Noteworthy

Shaw student wins Miss Black North Carolina

Posted November 10, 2008 12:04 p.m. EST

— A Shaw University student was crowned Saturday as Miss Black North Carolina USA 2009.

Nefertiti Byrd, a business administration major at Shaw, was crowned at the Clayton Center Auditorium. She is a former Ebony Fashion Fair model and now works at WQOK-FM.