Shannon Kanae Blair ~ SC State's Miss Homecoming 2008

Friday, October 10, 2008

Shannon Kanae’ Blair is SC State’s Miss Homecoming 2008. The sophomore, biology major, is a native of Birmingham, Ala.

The SC State ‘Bulldogs’ will take on the Norfolk State ‘Spartans’ on Saturday, Oct.11, 2008. Kick-off is at 1:30 p.m.Miss Homecoming in the Oliver C. Dawson Stadium on campus.

Blair, who will be crowned during the half-time of the football game, is a STEM Scholar, SCAMP Scholar, Presidential Scholar and also a Bronze Scholar.

On campus, Blair is a proud member of SC State’s Honors Program and the Alpha Xi Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

In the community, she is actively involved at the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA). She is a certified swimming instructor and a dance teacher. She also serves as a peer tutor and dance instructor for eighth graders at SC State’s Felton Elementary School.

Blair is presently a member of the Marching 101 Band, where she is a member of the dance troupe, Champagne, and also participates in the jazz ensemble. She enjoys jazz ballot and hip-hop dancing.

Blair has an admiration for animals and traveling. Her favorite color is red and she loves flowers. Her ultimate love is dancing, which she has been doing for 15 years.

“I am very excited about becoming Miss Homecoming 2008,” said Blair. “I am so glad that I was given this awesome opportunity.”

Upon graduating from SC State, Blair plans to attend dental school and become an Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon.
The entire SC State family congratulates Shannon Kanae Blair – Miss Homecoming 2008.
For additional information about Miss Homecoming 2008 or any of the Homecoming activities, please feel free to contact Adrienne Clinton, associate director of Alumni Relations at (803) 516-4546, or visit the website at