2022 Miss Texas

Averie Bishop

Miss Texas 2022

School: Southern Methodist University Law School

College Major: B.A. Human Rights and Sociology, Juris Doctorate 2022

Scholarship Winnings: $50,000

Scholastic Honors: -President of the Asian American Law Student Association
-First generation law school graduate
-Closing Argument Tournament Champion
-5x UIL Speech and Debate Finalist, and Speech State Champion
-Developed an app with a team of law students that determines record expungement eligibility for recently incarcerated individuals
-United Nations Collegiate Ambassador

Career Ambition: Professor of Law and Media

Talent: Musical Theatre

Social Impact Initiative: Stemming from my personal experience of discrimination, I advocate for diversity and inclusion through policy writing, school programs, my international nonprofit, and digital representation.

What is the best advice you’ve ever received? “Suck it up, buttercup!” – Jan M.