Missouri University of Science and Technology student organizations have nominated 16 students to compete for the title of 2009 Homecoming King.
The winner is chosen after interviews and a campuswide election held the week prior to Homecoming, which is on the weekend of Oct. 23-25.
The king and queen, and the runners-up, will be announced during halftime ceremonies of Missouri S&T’s Homecoming football game on Saturday, Oct. 24. The game, which features Missouri S&T and University of St. Francis, starts at 1 p.m.
The king candidates are:
— Will Difani, a senior in mechanical engineering from St. Louis, nominated by Tau Kappa Epsilon
— Jonathan Freeman, a senior in computer engineering from Hannibal, Mo., nominated by Sigma Nu
— Chuck Hlinak, a graduate student in engineering management and electrical engineering from St. Peters, Mo., nominated by Zeta Tau Alpha
— Corey Ipock, a senior interdisciplinary engineering from Festus, Mo., nominated by the Thomas Jefferson Hall Association
— Matthew Lyons, a senior in electrical engineering from St. Louis, nominated by Kappa Sigma
— Kenneth Moore III, a junior in technical communication from Vienna, Mo., nominated by Kappa Delta
— Phillip McGee, a senior in environmental engineering from Park Hills, Mo., nominated by the DaVinci Society
— Curtis McDonald, a senior in mechanical engineering and engineering management from Belleville, Ill., nominated by Chi Omega
— Timothy Perkins, a sophomore in mechanical engineering from Wilmington, Mass., nominated by Alpha Epsilon Pi
— Daniel Ryan, a senior in mechanical engineering from Springfield, Ill., nominated by Pi Kappa Alpha
— Jason Schlueter, a senior in mechanical engineering from Lafayette, Ind., nominated by Phi Kappa Theta
— Steven Tung, a senior in engineering management from Chesterfield, Mo., nominated by the Quadrangle Hall Association
— Christopher Tutza, a junior in aerospace engineering from Belleville, Ill., nominated by Tau Beta Sigma
— Paul Voss, a senior in engineering management from St. Louis, nominated by Student Council
— Michael Wyatt, a senior in computer engineering from Bay City, Texas, nominated by the Student Union Board
— Nicholas Yutzy, a sophomore in aerospace engineering from St. Louis, nominated by the Residential College.