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Feb. 4, 2008
For Immediate Release

CAMPBELLSVILLE UNIVERSITY TO HOLD ANNUAL VALENTINE PAGEANT FRIDAY, FEB. 8

By Ashley Sidebottom, staff writer

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Campbellsville University will hold the annual Valentine Pageant Friday, Feb. 8 at 7:30 p.m., in The Gheens Recital Hall of Gosser Fine Arts Center.


The candidates for 2008 Valentine Queen are pictured from left: Front row – Sarah Sprague, Brittany Hall, Miranda Meeks, Lauren Shrader and Nicci Wilcox. Back row – Andrea Fielding, Anna Marie Johnson, Laura Clark and Jessica Kamaunu. (Campbellsville University photo by André Tomaz)

Nine students will be representing CU, their organization, and the ONE campaign, a nationwide organization that seeks to help eliminate poverty, as they vie for the title of 2008 CU Valentine queen.

The pageant is sponsored by the Student Government Association (SGA), and the SGA asks that you show your support through attendance and by bringing a non-perishable canned good for the ONE campaign. The event is free and open to the public.

The candidates for 2008 Valentine Queen are: Jessica Kamaunu of Radcliff, Ky., representing the Senior Class; Anna Marie Johnson of Campbellsville, representing Baptist Campus Ministry; Brittany Hall of Lawrenceburg, Ky., representing the SGA; Nicole Wilcox of Vine Grove, Ky., representing the Junior Class; Sarah Sprague of Elizabethtown, Ky., representing the Art Club;
Laura Clark of Bowling Green, Ky., representing the Admissions Office Student Interns; Andrea Fielding of Campbellsville, representing the Kentucky Education Association Student Program; Lauren Shrader of West Chester, Ohio, representing the Fellowship of Christian Athletes; and Miranda Meeks of Princeton, Ky., representing Sigma Nu Pi.

Campbellsville University is a private, comprehensive institution located in South Central Kentucky. Founded in 1906, Campbellsville University is affiliated with the Kentucky Baptist Convention and has an enrollment of 2,405 students who represent 98 Kentucky counties, 25 states and 29 foreign nations. Listed in U.S.News & World Report’s 2008 “America’s Best Colleges,” CU is ranked 22nd in “Best Baccalaureate Colleges” in the South and eighth in the South for “Great Schools, Great Prices.” CU has been ranked 15 consecutive years with U.S.News & World Report. The university has also been named to America’s Best Christian Colleges®. Campbellsville University is located 82 miles southwest of Lexington, Ky., and 80 miles southeast of Louisville, Ky. Dr. Michael V. Carter is in his ninth year as president.