Amid the cheers of their peers, the Hardin-Simmons University Homecoming Court was announced today during a specially called chapel service. HSU President Dr. Lanny Hall, announced the 2012 Homecoming King and Queen.
Selected as this year’s Homecoming King is Michael LeRoux, a senior Spanish education major from Dallas, Texas. Michael has proven himself a campus leader by his involvement in the student activities team, Theta Alpha Zeta, president of the Greek Council, and his involvement with Spanish department activities. Michael says he loves being involved at HSU, and enjoys calling HSU his home. He says he enjoys the close-knit family environment, and the constant encouragement for students to get involved and be a part of change and university advancement.
Michael is the son of Kitti Ann and Phil LeRoux of Dallas.
This year’s Homecoming Queen is Bethany Williams, a senior biology major from Lubbock, Texas. Williams minors in biochemistry and honors.
She has been involved in a variety of activities on and off campus such as the Honors Program, Tri Phi social club, Tri Beta social club, a member of the HSU cheerleading squad, New Student Orientation Steering committee, the HSU Pre-Health Club, the HSU Bass Fishing Club, and also volunteers at Hendrick Medical Center and Meals on Wheels.
She says her favorite memories of HSU are all the different sporting events, pledging, making the cheering squad, and being able to study abroad through HSU. Her future plans involve attending physician’s assistant school or grad school next year. She is the daughter of Kirk and Cindy Williams of Lubbock.
The new King and Queen will be crowned Saturday, October 13, 2012, during halftime activities of the Homecoming football game that starts at 1:30 p.m. in Shelton Stadium.
Nominees for King and Queen include:
Sarah Grace Rogers, daughter of Jimmy and Karen Rogers of Plainview, Texas, is an elementary education major with plans to pursue a license as a child life specialist. Sarah serves as president of Sigma Alpha, treasurer of Greek Council, and is the Theta Alpha Zeta Sweetheart for 2012-2013.
Mitchell Moser, son of Carl and Evelyn Moser of Abilene, Texas, is an exercise science major with plans of continuing at HSU for a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. Mitchell serves as president of the Pre-Physical Therapy Club and was chosen as the Sigma Alpha Beau for 2012-2013. In previous years, he has served Theta Alpha Zeta as vice president and social chair.
Sean Shelton-Harris is the son of Larry and Angela Shelton, from Grapevine, Texas. Harris is a music major and serves as the drum major of the “World Famous” Cowboy Band and a president of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia fraternity, and chairman of All-School SING!
Whitney Joslin is the daughter of Daniel and Vicki Joslin of Granbury, Texas. She is an art education major who has been a member of the New Student Orientation steering committee; Kappa Delta Pi, an education fraternity; and the Cowgirl basketball team, receiving Academic All-Conference honors.
Shea Starkey is the daughter of Steve Starkey and Lisa Martin. Shea is from North Richland Hills, Texas, a speech-language pathology major with a minor in psychology. Shea is currently applying to graduate schools in California to obtain a master’s degree in communication sciences and disorders.
Danielle Noble is the daughter of Robert and Candace Noble of Plano, Texas. Danielle is a secondary mathematics education major with minors in computer science and honors. Danielle is vice president of the HSU chapter of Alpha Psi Omega; a member of Kappa Delta Pi, national honors education society; a member of Gamma Beta Phi, national honors society; and a member of Kappa Mu Epsilon, national mathematics honors society.
Ethan Wamsley is the son of Brad and Karen Wamsley from Highland Village, Texas, majoring in biblical studies with and a minor in psychology. Ethan has served in numerous positions in the social club Zeta Chi, and volunteers at his church at home over summer break.
Eugene Tian Cern Wong is the son of Chin Meng Wong and Gladys Wong of Petaling Jaya, Malaysia. He is a ministry major with a history minor. He is the also the special projects editor and office manager for HSU’s student newspaper, The Brand.