2015-16 Miss Savannah State University crowned

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - A new Miss Savannah State University was crowned Thursday night.

The 2015-16 winner is Joi Zieh.

She is a senior political science major from Atlanta and a member of the dance team. Zieh also serves as a Tiger Ambassador.

On the homecoming court: Miss Junior Jahylin McKee, Miss Sophomore Airianne Titanna Wright and Miss Freshman Brianna Turner.

"It's traditional and the students really look forward to it. Alumni look forward to it as well because while we were here at Savannah State, it was a very special time for us. So it's a tradition that continues and it just means so much to everyone that's involved," said SSU National Alumni Association President Clyde Newton.

Homecoming Week festivities are continuing through the weekend. There's a 5K, carnival and pep rally all happening Friday.

Saturday is the homecoming parade and football game.

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