Alyssa George - Miss Kansas 2007
Platform: Bullying: The Bystander Effect
Hometown: Minneapolis, Kansas
Date of Birth:
Education: University of Kansas
High School: Minneapolis High School
Scholastic/Career Ambition: Obtain a masters degree in Business Management/Disney Production Director
Scholastic Honors: Graduated High School Magna Cum Laude; Chi Omega M. Pearl Munden Brier $1600 Scholarship Winner; KU Business School Admittance Spring 2007
Leadership Roles: LOVE INC Board of Directors; Douglas County Jr. Achievement Board of Directors; KU Chi Omega Sorority: Secretary of Executive Board of officers, Recruitment Chair of Executive Board of officers, Philanthropy Director, Homecoming Chair, Rock Chalk Revue Director
Accomplishments: Guest speaker to over 6,000 students and adults on the topics of Bullying and Harassment, leading her own school tour traveling to 20+ schools and organizations throughout the state of Kansas; 2005 Tara Dawn Holland Community Service Winner; 2005 Chi Omega Outstanding New Member Award
Interesting Facts: Started her own dance studio in 7th grade and continued to own and operate it through high school graduation; athlete on University of Kansas Volleyball and Basketball Intramural Championship teams
Employment: Director & Accompanist of children’s theater summer production (5 years); Summer/holiday Bank Teller; University of Kansas tutor/mentor to elementary and middle school students; Harvest grain cart driver
Legacy as Miss Kansas:
* Every school in the state of Kansas will have a bully-free program.
* Every school child in the state of Kansas will have received her message of the “power of a witness.”
* Build awareness in community organizations of the issues surrounding bullying and harassment.