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Miss Fayetteville State University
Scholarship Pageant 2012-2013
Voice Photo by Aaron WIMams
From Left to Right: Miss FSU 2011-2012 Tatiana Mosley, Miss FSU
2012-2013 Barbara Henry (Center) and Mr. FSU Ervin Tyron "ET"
Brinkley; after crowning Ms. Henry as the new Miss FSU on April 14.
By Bantm Jamel Green
Congratulations to Barbara Henry for being crowned the 2012-
2013 Miss Fayetteville State University. Ms. Heniy, a junior
criminal justice major from Jacksonville, NC was awE^ed the
prestigious title on April 14 at Seabrook Auditorium.
Miss FSU is a deeply rooted tradition at the university. The
royal lineage of Miss FSU dates back to 1937. However, the
Miss FSU scholarship pageant is only 21-years-old.
In 1991, the first Miss FSU pageant was held. The pageant
was titl^ “Renaissance: a brand new day” and showcased
talented students. The competitors were judged by a panel of
professionals in the community and Jimonique Simpson was
the Miss FSU selected by a pageant. Prior to 1990, Miss FSU
was elected solely by student vote.
The pageant is more than just a title. Miss FSU represents
the student body and makes appearances at sever^ events
throughout her tenure. More than $73,000 has been awarded in
scholarships from the Miss FSU pageants.
The 2012-2013 contestants were evaluated on five different
categories, which included athletic wear, an on-stage interview,
a talent show, the I-Generation segment, and the evening gown
The fitness and athletic wear competition focused on the
contestant’s attire. This year’s four contestants choose
swimming, cheerleading, baseball, and soccer.
The on-stage interview was conducted by FSU Public
Relations Director Jeffery Womble. This segment evaluated the
contestants for their abilities to answer random questions about
The I-Generation segment followed, which consisted of video
recordings of the contestants explaining their contributions
as Bronco women and what the I means in today’s
society. This segment was judged by the audience via
live text message voting during the pageant.
Another segment was the talent show competition.
This segment offered contestants the opportimity
to show judges and the FSU community special
talents. The four contestants showcased tap-dancing,
monologues, and dance.
The last segment of the evening was the evening gown
competition. This segment of the pageant evaluate
the contestants on their choice of gown, poise, and
Many FSU students have competed for the title
throughout the years, to be ejuct, 176 yoimg have
participated in the pageant since its inc^ion in 1991.
The other three contestants in this year’s pageant were
Ashlei Parks, a junior sociology major £r^ Charlotte,
NC who placed third runner up; Naadyia Hcqikins
a junior biology/pre-med major from Charlotte, NC
who placed second runner up; and Asia Scales a junior
Biology major fivm Greensboro, NC who placed
fourth runner up and also received the I-Generation
School of Business and Economics
By Daniel L Prater
Fayetteville State University’s School of Business and Economics proved it
knows how to get down to business with its recent re-accreditation fi-om the
Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
The AACSB evaluates the quality of programs offered and their real world
relevance in today’s busiriess market. According to their website, AACSB
“is known, worldwide, as the longest standing, most recognized form
of specialized/professional accreditation an institution and its business
programs can earn.”
Fewer than one-third of U.S. busiriess programs and only 5% of the world's
business programs have earned AACSB accreditation, according to FSU’s
“Receipt of this distinguished accreditation provides evidence that FSU’s
School of Business and Economics has established itself as a leader among
business schools,” the website states.
The AACSB was on campus to assess Fayetteville State’s School of
Business and Economics Feb. 13th and 14th. AACSB representatives
met vrith faculty members and administrators, as well as students during
the review to tborouj^ly measure every aspect of SBE’s curriculum. The
accreditation, valid for five years, was initially awarded to Fayetteville State
University in 2007.
Dr. Bee Yew, Assistant Professor of MIS has stated, “students interested in
Business Degrees should be aware that employers will know the (AACSB
accreditation) definitely validates a high standard for the program.”
Dr. Assad Tavakoli, Dean of the School of Business and Economics said
AACSB International officially announced their decision towards the end of