The winner is chosen after interviews and a campuswide election held the week prior to Homecoming, which is held Oct. 18-19.
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 St. Joseph’s College, starts at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19.
The king candidates are:
Branden Goad, a senior in mining engineering from Fenton, Mo., representing Sigma Phi Epsilon
Caleb Hasan, a sophomore in electrical engineering from Hanover Park, Ill., representing the Residence Hall Association
James Hildreth, a senior in civil engineering from Wentzville, Mo., representing Chi Omega
Josh Howard, a senior in electrical engineering from Lee’s Summit, Mo., representing Tau Kappa Epsilon
Nathaniel Leezer, a senior in mechanical engineering from St. Charles, Mo., representing Beta Sigma Psi
Ethan Margherio, a junior in nuclear engineering from Rolla, Mo., representing Sigma Nu
Samuel Nichols, a junior in mining engineering from St. Louis, representing Student Council
Andrew Phillips, a senior in mechanical engineering from Columbia, Ill., representing Zeta Tau Alpha
Benjamin Prueter, a senior in engineering management from Overland Park, Kan., representing Kappa Sigma
Andrew Radi, a senior in mechanical engineering from East Grand Forks, Minn., representing Kappa Kappa Psi/Tau Beta Sigma
Kyle Schmitt, a junior in mechanical engineering from Chesterfield, Mo., representing Phi Kappa Theta
Brian Van Booven, a senior in mechanical engineering from Lake Saint Louis, Mo., representing Pi Kappa Alpha
Kyle Wegener, a junior in electrical engineering from St. Charles, Mo., representing Kappa Delta.