2018-03-21 / Society

Miss Black Georgia USA speaks in Blakely


Bri'Yonna Sealy and Miss Black Georgia USA. Bri'Yonna Sealy and Miss Black Georgia USA. Courtney Buckhanon, Miss Black Georgia USA, was the motivational speaker for a GOAL Digger Planning Party March 17 at the Blakely Civic Center.

The event was sponsored by the Real Trendsetter and Trendsetter Educational Enterprises and hosted by Certified Life Coach Mia Pittman George (The Real Trendsetter).

Over 100 youth and adults who participated were motivated, inspired and affirmed as they learned how to set SMART Goals and use self affirmations in pursuit of their goals. Each attendee also created a vision board for their personal goals and visions.

Miss Buckhanon of Franklin, Ga., a graduate of Oakwood University with a degree in communications is a singer, pageant queen, and community activist. She will represent Georgia in the National Miss Black USA pageant in August in Washington, DC.

Courtney is passionate about giving youth tools for a prosperous future. As Miss Black Georgia, her platform is BossUp - bridging the economic gap through entrepreneurship and financial literacy.

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