Sorority sponsors 15th Chi Eta Phi Pageant

Published 12:00 am Thursday, August 21, 2003

Suffolk News-Herald

A rising Lakeland High School senior was recently named the Miss Omega 2003.

Migdalia Daughtrey, a rising senior at Lakeland High School, won the title by raising $2,596. The crown goes to the contestant that raised the most money competing in the Omega chapter of the Chi Eta Phi Sorority Inc.’s 15th Miss Omega pageant held recently in the East Suffolk Community Center.


Email newsletter signup

Daughtrey is the daughter of Galvin and Alicia Daughtrey. She was escorted by Jared Minggia.

The purpose of the pageant was to promote the cultural, physical, emotional and spiritual development of the participants and to raise funds to support scholarships for area students enrolled in schools of professional nursing.

— First runner-up was Adeanna Hooks, a rising sophomore at Churchland High School. She is the daughter of Paulette Hooks and was escorted by her uncle, Jesse Leake Sr.

— Second runner-up is Aleisha Hatton, a Churchland High School freshman and daughter of William and Rachel Hatton. She was escorted by Chris Walkup Jr.

— Third runner-up is Sharita Monger, a rising sophomore at Hertford County High School, in Ahoskie, N.C.

She is the daughter of Stanley and Ivy Monger. She was escorted by Kenyon Gaston.

Other contestants included:

— Ashley Jefferson, a rising junior at Lakeland, is the daughter of Tyrone and Kaye Jefferson. She was escorted by Tyree Lewis.

nAshley Keys, a freshman at Lakeland, is the daughter of Charlie and Malinda Keys. Lament Tucker escorted her.

— Che’ La Madden, a rising senior at I.C. Norcom High School, is the daughter of LuQman Ali and Carol Young. She was escorted by Ricky Robinson.

— Kennithia Smith, a rising junior at Nansemond River High School, is the daughter of Kenneth and Pamela Smith. She was escorted by Ronnie Willis.

— Tinisha Watkins, a rising senior at Lakeland High School, is the daughter of Tonya Spruill and Paul Arrington and step-daughter of Leon Spruill and Monica Arrington. She was escorted by Linwood Gilchrist.

As a special gift to the winner, Abraham Applewhite of Applewhite & Sons Funeral Home treated the winner and her guests to a limousine ride and dinner for eight at the Grate Steak House in Norfolk.

The chapter’s next scheduled community activity will be the Porter, Ward, Vann Memorial Scholarship Banquet, scheduled for 3-6 p.m. Oct. 12 at Temple Beth-El on Bridge Road. People in the community who have positively influenced the lives of children will be honored at that reception.