2017 LaShone Garth -Retired Veteran, Actress , Advocate – ATL
LaShone Garth is a Multi-faceted Woman of Excellence bridging many hats to create a legacy of accomplishments.
At the young age of 17 years old she began a Military Service journey with the United States Army that over the course of her career, serving not only in the active component, but also in the Army National Guard and the United States Army Reserve before retiring with 20 years of honorable service and leaving ranked as a Major in the Military Police Officer Corps.
Lashone is the National President for the Sigma Phi Psi, Inc., the first Sorority for United States Armed Forces Women.
Her notable Educational background includes a BA Degree from Georgia State University in Psychology, a MA Degree in Forensic Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and she is a Candidate for her Doctorate Degree in Psychology from Capella University where she is currently writing her Dissertation.
LaShone was selected as the first female, African American, Cadre in the ROTC department of Clemson University where she was the Assistant Professor of Military Science teaching Leadership. Through Clemson, she was named “Woman of the Year ” by the National Association of Professional Women for her excellence and professionalism in business.
As a Visionary, LaShone is the founder of the Blanket of Freedom Non-profit, a 501c(3) organization that supports combat Veterans that suffer with mental illness by providing services and programs that Veterans can explore non-traditional treatment options through the use of drama and expressive therapy. (www.blanketoffreedom.org)
As an Entrepreneur, LaShone also formed LGarth Productions, LLC., which is an award-winning Entertainment business being recognized as “An up and coming Writer and Producer to watch”, as noted by the C-magazine and Spaced Out Magazine.
She is an accomplished Model and Actress with credits in TV, Theater and Movies. Lashone has Produced a television talk show entitled “Movie Wine Down” which is set to air on a network in the near future. Currently, she is Producing her first feature film.
Her voice in Radio can be heard on her own Talk and Music Show, “The B Word” which is broadcasted on BlogTalk Radio (www.theb-word.com).She is also the Co-host for “The Bridge” Radio Music Show on Nu Radio. Previously she co-hosted on FullBelly Radio with Dave Tolliver (formerly of the 90’s R&B group Men At Large).
LaShone is the current 2017 Ms.Elegance International , The 2016 Title holder “Ms. American Elegance Lady and the previously was “Ms. Georgia American Elegance Lady 2015”. As the reigning titleholder, she raises awareness of the silent wounds that Veterans face as a result of their military service.
In 2016 LaShone was honored by Rolling Out Magazine as one of the “Top 25 Women in Atlanta” featured in the magazine with other notable women. She was also featured in Bold Favor Magazine.
LaShone and her husband Casey reside in Atlanta, Georgia with their two dogs where she credits that with God, her husband, and her family, nothing is impossible.
Quote: “There is always an opportunity to be great. Use every waking hour and moment of your life seeking greatness, the best way to be great is giving of yourself in service to others. There is no greater joy or gift! I want people to remember me for my contribution to the world and not just my place in it!” ~LaShone Garth (www.lashonegarth.com)
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