CaDana Campbell, a junior political science major at Rhodes, will compete in the Miss Memphis and Shelby County Pageant to be held Jan. 3 at St. Mary’s Buckman Performing and Fine Arts. She aspires to become a children and women’s advocacy attorney.
Campbell graduated from City University School of Liberal Arts in Memphis in 2012 as class valedictorian. In the community, she is a volunteer/has volunteered for Shelby County Schools as a tutor and mentor, Metropolitan Inner-Faith Association, and Youth Villages. She is an intern with the Chastain and Campbell Law Firm in Downtown Memphis, primarily working with family and juvenile court.
On campus, Campbell is a Rhodes Student Associate in the Office of Multicultural Affairs and participates in the Peer Assistant Program, Black Student Association, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Serving Our Students Mentoring Program, and the Sketchy Comedy Group.
“This pageant will allow me to combine my passions of working with others and being a positive role model,” says Campbell. “This is more than just a beauty pageant. It is a chance to improve our city and show people that no matter your circumstances, dreams can indeed come true through hard work and dedication.”