SLU Alumna Finishes in Top Five at Miss America Pageant

January 23, 2006

Shannon Schambeau ’03/05 is the envy of many young girls today. The Saint Leo University alumna finished fourth runner-up at this year's Miss America Pageant held in Las Vegas on January 21st.

Schambeau has competed in a number of prestigious pageants.
   
In 2005, she was the first runner-up in the Miss Florida race and was Miss Pinellas in 2004. In 2005, she was crowned Miss District of Columbia.

She earned both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Saint Leo and was the Most Outstanding Student in the School of Business in 2004. Her mother Betty Schambeau '67 worked at Saint Leo for many years, and her father Gerald ’62 is a graduate of Saint Leo Prep.