CBU alumna wins Miss California pageant
Riverside, Calif. (July 2, 2018) – Mackenzie Freed, a 2018 California Baptist University graduate, won the Miss California 2018 competition on June 30. Freed placed first among 55 constants in the three-day event held at the Saroyan Theatre in Fresno, California.
Freed won a total of $22,000 in scholarships. She told reporters, after the competition, that the prize money would go to pay off some college loans and help launch her journey into law school.
Freed graduated summa cum laude from CBU with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and communication. During her time at CBU, she volunteered at the First Baptist Church in Riverside, serving the homeless community and with Habitat for Humanity, providing home maintenance and housework for the elderly.