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Homecoming 2013 Begins with Coronation Ceremony for Miss JCSU and SGA President

Coronation Ceremony Installs Miss JCSU

Charlotte, N.C. (October 28, 2013) -- JCSU senior Rhonda Ieasha Wright was crowned Miss Johnson C. Smith University 2013-2014 during Coronation Ceremony held on Oct. 24. The ceremony theme “Continuing the Legacy…A Showcase of Leadership, Royalty and Pride,” was held in the Jack Brayboy Gymnasium. She was installed by Yolanda Babb who served as Miss JCSU 2012-2013.

Wright is a Presidential Scholar and senior mathematics education major who aspires to become a high school teacher. During her tenure at JCSU, Rhonda has been an active member of many organizations and team sports, including the “Luv-A-Bulls Cheerleading Squad, women’s volleyball team, and serving as a Smithite Ambassador. She is a woman of the Gamma Delta Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., where she serves as President.

Her platform during her reign is “Phasing Up to New Possibilities,” which ties in with JCSU’s Foster Care Initiative. Rhonda and her Royal Court will mentor new JCSU students who have come out of foster care and the child welfare system.

The ceremony included the introduction of campus kings and queens.

Coronation Ceremony Installs SGA President

JCSU’s Coronation on Oct. 24 installed senior Shaquana Dominique Jackson as President of the Student Government Association for 2013-2014.

The second eldest of six children, Jackson has served as a leader on campus by tutoring and mentoring other students in Student Support Services. She has served as a Resident Assistant and student-athlete on the women’s volleyball team, served as Junior Class President and Smithite Ambassador. She is also a lady of Alpha Kappa Alpha.  

The biology major plans to attend medical school to pursue her dream of becoming a neonatal physician. She represented Johnson C. Smith University with her peers at the Clinton Global Initiative University last spring at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., where they presented their Sustainability Village project.

The ceremony during JCSU’s Homecoming Week also inducted the new members of the SGA.

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