On Monday, Oct. 19, the homecoming royalty for the Grand Homecoming was announced during the annual ball.
The candidates for queen are Alexa Bowen, senior business major with emphases in finance and marketing; Catherine Steuart, a junior elementary education major; Kaitlyn Truesdell, senior business major with emphases in marketing and management; Madison Wiegers, a junior health information technology major; and Emily Zimmerman, a senior communications studies major. The candidates for king are Slater Champlin, a senior forensic chemical science major; Forrest Evans, a senior music education major; Parker Gallion, a senior nursing major; Ryan Kelly, a junior business major with emphases in marketing and international business; and Daniel Minton, a senior biology major.
The candidates were nominated by organizations like Delta Gamma, Alpha Delta, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Sigma Alpha Iota, Kappa Sigma, Alpha Phi, and the Leadership Institute. Voting is available all week and can be done through either MyWashburn or in the Union from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. More information about the candidates can be found on MyWashburn. The winners will be crowned during halftime of the game between Washburn University and University of Central Oklahoma on Oct. 24. The game begins at 2 p.m. and will be at Yager Stadium.