CHICAGO, IL – HCF reveals its 2019 HBCU Royalty Dictionary Magazine and Competition class. During the summer, the month and a half online competition, voters select their favorite King, Queen, and SGA president from 27 HBCUs or MSIs that participated. This year’s competition theme was “Game of Thrones: The HBCU Royalty Edition.”

For its fifth consecutive year, the HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) organization has hosted its annual HBCU Royalty Dictionary Magazine and Competition. The HBCU Royalty Dictionary Magazine highlights Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) through their campus royalty and student leaders that hold positions in the title of campus King, Queen or SGA President. The magazine publication has been set to be released sometime early 2020.

“It is an honor to host this annual competition to celebrate young scholars who represent HBCUs, and exemplify with such poise of leadership, social justice, and great deeds,” said HBCU Campaign Fund’s President and CEO, Founder Demetrius Johnson, Jr. “We are so proud to have the opportunity to highlight such Black excellence and celebrate HBCU royalty and their achievement thus far. We hope you are proud of them as well.”

The 2019 finalist and institutions represented are (listed by number of votes):

  1. Saxton Keitt – Mister Benedict College
  2. Earl Robinson Jr. – Mister Bethune-Cookman University
  3. Taylce Hays – Miss Huston-Tillotson University
  4. Ayanna Watkins – SGA President, Paul Quinn College
  5. Evelyna Rosario – Miss Paul Quinn College
  6. Kambre Stephens – Mister Winston-Salem State University
  7. Markyl Wilson – Miss Saint Augustine’s University
  8. Matthew Burress – Mister Wilberforce University
  9. Kayla Hasty – Miss South Carolina State University
  10. Tavian McGee – Mister Huston-Tillotson University
  11. Raylynn Hawkins – Miss Wiley College
  12. Kiyana Roberts – Miss Cheyney University of Pennsylvania
  13. Christopher Ortiz Jr. – Mister Jarvis Christian College
  14. Aaliyah Buckholts – Miss Savannah State University
  15. Errol Gorden Jr. – Mister Cheyney University of Pennsylvania
  16. Malik Frazier – Xavier University of Louisana
  17. Shontavia Wright – Miss Livingstone College
  18. Jasmine Towner – Miss University of the District of Columbia
  19. Kiara Trowell – Miss Simmons College of Kentucky
  20. Marcus Oliver – Mister Claflin University

The finalists will be inducted into the 2019 class and featured in the third HBCU Royalty Dictionary magazine publication with their pre-submitted bios and questions that were submitted on behalf of entry into the contest.

For more information regarding the HBCU Royalty Dictionary Magazine and Competition, visit the official website at www.hbcucampaignfund.org/hbcuroyalty.

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About HBCU Royalty Dictionary Magazine and Competition

The HBCU Royalty Dictionary Magazine and Competition is an initiative that recognizes newly elected campus leaders through a pre-submitted biography and a series of questions pertaining to their campus involvement, strengths, motivation, and upcoming plans during their reign or term. Induction into the magazine, candidates are voted by the public and top finalist will appear in the dictionary class of the following year as well as the magazine publication.

About HBCU Campaign Fund

Founded in 2012, HCF is the vision and brainchild of founder Mr. Demetrius Johnson, Jr. In 2015, HCF incorporated its mission to supporting the significance and raising funds for scholarships and services at HBCUs and MSIs. HCF today remains as a strong advocate for students and higher education. For more information, visit www.hbcucampaignfund.org.

CHICAGO, IL – The HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) announces it 2019 HBCU Royalty Dictionary Magazine and Competition. The Royalty Dictionary recognizes campus leaders who serve the title of King, Queen and SGA President at an accredited Historically Black College and University or Predominately Black Institution.

For five years, the HBCU Royalty Dictionary Magazine and Competition is an initiative that recognizes newly elected campus leaders through a pre-submitted biography and a series of questions pertaining to their campus involvement, strengths, motivation, and upcoming plans during their reign or term. Induction into the magazine, candidates are voted by the public and the top finalist will appear in the dictionary class of the following year as well as the magazine publication.

All interest campus leaders can complete registration for the completion online or download a paper version application here. The registration period ends on Friday, May 31 at 11:59 p.m. (Please note: SGA Presidents are allowed to enter the competition only if their institution do not hold a mister or miss position or whichever one comes first in replacement). Voting begins June 1, 2019 through July 4, 2019.

