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February 13, 2014


Rohr, Milton named Cowley College’s Homecoming king and queen


queen and kingCapping off a week full of Homecoming activities, John Rohr and Jamesia Milton were named Cowley College’s Homecoming king and queen during halftime of the Tiger men’s basketball game vs. Butler on Wednesday night at W.S. Scott Auditorium.

Rohr is the son of Tony and Telisa Rohr. He spent one year as a  member of the Cowley tennis team, one year with the Academic Excellence Challenge (AEC) team, is involved in Act one, and is a student ambassador. He was a International Tennis Association Scholar Athlete recipient during the 2012-2013 school year, and was named Student Ambassador of the Month for December.

He also serves as the vice president of AEC Club and plans to attend Oklahoma State University majoring in Technical Design in Theatre. After obtaining a Master’s degree, Rohr plans on working as a director at a junior college, and hopefully come back to work at Cowley.

Milton is the daughter of Muriel Milton. She is a member of the Tiger track and field team, is a student ambassador, and is a resident assistant in the dorms. She was named the December Student Athlete of the Month, and is the school record holder in the weight and hammer throw.

She was a finalist for Queen Alalah and plans to attend Wichita State University. At WSU, she plans to pursue a nursing degree and also compete as part of the Shocker track and field team.

Last year’s king, Gary Fizer III, and Student Senate Liaison Chelsea Blazi, were on hand to crown the new king and queen. Kennedy Barnes, daughter of Lori and Zachary Barnes, and Jordey Ross Pierce, son of Barry and Barcley Pierce, handled the duties of the crown bearers.

Queen finalists were:
Jamesia Milton, Kelsea Barr, Wendy Brigido, Rose Hooley, and Danielle St. Clair.
King finalists were:
John Rohr, Tucker Davis, Jace Franklin, Eddie Mutchler, and Will Weeks.

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