Missouri University of Science and Technology is preparing for the 103rd celebration of St. Pat’s in Rolla, and 2011 Queen of Love and Beauty candidates have been announced.
The candidates are nominated by student organizations at Missouri S&T. A committee of students will elect a queen after a series of interviews.
Coronation ceremonies will be held at 9 p.m. Friday, March 11, in Leach Theatre of Castleman Hall on the Missouri S&T campus.
The Queen of Love and Beauty, her court and the rest of the candidates will have places of honor on the queen’s float during the 2011 St. Pat’s Parade to be held in downtown Rolla on Saturday, March 12.
The 2011 queen candidates from MISSOURI are:
Ballwin – Maddy Bowles, a senior in ceramic engineering, representing Omega Sigma
Branson -Courtney Ashbaker, a junior in biological sciences, representing Triangle
Columbia -Janelle Lewis, a senior in environmental engineering, representing Delta Omicron Lambda; and April Pummill, a sophomore in chemical engineering, representing Delta Sigma Phi
Florissant – Laura Kraus, a junior in metallurgical engineering, representing the Residence Hall Association
Jefferson City – Jacqueline Berendzen, a senior in mining engineering, representing the International Society of Explosives Engineers; and Katy Coffman, a junior in applied mathematics, representing Tau Kappa Epsilon
Kansas City – Katie Fritts, a senior in mechanical engineering, representing the Student Union Board; and Bentley Kellogg, a junior in engineering management, representing Kappa Alpha
Lincoln – Ashley Fisher, a junior in engineering management, representing Beta Sigma Psi
Mexico – Erica Bay, a sophomore in nuclear engineering, representing the Thomas Jefferson Hall Association
Rolla – Shahd Alassadi, a senior in business and management systems, representing Pi Kappa Alpha; Taylor Lenox, a junior in psychology, representing Miner Threat; and D’larin Mueller, a senior in psychology, representing Delta Tau Delta
St. Charles – Sarah Diehl, a junior in mechanical engineering, representing Chi Omega; and Jacqueline Zeisler, a senior in engineering management, representing Student Council
Ste. Genevieve – Paige Vessell, a sophomore in engineering management, representing Rugby
St. Louis – Katy Beckerle, a senior in architectural engineering, representing Lambda Chi Alpha; Maggie Bowman, a junior in civil engineering, representing Phi Kappa Theta; Meagan Nydegger, a senior in nuclear engineering, representing 4 North; and Katie Siebert, a sophomore in nuclear engineering, representing Alpha Epsilon Pi.
St. Robert – Sara Ren, a senior in business management, representing Lambda Sigma Pi
Troy – Angie Gugliano, a senior in aerospace engineering, representing Sigma Nu
Washington – Ashley Overschmidt, a sophomore in civil and architectural engineering, representing Sigma Tau Gamma
Wildwood – Andrea DuMont, a senior in geological engineering, representing Independents
Wright City – Brittany Hunn, a senior in engineering management, representing Kappa Delta.
The 2011 queen candidates from ILLINOIS are:
Belleville – Margret Powell, a senior in ceramic engineering, representing KMNR
Godfrey – Courtney St. Peters, a senior in nuclear engineering, representing Sigma Chi
Mahoniet – Katie Clark, a senior in mechanical engineering, representing Theta Xi.
Swansea – Breezy Anderson, a junior in geophysics, representing Phi Sigma Rho.
The 2011 queen candidate from INDIANA is:
Crown Point – Kate Runyan, a sophomore in engineering management, representing Kappa Sigma.
The 2011 queen candidate from OKLAHOMA is:
Bartlesville – Ashley Hampton, a senior in ceramic engineering, representing Zeta Tau Alpha
The 2011 queen candidate from SOUTH CAROLINA is:
Lancaster — Latasha McIlwain, a senior in business administration, representing the MBA Association.