The 2019 Miss Jabberwock scholarship pageant was held this past weekend with a LaGrange teen being crowned the winner.
The Goldsboro Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority hosted the event Saturday at Goldsboro High School, with eight contestants participating.
The theme for the evening was “Ladies of Soul,” with a tribute paid to the late Aretha Franklin, an honorary member of the sorority.
Shamiya Mewborn was crowned the 2019 Miss Jabberwock. The daughter of Chandra Mewborn of LaGrange, she is a freshman at Greene Central High School in Snow Hill.
Charity Williams, a senior at Goldsboro High School, was named first runner-up and Miss Talent. She is the daughter of Yolanda Williams Farmer and Dr. Lamonte Williams.
Second runner-up and Miss Scholarship/Academics was Kendall Leigh, a senior at Wayne Christian School. Her parents are Dr. Louis and Kesha Leigh of Goldsboro.
Third runner-up was Kennedy Heggins-Hill, a senior at Millbrook High School in Raleigh. She is the daughter of Gina Hill Daniel and David Heggins.
Each of the contestants received a college scholarship, organizers said.