The Brothers of Mu Phi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated presents their Omega Mardi Gras 2015. The annual scholarship fundraiser will be held on April 10, from 8:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m. at the Savannah Civic Center Arena. The cost for tickets at the door will be $35.00 or $25.00 in advance. For tickets please call (912) 398- 8495. The contestants for this year’s Ms. Mardi Gras are Erin McCune and Sheila McGirt.
Erin McCune, a native of Dublin, GA, is the daughter of Mr. Oliver and Carolyn McCune. She is a 2006 graduate of Dublin High School. She is also a proud graduate of Savannah State University where she earned her B.A. in Business Management and a Master of Business Administration. Erin is currently employed with the City of Savannah as a Human Resources Analyst and enjoys serving the public.
Erin is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Savannah Alumnae Chapter where she serves on the Hospitality Committee and Health and Healing Committee. She attends First Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church.
Erin enjoys baking, modeling, traveling and volunteering in her spare time. Her future goal is to earn her Professional in Human Resources Certification and to become a certified Mediator. Erin’s passion in life is to help others. She has used this quality on her quest to become Ms. Mardi Gras 2015.
Mrs. Sheila Mc- Girt is a graduate of Savannah State University where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Master’s degree in Social Work both from Savannah State University. As a double alumni of this fine institution, Sheila takes pride in her alma mater and is passionate about scholarship. Furthermore, she is employed at Savannah State University in the Educational Talent Search department. Sheila is a member of Iota Phi Lambda Sorority Inc., a sorority for business and professional women. She has done hundreds of hours of community service and volunteer work in the Savannah community; including The 100 Black Men of Savannah, Backus children’s hospital, Savannah Union Mission, and Second Harvest Food Bank, just to name a few.
She currently resides in Savannah with her husband and two children. She takes pride in her work personally and professionally and wishes to continue to serve her community in other capacities helping youth. Her hobbies are reading, scrapbooking, and attending social events. Sheila has plans to re-enter school in the fall of 2015 as a doctorate student to obtain a third degree in Public Administration at Valdosta State University.