Washington, DC Native to Co-Host 2009 Miss Black USA Scholarship Pageant

Washington, DC, June 24, 2009 --(PR.com)-- Lamman Rucker, a graduate of the Duke Ellington School of the Arts, has signed on to co-host the 2009 Miss Black USA Scholarship Pageant on August 3, 2009 in Washington, DC.

Rucker's onscreen credits include T. Marshall Travers on the CBS soap opera As the World Turns, Garret Williams on ABC's All My Children, and a few of Tyler Perry's productions such as House of Payne, the film version of Why Did I Get Married?, and the film version of Meet The Browns. He is currently featured in Perry's second sitcom Meet the Browns, reprising his role as Will.

Rucker is a graduate of Duquesne & Carnegie Mellon Universities, both in Pittsburg, PA. He has plans to attend law school in the near future.

The Miss Black USA Scholarship Pageant showcases and celebrates scholastic achievement and promotes education and leadership through scholarships to young women of color. The Miss Black USA Pageant celebrates the total woman, mind, body and spirit.

Former MBUSA winners and delegates are paving the way in every major field including medicine, education, law; with current delegates having achieved success and prestigious accolades in business and finance, science and technology, religious ministry, and entrepreneurship.

The Miss Black USA Scholarship Pageant was founded in 1987 by Karen Arrington. To date, the Miss Black USA Scholarship Foundation serves as the largest single source of scholarship funds for women of color. For more information please visit the website: www.missblackusa.org.

The Miss Black USA Pageant is a non-profit corporation recognized under the 501(c)3 code of the IRS.

Angela Taylor
Miss Black USA Scholarship Pageant
Phone: 202-309-2001

Miss Black USA Scholarship Pageant
Angela Taylor