Alasyn Zimmerman - Miss Kansas' Outstanding Teen 2008
Platform: The Importance of Extracurricular Activities
Hometown: Derby, KansasScholastic
Ambition: Graduate as valedictorian and attend Columbia University in NY majoring in Broadcast Journalism and Dance.
Career Ambition: Become a Rockette while interning at Good Morning America working my way into the position of full time news anchor.
Talent: Performing dance to So Much Better from Legally Blonde the Musical.
Platform issue: Increasing the awareness and promoting teens to get involved in Extracurricular activities to improve their education and quality of life.
Scholastic Honors: Pre-International Baccalaureate student, Honor Roll, Whos Who Among Outstanding Middle school students
Accomplishments: Numerous dance awards, Ballet Wichita Company member, Second place in "Poetry Out Loud" competition, was in one of only five professional theatres versions nationwide of "High School Musical- Onstage"
Favorite TV Show: So You Think You Can Dance
Favorite Food: My sister’s baked potato casserole
Favorite Wardrobe Accessory: Headband
Secret Dream: To become a well known trilingual news broadcaster and travel the world covering the news.
The one thing I can’t live without: My school backpack
If I could change anything about myself: I would be better at math