Brooklyn Dior Wilkinson, a 2006 graduate of Winston Churchill High School and a freshman at The Ohio State University, was crowned Miss Kappa Diamond 2006 at the Kappa Diamond Showcase at Ohio State on Nov. 4. The event was hosted by Daniel Johnson and supported by three lines, 2004 "The Final Four," 2005 "Massakre," and 2006 "Instant Klassik."
As Miss Kappa Diamond 2006, Brooklyn will participate in activities such as the Annual Business Success Series, The Annual Ladies Appreciation Week, The Kappa Cabaret and the OSU Kappa Step Show along with other worthy activities sponsored and supported by the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
The Kappa Diamond Showcase was established by the Zeta Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. which was established at Ohio State in 1915. The Kappa Diamond Showcase was implemented into the Zeta Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi in 2003 by the K9-Unit. Its purpose is to give African American women an opportunity to continue with favorite pastimes such as homecoming and proms.
Brooklyn Dior Wilkinson was an honor roll student all four years at Churchill, and a four-year varsity member of Churchill’s pom squad, which won the 2004 state championship. At Ohio State, she was elected co-chair of Smith Hall Counsel, and she intends to pursue a career in medicine. Her father, Dan "Big Daddy" Wilkinson, was an Ohio State graduate and the No. 1 overall pick in the 1994 NFL Draft. Her mother, Shawnda N. Wilkinson, is CEO of Purple Talk Consultants, Inc., a public relations marketing firm.