A "Hooters Girl" placed 10th in the Hooters 16th Annual International Swimsuit Pageant held last weekend.
Ashley Pike, 20, competed against 100 other women from around the world for more than $150,000 in cash and prizes, and the title of Miss Hooters International.
Pike has worked at the for more than two years while also studying at Georgia Highlands College. She hopes to pursue a career in dentistry.
"Hooters has provided me with the flexibility to hold a great job while also pursuing my college degree," Pike said in a news release. "Through my job and the Hooters pageant, I have become more confident, met some wonderful people and learned the importance of great customer service."
Pike was one of five Hooters Girls from Georgia to participate in the competition in Miami Beach. She earned her spot in the 16th Annual Hooters International Swimsuit Pageant first by finishing third in a preliminary contest in Gwinnett County. Pike and the other top-five finishers in that contest and three others held in Georgia advanced to the state finals held last month at in Kennesaw.