Candidates for 2007 St. Pat’s Queen have been announced at the University of Missouri-Rolla.
The candidates are nominated by student organizations at UMR. Members of the St. Pat’s Board, a committee of students that organizes and supervises St. Pat’s activities, will elect a queen after a series of interviews. Coronation ceremonies will be held at 9 p.m. Friday, March 16, in Leach Theatre of Castleman Hall on the UMR campus.
The Queen of Love and Beauty, her court and the candidates will have places of honor on the queen’s float during the St. Pat’s Parade to be held in downtown Rolla on Saturday, March 17.
The 2007 queen candidates are:
Bonne Terre – Ashley Rasnic, a senior in engineering management, representing Beta Sigma Psi
Edina – Brianna Force, a junior in geology, representing Kappa Sigma
Fulton – Mollie Price, a junior in civil engineering, representing Interfraternity Council
Jefferson City – Katy Bloomberg, a senior in history, representing Zeta Tau Alpha; Ashley Boudria, a senior in chemical engineering, representing Chi Omega
Joplin – Dacia Lawellin, a junior in civil, architectural and environmental engineering, representing Kappa Alpha Order
Kansas City – Rachel Somodi, a freshman in civil engineering, representing Delta Sigma Phi
Lake Ozark – Jahanna White, a sophomore in English and technical communication, representing Pi Kappa Alpha
O’Fallon – Christyn Collum, a sophomore in electrical engineering, representing Lambda Chi Alpha
Rolla – Jessica Mueller, a senior in biological sciences, representing Lambda Sigma Pi; Samjahana Shrestha, a junior in business administration and economics, representing Student Council
St. Louis – Taylor Hollenkamp, a senior in business and management systems, representing Phi Kappa Theta; Tara Jansen, a senior in engineering management, representing Sigma Nu; Alicia Miller, a junior in computer engineering, representing independents; Sonny Massar, a senior in nuclear engineering, representing Kappa Delta; Laura Peleh, a senior in mechanical engineering, representing Delta Tau Delta; Stephanie Schmucker, a senior in ceramic engineering, representing Delta Omicron Lambda; Dawn Walker, a senior in ceramic engineering, representing Sigma Pi
Warrenton – Alicia Canelos, a senior in nuclear engineering, representing Phi Sigma Rho
Hot Springs – Megan Weston, a junior in economics, representing Sigma Chi
Lancaster– Ashley Rassmussen, a junior in psychology, representing Theta Xi
Alton – Erica Beiser, a senior in engineering management, representing Tau Kappa Epsilon
Troy – Melissa Giles, a senior in mechanical engineering, representing Sigma Tau Gamma
Oxford — Brittany Hill, a sophomore in business and management systems, representing Alpha Phi Omega
San Antonio – Christina Ray, a junior in engineering management, representing Panhellenic Council.