‘2 Live’ wins first Shimmy Kontest

The women of the “2 Live” group won Kappa Alpha Psi’s first annual “Shimmy Kontest” during lunch Jan. 28 at lower Kearny.

The competition was a part of “Pretty Week” Jan. 24-30 hosted jointly by Kappa Alpha Psi and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.


The “2 Live” group included Tayana White of Dallas, a junior economics and finance major, and three other students from California – Sabrina Bland, a junior urban studies major; Sierra McKinney, a senior sociology major; and Cassidy Barnette, a junior.


Three other groups also competed for the title.


 “Envious Ladies that Love NUPES” included Alyssa Sledge of Chicago, a freshman; Jonquil Griffin of New Orleans, an accounting major; Jessica Cunningham of Kenner, a sociology major; and Kia Hill of Birmingham, Ala., a political science major.


 “Kollizion” included New Orleans sophomores Charlene Ellis, sociology business Brittani Irons, business management; Fallon Parks, mass communication; and Britany Jobity, nursing.


Members of the volleyball team comprised the fourth group. Four were freshmen: Meagan Laday of Beaumont, Texas, accounting; Faron Bradley of Dallas, undecided; Paula Ogbevoen, Spring, Texas, biology; and Amber McCoy of Addis, mass communicaton. Two were Michigan sophomores: Shonte Walton, computer science/math, and Roshawnda Buchanan, accounting. Junior psychology major Mekka Clark of Minneapolis completed the group.