After a brief news conference on July 9, Savvy Shields, who not even an hour before was crowned Miss Arkansas 2016, paused outside a VIP reception at the Hot Springs Convention Center to greet her parents, Todd and Karen Shields of Fayetteville, and her brother, Dane, and to pose for a few photos. Once inside, surrounded by former Miss Arkansas winners, she said a few words of thanks and with smiles and hugs made her way around the room greeting friends, family and guests.
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Print Headline: Miss Arkansas greets VIPs, takes off on whirlwind tour