Missouri University of Science and Technology is preparing for the 104th celebration of St. Pat’s in Rolla, and 2012 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 16, 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 2012 St. Pat’s Parade to be held in downtown Rolla on Saturday, March 17.
The 2012 queen candidates are:
Abby Asher – senior in chemical engineering from Arnold, Mo., representing General Delegation of Independents
Lori Bindner – senior in geological engineering from St. Peters, Mo., representing Phi Kappa Theta
Nina Christensen – junior in biological sciences from Columbia, Mo., representing Omega Sigma
Maggie Eicks – senior in engineering management from Spring, Texas, representing Delta Omicron Lambda
Blythe Ferriere – senior in chemical engineering from Sturgeon, Mo., representing Phi Sigma Rho
Sharon Finch – junior in mechanical engineering from Springfield, Mo., representing Pi Kappa Alpha
Tabitha Fisk – junior in civil engineering from Summersville, Mo., representing Trap and Skeet Club
Monica Folk – senior in mechanical engineering from Wilmington, Mass., representing Student Union Board
Marissa Gusualdi – sophomore in biological sciences from Rolla, representing Kappa Sigma
Rachel Guthrie – senior in environmental engineering from Weldon Spring, Mo., representing Beta Sigma Psi
Kasih Hoch – junior in philosophy from Imperial, Mo., representing Tau Kappa Epsilon
Emma Pearl Johannes – sophomore in information science and technology from Topeka, Kan., representing Delta Sigma Phi
Courtney Kindsfather – senior in civil engineering from Blue Springs, Mo., representing Kappa Alpha Order
Fawn Kostal – senior in civil engineering from Turney, Mo., representing Alpha Epsilon Pi
Sarah Lewey – junior in English from Rolla, representing Alpha Psi Omega
Kori Louvall – junior in engineering management from Rolla, representing Sigma Tau Gamma
Kaley McLain – senior in ceramic engineering from Liberty, Mo., representing Lambda Chi Alpha
Veronica Merz – senior in computer engineering from St. Louis, representing Student Council
Samantha Mollet – senior in electrical engineering from Grain Valley, Mo., representing Zeta Tau Alpha
Brittany Moreland – senior in mechanical engineering from Cape Girardeau, Mo., representing Residence Hall Association
Patricia Mulligan – junior in chemical engineering from Liberty, Mo., representing National Residence Hall Honorary
Jenny Page – senior in geological engineering from Raytown, Mo., representing KMNR
Alexzandra Elizabeth Polk – sophomore in biological sciences from Allegan, Mich., representing Sigma Nu
Katherine Ramsay – sophomore in metallurgical engineering from Rolla, representing Sigma Phi Epsilon
Destinee Rea – senior in ceramic engineering from Edgar Springs, Mo., representing Delta Tau Delta
Meg Riley – junior in civil engineering from St. Louis, representing Miner Rugby
Wendy Sue Salabay – senior in chemical engineering from St. Louis, representing Lambda Sigma Pi
Kati Scheer – senior in mechanical engineering from Germantown, Ill., representing Sigma Chi
Ashley Schlegel – senior in psychology from Anchorage, Alaska, representing Kappa Delta
Jaclyn Standfast – sophomore in history from Rolla, representing History Club
Sarah Suerig – sophomore in chemistry from Pacific, Mo., representing Missouri Miner
Anna Zor – senior in environmental engineering from St. Louis, representing Chi Omega.