Erica Fields crowned Miss Jabberwock 2015

Erica Fields crowned  Miss Jabberwock 2015
June 04
00:00 2015

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Erica Fields, a senior at Robert B. Glen High School, was crowned Miss Jabberwock 2015 at the Winston-Salem Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.’s Jabberwock Cotillion.

The RISE event was held at the McNeil Ballroom on the campus of Winston-Salem State University, with more than 300 parents, relatives, Deltas and friends in attendance.

With decorations of wire dolls dressed in a variety of white gowns, red and white roses, and portraits of each contestant, 13 high school girls and their escorts culminated the evening with the crowning of Miss Jabberwock and her court. Erica Fields will attend UNC-Greensboro in the fall, and plans to major in nursing.

Caroline Elizabeth Leftwich was first runner-up to Miss Jabberwock 2015. She is a senior at Regan High School and will attend the University of Alabama in the fall. Aysha’ Williams Polite was the second runner-up to Miss Jabberwock 2015. She is a senior at East Forsyth High School and will attend UNC-Charlotte in the fall.                Erica Fields, Miss Jabberwock 2015

The contestants were featured in a dance choreographed by Courtney Omega Taylor-Porter, owner of Positive Image Performing Arts LLC dance studio. The song used was a remix of Beyonce Knoll’s “Flawless and Ego. “

The escorts were featured in a choreographed dance arranged by Taylor, to the hit Boyz to Men. Contestants Fields, and Erica Alexander danced to Kirk Franklin’s “Don’t Cry” in the talent showcase. India Johnson, Mariah Rowdy, Makaiala Sitton and Lyric King also performed in the talent showcase. Lyric King was the only junior in the competition. She will be a senior at Atkins High School in the fall.

A formal dance to Yolanda Adam’s “And Still I Rise” featured escorts with tuxedos with red accessories, and contestants in white gowns.

Each contestant received a five-piece Samsonite Luggage set, a gift bag and a professional portrait in their white ballroom gowns. Monetary scholarships will be sent to the college or university of their acceptance in the fall from monies raised from the scholarship fundraiser.
Delta officials say RISE was a special event in the lives of 26 deserving young people in our community.

Elizabeth Newton is the president of the Winston-Salem Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Inc. Judge Denise Hartsfield is the 2015 Jabberwock chairwoman.

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