Thirteen students at Missouri University of Science and Technology have been nominated by student organizations to compete for the title of 2012 Homecoming Queen.
The winner is chosen after interviews and a campuswide election held the week prior to Homecoming, which is held Oct. 12-13.
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 William Jewell College, starts at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13.
The queen candidates are:
Katie Bey, a senior in biological sciences from Cape Girardeau, Mo., representing Kappa Alpha Order
Kate Runyan, a senior in engineering management from Crown Point, Ind., representing Sigma Phi Epsilon
Ashley Sacco, a senior in civil and architectural engineering from St. Peters, Mo., representing Phi Kappa Theta
KyLee White, a senior in applied mathematics and computer engineering from Lee’s Summit, Mo., representing Tau Kappa Epsilon
Melissa Mahoney, a senior in civil engineering from St. Peters, Mo., representing Kappa Delta
Meg Riley, a senior in civil engineering from St. Louis, representing Chi Omega
Jillianne Cahill, a junior in electrical and computer engineering from Raymore, Mo., representing Beta Sigma Psi
Andrea Clements, a senior in civil and architectural engineering from St. Louis, representing Zeta Tau Alpha
Jamie Hatlan, a senior in civil engineering from Fenton, Mo., representing Kappa Sigma
Molly White, a senior in ceramic engineering from Hawk Point, Mo., representing Thomas Jefferson Residence Hall Association
Melody Franks, a junior in mining engineering from Nixa, Mo., representing Triangle
Veronica Page, a senior in civil engineering from Tulsa, Okla., representing Pi Kappa Alpha
Destinee Rea, a senior in ceramic engineering from Edgar Springs, Mo., representing Student Council.