Missouri University of Science and Technology is preparing for the 107th “Best Ever” celebration of St. Pat’s in Rolla, and the 2015 Queen of Love and Beauty candidates have been announced.
The candidates are nominated by various student organizations at Missouri S&T. There are 34 queen candidates for 2015. 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 13, 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 2015 St. Pat’s Parade, held in downtown Rolla at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 14.
The 2015 queen candidates are:
Cailey Baker, a junior in applied mathematics from Plainfield, Illinois, representing Lambda Chi Alpha
Keelin Benedicto, a senior in engineering management from Rolla, Missouri, representing KMNR
Erin Bolling, a senior in engineering management from Kansas City, Missouri, representing Delta Sigma Phi
Courtney Brown, a junior in information science and technology from Ballwin, Missouri, representing Student Council
Kaitlyn Cocks, a sophomore in business and management systems from Sunrise Beach, Missouri, representing Associated Students of the University of Missouri
Grace Deitzler, a junior in biological sciences from University City, Missouri, representing Missouri Miner
Olivia Fleming, a senior in biological sciences from Manchester, Missouri, representing Chi Omega
Hailey Gardner, a senior in mechanical engineering from Arnold, Missouri, representing National Residence Hall Honorary
Kelsey Garrett, a senior in mining engineering from Wildwood, Missouri, representing Tau Kappa Epsilon
Jerrica Givens, a sophomore in mechanical engineering from Boss, Missouri, representing Residential College Association
Catherine Gladbach, a senior in multidisciplinary studies from Jefferson City, Missouri, representing Phi Kappa Theta
Cassie Golden, a senior in civil engineering from Rolla, Missouri, representing Greek Independent Board
Kate Heidinger, a senior in geological engineering from Webster Groves, Missouri, representing Kappa Sigma
Dakoda Juett, a senior in information science and technology from Rolla, Missouri, representing Wesley House
Paige Krejci, a junior in mechanical engineering from Webster Groves, Missouri, representing Kappa Alpha
Adrienne Lister, a sophomore in ceramic engineering from Lenexa, Kansas, representing Alpha Epsilon Pi
Carol Martin, a senior in architectural engineering from Rolla, Missouri, representing 4 North
Anna Mattione, a senior in ceramic engineering from St. Louis, representing Beta Sigma Psi
Allyson Myers, a senior in biological sciences from St. Louis, representing Miner Village Hall Association
Emily Paddick, a senior in engineering management from Taswell, Indiana, representing Delta Omicron Lambda
Sarah Plotkin, a junior in computer science from Hutchison, Kansas, representing General Delegation of Independents
Tori Ramsey, a junior in English from Republic, Missouri, representing Residence Hall Association
Laura Riegel, a senior in geological engineering from Washington, Missouri, representing Trap and Skeet Club
Lauren Schaff, a senior in engineering management from Shawnee, Kansas, representing Delta Tau Delta
McKenzie Scott, a junior in engineering management from Florissant, Missouri, representing Fraternal Order of Leaders
Kaley Short, a senior in chemistry from St. Louis, representing Theta Xi
Elaine Smith, a senior in engineering management from O’Fallon, Missouri, representing Kappa Delta
Rachel Stancil-Bacon, a senior in psychology from Rolla, Missouri, representing Phi Sigma Rho
Cera Thomason, a graduate student in environmental engineering from Creve Coeur, Missouri, representing Triangle Fraternity
Victoria Urban, a senior in mechanical engineering from Maryland Heights, Missouri, representing Downtown Campus Hall Association
Saki Urushidani, a senior in environmental engineering from Webster Groves, Missouri, representing Sigma Nu
Julia Valles, a senior in ceramic engineering from Houston, representing Lambda Sigma Pi
Leticia Watson, a junior in business and management systems from Rolla, Missouri, representing Omega Sigma
Aspen Williams, a senior in civil engineering from Rochester, Illinois, representing Sigma Tau Gamma.