2013-14 Fiesta Bowl Queen to be Crowned Wednesday

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Maddie Church
(480) 350-0909

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — This Wednesday November 6, the Fiesta Bowl’s esteemed scholarship program, 2013-14 Fiesta Bowl Queen & Court presented by Dillard’s, will name its 43rd Queen in a private event held at the Arizona Biltmore.
Along with her fellow Court members, the Fiesta Bowl Queen will serve as an official spokesperson for the Fiesta Bowl organization. In addition to appearing on-field at the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl, the Queen and Court also will attend the organization's community events. The Queen & Court's first official event after coronation will be the Wells Fargo Fiesta Bowl Million Dollar Hole-in-One on November 10 at the Arizona Biltmore Golf Club. 
The 43rd Annual Fiesta Bowl Court members are Rebecca Durazo, Hannah Keogh, Lissette Ruiz-Ibarra and Allison Schannep, all of the University of Arizona. 
The Queen's Coronation will take place Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at the Arizona Biltmore. The event, open to invited guests, will begin at 6 p.m.
 For more information about the scholarship program, this year's Court and press access to the event, e-mail Maddie Church at mchurch@fiestabowl.org or call (480) 350-0909. 
2013-14 Fiesta Bowl Court Biographies:
Rebecca Durazo, 21, is a senior at the University of Arizona majoring in accounting.  She is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma International Honor Society and Eller Hispanic Honorary.  Rebecca is also captain of the Pride of Arizona Twirling Team and currently serves as interim president of Optimi Student Foundaton Honorary.  She plans to be an active alumna and work for an accounting firm in Arizona following graduation.   
Hannah Keogh, 21, is a Phoenix native and senior at the University of Arizona majoring in business marketing and minoring in Spanish.  She is a member of the Bobcats Senior Honorary, Pi Beta Phi Sorority and Order of Omega Greek Leadership Honor Society.  Hannah currently serves as vice president of Rho Lambda National Sorority Leadership Recognition Society and Director of Greek Students Alumni Relations Council. She plans to earn her Master’s in business administration after completing her undergraduate studies.  
Lisette Ruiz-Ibarra, 21, is a senior at the University of Arizona majoring in psychology with plans to attend dental school.  She is a member of Chi Omega Sorority, Honors College Xtreme Discovery Team and DDS Pre Dental Society.  Lisette serves as president of the UA Flying Samaritans Dental Unit and vice president of the Global Dental Brigades where she traveled to Honduras to provide free dental care to more than 100 poverty-stricken residents. 
Allison Schannep, 20, is a senior at the University of Arizona Honors College majoring in political science, philosophy, economics and law.  She is a member of Chi Omega Sorority, Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society, Golden Key International Honor Society and Navigators, a faith-based club on campus.  After she obtains her undergraduate degree in May, Allison will spend her fourth year at the University earning her masters in Philosophy.  In the future, she plans to remain in Arizona and attend law school.