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Monday, January 7, 2013

URI student to compete in Miss America pageant Saturday

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Courtesy Miss America Organization

Taylor Kinzler, a 20-year-old junior from across the border, was crowned Miss Massachusetts last fall, but no need to fret. Her heart is still on the URI campus.

She’s been a devoted student since she came here three years ago. Her activities are impressive. She was a cheerleader her freshman year, a sorority sister in Alpha Phi, and, in one of her biggest accomplishments, a spokesperson and staff reporter for URI Athletics and GoRhody.com.

“I was able to pursue my passion for journalism by reporting about athletics,” Kinzler said. “It’s been an incredible experience.”

Her journey into the world of pageantry started when a friend encouraged her to ...

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