Guilkey crowned Miss Indiana

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2005-06-27
Susan Guilkey, a 2005 Huntington graduate in communication studies, was crowned Miss Indiana on June 25. For more photos from the pageant, visit www.missindianapageant.com/susan05.html.
Huntington, Ind.—Susan Guilkey, a 2005 graduate of Huntington University, was crowned Miss Indiana last Saturday night during the Miss Indiana Scholarship pageant held in Zionsville, Ind. Guilkey will compete at the Miss America pageant in the coming months.

Guilkey, a native of Noblesville, Ind., graduated from Huntington in May with a degree in communication studies. In 2003, she won the Miss Huntington competition. At the Miss Indiana competition, Guilkey sang "I Don Quixote" from the "Man of La Mancha" musical for her talent. She also won the competition's "People's Choice" award.

Her platform as Miss Indiana includes publicizing Girls Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring girls to be strong, smart and bold. During the spring semester of her senior year at Huntington, Guilkey completed an internship with Girls Inc., in Indianapolis.

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Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the top comprehensive colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) and in 2004 was named one of the 50 best Christian places to work by Christianity Today magazine.  
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