Fourteen students at Missouri University of Science and Technology have been nominated by student organizations to compete for the title of 2016 Homecoming Queen.
The winner will be chosen after interviews and a campuswide election held the week prior to Homecoming. Missouri S&T’s Homecoming will be held Oct. 14-15.
The queen and king, as well as runners-up, will be announced during halftime ceremonies of the Missouri S&T Homecoming football game. The game, which features Missouri S&T and Lincoln University, starts at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15.
The queen candidates are:
— Taylor Borgmann, a senior in civil engineering from O’Fallon, Missouri, representing Beta Sigma Psi
— Kaylee Cannon, a junior in geological engineering from Bowling Green, Missouri, representing Theta Xi
— Nicole Cochran, a senior in civil engineering from O’Fallon, Missouri, representing Lambda Chi Alpha
— Brynne Coleman, a graduate student in aerospace engineering from Prattville, Alabama, representing National Residence Hall Honorary
— Abigail Dare, a senior in nuclear engineering from Puxico, Missouri, representing Pi Kappa Alpha
— Amanda Keeney, a junior in civil engineering from Columbia, Missouri, representing University Commons Hall Association
— Maryssa Loehr, a senior in environmental engineering from Kansas City, Missouri, representing Kappa Kappa Psi
— Evan Mateer, a senior in petroleum engineering from Katy, Texas, representing Chi Omega
— Elizabeth Meriwether, a senior in business and management systems from Dardenne Prairie, Missouri, representing General Delegation of Independents
— Elizabeth Mulina, a senior in information science and technology from Cottleville, Missouri, representing Kappa Delta
— Hannah Ramsey, a sophomore in English from Rolla, Missouri, representing Alpha Psi Omega
— Faith Van Wig, a senior in computer science from Hartsburg, Missouri, representing Tau Beta Sigma
— Machelle Warren, a freshman in biological sciences from Springfield, Missouri, representing Downtown Hall Association
— Emily Zimmerman, a junior in applied mathematics from Union, Missouri, representing Miner Village Hall Association.