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PHILADELPHIA – Harmony Cross, a former North Carolina Central University track and field student-athlete and Miss NCCU 2012-13, has been crowned Miss Black Philadelphia USA 2015.

Cross currently works as a student affairs administrator at Widener University. She earned her master’s degree from Temple University’s Education Leadership program, and her bachelor’s degree in public administration from NCCU in 2013.

During her time at NCCU, Cross was a member of the track & field team during her freshman year in 2009-10, primarily competing in the long jump, high jump and 60-meter hurdles.

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As Miss NCCU, Cross was featured in Ebony Magazine’s HBCU Campus Queens spread, developed a mentoring organization on her campus entitled Lady Eagle Development, and founded NCCU’s Annual Women Empowerment Symposium, which was created to uplift the school’s female population through healthy conversations with world-renowned speakers and entertainers.

Cross is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated and will be representing the city of Philadelphia in the Miss Black Pennsylvania USA 2016 Pageant. As Miss Black Philadelphia USA 2015, Cross will be speaking to urban youth and young adults about personal development, goal setting and achievement. She will be documenting her reign through her Miss Black Philadelphia USA Facebook Page.

The Miss Black Pennsylvania USA Scholarship Pageant is the official preliminary for Pennsylvania residents to compete in the Miss Black USA pageant.

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