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Alumbaugh, Monroe Crowned MSSU Homecoming Royalty

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Alumbaugh, Monroe Crowned MSSU Homecoming Royalty

JOPLIN, MO (SNS) – Missouri Southern State University students Logan Alumbaugh, El Dorado Springs, Mo., and Karlie Monroe, Manhattan, Kan., were crowned “Be a Hero” Homecoming Queen and King today on the MSSU campus.

Coronation of Homecoming Royalty was held at the all-university picnic at noon on campus. Alumbaugh and Monroe were crowned by Missouri Southern State University Interim President Dr. Allen Marble and his wife Lori Marble.

Homecoming King Logan Alumbaugh was sponsored by the Kinesiology Club. He is the son of Ron and Terri Alumbaugh of El Dorado Springs. He is a senior who is pursuing a major in Physical Education. He is involved in Student Wellness Awareness Group (SWAG), the Recreation Center Staff and the Student Missouri State Teachers Association (SMSTA). His interests include being active and taking part in activities with friends and family. He hopes to teach and coach after graduation.

Homecoming Queen Karlie Monroe represents Alpha Sigma Alpha, Alpha Kappa Delta and the Sociology club.

She is a senior Sociology major and the daughter of Keith and Michelle Ince of Manhattan, Kan. She served in the U.S. Army Reserve for the last 3 ½ years and was deployed for a year in Kuwait. She was named the Distinguished Honor Graduate during a Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Development course for the U.S. Army. Her plans after graduation are to move to Baton Rouge, La., to attend graduate school at Louisiana State University.

The King and Queen, along with other finalists, will participate in the Homecoming parade at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 2 on the MSSU campus.

Homecoming Royalty will be introduced during halftime activities at the Homecoming football game which begins at 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 2 at Fred Hughes Stadium on the MSSU campus.

The Homecoming King and Queen were chosen by an election at Missouri Southern on Monday and Tuesday of this week.

The other finalists were:

QUEEN CANDIDATES:

* Kylie Cornman, junior Health Promotion and Wellness major from Mountain View, Mo.

* Whitney Koch, senior Marketing and Management major from Carl Junction, Mo.

* Madison Pollock, junior English major from Joplin

* Ashton Nicole Troxel, sophomore International Studies major from Carl Junction, Mo.

KING CANDIDATES:

* Kyle Prisock, freshman Management/Marketing major from Dayton, Ohio

* Peter Thompson, senior Mathematics & English major from Joplin

* Alex Stockam, junior Health Promotion major from Peculiar, Mo.

* Evan Zachary Zupan, junior Secondary Education major from Rogers, Ark.

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