2016 Winston-Salem State University Royal Court

The Royal Court

The Royal Court seeks to uphold the vision of Winston-Salem State University as ambassadors for the institution by uplifting and empowering the campus and surrounding communities through service, outreach and programming.

Royal Court Advisor: Orlando Mitchell - mitchellor@wssu.edu

Miss and Mister Winston-Salem State University

Miss and Mr. WSSU

Kiana Rushdan - Miss Winston-Salem State University

Miss Winston-Salem State University

Kiana Rushdan

Hometown: High Point, NC
Major: Biology

"There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man, true nobility is being being superior to your former self" -Ernest Hemingway

Campus Involvement

· Miss WSSU (Alumni Relations Coordinator, Community Service Coordinator, Scholarship Fundraising  Coordinator, Women Empowerment) 2016-2017
· New Student Orientation Leader
· Miss Black Women For Change (community service role) 2015-2017
· Senator of the Natural and Physical Sciences , Student Senate, SGA 2015-2016
· Senator at Large of the Natural Sciences, Student Senate, SGA, 2014-2015
· S.T.A.R.S Mentor (honors program freshman mentorship program) 2014-2017
· Miss Freshman, Royal Court, Student Government Association 2013-2014
· Campus Activities Board 2013-Present
· Minority Association of Pre-medical Students| Student National Medical Association 2015-2016
· Political Actions Committee 2014-Present
· Black Women for Change 2014-2015
· Student Conduct Council 2014-2015
· Women in Leadership Development 2013-2014

“I love WSSU because it became my home away from home, it nurtured me into the woman I am today, and has giving me excellent exposure and training within my major

Quanta Perry - Mister Winston-Salem State University
Mister Winston-Salem State University

Quanta Perry

Hometown: Oxon-Hill, Maryland
Major: Justice Studies

"The best way to predict the future is to create it." -Abraham Lincoln

Campus Involvement

· Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., member
· Black Men for Change
· Talented Tenth

“I love WSSU because it has given me a different outlook on life by shaping and transforming my
thoughts, while embracing the HBCU culture.”

Mr. and Miss 1892

Mr. and Miss 1892

Niyah Sansbury - Miss 1892
Miss 1892

Niyah Sansbury

Hometown:  Winston-Salem
Major: Psychology

Teach me to do your will, for you are my God; may your good Spirit lead me on level ground. (‭Psalm‬ ‭143‬:‭10‬ NIV) 

Campus Involvement:

· SAAC President
· Powerhouse of Red and White (Red Team Cheerleader)
· Member of G3 Community Outreach
· Member of Political Action Committee

“I love this institution because it has made me the woman I am today. The challenges and obstacles that were thrown at me over the years has made me realize "it's so hard to be a ram", but I'll never want things any other way. ”

Tyquan Haynes - Mister 1892
Mister 1892

Tyquan Haynes

Hometown: High Point, NC
Major: Marketing

"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in the moments of comfort and convenience but yet where he stands in the moment of challenge and controversy." -Booker T. Washington

Campus Involvement:

· President of Black Men for Change
· Campus Ambassador
· Homecoming Committee
· RamFest Committee
· Student Conduct Council 

“I love Winston-Salem State University because this is where I found out what my purpose in life was.”

Mr. and Miss Red & White

Mr. and Miss Red & White

Alexandra Rogers- Miss Red & White
Miss Red and White

Alexandra Rogers

Hometown: Charlotte, North Carolina
Major/Minor: Healthcare Management

"God Grant me the Serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, and Wisdom to know the difference." -Serenity Prayer 

Campus Involvement:

· Mozik Modeling Troupe

“From the moment I stepped onto the campus, I knew this was the college meant for me. The small, family oriented campus had me instantly in love. It's like one big Ramily and I couldn't
imagine going to another college.”

Javarus McConner - Mr. Red & White
Mister Red and White

Javarus McConner

Hometown:   New Bern ,NC
Major/Minor: Sports Management/Liberal Arts 

"Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes, don't resist them that creates sorrow; let reality be reality."  -Lao Tzu

Campus Involvement:

· Football player
· WSSU 2016 Royal Court

“I love WSSU and the culture. All the people here inspire me to elevate myself.”

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