17th Annual Poster

17th Annual Poster

Miss Asian America Pageant 2002

Marilee Chan

Miss Scholastic Achievement

Chinese | Sacramento, CA
Age: 22 | Height: 5′ 8″
Major: Business Admin/Juris Doctor
Platform: The “Asian” American Dream
Sponsor: Chinese-Tailor.com

Chun Hui Chen

First Princess

Chinese | Honolulu, HI
Age: 24 | Height: 5′ 3″
Major: Chinese & Japanese Language
Platform: Multicultural Understanding
Sponsor: Chinatown Merchants Assn. of Hawaii

Fala Chen

Miss Asian America Queen & Miss Community Service

Chinese | Duluth, GA
Age: 20 | Height: 5′ 6-1/2″
Major: Business Management
Platform: Establishing an Identity for Asian American Women

Sujin Cho

Glendale, CA Age: 25

Teri Chu

Chinese | Sacramento, CA
Age: 18 | Height: 5′ 5″
Major: Fashion Design
Platform: Asian Sport Communities

Irene Gee

Chinese | New Hyde Park, NY
Age: 24 | Height: 5′ 5″
Major: Business Admin/Management
Platform: Transitional Changes for Women in Today’s Society

Michelle Lai Hing Ing

Chinese | Eugene, OR
Age: 26 | Height: 5′ 7″
Major: English Law
Platform: Encourage Ethnic Minorities to Seek Legal Education
Sponsor: Oregon Minority Lawyers Assn.

Adrianne T. Jocson

Filipino | Irvine, CA
Age: 20 | Height: 5′ 1-1/2″
Major: Political Science
Platform: Remembering Roots – Appreciating Opportunities of Today
Sponsor: Liberty Marketing Insurance Services

Christine Lau

Chinese | Irvine, CA
Age: 25 | Height: 5′ 3″
Major: Industrial Engineering
Platform: Promote More Women in Engineering/Technical Fields

Angela Ann Leung

Chinese | Palo Alto, CA
Age: 22 | Height: 5′ 2-1/2″
Major: Spanish & English Language
Platform: Political Empowerment of the Asian American Community
Sponsor: The Mock Family

Arleen Ma

Chinese | Brisbane, CA
Age: 27 | Height: 5′ 1″
Major: Psychology
Platform: Cultural Awareness and Education

Anna Nam

Korean | Berkeley, CA
Age: 20 | Height: 5′ 6″
Major: English
Platform: Preventing Youth Violence
Sponsor: Tammy Nam

Joy Thao Phuong Nguyen

Second Princess

Vietnamese | Fort Worth, TX
Age: 24 | Height: 5′ 4″
Major: BBA International Marketing
Platform: The Cultural Adjustment Needs of Asia Youths

Nikki Nguyen

Vietnamese | Greenfield, WI
Age: 20 | Height: 5′ 4″
Major: Nursing
Platform: Setting Goals as a Key to Success

Violet Phuong Nguyen

Miss Congeniality & Miss Asian San Francisco

Vietnamese | San Jose, CA
Age: 20 | Height: 5′ 2-1/2″
Major: Business/Advertising
Platform: Youth in Community Involvement

Anna Leu Rodriguez

Miss Talent

Chinese/Mexican | Yorba Linda, CA
Age: 22 | Height: 5′ 2″
Major: Biology
Platform: Domestic Violence Awareness

Tiffany Maihlee Vang

Hmong | San Diego, CA
Age: 20 | Height: 5′ 1″
Major: Biology
Platform: Diabetes

Edelynn Ward

Filipino/British American | Fairfield, CA
Age: 18 | Height: 5′ 2″
Major: Broadcast Journalism
Platform: Preventing Child Labor in Asian Countries

Elizabeth Yang

Chinese | Berkeley, CA
Age: 19 | Height: 5′ 5″
Major: Electrical Engineering & Japanese
Platform: Future Generations of Asian Americans
Sponsor: Calvin Y. Louie, CPA

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