January 22, 2004
Finalists for Cowley's Homecoming royalty announced
The list of students vying for Homecoming Queen and King at Cowley County Community College has been narrowed.
The Student Life Office at Cowley released the names of the five Queen and five King finalists for Homecoming 2004, which is scheduled for Feb. 7.
Queen finalists are Sarah Area, a secondary education major from Havensville (Onaga High School); Ebony Haliburton, a liberal arts major from Overland Park (St. Thomas Aquinas High School); Rachel Harper, a journalism major from Augusta; Lindsey Roby, a liberal arts major from Cashion, Okla.; and Megan Whitehead, a pre-dentistry major from Arkansas City.
King finalists are Josephat Boit, a business administration major from Eldoret, Kenya; Jake Conley, a communications major from Rogers, Ark.; Chris Craft, a liberal arts major from Caldwell; Trent James, undecided on a major from Edmond, Okla.; and Ryan Julius, a pre-medicine major from Mulvane.
Nearly all of the 10 candidates are involved in at least one extracurricular activity on campus. Area is a student trainer; Haliburton is a member of the women's basketball team; Harper is a member of the cross country and track and field teams; Roby is a member of the softball team; and Whitehead is a member of the Tigerette Danceline. Boit and Conley are members of the cross country and track and field teams; Craft is a member of the Academic Excellence Challenge team; James is a member of the men's tennis team; and Julius is on the Tiger Spirit Squad.
Online voting is scheduled to begin on Feb. 2. Log on to www.cowley.edu and cast a vote.
The Homecoming Dance will be held from 8 p.m. to midnight on Feb. 5 in the Earle N. Wright Community Room inside the Brown Center on the main campus. All finalists will be recognized at the dance. The King and Queen will be crowned at halftime of the men's basketball game Feb. 7 against Johnson County Community College in W.S. Scott Auditorium/Dan Kahler Court. The men's game is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m.
Also at halftime of the Homecoming game will be the induction of five people into the Tiger Athletic Hall of Fame. They are Jack King, Kermit McMurry, Jerry Boyce, Doyle Gilstrap, and the late Dr. Charles Kerr.