Competition of Black College Queens
The National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Foundation, Inc., (Hall of Fame) Competition of Black College Queens, a long standing program of the Annual Hall of Fame Weekend Conference, will be held September 21-25, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia.
During the Hall of Fame Weekend, attendees network with educational, civic and community leaders, participate in workshops, and salute the accomplishments and talents of past and future alumni of these national treasures. The focus for Competition of Black College Queens is to provide an opportunity for young women attending our nations Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to better prepare for the future.
The competition encourages the contestants to gain:
- self- confidence,
- individual pride
- pride for their institution and;
- a greater social awareness overall
The learning outcomes for each contestant in this national competition are:
- Apply principles of effective speaking to improve their ability to communicate effectively,
- Apply principles of articulation in front of an audience comfortably
- Discuss and explain their platform successfully
While the program places emphasis on excellence, achievement and personal growth, it also strives to make this experience FUN! The Hall of Fame Weekend features events tailored specifically for the queens, such as: the Queens Luncheon, A Call to Womanhood, the Queens’ Tea, the Positive Image Program, and various self – improvement empowering workshop