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Mister and Miss Shaw University

Praise Ifegwu, Mister Shaw University 

Praise Ifegwu hails from Wendell, NC, and is originally from Nigeria. Praise is a senior majoring in biology and a member of the Honors Program. He is an active member of the International Student Association. Upon graduation from Shaw University, Praise plans to attend medical school, as he inspires to work in the medical field.  

Brianna Porter, Miss Shaw University

Brianna Porter is the daughter of Brian and Joy Porter hailing from Portsmouth, Virginia. She is a senior majoring in Exercise Science with a concentration in Pre-Athletic training. Upon graduation, Brianna’s goal is to become an athletic trainer on a professional level. Brianna was inducted into The National Society of Leadership and Success in 2017. She was also selected as the 2017-2018 Miss SAB (Student Activities Board) as well as crowned Miss Junior 2018-2019. Brianna is also a Peer Orientation Mentor for this academic school year. As Miss Shaw University 2019-2020, Brianna wants every woman to remember the words of Oprah Winfrey, “Think Like a queen. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.”

Shaw University Royal Court

Shaw University Royal Court

The Shaw University Royal Court consists of all the kings and queens representing the University. They represent the ideals of the young men and women who attend this illustrious institution. During their reign of service, Mister and Miss Shaw University and their court collectively participate in several philanthropic and educational endeavors. They also produce on-campus programs that benefit the Shaw University community.