Magic 102.5 joined forces with Vedo to celebrate “Black Girl Magic” during Women’s History Month! Every Wednesday in March, we put the spotlight on a hard working woman in our community. For the honor, they each won $100 of online shopping therapy, plus a $50 gift certificate to Bawsee’ Shoetique. Prizes were provided courtesy of Vedo, 300 Entertainment, and Bawsee’ Shoetique. Check out our amazing winners below!
Meet our First Winner!
Shyulanda Randle- Filer
Shyulanda has made history as the first Black principal at Vincent Middle School in Beaumont, TX.
As the first black principal, Mrs. Filer leads in a manner that sets her apart from other principals and she spends a lot of time and effort making sure that her students feel loved and respected.
Additionally, Mrs. Filer encourages her teaching staff to emphasize the history, struggle, victories, and achievements of People of Color through their teachings.
Mrs. Filer leads by example, through service and because of this, each staff member and student understands the importance of sacrifice, dedication, compassion, setting and pursuing goals and how giving up should never be an option.
Congrats to our Week 2 Winner!
DeJonique Garrison is an EMMY award winning evening anchor for 12News in Beaumont, TX. DeJonique prides herself on serving as an authentic voice for underrepresented and marginalized communities. She believes media should serve as a reflection of those we serve, while advocating for justice and truth.
Garrison’s southern roots, specifically experiencing natural disaster and political scandals in her hometown of New Orleans, La., created the foundation for her passion of service through reporting.
Before devoting her career to storytelling, Garrison worked for the extras casting department for MTV Productions and Bunim/Murray Productions on projects that included The Real World, Teen Wolf and Worst Cooks in America.
Garrison graduated magna cum laude from Clark Atlanta University in 2011 with a degree in Mass Media Arts.
She then completed a Master of Science in Journalism at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in December 2014.
When she’s not busy following the latest news, Garrison enjoys traveling, trying new recipes and community outreach through her membership in Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Congrats to our Week 3 Winner!
Angel is a hardworking wife and mother who has worked her way up from being a nurse aide to earning her RN, BSN. She is the owner of Angel’s Devine Touch, dedicated to helping the community to obtain their CNA license through day or night classes. She offers payment arrangement or finance options to help make classes more affordable. Not only does she aid and support her students to succeed in class, she also helps them to find jobs after passing their state exam. She inspires her students, coworkers and friends in the community to strive for greatness and always reach for your goals.
Congrats to our Week 4 Winner!