Annie M. Davis was recently crowned Consolidated State Convention Queen at Little Rock. Davis was the queen representative from Pine Bluff.

Representatives from various churches participated in the competition to raise a total of $52,494 to support Arkansas Baptist College.

As a district representative, Davis raised $18,000 in the Consolidated St. Marion Baptist District and was crowned state queen.

“Mrs. Davis’ sincere desire to support the educational needs at the Arkansas Baptist College is commendable,” said the Rev. Larry C. Battles, moderator of the Consolidated St. Marion Baptist District. “I congratulated her and all the ladies in the districts for their hard work. The Consolidated St. Marion Baptist District Association and the State Convention also recognize the importance of educating our youth, which is the catalyst for our strong support of Arkansas Baptist College.”

Davis thanked everyone.

“I thank all of the many supporters who enabled me to become the queen for the Consolidated State Convention,” she said. “Your financial support of my candidacy will help many students attain a good education.”

Representing the association’s district Baptist churches were Pelida Norris, Barnett Chapel Missionary Baptist Church; Rolanda Scruggs, Damascus MBC; Flora Washington, Evening Star MBC; Parlene Davis, Kings Highway MBC; Tameki Clorid, Liberty Hill MBC; Jarika Handley, Mount Harmony MBC; Doris Alexander, Mount Nebo MBC; Beverly Fletcher, St. Bethel MBC and Sandra Wells, St. Paul MBC. Davis represented Indiana Street MBC.