LISBURN girl has made it to the final of the Miss Student UK
Charlotte Kearney, 21, from the Ballyskeagh area,
will compete for the title at a grand final in Nottingham next
month after she got through in a regional heat held in
The local beauty, who studies Fashion Buying at Manchester
Metropolitan University, will compete against 59 other glamorous
students, all eager to win the 10,000 cash prize which comes
with the title.
Miss Student UK (and Mr Student UK) are national competitions
to find the most dynamic, friendliest, bubbliest and most
popular students of the academic year. The finalists will be
mentored by business men and women and given an introduction to
Companies with graduate programmes and graduate vacancies -
putting a very serious career development aspect to a fun
After being placed in the top ten of another competition -
Miss Manchester - last week, Charlotte can't wait for the Miss
Student UK final which takes place on Sunday June 8, at Pride
Park Stadium, Derby.
She entered after seeing it advertised on a social networking
site and said: "I would love my local City of Lisburn to back me
as their winner in the grand final in Nottingham next month.
"As the only Irish entrant I would love to do my city proud
and bring back the title.
The 24 Miss Student contestants with the most text votes will
go through to the Final Talent Round.
If anyone would like to support Charlotte can do so by
texting STUDENT 2406 to 63333. Text votes cost 50p plus your
usual text charge.