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FHU Crowns 2017 Homecoming Queen and King

Henderson, Tennessee - Nov 13, 2017

Freed-Hardeman University crowned its 2017 Homecoming Queen and King Saturday, Nov. 11, at half-time of the Lady Lion basketball game. Sutherland Shrader, a senior from Columbia, Tennessee, and Richard Turner, a senior from Oak Ridge, Tennessee, received the honors.

Shrader, a communication major with an emphasis in public relations, is the station manager for WFHU, the campus radio station, as well as one of the hosts for a morning talk show. She is a member of College Republicans and of Sigma Rho Social Club. She is the daughter of Chris and Michelle Shrader.

Turner is majoring in Bible.  He was a coordinator of Interface, a program designed to orient freshmen to the university. He is a member of Chi Beta Chi Social Club and of Alpha Chi Honor Society. His parents are Tony and Kathy Turner.

Other candidates for queen were Megan Breece, an English major from Lyles, Tennessee, and Amelia Smith, a child and family studies major from Lebanon, Tennessee. King candidates were Ben Hogan, a Bible major from Athens, Alabama, and Ben Morris, an accounting major from Henderson, Tennessee.

Twelve other students, representing the freshman, sophomore and junior classes, completed the Homecoming court. Freshman representatives were Tiley Elliott, a biology major from Madison, Georgia; Claire Morris, a kinesiology and psychology major from Jackson, Tennessee; Riley Qualls, a marketing major from Centerville, Tennessee; and Weston Stone, a Bible major from Columbia, Kentucky.

Selected from the sophomore class were Emily Arnold, a nursing major from Mount Juliet, Tennessee; Bailie White, an accounting major from Tupelo, Mississippi; Sam Boyd, a Bible and a law and politics major from Lawrenceburg, Tennessee; and Daniel Scott, a finance major from Henderson, Tennessee.

Junior class representatives were Holly Oliver, a marketing major from Henderson, Tennessee; Tea’Aira Payne, a criminal justice major from Memphis, Tennessee; Matthew Johnson, a Bible, English and pre-engineering major from Henderson, Tennessee; and Michael Sweatt, a law and politics major from Montgomery, Alabama.