U of M, Crookston Homecoming Court Chosen

Homecoming Royalty (back row, l to r): Kim Nelson, Erin Barry, Ben Williams, Alex Lopez, Terrence Hopkins, Jeff Pryor, Kim Nelson, Austin Czichotzki, Gemma Schmitz, Anton Young, Brittany Novak, Tim Unke, Yuri Na, Lauren Williams, Treasure Clemmons. Front Row left to right: Cody Brekken, Tim Ennis, Sarah Nowacki, Joe Harren, Katelyn Zins, Broderick Williams

Crookston, Minn. - Homecoming royalty were recently nominated by the student body during University of Minnesota, Crookston Homecoming Week September 28 through October 3, 2009.

Students voted into the court include:

Lauren Williams, a freshman from Chicago, Ill.; Gemma Schmitz, a sophomore from Thompson, N.D.; Kimberly Nelson, a senior Cold Spring, Minn.; Yuri Na,  freshman majoring in biology from Seoul, South Korea;  Erin Barry, a junior from Crystal, Minn.; Katelyn Zins, a freshman from Starbuck, Minn.; Broderick Williams, a freshman from Minneapolis, Minn.;  Joe Harren, Eagle Bend, Minn.; Ben Williams, a freshman from Excelsior, Minn.;  Austin Czichotzki, a sophomore from Barnesville, Minn.; Alex Lopez, a freshman from Long Beach, Calif.; Jeff Pryor, a freshman from Havana, Ill.; Treasure Clemons, a junior from Minneapolis, Minn.; Kimberley Nelson, a sophomore from East Grand Forks, Minn.;  Athena Mussenden, a junior from Kenosha, Wis.;  Brittany Novak, a junior from Dahlen, N.D.; Sarah Nowacki, a senior from Argyle, Minn.;  Cody Brekken, a junior from Crookston, Minn.; Tim Ennis, a junior from Lancaster, Calif.; Terrence Hopkins, a senior from Long Beach, Calif.; Anton Young, a junior from St. Cloud, Minn.; Tim Unke, a sophomore from Crookston, Minn.

From these candidates the homecoming royalty were crowned for 2009: Prince Joe Harren and Princess Katelyn Zins, King Tim Ennis, and Queen Sarah Nowacki. CSA President Thomas Haarstick, a junior from Vergas, Minn.; and Vice Chair of S.P.A.C.E. Candice Menze, a junior from Starbuck, Minn., served as emcees for the coronation ceremony.

The full Homecoming Court was recognized during half time of the football game at Ed Widseth Field on Saturday afternoon.  To learn more about homecoming events, visit http://www.umcrookston.edu/alumni/homecoming.htm.

Today the University of Minnesota, Crookston delivers more than 25 applied-science undergraduate degree programs and 50 concentrations, including several online degrees, in agriculture; arts, humanities and social sciences; business; math, science and technology; and natural resources. To learn more, visit www.UMCrookston.edu. 

Contact: Lisa Samuelson, director, student activities, 218-281-8507 (samue026@umn.edu); Elizabeth Tollefson, assistant director, communications, 218-281-8432 (ltollefs@umn.edu); Stephanie Onken, communication assistant, 218-281-8446 (onken015@umn.edu)