NOVEMBER 7, 2013
Freed-Hardeman University’s Homecoming King and Queen were crowned in a chapel presentation Wednesday, Nov. 6, in Loyd Auditorium. Weston Keen of Portland, Tenn., and Rachel Hoyt of Yorktown, Ind., were selected by students to represent the senior class.
Keen, a biochemistry major, is the son of Ricky and Kay Keen. While in school, he has been involved in social club Chi Beta Chi, the Biology Club, Alpha Chi and FHU’s chapter of the American Chemical Society. In September, Keen delivered a keynote address at RUSH, FHU’s annual youth rally.
Hoyt is the daughter of Gerald and Maria Hoyt. An English and secondary education major, Hoyt has been a member of social club Phi Kappa Alpha, Alpha Chi, the Bell Tower staff and the cross country team. She also spent a semester studying abroad in Europe.
Other nominees for Homecoming King were Jeffrey Jinkerson, a Bible and physical science engineering major from Starkville, Miss., and Mark Yarbro, a special education major from Camden, Tenn.
Other nominees for Homecoming Queen were Michelle Giselbach, a communication major from Jackson, Tenn., and Christine Wilson, an exercise science major from Rogersville, Ala.
The FHU Student-Alumni Association conducts the election and plans the presentation of the 2013 Homecoming Court. The Homecoming King and Queen, along with the Homecoming Court, will be presented during halftime of the Lady Lion basketball game Saturday, Nov. 9.