Those crowned will move on to the national pageant, to be held in Anaheim, California.
Media personality Shefik has been named a judge for the National American Miss pageant, where he will serve alongside a panel of esteemed judges. Shefik will aid in the official judging for the New York and New Jersey state contestants.
A portion of the proceeds from the Pennsylvania state competition will benefit hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico.
Media personality Shefik is slated to host the highly anticipated red carpet at a Miss Fashion Global competition, to be held in Pocono Manor, Pennsylvania. Miss Fashion Global is an international modeling competition.
Every year, the Hip Hop Film Festival takes place over four days during the first weekend in August.
Out of over 5,000 festivals in the world, the Hip Hop Film Festival is the only festival to focus on writers, directors, and producers who grew up in the global culture of hip-hop. Shefik will be taking the helm to host the festival's live stream.
Shefik is currently celebrating over 20 years in the professional workforce.
The President's Volunteer Service Award recognizes, celebrates, and holds up as role models Americans making a positive impact as engaged and deeply committed volunteers. Shefik has been honored for his charitable work throughout the past fiscal year.
A total of 10,920 red bandannas were tied together in a chain reaching an astounding 2.28 miles.
On July 16, 2018, the television show "Breaking History" set the world record for the longest bandana chain. Shefik participated in the record-setting event, to honor heroism of Welles Remy Crowther, known for saving lives during the September 11 attacks.
The radio show will also continue to be broadcast weekly on Wednesdays and Fridays, in other cities.
The nationally syndicated radio show "Shefik presents Invocation" is currently broadcast on 21 terrestrial radio stations and frequencies throughout the United States. Each one-hour episode is executive-produced and hosted by media personality Shefik.
The show has amassed over half a million enlightened listeners monthly, and every month the audience increases.
Since its debut on July 4, 2016, the nationally syndicated, terrestrial radio show "Shefik presents Invocation", as well as its accompanying website, has won a total of 34 industry awards. The website serves as a conduit for discussion of the show.
Communicator Award of Distinction
Communicator Awards is the largest and most competitive awards program honoring creative excellence for communications professionals. Media personality Shefik has won an award in 2018, bringing the grand total to three Communicator Awards won overall.
NewFlex Youth Programs provides mentoring programs, workshops, trips, and academic management.
For the third year, media personality Shefik will participate in the annual NewFlex Youth Hair Show Princess Pageant, where he now returns as a judge for the pageant. In previous years, he was a featured role model on the runway, and a guest speaker.
This year's event has once again garnered the support of a multitude of celebrities and notable personalities.
For the second consecutive year, media personality Shefik will return as Master of Ceremonies for "Shop. Sell. Strut!". Proceeds from the event will benefit the Morgan Marie Michael Foundation, for individuals on the autism spectrum.