Voorhees selects Mr. and Ms. VC Alumni 2018 for Homecoming


Voorhees selects Mr. and Ms. VC Alumni 2018 for Homecoming

October 31, 2018

Gary Edwards and Tabitha Sparks have been selected as the 2018 Mr. And Ms.VC Alumni. Edwards and Sparks will participate on Saturday, Nov. 10 in the Homecoming parade at 10 a.m. in downtown Denmark on Maple Street. They will also be announced during halftime of the women’s basketball game, which begins at 1 p.m.

Sparks graduated from Voorhees College in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in biology with a minor in chemistry. She also earned a cosmetology license from Gwinnett Technical College.

Currently, Sparks is a master cosmetologist based out of Fayetteville, Ga. She is the CEO of the OnGoMovement, LLC. and specializes in sew-ins, bonded weaves, braids, and natural hair care. She said her goal is to instill confidence and bring out the pure beauty within each client.

Sparks continually uses both her degree and license to study products and their ingredients to determine the effects on the skin and hair. She said her ultimate goal is to develop her own product line that satisfies the thirst of dry hair, enhances the stability of healthy hair, and normalizes skin tone, elasticity and skin health.

Sparks is a native of Junction City, Ga. and a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Edwards graduated from Voorhees College in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. He earned a master’s degree in counseling psychology from Alabama A&M University.

Currently, Edwards serves as the program coordinator for student activities and leadership development at Alabama A&M University.

He is also actively pursuing his doctorate degree in leadership and professional practice at Trevecca Nazarene University.

Gary is a native of Piedmont, S.C. and a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

For more information, contact the Office of Communications, at 803-780-1191 or at communications@voorhees.edu.

Gary Edwards
Tabitha Sparks