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Mekeia Fox Crowned Miss Lawson State
Bessemer, AL – It was an evening of elegance and “Royalty at its Best” as the Lawson State family and friends gathered for the Coronation of Miss Lawson State 2011. Miss TraVonna Jones passed the crown to Mekeia Fox, the newly crowned Ms. Lawson State.
In addition to claiming the title prize of Ms. Lawson State and gifts which include a scholarship during her reign, gift certificates and book store items, more than 40 departmental representatives also showered the the queen with gifts.
Mekeia is studying to be a Registered Nurse and maintaining a grade point average of 3.16. She is a proud member of the Lawson State Cheerleading Team and Student Government Association. A 2010 graduate of Hueytown High School, Mekeia Fox served as Treasurer of her Senior Class, a member of FBLA and DECA. She was also a member of the Hueytown High School Cheerleader Team.
Upon graduating from Lawson State, she plans to further her education at the University of Alabama at Birmingham to obtain her Bachelor’s Degree. Her motto is: “The principle is competing against yourself, being better than you were the day before. It’s about self-improving, because there’s always room for more.”
Charlester Wims was selected as First Attendant and Shantescia Ezell was Second Attendant. In keeping with tradition, Lawson State President Dr. Perry W. Ward escorted Ms. Lawson State for the first dance – and then the Coronation Ball began.
Dr. Buce Crawford, vice president of Instructional Services and Dr. Cynthia Anthony, dean of Student Services, served as Master and Mistress of Ceremony.
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ABOUT LAWSON STATE:
Lawson State Community College–Honored as a “Champion of Change” by the White House (2011) and ranked as one of “America’s 50 Best Community Colleges.” (2010)
Lawson State Community College, with campuses in Birmingham and Bessemer, seeks to provide accessible, quality educational opportunities, promote economic growth, and enhance the quality of life for students. The college is dedicated to providing affordable and accessible lifelong learning opportunities in order to prepare students for employment and career advancement, or to transfer to senior institutions.