UPDATED: 2018 Homecoming court, King and Queen, announced

The Lindenwood sign outside of the J. Scheidegger Center For The Arts.
Photo by Taylor McDaniel

TAYLOR MCDANIEL |Reporter

UPDATED 9:15 a.m. Oct. 16 with quote from Heinrich previously omitted.

UPDATED 5:30 p.m. Oct. 22 with the winners of King and Queen.

The nominations are in, and Lindenwood’s 2018 Homecoming court has been announced.

Voting for king and queen will be open on Involve U from Monday, Oct. 15 through Friday, Oct. 19 at 1 p.m.

Voting will also be available at the Student Involvement table in Spellmann Dining Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 17, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. and again from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. The table will also be open for voting on Friday, Oct. 19, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Here is a list of the nominees.

Freshman Attendants

Bella Rainey

Zachary Garcia

Sophomore Attendants

Lauren Austin

Jack Bedtke

Junior Attendants

Keersten Heinrich

“I was interested in being on court because I think it is such a privilege to be on it,” said Heinrich. “When I was younger, I’d always dreamed of being on some kind of court, so it’s kind of a dream that actually came true.”

Hayden Rosenthal

Queen Candidates

Maya Davis

“I think it’s a great opportunity to get myself out of my comfort zone and represent not only myself, but the university and Lindenwood gymnastics,” Davis said. “I’m not sure how many people were nominated, but it’s an honor to have been selected to be on court and to have made it this far.”

Anise Glenn

“It’s exciting to be one of the few representing the senior class,” Glenn said. “I’m looking forward to being in the heart of all the Lindenwood spirit. I’m used to having spirit on the sidelines of the football games dancing, but I’m excited to ride in the parade and see everyone at the pep rally.”

Jade Harris

Emily Stricker

“I was interested in being on court to represent the school. It was an honor to be nominated by people who thought of me,” Stricker said. “It means the world to even be nominated on court. I’m so blessed to have people think of me and think I will do great representing the school.”

King Candidates

Joaquin Castillo

Hunter Drew

Stevie Armani Johnson

Mathew Stocker

Editor’s note: All nominees had an opportunity to comment;  those who responded are listed with their comments.

UPDATE Oct. 22: Anise Glenn and Stevie Armani Johnson were named the 2018 Homecoming Queen and King.

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