Helen Wisner was crowned Miss Arkansas USA 2014® on January 12, 2014 at Arend Arts Center in Bentonville, Arkansas. Wisner is the daughter to proud parents John and Beth Wisner. She stood amidst a field of 22 young women from across the State of Arkansas competing in swimsuit, evening gown, and interview competitions. Wisner will go onto compete for the coveted title of MISS USA® nationally televised on NBC.
The MISS USA® and MISS TEEN USA® Pageant system stresses the importance of social awareness and community involvement. It also encourages contestants to become self-disciplined and healthier individuals through good physical fitness, proper diet, and exercise. Of course, paramount to everything else is the opportunity for these women to develop and nurture better communication skills that will benefit and enrich them in all aspects of their lives. Through their preparations for, and participation in the event, they become better, stronger, and more self-assured individuals. The pageant experience prepares them to be more successful in all of their future endeavors.
Helen is a graduate of The University of Arkansas with Bachelor's of Arts & Master's of Arts degrees in Communication. Miss Wisner is currently a speech teacher at Shiloh Christian School. She enjoys long distance running, golfing, working out, hiking, and playing "old school" N64 video games. Her community and charity involvement include: adoption, foster care, and Warriors for Ross.
Miss Arkansas USA® 2014 hopes be a positive role model for the young women of Arkansas, a motivational speaker for charities, and advance to the finals at Miss USA!