On April 8th at 6:11 pm, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated, Gamma Pi Chapter, presented their annual Miss Krimson and Kreme Pageant held in Alcorn State University’s (ASU) James L. Bolden Campus Student Union Ballroom.
The theme for this event was entitled “A Night In Paris”. Ayanna Samuels-Francis and Brandon Thomas hosted the event as they introduced the judges, including ASU’s Miss Alcorn 2020-2021, Taea Jackson, who was a featured guest judge.
The pageant had five contestants which consisted of Aaliyah Alexander, Kianna Terrance, Diamond Spikes, Alexis Brown, and Aubre Shivers. Each contestant had a chance to introduce themselves and explain why they each should be the next Miss Krimson and Kreme.
For the talent portion of the pageant, Aaliyah Alexander, Contestant #1, sang her rendition of John Legend’s song, “All of Me”. Kianna Terrance, Contestant #2, danced for the audience as well as Alexis Brown, Contestant #4, who dazzled the onlookers in an Amazonian/Jungle themed outfit. Diamond Spikes, Contestant #3, did her own spoken word entitled, “Beautiful Black Diva” and Aubre Shiver, Contestant #5 did a science experiment showing how certain elements react to each other.
For the final event, each contestant graced the stage in beautiful red dresses to answer questions for the interview portion of the contest. The contestants were asked three questions that they blindly pulled from a bowl. Following the interview segment was the intermission. During intermission, ASU’s T.R.E.N.D. Modeling Squad performed a fashion show and walked the runway. During this time, the judges finished up their voting to announce who would become the next Miss Krimson and Kreme and Miss Gamma Pi.
Aubre Shivers, was named Miss Gamma Pi while Alexis Brown was named Miss Krimson and Kreme.