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VSU alumnus Karmeshia Tuck, USA National Miss District of Columbia 2017

Published date: February 2, 2017

Virginia State Univeristy was center stage at the USA National Miss District of Columbia Pageant thanks to Trojan graduate, Karmeshia La’sha Tuck. 


Karmeshia La’sha Tuck is a 2013 Cum Laude graduate of Virginia State University (VSU). While attending VSU she studied Computer Information Systems within the now Reginald F. Lewis College of Business, in which she earned a bachelor of science. Throughout her tenure at VSU she was involved in several campus organizations. The Betterment of Brother and Sisters Incorporated, and The Alpha Epsilon chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated. She was a member of the Royal Court, and represented VSU as Miss Sophomore, Miss Junior and Miss Virginia State University 2012-2013. She was also voted Miss CIAA 1st runner up 2013. 

Tuck is now a Management and Program Analyst for the Office of Trade Relations, within Customs and Border Protection for the United States Government. In 2016, she received a certificate of Merit from the World Customs Organization (WCO) for rendering exceptional service to the international customs community, for her contributions to the East Coast Trade Symposium and North American Summit. Tuck was just recently crowned USA National Miss District of Columbia 2017. She plans to use the national platform The Crown CARES (Creating A Respectful Environment in Schools) to help bring awareness against childhood bullying in schools as well as focusing on youth development, while helping young adults become more informed about what steps they should take when applying for college.

In July, Tuck will go one to compete for the title of USA National Miss, in Boca Raton, Florida.


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