HCF welcomes and invites companies and organization to advertise in the magazine. The advertisement will provide your business or organization with exposure to our magazine supporters and readers to purchase the magazine and support sponsors and advertisers.

Interest companies and organizations can find the “HBCU Royalty Dictionary Magazine Rates” contract here or request by email at support@hbcucampaignfund.org. Please review the information and complete the form in accordance with the type of size of advertisement desired. Feel free to contact the HCF Office directly at 773.988.2106, if you have any additional questions regarding advertising options.

HCF continues to look forward this initiative in highlighting the future dynamic and visionary leaders and success of HBCUs and PBIs. For more information about the HBCU Royalty Dictionary Magazine and Competition, visit HCF’s website at www.hbcucampaignfund.org/hbcuroyalty.

CHICAGO, ILHBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) announces its 2018 HBCU Royalty Dictionary Magazine and Competition. The competition highlights newly elected campus leaders that serve in the title of king, queen or SGA president at an accredited HBCU or PBI.

For four years, the HBCU Royalty Dictionary is an initiative that spotlights newly elected campus leaders through a pre-submitted biography with a series of questions relating to their campus involvement, improvement, strengths, motivation and upcoming plans during their reign or term. The dictionary was initially housed on HCF’s website at www.hbcucampaignfund.org. Now the Dictionary is a published magazine.

Induction into the magazine, candidates are voted by the public and the top finalist will appear in the dictionary class of that following year as well as in the magazine publication. This year’s theme is “Creating Royalty. Engaging HBCU Culture: Past, Present, and Future.

All interest campus leaders can read all rules and register for the competition online or download a paper version application here beginning Monday, May 7, 2018. (Please Note: SGA Presidents are allowed to enter the competition only if their institution do not hold a mister or queen position or whichever one applies to come in replacement.) The competition voting begins June 1, 2018, through July 4, 2018.

HCF welcomes and invites companies and organization to advertise in HCF’s magazine. The advertisement will provide your business or organization with exposure to our magazine supporters and readers to purchase the magazine and support sponsors and advertisers.

Interest companies and organizations can find the “HBCU Royalty Dictionary Magazine Rates” contract here or request by email at support@hbcucampaignfund.org. Please review the information and complete the form in accordance with the type of size of advertisement desired. Feel free to contact the HCF Office directly at 773.988.2106, if you have any additional questions regarding advertising options.

The proceeds will provide funding to awarding the top voted finalists with funds to their courts or SGA cabinet during the academic term in the following magazine competition, educational scholarships for high school and college student, services at HBCUs and the continued efforts of the HCF organization.

HCF continues to look forward this initiative in highlighting the future dynamic and visionary leaders and success of HBCUs and PBIs.

For more information about the HBCU Royalty Dictionary Magazine and Competition, visit HCF’s website at www.hbcucampaignfund.org/hbcuroyalty.

hrdCHICAGO, IL – This past June, HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) held its 3rd annual HBCU Royalty Dictionary competition with the theme “Rulers of the Throne”. The competition highlights newly historically black colleges and universities campus Queens, Kings and SGA Presidents.

The HBCU Royalty Dictionary is an initiative that spotlights the newly elected and crowned campus leaders through a pre-submitted biography with a series of questions relating to their campus improvement, strengths, motivation and upcoming plans during their reign or term.

This year’s competition featured a mixture of 20 campus leaders who holds the title of Queen, King and SGA Presidents that were voted by the public to be featured in the dictionary. The leaders are represented from the following schools: Florida Memorial University, Huston-Tillotson University, Stillman College, North Carolina Central University, South Carolina State University, Saint Augustine’s University, Grambling State University, Virginia Union University, Savannah State University, Bennett College,  Benedict College, Fisk University, Claflin University,  University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, Morris College, Savannah State University, Philander Smith College and Chicago State University.

After two (2) years of the competition, this year was the first publication of the HBCU Royalty Dictionary as a magazine. The HBCU Royalty Dictionary is usually published to the HCF’s website featuring the present year induction class.

The 2016 HBCU Royalty Dictionary is now available and can be viewed in PDF format on HCF’s website here. You can purchase the magazine copy for $7.99 + shipping in support of the featured student leaders here.

All proceeds from the magazine will benefit and assist supporting the next HBCU Royalty Dictionary competition, student scholarships, services at HBCU’s and operations of HBCU Campaign Fund.

For more information regarding the HBCU Royalty Dictionary, contact support@hbcucampaignfund.org or call HCF office at 773.988.2106.