Archives for October 24, 2015

Missouri S&T crowns Homecoming royalty

Charlie Brown and Haley Witcher, Missouri S&T's 2015 Homecoming King and Queen.

Charlie Brown and Haley Witcher, Missouri S&T’s 2015 Homecoming King and Queen.

Missouri University of Science and Technology crowned the 2015 Homecoming Queen and King at halftime of the Oct. 24 football game between Missouri S&T and McKendree University.

Haley Witcher, a senior in chemical engineering from Sedalia, Missouri, was named Missouri S&T’s 2015 Homecoming Queen. She was nominated by Chi Omega. Stanley “Charlie” Brown, a senior in mechanical engineering from Springfield, Illinois, was named Missouri S&T’s 2015 Homecoming King. He was nominated by Kappa Delta.

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 2015 Homecoming Queen was Aspen Williams, a senior in civil engineering from Rochester, Illinois. Williams was nominated by Kappa Delta. Second runner-up was Abbey Herbst, a senior in biological sciences from Wentzville, Missouri. Herbst was nominated by Pi Kappa Alpha.

First runner-up for 2015 Homecoming King was Nicholas McGraw, a senior in engineering management from Freeburg, Illinois. McGraw was nominated by Pi Kappa Alpha. Second runner-up was Zach Boswell, a senior in civil engineering from Des Peres, Missouri. Boswell was nominated by Sigma Phi Epsilon.

Pi Kappa Alpha won the Homecoming Parade float competition. Floats were judged on originality, adherence to the fall festival theme and quality of construction.

Missouri S&T Homecoming activities were held in Rolla Oct. 23-24.