Miss UDC 2012 -2013
Ms. Hunte's bio
Dionne Hunte’s beginnings were set in Capitol Heights, Maryland. She attended Suitland High School graduating with honors. She was an active member of various programs, including Ballet and Modern Dance; Suitland Gospel Choir; Unique Illusion Modeling Club; and Suitland Theater Club.
After high school, Dionne continued modeling and began to explore acting. She has produced and participated in numerous fashion shows in the metropolitan area. She also has participated in the 48-Hour Film Festival which aired at the AFI Theater in Silver Spring, MD.
In 2010, Dionne began her college journey at The University of the District of Columbia studying Theater Arts. She has had the privilege of working with outstanding professors on and off campus participating in theater productions such as For Colored Girls, Annie, and Blues for an Alabama Sky. In Spring 2013, Dionne is looking forward to completing her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theater Arts.
Dionne plans to continue her education at the University of Maryland obtaining a Master of Fine Arts Degree in Creative Writing. She plans
She plans to use theater to expose current issues, provoke thought and inspire people to act and get involved.
In her spare time, Dionne enjoys studying yoga and spending time with her family. She also volunteers with Sarah’s Circle, a retirement home in Washington, D.C. and with the Church of Deliverance Women’s Ministries.
Dionne is honored to have been selected as Miss University of the District of Columbia 2012. During her reign, she plans to execute her platform “Becoming a Healthier You”. With this platform, she will promote mental and physical health awareness at the University and in the community. She also plans to develop a scholarship program that will reward an individual that is making a change in their community.