Miss Savannah State University 2012-13 during “Mystical Moroccan Paradise,” the annual queen’s coronation, at 7 p.m. Oct. 18 at Tiger Arena. The ceremony is free and open to the public. The attendants to Miss SSU include: Destiny Ruffin, Miss Senior, of Atlanta, Ga.; Megan Lewis, Miss Junior, of Albany, Ga.; Morgan Wilson, Miss Sophomore, of Norcross, Ga.; and Courtney Grimes, Miss Freshman, of Americus, Ga.
Prior to the crowning of Miss SSU, the SSU National Alumni Association will hold its coronation ceremony at 5 p.m. at Gordon Library. Carolyn Mc- Coy Huntley of the Jefferson County Alumni Chapter will be crowned as the national queen. A 1972 graduate, Huntley is a retired educator. Her attendants are Barbara
Greene Magwood (c/o ’66) of the Savannah Alumni Chapter and Barbara Stewart Thomas (c/o ’71) of the Augusta Alumni Chapter. Both are retired educators.
Established in 1890, Savannah State University is the oldest public historically black college or university in Georgia and the oldest institution of higher learning in the city of Savannah. The university’s 4,500 students select majors from 25 undergraduate and five graduate programs in the School of Teacher Education and three colleges: Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Business Administration and Sciences and Technology.