Our speaker will be Rev. Monta Maki-Curry
of St. Mark's Lutheran
, North Carolina , Monta
is a 1974 graduate of Hickory
High School . In 1978 she graduated from Queens
with a B.A. in English.In 1979 Monta
won the title of Miss North Carolina , representing her
home town of Hickory
in the pageant.She
continued to compete in the Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City
and won the swimsuit competition. Monta
married Smithy Curry, Jr., in 1980.He
is managing partner of Horack Talley Attorneys at Law
.Over the past twenty years, Monta
has been an entrepreneur.She
has been president/owner of Furs
and then president and co-owner of Montanna, Inc.
, a ladies accessory store.
early thirties, Monta
received a call from God to enter into professional ministry.At the age of forty, she
entered Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary
comments will begin at 11 a.m. and will be followed by lunch.