SUAB HMONG NEWS (11/01/2015) — Miss Nplooj Siab Vaj, age 16, won the crown title of 2015-16 Miss Hmong Arkansas at the 2015-16 Northwest Arkansas Hmong New Year celebration held at Benttonville County Park in Benttonville, Arkansas from October 31 to November 1, 2015.
Miss Nplooj Siab said the most difficult for her to compete for the title of Miss Hmong Arkansas was to find the time to practice.
“I am still 11th grade at high school and to find times to practice for this competition was really hard for me” said Nplooj Siab Vaj.
Miss Kaying Thao, 2014-15 Miss Hmong Arkansas, said the guideline for Miss Hmong Arkansas is to stay single throughout the year she hold the title of Miss Hmong Arkansas and help the the Hmong community as much ash she can.
“We just started so we do not have rule and regulation for the Miss Hmong Arkansas compare to some of the rule and regulation for Miss Hmong in Minnesota and Wisconsin. I couraged Miss Hmong Arkansas to help the Hmong community as much as she could” said Kaying Thao.