October 24, 2015. (Jay Drowns, UVU Marketing)

Current Title Holder: Karli Bird

Platform: Hungry for Change-Eating Disorder Awearness & Prevention

Talent: Voice

Pageant Date: 11/04/2016

Directors Name: Ashley Hardison

Directors Email: ashley.hardison@uvu.edu

Directors Phone: 801.863.8630

Karli is a sophomore at Utah Valley University with a major in nursing. Karli is the current Vice President and a team captain of our UVU Women’s Lacrosse Team. She has been playing competitive lacrosse for 9 years and was recruited by 42 colleges and universities all across the country. She was also recently invited to guest play on an international Japanese lacrosse tour. Karli has competed in the Miss America Organization for 5 years and had great success. She is a former Miss Draper and recipient of the Lifestyle and Fitness in Swimsuit Preliminary Award at Miss Utah this past year. Karli’s platform is “Hungry for Change” Eating Disorder Awareness and Prevention. After watching her sister nearly die due to the detrimental effects of eating disorders, she knew she could make a change. So far she has taught 32 health classes, partnered with some of Utah’s most renown educators and created a core curriculum to ensure proper education of eating disorders. Karli is excited to represent UVU on the stage, the field, in the classroom and most importantly with her fellow Wolverines.

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