Missouri S&T crowned the 2018 Homecoming Queen and King at halftime of the Oct. 13 football game between Missouri S&T and William Jewell College.
Daryn Bourne, a senior in civil engineering from Lake Waukomis, Missouri, was named Missouri S&T’s 2018 Homecoming Queen. She was nominated by Pi Kappa Alpha. Jacob Hunter, a senior in mechanical engineering from Imperial, Missouri, was named Missouri S&T’s 2018 Homecoming King. He was nominated by Pi Kappa Alpha.
Various Missouri S&T student organizations nominated candidates for queen and king. The winners were selected after interviews and a campuswide election that was held the week prior to Homecoming.
First runner-up for 2018 Homecoming Queen was Taylor Smith, a senior in biological sciences from Rockford, Illinois. She was nominated by Chi Omega. Second runner-up was Tamar Makharashvili, a graduate student in electrical engineering from Rolla, Missouri. Makharashvili was nominated by the International Students Club.
First runner-up for the 2018 Homecoming King was Ketul Patel, a senior in information science and technology from St. Louis. He was nominated by the International Students Club. Second runner-up was Nick Schmidt, a junior in chemical engineering from Union, Missouri. Schmidt was nominated by Tau Beta Sigma and Kappa Kappa Psi.
Missouri S&T Homecoming activities were held in Rolla Oct. 12-13.