Nine students at Missouri University of Science and Technology have been nominated by student organizations to compete for the title of 2015 Homecoming Queen.
The winner will be chosen after interviews and a campuswide election held the week prior to Homecoming. Missouri S&T’s Homecoming will be held Oct. 23-24.
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 McKendree University, starts at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24.
The queen candidates are:
— Elizabeth Gaa, a senior in aerospace engineering from Dixon, Missouri, representing Kappa Kappa Psi and Tau Beta Sigma
— Alicia Hankins, a sophomore in engineering management from Jackson, Missouri, representing Residence Hall Association
— Abbey Herbst, a senior in biological sciences from Wentzville, Missouri, representing Pi Kappa Alpha
— Shelby Kapperman, a junior in environmental engineering from Lee’s Summit, Missouri, representing Sigma Phi Epsilon
— Lauren Schaff, a senior in engineering management from Shawnee, Kansas, representing Zeta Tau Alpha
— Memphis Sellers, a sophomore in mechanical engineering from Fenton, Missouri, representing Sigma Nu
— Alyssa Snider, senior in petroleum engineering from Saint Peters, Missouri, representing Beta Sigma Psi
— Aspen Williams, a senior in civil engineering from Rochester, Illinois, representing Kappa Delta
— Haley Witcher, a senior in chemical engineering from Sedalia, Missouri, representing Chi Omega.