Saline Graduate Amanda Coy Returns as Purdue's 'Girl in Black' Twirler

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 03/10/2019 - 23:25

Back in black, Amanda Coy, a 2018 Saline High School graduate, will be back for her second season of twirling at Purdue University with the All-American Band as the Girl-in-Black feature twirler. She auditioned and earned the coveted spot for 2019-2020 this past weekend. Coy has achieved more than 125 local, state, regional and national baton twirling titles as a member of the 20-Time National Champion Saline Twirlettes. She has been twirling for 15 years. 

Amanda is a familiar face in Saline having served as Miss Saline 2017.  Currently a freshman at Purdue University Honors College, she recently completed her Fall Semester earning a 4.0, Deans List placement, Semester Honors and invitation to join both the National Alpha Lambda Delta and Phi Eta Sigma Honor Societies for first-year Freshman.  She is studying Pre-med in the Health Sciences Department.  Amanda is very active at Purdue University as a member of Phi Mu Sorority, Purdue University Dance Marathon Committee, Timmy Global Health Initiative, as well as the Purdue Ballroom Dancing Club.  She is the reigning Miss Lake Michigan, a local Miss America Organization title, and will compete for Miss Michigan in June.  She volunteers her time with the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America Michigan Chapter as Secretary and youth spokesperson having reached 7,000 youth in person, and having raised nearly $18,000 for the charity.  

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