Elisabeth Chramer of Trussville, Ala., was crowned Miss University of Alabama at Birmingham 2012 last night, Oct. 19, 2011, at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center.
Eighteen young women participated in the pageant and $4,600 in scholarship money was awarded. The women were judged in five categories: personal interview, on-stage question, evening gown, swimsuit and talent. This year’s theme was “Beauty through the Decades.” The pageant was hosted by Miss Alabama 2011 Courtney Porter.
Chramer, 20, was awarded a $1,900 scholarship, and won the $200 community service award.
A junior at UAB, her major is political science and broadcast communications. She is the daughter of Paul and Valerie Chramer.
Katherine Fuller of Brierfield, Ala., was named first runner-up. She was awarded a $750 scholarship and won the $200 talent award. A senior at UAB, her major is chemistry.
Bhavika Patel of Andalusia, Ala., was named second runner-up, and was awarded a $650 scholarship. She is a UAB senior, majoring in health care management.
Amanda Allen of Springville, Ala., was named third runner-up, and was awarded a $550 scholarship. Her major is medical industrial distribution.
Rachel Davidson of Hoover was named fourth runner-up, and awarded a $350 scholarship.
A sophomore at UAB, her major is chemistry.