King crowned Queen of nine-member Homecoming Court
Pictured, left to right: Georgianna Hunt, Kathryn Dismuke, Michelle Gonzalez, Mary Gasson, Taylor King, Brianna McClure, Bailey Scott, Jeani Layson and Carlee Nobles.
Montgomery, Ala.—Huntingdon College senior Taylor Louise King
of Greensboro, Alabama, was crowned queen of the College's nine-member
Homecoming Court during the Homecoming football game Saturday, September
29. The members of the 2012 Homecoming Court were Mary
Elizabeth Gasson, senior, Clanton, Alabama; Brianna McClure,
senior, Montgomery, Alabama; Michelle Gonzalez, junior,
Niceville, Florida; Bailey Scott, junior, Newnan, Georgia; Mary
Kathryn Dismuke, sophomore, Montgomery, Alabama; Jeani
Layson, sophomore, Opelika, Alabama; Georgianna Hunt,
freshman, Wetumpka, Alabama; and Carlee Nobles, freshman,
Taylor Louise King is the daughter of Vickie and Steve King
of Greensboro, Alabama. In her fourth season as a Huntingdon Hawks
varsity cheerleader, King has also served as an Orientation Leader, a
Huntingdon Ambassador, and the treasurer of the Psychology Club. She
has served as social chair and Panhellenic Delegate for Chi Omega
women's fraternity. An art and psychology double major, she is a
member of Psi Chi honor society and was named to the Dean’s List of
Mary Elizabeth Gasson is the daughter of Sandra and Gary
Gasson of Clanton, Alabama. A music major with concentrations in
instrumental music and voice, she is a four-year member of the
Marching Scarlet & Grey, the Pep Band, Concert Choir, and
Huntingdon Harmony Show Choir. Gasson was crowned Miss Huntingdon
2010 and has also served the College as a Huntingdon Ambassador, a
Huntingdon Host, and an Orientation Leader. Gasson has served as
chaplain and vice president for communications for Alpha Omicron Pi
women's fraternity. She is also a member of the women’s track and
field team. For her academic achievement, she has been named to the Dean’s List of High
Honors and to Phi Eta Sigma, Gamma Sigma Alpha, and
Omicron Delta Kappa honor societies.
Brianna Michelle McClure is the daughter of Bonnie and Bobby
McClure of Montgomery, Alabama. A four-year member of the cross
country team, she helped the Hawks earn back-to-back conference
championships in 2009 and 2010. Last spring, she also ran for
Huntingdon's first women’s track and field team. McClure has served
as new member educator for Alpha Omicron Pi women's fraternity, as
head Orientation Leader, as a member of the Fellowship Committee of
Campus Ministries, and as a Huntingdon Host and Huntingdon
Ambassador. A sport studies/exercise science major, McClure has been
named to the Dean’s List of High Honors.
Michelle Marays Gonzalez, daughter of Michelle and Roberto
Ruber, is from Niceville, Florida. Majoring in business
administration, she is a member of the Business Club, Student
Government Association Student Senate, and College Republicans. She
spent last summer welcoming new students to Huntingdon as an
Orientation Leader. Gonzalez serves as a Huntingdon Ambassador and
is the vice president of chapterhood development for Alpha Omicron
Pi women's fraternity.
The daughter of James and Shannon Scott, Meredith Bailey Scott
is from Newnan, Georgia. A biology and political science double
major, Scott is the Student Government Association vice president
and served as vice president of Alpha Omicron Pi women's fraternity.
She is a member of the Exchange Club, College Democrats,
Environmental Club, and TheGargoyle newspaper staff. She has served as an Orientation Leader, a
Huntingdon Host and a Huntingdon Ambassador.
The daughter of Gena and Andy Dismuke, Mary Kathryn Dismuke
is from Montgomery, Alabama, and is majoring in psychology. Dismuke
is a member of Chi Omega women's fraternity, where she holds the position of
Cardinal Cabinet. She served the College this summer as an
Orientation Leader and is the Welcome Back Week chair for the 2012
Campus Activities Board. She also participates as a Huntingdon Host
and as a member of the Huntingdon Harmony Show Choir, the Psychology
Club, and Campus Ministries. She has been named to the Dean’s List
of High Honors and is the children’s ministries intern at First
United Methodist Church, Montgomery.
Jeani Lynnea Layson is the daughter of Donna and James Layson
of Opelika, Alabama. She is a Huntingdon Host, the secretary of the
sophomore class, and a member of the Chemistry Club. Layson was a
member of Freshman Forum last year and served Huntingdon as a summer
Orientation Leader. She is an active member of Chi Omega women's
fraternity and is a biochemistry and art double major.
Georgianna Elaine Hunt, daughter of Frances Elaine and
Wilfred Charles Hunt II of Wetumpka, Alabama, is majoring in
communication studies. She is a member of Freshman Forum, College
Republicans and Circle K organizations. She enjoys Campus Ministries
and has pledged to Chi Omega women's fraternity.
The daughter of Elizabeth Cargile and Fred Nobles, Carlee
Elizabeth Nobles is from Prattville, Alabama. Nobles serves as a Huntingdon Hawks varsity cheerleader, has pledged to Alpha Omicron
Pi women's fraternity, and has just joined the new Huntingdon
organization Autism Speaks. She is an elementary/collaborative
special education major.
College, grounded in the Judeo-Christian tradition of the United
Methodist Church, is committed to nurturing growth in faith,
wisdom, and service and to graduating individuals prepared to
succeed in a rapidly changing world. Founded in 1854, Huntingdon
is a coeducational liberal arts college. The College motto, "Enter
to grow in wisdom; go forth to apply wisdom in service," is
inscribed in stone above the front door of John Jefferson Flowers
Hall. Ranked in the top tier of regional colleges by U.S.
News and World Report and consistently listed in the Princeton
Review's "The Best Colleges: Region by Region," Huntingdon
has for two years been recognized on the President's Higher
Education Community Service Honor Roll and is listed on the
National Register of Historic Places. Washington
Monthly, which ranks colleges on the basis of their
contribution to the public good, places Huntingdon in the top 20% of
352 Baccalaureate colleges.