2024 Event Tickets and Hotel Booking


June 2024

2024 Miss Juneteenth America Second Line Parade - Blurb Image
6:19 PM




June 2024

4:00 PM – 8:00 PM


ADMISSIONS: $75.00 (AGES 3+)


June 2024

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM


ADMISSIONS: $75.00 (AGES 3+)

2024 Hotel Accomodations


The Battle House Renaissance Mobile Hotel & Spa
26 N Royal Street, Mobile, AL 36602
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(251) 338-2000

You may secure the room at our rate of $209 (King Room) and $219 (Double Queen) by reserving under our room block – Miss Juneteenth Pageant Program – The Maynard 4 Foundation. You may contact the hotel directly at 251-338-2000. Rooms are limited, so please be sure to call and reserve before the deadline, which is May 31, 2024. 


Valet parking is available at the hotel, and attendants can assist upon check-in at the property. Self-parking is also available in the parking garage across from the Dauphin Street entrance. The parking garage is located at 8 S. Water Street, Mobile, Alabama 36602, and is attached to the Riverview Plaza Hotel. No parking fees are covered by the Foundation and are also the responsibility of the parent/guardian. You are also welcome to secure other parking in the general vicinity that may work best for you. Please be sure to plan ahead.

  • $75.00 (Welcome Reception & Pageant Ticket – Ages 3 & up)
  • 2 years and under FREE
  • Souvenir Booklets Sold Separately – $25.00

2024 Miss Juneteenth America Scholarship Pageantry Program Special Guests


Second Line Parade Hostess & Red Carpet Correspondent

Ms. Shamonee Baker
Morning Anchor
WKRG News 5

Shamonee Baker was born and raised in Fort Walton Beach, Fl. In the spring of 2022, she graduated from Florida A&M University where she received a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism with Magna Cum Laude honors. Shortly after graduation, she began her journey as a news reporter at WKRG News 5 in Mobile, Alabama. She is now the Co-anchor of News 5 this Morning. 

In 2023, Shamonee spearheaded an initiative to give back to FAMU journalism students through a $1,000 scholarship called “Creators of The Future.” Shamonee is also a member of the Sigma Omicron Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. 


Pageant Keynote Speaker

Dr. Alexandra Jones
Presidential Appointee to the United States Cultural Property Advisory Committee and Founder/CEO of Archaeology in the Community in Washington, DC
Presentation Topic:Digging into Your Future.”

Dr. Jones is an education leader focused on community outreach and service. She completed her Ph.D. in Historical Archaeology at the University of California, Berkeley in 2010. Her work focuses on African diaspora archaeology, community archaeology and archaeology outreach. Jones has been an archaeology educator for more than 16 years with an aim to make archaeological knowledge accessible to all.

She also worked as Field Director of Archaeology for the PBS television show, Time Team America, where she directed field schools for middle school and high school students at different archaeological sites around the United States. Her current research projects are the Estate Little Princess Archaeological Project in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands and the Morningstar Tabernacle No.88 Moses Cemetery in Cabin John, Montgomery County, Maryland. Dr. Jones serves as the President-Elect for the Society of Black Archaeologists, the Chair for the US Cultural Property Advisory Committee, the Board of Directors of the St. Croix Archaeological Society, and is an Academic Trustee for the Archaeological Institute of America.


Scholarship Brunch Keynote Speaker

Ms. Brianna Burrell
Miss Alabama 2023
Presentation Topic:Get Motivated, Stay Dedicated: Walking Your Path of Purpose.”

Brianna Burrell is a native of Mobile, AL, a graduate of the University of South Alabama with degrees in Political Science and Philosophy, and just finished serving as Miss Alabama 2023 of the Miss America Organization. At South, Brianna was recognized on the Dean’s List, was selected as Black Student Union Director of the Year, and was involved in student government and numerous other honor societies and organizations. This past January, Brianna competed at Miss America, taking home an Evening Gown Preliminary Award and Scholarship, 50 new friends, and life-long memories. She is now enrolled at the University of Alabama on a full ride scholarship obtaining her Master of Education in Instructional Technology!

Brianna’s community service initiative is SAVE-A-STEM: encouraging STEM engagement in students of color and underfunded schools. She has been honored as a Girls in STEM volunteer, the STEM Sports USA Influencer of the Month, received proclamations of exemplary community service from the Alabama House of Representatives, and Boys & Girls Club of Alabama Mentor of the Year for her work in STEM fields. Brianna has also written a children’s book entitled, “Investigation Nation: Who Made It? Exploring Diversity in the World of STEM.”

Victoria Davis - 2024 National American Miss Alabama Teen

Special Guest

Ms. Victoria Davis
2024 National American Miss Alabama Teen


Pageant Mistress of Ceremony

Mrs. Katryna Kinn
Owner, Elevate Consulting and Communications


Scholarship Brunch Mistress of Ceremony

Ms. Chandler Holt
95th Miss Tenneessee State University Elect



Ms. Veda Robbins, RN, BSN
Decendent of The Clotilda
Community Organizer in Africatown



Honorable Carvine Adams
Presiding Judge
Mobile Municipal Court



Dr. Dale Williams, PhD
Leadership for Queens


Juneteenth Exhibition Designer

Ms. Jenney B. Fazande
JB Design Services, LLC

Workshop Presenter

Dr. Tracey Childs
Class 101-Mobile

Workshop Presenter

Ms. Shonnda Smith
Interim Executive Director
Mobile City Public Works Dept.

Workshop Presenter

Mrs. Anitra Belle Henderson
Lyvve Strategies

Workshop Presenter

Ms. Phenicia West
Massage Therapist & Owner
Massage Essential Time, LLC


Workshop Presenter

Mrs. Kendra Dickson Hudson
Senior Instructor & Clinic Coordinator in Speech Pathology
University of South Alabama

Lisa Williams - PNC Bank

Workshop Presenter

Mrs. Lisa Williams
Community Development Officer
PNC Bank


In order to ensure the safety of our attendees and protect our community, The Maynard 4 Foundation® will remain in contact with the Mobile County Department of Health and will follow all relevant guidelines. We will share any updates regarding the event as quickly and transparently as possible. Thank you for understanding.

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