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Ramsay 2013 graduate Melanie K. Watson will compete in the Miss Black USA pageant in fall 2017

Posted March 31, 2017

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.

Watson, 21, is currently a senior at Miles college, where she is studying management. She will graduate from Miles on May 6. She then plans to pursue graduate school in the fall. She was officially crowned at Miles on March 19.
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.