Badd Boyz and Lady Badd Boyz Social Club: Henderson, Parham crowned Mr. Valentine, Ms. Sweetheart
The annual Celebrity of the Year Scholarship Fundraiser Dance was conducted by the Badd Boyz and Lady Badd Boyz Social Club on Feb. 23 at the Pride of Vance Elks Lodge. The crowning of the Mr. Valentine and Ms. Sweetheart 2013-14 was the highlight of the evening.
Michael T. Henderson was named Mr. Valentine, a resident of Oxford. As a new member, this was the first male title he has achieved. In addition to the club, he is a member of the Pride of Vance Elks Lodge No. 1263 and New Light Baptist Church of Oxford. He works at Polk Correctional Center in Butner as programs supervisor.
Catherine Parham continued her reign as Ms. Sweetheart, having also been selected last year. The special assistant to the first vice-president of the club, Parham is also stocks the food pantry and sings in the choir at Young’s Memorial United Holy Church.
The runners-up for each title were Johnny L. Bullock and Eric W. Seward (Mr. Valentine); and Barbara Davis and Frances Chavis (Ms. Sweetheart). Henderson and Parham will represent the club at various functions throughout the surrounding area.
Money raised from this event funds scholarships every year for local high school seniors who choose to continue their education. Jameel Williams, club president, acknowledged the social clubs and motorcycle clubs attending for their contributions.