The Tyler-area chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority will present its Miss Blue Revue 2020 Scholarship Pageant at 4 p.m. Saturday at Rose Heights Community Life Center, 2120 Old Omen Road.

Miss Blue Revue is a scholarship fundraising event to benefit young ladies who plan to go to college.

The Miss Blue Revue participants are:

MyTai Elizabeth Dennis

A senior at Whitehouse High School, Dennis was awarded the Spirit Stick from her AME Church Young People Division. She has received many academic awards and participated in volleyball and basketball. She is a member of Future Health Professionals of America and is on the honor roll.

She plans to attend Tyler Junior College and then either UT Arlington or Louisiana State University to obtain a master’s in nursing degree and complete a nurse practitioner program.

Her parents are Ronnie and Vanita Dennis. Her escort will be Jeremiah McGowen, son of Tim and Regina McGowen. He attends Tyler Junior College.

Sky’la Jade McGrew

McGrew, a sophomore at Whitehouse High School, plans to study anesthesiology at one of the nation’s historically black universities. She has been selected for the National Honor Society and has a 3.5 GPA. She takes advanced courses in high school and is on the honor roll. A member of Young Virtuous Women, she also does athletic training and is a member of AHS Dance Studio.

Her parents are Bishop Nickalous McGrew and Jennifer McGrew. Her escort is John Turman who attends Tyler Lee High School. His parent is Juinetta Ingram.

Sanaa Le’Jade Reece

Reece is a freshman at Whitehouse High School. She is in honors classes and theater, is a member of Future Health Professionals of America and participates as an athletic trainer. She is also the freshman cheerleader manager. She plans to attend Tyler Junior College and pursue a degree in the medical field.

Her parents are Josephine Martin and Trell Reece. Her escort is Isaiah Chimney who attends Tyler Lee High School. His parent is Joyce Griggs.

Dorinda Henderson-Williams is the president of the local chapter.

For more information about the event, go to the chapter’s website, or its Facebook page.

The Zeta Phi Beta Sorority is a national organization founded on the principles of scholarship, service, sisterhood and finer womanhood. Members are committed to making a difference through service projects.


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Danny Mogle has covered news in East Texas for decades. He currently focuses on arts, entertainment and human interest stories and serves as the editor of Lifestyles Magazine.