Chasity Hardman Smith: Miss Georgia 2008
Miss Capital City
1st Runner-up, talent preliminary
This native of Columbus, Georgia is the youngest girl in a family of eight and has spent her life actively involved in academics, community service, and leadership. Fom the day she directed her first choir at the tender age of six she knew her life would always involve music. After transitioning from her success in the Miss America Organization, Chasity felt more empowered to pursue her dreams. Since then she has earned a Bachelor of Music degree from Georgia State University, certification in Pop and R&B vocals from Berklee College of Music, certification in acting for film from the New York Film Academy and is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Music Education from The University of Florida. She has received three congratulatory senate resolutions and has had two days named as “Chasity Hardman Day” in honor of her philanthropy involving both the Boys and Girls Clubs of America and her very own DREAM through music program. As an accomplished vocalist, Chasity has recieved local and national recognition for her talent. One of her most noteworthy performances being for First Lady Michelle Obama.
As a certified teacher Chasity has taught in the public school system for about five years. Most recently, she has combined her experience in the Miss America Organization with her desire to challenge the next generation through rigorous music education by founding DREAM through Music Academy. She also enjoys continuing her community service as a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Chasity is the loving wife of DeMarcus Smith, has a beautiful one year old son named Bryson, and continues to speak and sing across the nation.