Hometown: Flora, MS
Minor: Spanish and Chemistry
Parents: Perry and Sharon Sumler
Honors & Activities: Chassidy has been the Community Outreach Coordinator of Best Buddies UAB and the Community Chair for Minority Association for Pre-Medical Students. She had the honor of being chosen by First Lady Michelle Obama to speak alongside her for one of the First Lady’s “Let’s Move” Initiative Programs. They were invited by the Honorable Mayor Cory Booker to speak at Maple Avenue Elementary in Newark, NJ. She also has been recognized by President Bill Clinton for the work and service she has done with the Alliance for Healthier Generation.
Platform: Preventing Childhood Obesity
Chassidy’s goal is to make not only the children of Alabama healthier, but children all across America. She does an annual walk to promote her platform and donates all proceeds to Children’s of Alabama. She aims to bring the walk to UAB’s Campus Green in Spring 2014.
Chassidy will compete for the title of Miss Alabama 2014 on June 1-7, 2014 at Samford University.
2013 - Amanda Whitaker
2012 - Elisabeth Chramer
2011 - Elizabeth Wesson
2010 - Ja'Taune Bosby
2009 - Ashley Davis
2008 - Erica Leonardi
2006 - Brittlynn Hall
2005 - Kendall Brooke Tidwell
2004 - Lindsey Elmore
Additional past winners to be added soon.
Since 1983 the Miss UAB Scholarship Pageant has been an official preliminary to the Miss Alabama and Miss America pageants. The pageant offers young women the opportunity to further educational goals through scholarships and personal growth.
For details on participating in the Miss UAB program, additional information on the current Miss UAB's platform, or to have Miss UAB speak at your event or make an appearance, please contact:
Coordinator of Student Activities