Shepherd alumna Tamia Hardy ’16 and ’17 M.B.A. was named Miss West Virginia 2017 on June 24 in Morgantown. She will compete in the Miss America competition in September. She was crowned by Miss West Virginia 2016 Morgan Breeden, a student at Shepherd.
Hardy earned both her undergraduate and graduate degrees in business administration at Shepherd. She was a member of the Black Student Union, A-team, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and Multicultural Leadership Team, and a student ambassador in admissions.