Missouri S&T crowns Homecoming royalty

2013-Homecoming-Queen-KingMissouri University of Science and Technology crowned the 2013 Homecoming Queen and King at halftime of the Oct. 19 football game between Missouri S&T and St. Joseph’s College.

Mireille Paquette, a senior in engineering management from Chesterfield, Mo., was named Missouri S&T’s 2013 Homecoming Queen. She was nominated by Pi Kappa Alpha. Brian Van Booven, a senior in mechanical engineering from Lake Saint Louis, Mo., was named Missouri S&T’s 2013 Homecoming King. He was nominated by Pi Kappa Alpha.

Various Missouri S&T student organizations nominated candidates for queen and king. The winners were selected after interviews and a campuswide election that was held the week prior to Homecoming.

First runner-up for 2013 Homecoming Queen was Samantha Kempker, a senior in psychological science from Jefferson City, Mo. Kempker was nominated by Sigma Nu. Second runner-up was Kaitlyn Compton, a senior in mechanical engineering from O’Fallon, Mo. Compton was nominated by Sigma Phi Epsilon.

First runner-up for 2013 Homecoming King was Caleb Hasan, a sophomore in electrical engineering from Hanover Park, Ill. Hasan was nominated by Residence Hall Association. Second runner-up was Branden Goad, a senior in mining engineering from Fenton, Mo. Goad represented Sigma Phi Epsilon.

Missouri S&T Homecoming activities were held in Rolla Oct. 18-19.