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McKinley High School senior Sandra Kim was selected as Hawaii's Junior Miss 2000 tonight from among 22 contestants at Kamehameha Schools Auditorium.
Kim is McKinley student body president, a member of the National Honor Society, a Teen Court volunteer and is considering a career in law or politics.
She performed a Korean cultural drum dance, "Brook Choom."
Her parents are John and Johnna Kim.
She won a $4,000 scholarship from Hawaii's Junior Miss, plus a full four-year scholarship from Hawaii Pacific University valued at nearly $30,000.
First runner-up was Joy Tanimura of Punahou School.
Second runner-up was Christine Gibo of Radford High School.
Kim will travel to Alabama to represent Hawaii in the national America's Junior Miss competition.
The Hawaii's Junior Miss is part of the national program and is celebrating its 41st anniversary this year.