February 8, 2005
Finalists for Cowley Homecoming royalty announced
Five women and five men have been chosen as finalists for Homecoming queen and king at Cowley College.
Voting for queen and king is being held online at www.cowley.edu. The Homecoming dance is scheduled from 9 p.m. to midnight in the Patrick J. McAtee Dining Center. Crowning of this year’s queen and king will take place at halftime of the men’s basketball game vs. Johnson County on Feb. 16. The men’s game begins at 8 p.m.
Queen finalists and their sponsoring organization:
Emily Hunsberger, track and field; Michaela Magallan, Black Student Union and Student Ambassadors; Kara Pridey, basketball; Sarah Sibley, Campus Christian Fellowship and the Math and Science Club; and Tiffanie Spencer, CC Singers.
King finalists and their sponsoring organization:
Floyd Abang, Student Government Association; Logan Blackburn, Student Ambassadors; Bronze Hill, CC Singers; Tin Hinst, tennis; and Travis Kliewer, baseball.
Following are brief biographies on each of the candidates in alphabetical order:
Emily Hunsberger of Haven is the daughter of Gavin and Dinelle Hunsberger. She is a member of Phi Theta Kappa and the Lady Tiger track and field team. She plans to transfer to Kansas State University, or another school, to compete in track.
Michaela Magallan of Niceville, Fla., is the daughter of Joel and Elizabeth Magallan. She is a member of the Black Student Union, is a Student Ambassador, and is on the Lady Tiger track and field team. She is majoring in recreational leadership and sports management. She plans to transfer to the University of West Florida or the University of Central Florida to continue running track.
Kara Pridey of Salina is the daughter of Roger and Joanne Pridey. She is a member of Phi Theta Kappa, the Lady Tiger basketball team, and is a dormitory resident assistant. She is majoring in pre-medicine and plans to transfer to a four-year school to continue playing basketball.
Sarah Sibley of Burlington is the daughter of Chuck and Denise Sibley. She is a member of Campus Christian Fellowship, the Math and Science Club, Phi Beta Lambda and serves as a tutor in The Underground. She is a mathematics major who plans to transfer to Southwest Missouri State University.
Tiffanie Spencer of South Haven is the daughter of Delmer and Jacquie Spencer. She is a member of CC Singers, the Jazz Band, Act One Drama Club, is a Student Ambassador, is involved in musical productions, and is vice president of Campus Christian Fellowship. She is majoring in music education and landscape design. She plans to transfer to Oklahoma State University.
Floyd Abang of Stillwater, Okla., and his native Nigeria is the son of Dr. and Mrs. S.O. Abang. He is president of the Student Government Association, is a member of the Chess Club, the International Student Club, is an assistant in the library, and is a member of the Temporal Mechanics Union. He is majoring in pre-engineering. His future plans include becoming a pilot.
Logan Blackburn of Mulvane is the son of Dwane and Mary Blackburn. He is a Student Ambassador and a member of the Jazz Band. He is majoring in pre-pharmacy. He plans to transfer to the University of Kansas and pursue a career in pharmacy.
Bronze Hill of Arkansas City is the son of Bronze and Becky Hill. He is a member of CC Singers, Act One Drama Club, Phi Theta Kappa, the Spirit Squad, IMPACT, and is involved in school musicals and plays. He is playing the role of Charley in the spring play “The Foreigner.” A theatre major, Hill plans to attend New York University and study theatre.
Tin Hinst of Croatia is the son of Davor and Senka Hinst. He is a member of the tennis team and serves as Student Life Counselor Roy Reynolds’ assistant. He is majoring in psychology. He plans to transfer to Cameron University in Oklahoma.
Travis Kliewer of Fairview, Okla., is the son of Clay and Tammy Kliewer. He is a pitcher on the Tiger baseball team and is a dormitory resident assistant. He is majoring in pre-physical therapy. He plans to transfer to a four-year school and play baseball while continuing his physical therapy study.