Missouri University of Science and Technology is preparing for the 106th “Best Ever” celebration of St. Pat’s in Rolla, and the 2014 Queen of Love and Beauty candidates have been announced.
The candidates are nominated by various student organizations at Missouri S&T. There are 32 queen candidates for 2014. A committee of students will elect a queen after a series of interviews.
The queen and her court will be crowned during coronation ceremonies to be held at 9 p.m. Friday, March 14, in Leach Theatre of Castleman Hall on the Missouri S&T campus. Honorary Knights and Student Knights will also be honored during coronation.
The Queen of Love and Beauty, her court and the rest of the candidates will all have places of honor on the queen’s float during the 2014 St. Pat’s Parade, held in downtown Rolla at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 15.
The 2014 queen candidates are:
Katie Murphy, a senior in nuclear engineering from High Ridge, Mo., representing Chi Omega
Elizabeth Hans, a sophomore in civil engineering from Rolla, Mo., representing Beta Sigma Psi
Kairsti Goodrich, a junior in architectural engineering from Rolla, Mo., representing Delta Sigma Phi
Eleanor Kester, a senior in geological engineering from Wentzville, Mo., representing Kappa Sigma
Saki Urushidani, a junior in chemical engineering from Webster Groves, Mo., representing Sigma Nu
Katherine Reid, a senior in nuclear engineering from Lincoln University, Penn., representing Omega Sigma
Shelbey Tucker, a senior in civil engineering from Festus, Mo., representing Sigma Chi
Sarah Moeller, a senior in chemical engineering from St. Louis, representing Delta Omicron Lambda
Bridget Calandro, a senior in ceramic engineering from Wildwood, Mo., representing Zeta Tau Alpha
Jenna Freese, a senior in mining engineering from Ozark, Mo., representing Phi Sigma Rho
Dorothy Ludwig, a sophomore in engineering management from Florissant, Mo., representing Phi Kappa Theta
Jessica Fletcher, a sophomore in geological engineering from Maryville, Ill., representing Kappa Alpha
Alanna Ahern, a senior in civil engineering from St. Louis, representing Sigma Tau Gamma
Misha Miller-Gilmore, a senior in geological engineering from Independence, Mo., representing Kappa Delta
Natalie Kost, a senior in architectural engineering from Florissant, Mo., representing the General Delegation of Independents
Julie Glenn, a senior in biological sciences from St. Louis, representing Lambda Sigma Pi
Alexis Reece, a junior in chemical engineering from Ellisville, Mo., representing Lambda Chi Alpha
Samantha Washburn, a senior in electrical engineering from Florissant, Mo., representing Theta Xi
Dakoda Juett, a junior in information science and technology from Rolla, Mo., representing Wesley House
Deanne Lyons, a sophomore in psychology from Marshfield, Mo., representing Delta Tau Delta
Caitlyn Schottel, a senior in chemical engineering from St. Joseph, Mo., representing Tau Kappa Epsilon
Katie Payne, a senior in biological sciences from Rolla, Mo., representing Alpha Psi Omega
Erica Byerley, a senior in chemical engineering from Sterling, Alaska, representing KMNR
Cera Thomason, a senior in biological sciences from Rolla, Mo., representing the Greek Independent Board
Courtney Cocks, a senior in geological engineering from Sunrise Beach, Mo., representing the National Residence Hall Honorary
Rebecca Jacobsen, a senior in civil engineering from Defiance, Mo., representing Student Council
Melody Franks, a senior in mining engineering from Nixa, Mo., representing Triangle Fraternity
Kylie Croft, a senior in applied mathematics from Rolla, Mo., representing the Student Union Board
Erin Dean, a senior in computer engineering from St. Peters, Mo., representing the Residence Hall Association
Charlotte Sanders, a junior in mechanical engineering from Machesney Park, Ill., representing the Thomas Jefferson Residence Hall
Andrea Moore, a sophomore in engineering management from Tulsa, Okla., representing the Residential College Association
Monique Miller, a senior in architectural engineering from Manchester, Mo., representing 4 North.