Missouri University of Science and Technology is preparing for the 111th “Best Ever” celebration of St. Pat’s in Rolla, and the 2019 Queen of Love and Beauty candidates have been announced.
The candidates are nominated by various student organizations at Missouri S&T. 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 15, 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 2019 St. Pat’s Parade, held in downtown Rolla at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 16.
The 2019 queen candidates are as follows:
Samantha Akers, a senior in biological sciences from Plano, Texas, representing Phi Sigma Pi.
Chloe Baxter, a senior in geological engineering from Ballwin, Missouri, representing Tau Kappa Epsilon.
Emily Beahm, a junior in biological sciences from Kansas City, Missouri, representing EcoMiners.
Bayley Bellers, a senior in chemical engineering from Fenton, Missouri, representing Sigma Nu.
Rebecca Campbell, a senior in physics from Saint Charles, Missouri, representing Theta Xi.
Hailey Criswell, a nursing student at the University of Missouri-Columbia representing Beta Sigma Psi.
Marisa Croniser, a senior in electrical engineering and computer engineering from Allen, Texas, representing Lambda Sigma Pi.
Eliza Drake, a sophomore in petroleum engineering from St. Louis representing Lambda Chi Alpha.
Jamie Duffy, a senior in chemical engineering from O’Fallon, Missouri, representing Pi Kappa Alpha.
Katelin Eagan, a senior in ceramic engineering from Lexington, Missouri, representing GDI.
Cassandra Funke, a senior in civil engineering and architectural engineering from Joplin, Missouri, representing Kappa Delta.
Courtney Gann, a junior in engineering management from Lee’s Summit, Missouri, representing the Residential Commons Hall Association.
Elizabeth Hoffer, a junior in information science and technology from Webster Groves, Missouri, representing Kappa Alpha.
Olivia Holdman, a senior in geology and geophysics from Festus, Missouri, representing Alpha Psi Omega.
Julia Ingram, a senior in civil engineering from Blue Springs, Missouri, representing Zeta Tau Alpha.
Shelley Maguire, a senior in economics from Ballwin, Missouri, representing 4 North.
Hannah Martin, a senior in ceramic engineering from Saint Peters, Missouri, representing Phi Sigma Rho.
Paige Masten, a sophomore in architectural engineering and civil engineering from Lake Saint Louis, Missouri, representing Residential Hall Association.
Sabrina McRoberts, a freshman in architectural engineering from Warrenton, Missouri, representing Phi Kappa Theta.
Anna Meyer, a senior in environmental engineering from Sullivan, Missouri, representing Alpha Epsilon Pi.
Annie Muehlfarth, a senior in environmental engineering from St. Louis, representing the Concrete Canoe Design Team.
Elizabeth Nelson, a freshman in undergraduate studies from Springfield, Missouri, representing Sigma Tau Gamma.
Erin Nischwitz, a senior in biological sciences from Wildwood, Missouri, representing Omega Sigma.
Charli Partney, a senior in computer science from Rolla, Missouri, representing Triangle.
Grace Popielewski, a senior in mechanical engineering from St. Louis, representing Chi Omega.
Brooke Reed, a junior in multidisciplinary studies from New Haven, Missouri, representing Sigma Pi.
Elissa Rivers, a senior in engineering management from Saint Charles, Missouri, representing Delta Sigma Phi.
Lindsey Schneider, a senior in geological engineering from Parkville, Missouri, representing Kappa Sigma.
Madeline Skora, a junior in computer science from St. Louis, representing KMNR.
Hope Smalley, a senior in business and management systems from Ballwin, Missouri, representing Student Council.
Sami Smith, a senior in chemical engineering from Rolla, Missouri, representing Alpha Chi Sigma.
Kelly Temporal, a senior in nuclear engineering from Columbia, Missouri, representing Outer Campus Hall Association.
Sherry Whiteside, a senior in geology and geophysics from Rolla, Missouri, representing Delta Tau Delta.
Hannah Wilson, a senior in mechanical engineering from Saint Peters, Missouri, representing Delta Omicron Lambda.