St. Pat’s student knight and queen courts crowned

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On March 23, 2022

The 2022 Queen with St. Pat during the parade. Photo by Michael Pierce, Missouri S&T.

Missouri S&T student Grace Christian, a senior in mechanical engineering from Jefferson City, Missouri, has been crowned the 2022 Queen of Love and Beauty for the 114th St. Pat’s celebration in Rolla. She was nominated by Tau Kappa Epsilon.

In a new tradition for this year, the St. Pat’s Board created a student knights’ court. Alexander Martin, a senior in business and management systems from Plainfield, Illinois, was named the Prince of Pride and Hope. He was nominated by the Interfraternity Council.

The identities of both courts were revealed during coronation ceremonies held Friday, March 18, at St. Pat’s coronation ceremonies.

Members of the queen’s court are:

  • Princess of Peace and Happiness – Amanda Aiken, a senior in engineering management from St. Louis, representing Student Council
  • Countess of Courage and Valor – Kristen Clevenger, a junior in architectural engineering from Kansas City, Missouri, representing Beta Sigma Psi
  • Duchess of Divinity and Elegance – Chrysalin Martin, a senior in chemistry from Harrisonville, Missouri, representing the Associated Students of the University of Missouri
  • Lady of Honor and Devotion – Brilyn Pearl, a junior undeclared major from Canton, Missouri, representing Phi Sigma Rho.

Members of the student knights’ court are:

  • Count of Charm and Humility – Cole Steiger, a senior in electrical engineering from St. Louis, representing Phi Sigma Pi
  • Duke of Dominion and Strength – Keenan Braun, a senior in nuclear engineering from Buffalo, Missouri, representing the General Delegation of Independents
  • Lord of Loyalty and Embrace – Eric Hanson, a graduate student in systems engineering from Weldon Spring, Missouri, representing the Associated Students of the University of Missouri.

About Missouri University of Science and Technology

Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) is a STEM-focused research university of over 7,200 students. Part of the four-campus University of Missouri System and located in Rolla, Missouri, Missouri S&T offers 101 degrees in 40 areas of study and is among the nation’s top 10 universities for return on investment, according to Business Insider. S&T also is home to the Kummer Institute, made possible by a $300 million gift from Fred and June Kummer. For more information about Missouri S&T, visit

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