Archibold Marowa from Harare, Zimbabwe and Sara Tucker from Clarksville, Tenn., were named Mr. and Miss Freed-Hardeman University in ceremonies March 13. FHU President Joe Wiley made the announcement.
Freed-Hardeman University faculty submitted names of senior students who best exemplify the notable character and Christian values associated with Freed-Hardeman University. The selection was not based on popularity, but rather on the person’s character, influence, involvement, leadership and academic ability.
The male finalists were Colton Shannon from Mt. Juliet, Tenn., Mauricio Yegros from Paraguay and Charles Overturf from Palatka, Fla. The female finalists were Tabitha Cebrun from Valley View, Texas, Deondra Bender from Ocala, Fla., and Brittany Peppers from Florence, Ala.
Marowa, son of Chiwaka and Appolonia Marowa, is a senior finance major. While at Freed-Hardeman he has participated in the collegiate soccer program for four seasons, serving as captain for the last three.
Tucker, daughter of Jay and Lisa Tucker, is a senior biology major. While at Freed-Hardeman, she has been involved the Biology Club and the biology research team. She was secretary of the Freshman Advisory Counsel, an admissions Intern, and a member of the Tennessee Iota chapter of Alpha Chi.
The Student Alumni Association hosted a brunch for the nominees and their families before the crowning. Photos from the ceremony and brunch can be viewed at http://photos.fhu.edu/Alumni/MrMissFHU