Ramsay High School 2013 graduate Melanie K. Watson was recently named Miss Black Alabama 2017. On Aug. 2-7, she will compete in Washington, D.C. for the Miss Black USA crown.
While at Ramsay, she was the sports manager for the boys basketball team. She said she handled the team statistics. For two years, she's volunteered as the assistant coach for the Ramsay cheerleaders. Her three brothers currently attend Birmingham City Schools.