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|Beauty pageant titleholder|
|Born||Kimberly Nicole Morgan
February 22, 1983
Oxford, Mississippi, U.S.
|Title(s)||Miss Mississippi 2007|
|Miss America 2008 (Top 16)|
Kimberly Nicole Morgan (born February 22, 1983) is an American singer, educator, and pageant titleholder. Morgan was crowned Miss Mississippi on July 14, 2007, becoming just the second African American woman to win that title. Morgan was a Top 16 semi-finalist at the 2008 Miss America pageant. She is an alumna of Alcorn State University.
Born in Oxford, Mississippi and raised in the small community of Taylor, Morgan, who grew up with a severe hearing disability, was a music teacher at Madison S. Palmer High School in Marks, Mississippi prior to her becoming Miss Mississippi. After her one year reign she has returned to the field of education. Morgan is a graduate of Alcorn State University and was 'Miss ASU' 2004-2005. In 2005, while a student in college, she performed as part of the Alcorn State University Concert Choir at the inaugural ceremony of President George W. Bush. She is a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
Morgan's platform as Miss Mississippi is G.O.T.M.I.L.K.! (Golden Opportunity Toward Music Increasing Literacy in Kids), a fifty-five minute per week after-school program of music instructions. Morgan participated in the TLC reality show Miss America: Reality Check.
- "Alcorn State Alumna Kimberly Morgan Becomes Miss Mississippi 2007". Weekly Bulletin Online. Alcorn State University. 2007-08-02. Retrieved 2009-01-09.[dead link]
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- Footage of Kimberly Morgan's crowning as Miss Mississippi 2007
- Complete biographical information
- Photo gallery
- Miss America 2008 delegate information
- Miss Mississippi to participate in reality show 12/27/07
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