Voorhees College Mr and Ms VC Alumni 2017


Voorhees College Mr and Ms VC Alumni 2017

November 03, 2017

Tamyra Berry and K’darre Ravenell have been selected as the 2017 Mr. and Ms. VC Alumni. Berry and Ravenell will serve as the emcees for the Hall of Fame Banquet on Friday, Nov. 10 at 6 p.m. and will participate on Saturday, Nov. 11 in the Homecoming parade at 10 a.m. in downtown Denmark on Maple Street.

Berry graduated from Voorhees College in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. She is currently working on a master’s degree in human resource management from Strayer University.

During her time at Voorhees, Berry was a member of the Elizabeth Evelyn Wright Culture Club, Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society in Business, Voorhees College Cheerleading Team, the Eta Nu Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., and served as Miss Voorhees College 2014-2015.

Currently, Berry is a customer service advocate for Verizon Wireless and an active member of the Voorhees College Midlands Alumni Chapter.

“I am honored to be this year’s Ms. VC Alumni. Because I love my alma mater, I continue to support various campus organizations and students to help make a difference,” Berry said.

Ravenell graduated from Voorhees College in 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in computer science. In January 2017, Ravenell was sworn into the United States Army as a second lieutenant.

During his time at Voorhees, Ravenell was a squad leader, platoon leader, and detachment commander for the Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC).  In addition, he joined the Sigma Theta Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., White Rose Social Club, and established Gifted Expressions Poetry Club.

Currently, Ravenell is a 25A signal corps officer stationed in Fort Gordon, Ga. He is responsible for handling communications between soldiers that work with networking, information technology, satellite, and telecommunications.

“As the 2017 Mr. VC Alumni, I want to set high standards for what it means to support the institution as an alum. Voorhees helped me get my start, and it is one of my duties to make sure I pay it forward,” Ravenell said.

For more information, contact Megan Freeman, director of communications, at 803-780-1191 or atmfreeman@voorhees.edu.