Kara Deidra McCullough Named Miss SC State University 2012-2013

Wednesday, June 27, 2012


Kara McCulloughOn Wednesday, April 4, 2012, Kara Deidra McCullough was named Miss SC State University 2012-2013. With the platform of, “Keep Your Coins, Inspire for Change,” McCullough is ecstatic about the opportunity to represent SC State. “I am very happy that the student body chose me to exemplify them,” she said. “I want to serve as a change agent for the students’ voice and aide to help regain our prominent institution.” 


McCullough is a senior, professional chemistry major, emphasizing in radiochemistry. She is the daughter of Betty Ann Parker-McCullough and Artensel E. McCullough, Sr. While at SC State University, McCullough has been extremely active. She has held the title of Miss Black and Gold for the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Beta Delta Chapter; a member of SC State University’s Honors College, the American Chemical Society (ACS), the Health Physics Society (HPS), the American Association of Blacks in Engineering (AABE) and the American Nuclear Society (ANS). 


Also she was most recently inducted into the Alpha Nu Sigma Honour Society, the Golden Key Honour Society, and National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE). She currently serves as the secretary for the Chem Phi Chem Society and the Louis Stokes-South Carolina Alliance for Minority Participation Program (LS-SCAMP). 


In her spare time, McCullough enjoys volunteering with, “The Dream, Believe, Know it,” Foundation, an organization that provides educationally based programs, workshops and seminars to American youth. After graduation in May 2013, McCullough plans to pursue a career in nuclear pharmacy.