Sixteen students at Missouri S&T will compete for the titles of 2021 Homecoming King and Homecoming Queen.
Missouri S&T’s Student Union Board will choose the winners through voting after conducting interviews the week prior to Homecoming, which will be held Oct. 8-9.
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 features Missouri S&T taking on Truman State University and starts at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, at Allgood-Bailey Stadium in Rolla.
The king candidates are:
Wulfe Retzlaff, a senior in mechanical and aerospace engineering from Truckee, California
John Rausch, a senior in mechanical engineering from Monett, Missouri
Blake Elder, a senior in civil engineering from St. Louis
Andreas Ellinas, a junior in technical communication from Edwardsville, Illinois
Adam McTigue, a senior in chemical engineering from St. Louis.
The queen candidates are:
Hailey Hicks, a senior in economics and environmental engineering from St. Joseph, Missouri
Hannah Tillery, a junior in biological sciences from Licking, Missouri
Olivia Romisch, a sophomore in civil engineering from Overland Park, Kansas
Alyssa Bax, a senior in ceramic engineering from Westphalia, Missouri
Amanda Aiken, a senior in engineering management from St. Louis
Eliza Drake, a senior in petroleum engineering from St. Louis
Dylan Volland, a senior in chemical engineering from St. Louis
Ryann Drake, a sophomore in nuclear engineering from Mackinaw, Illinois
Megan Zaiz, a senior in mechanical engineering from Swansea, Illinois
Grace Duong, a junior in environmental engineering from St. Louis
Emily Collins, a senior in civil and architectural engineering from Grover, Missouri.
About Missouri University of Science and Technology
Missouri University of Science and Technology (S&T) is a STEM-focused research university of over 7,200 students and is part of the four-campus University of Missouri System. Located in Rolla, Missouri, Missouri S&T offers 101 different degree programs in 40 areas of study and is ranked by CollegeFactual as the best public university to study engineering. For more information about Missouri S&T, visit www.mst.edu.