Nadia Chase is ‘Miss Honeydoll 2013-2014’
Alpha Theta Chapter of Eta Phi Beta Sorority Inc., Alpha Theta Chapter of Durham hosted their Miss Honeydoll Pageant April 12. Edgar Murphy was the master of ceremony for the evening. Barbara Simmons, Evelyn Waddell, and Ajia Covin served as program planners.
The 2013-2014 Honeydoll Pageant contestants were presented to the audience displaying their individual talent which included singing, reciting poetry and interpretive dancing. The theme for this year’s pageant was “An Evening in the Garden of Enchantment.” The Honeydolls and their escorts were:
-- Kristin Brown, daughter of Sixto and Faye Tovar. Kristin attends Southwest Elementary School in the third grade. Kristin’s escort was Micah Chase, a fifth grader at Holt Elementary School.
-- Amya Chadwick, daughter of Sixto and Faye Tovar. Amya attends Southwest Elementary School in the third grade. Amya’s escort was Harvey Brown, a third grader at J.W. Smith Elementary School in Raleigh.
-- Nadia Chase, daughter of William and Princess Wallace. Nadia attends Riverside High School in the 10th grade. Nadia’s escort was Robert Chase, a seventh grader at Carrington Middle School.
-- Tia Greene, daughter ofRoderick and Terri Greene. Tia attends Carrington Middle School in the sixth grade. Tia’s escort was Victor Greene, an eighth grader at Carrington Middle School.
-- Sanaa Hayes, daughter of Anita Gary. Sanaa attends W.G. Pearson Elementary School in the third grade. Sanaa’s escort was Semej Alston, a second grader at Parkway Elementary School.
-- Chastity Scarborough, daughter of Charles and LeQuenta Scarborough. Chastity attends Research Triangle Charter School in the third grade. Chastity’s escort was Isaiah Gaddy, a fifth grader at the Institute for the Development of Young Leaders.
Nadia Chase was crowned Miss Honeydoll for 2013-2014. Nadia was sponsored by Barbara Simmons and Juanita Jones.
Juanita Jones serves as president of the Alpha Theta Chapter of Eta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. The proceeds from this event will fulfill scholarship wishes.
Eta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. was founded in 1942 in Detroit, Michigan by 11 African American business women who felt the need of a closer fellowship among business and professional women. The Alpha Theta Chapter in Durham was chartered 40 years ago and three charter members are still active. Our mission statement is: “Not for ourselves but for others.”