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FHU Announces Candidates for Mr. and Miss FHU

Henderson, Tennessee - Mar 12, 2019

Freed-Hardeman University has announced the candidates for the title of Mr. and Miss FHU. Winners will be announced Tuesday, March 19, during the school’s 10:30am chapel service in Loyd Auditorium.

Vying for the title of Mr. FHU are four senior men: Sam Boyd, English major from Lawrenceburg, Tennessee; Marshall Dearing, finance major in the dual MBA/BBA program from Nashville; Jacob Dowdy, music education major from Gadsden, Alabama; and Matthew Johnson, Bible, English and pre-engineering major from Henderson.

Senior women competing for Miss FHU are Emma Butt, nursing major from Chapel Hill, Tennessee; Isabel Harris, mathematics and pre-engineering major from Nashville; Elisabeth Hibbett, social work major from Henderson; and Bailie White, accounting major in the dual BBA/MBA program from Tupelo, Mississippi.

Boyd, a member of the University Chorale, has served as vice president of the Student Government Association and of the College Republicans. Dearing is a member of the Clayton Investment Team and of Campus Delegate Team as well as a Makin’ Music director. Dowdy is the student director and president of University Chorale and has performed in the Young Adults Honors Performance series at Carnegie Hall in New York City and in Sydney, Australia. Matthew Johnson has served as president of University Program Council and of Xi Chi Delta. He was an emcee for last year’s Makin’ Music and will reprise that role again this year.

Butt is a two-time hostess of Makin’ Music and a member of the Student Government Association. A member of University Program Council, Harris has chaired the Honors Council and been president of Alpha Chi. Hibbett, who has attended every Makin’ Music since her birth, has twice been a hostess of the event. White is a member of Campus Delegate Team, Brown Legacy Research Team and Student Government Association.

Candidates for Mr. and Miss FHU were chosen by the FHU family: students, faculty and staff. This marks the 79th consecutive year two students have been chosen as the best representatives of the ideal Freed-Hardeman University student.