Her parents must be so proud.
(yes, that's Raechel as in Rachel+Raquel) Holtgrave
just graduated from the University of Missouri with majors in math and actuarial science. But instead of landing a job with an insurance firm or another corporate gig, Holtgrave will spend the next year serving as Hooters' official spokeswoman.
Earlier this month the 22-year-old employee of a Hooters in Columbia, Missouri, bested 132 other candidates to be named Miss Hooters International 2009
. The title earned Holtgrave a $50,000 check and a year's worth of work representing the 450 Hooters restaurants around the world.
Holtgrave -- a native of Highland, Illinois
-- says she'll use the money to pay off some loans and perhaps buy a new TV or bed.
According to Hooters press release
Holtgrave fits the restaurant's concept as the quintessential Hooters Girl - the
"cheerleader, girl next door."
Cheerleader girl next door? Hmm. Am I the only one who grew up in the wrong