Students from Waubonsie High and East Aurora named first Mr. and Miss Black Aurora
AURORA, Illinois - Two high school students were named Aurora's first-ever Mr. and Miss Black Aurora over the weekend.
The winners are Waubonsie Valley High School senior Peter Eta and East Aurora High School junior Charitee Cocroft.
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They were chosen by Aurora’s African American Heritage Advisory Board. Eight students competed in the areas of talent, public speaking and fashion, the city said in a press release.
Cocroft plays the saxophone and is in National Honor Society. Eta is a poet and the president of the local National Society of Black Engineers Junior chapter.