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UCF Student Makes It to Top 5 in Miss Universe Competition

January 18, 2023
University of Central Florida student Ashley Cariño placed fifth overall at the 71st Miss Universe pageant this weekend. Cariño competed in multiple rounds at the pageant Saturday, making it to the top five finalist spot. Miss USA, Miss Venezuela, Miss Dominican Republic, and Miss Curacao joined her as finalists, according to the Associated Press. Cariño […]

Getting to Know Miss USA Hopeful: UCF’s Ashley Cariño

July 29, 2021
Growing up, Ashley Cariño was just as likely to watch an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation as she was a Miss Universe pageant. She dreamed of working for NASA and wearing the Miss USA crown. The 26-year-old is now well on her way to achieving both goals. Cariño, an aerospace engineering student at UCF, won the title of Miss […]