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September 28, 2010
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Huntingdon College
News Release

Dothan Native Crowned Homecoming Queen; Court Presented at Huntingdon

Montgomery, Ala. — Nineteen Huntingdon College women were presented as members of the 2010 Homecoming Court during halftime of the Homecoming football game, Saturday, September 25.  The queen, Christine Spivey, of Dothan, Alabama, was announced from among the three women named as senior honor maids.

2010 Homecoming Queen crowning

Homecoming Queen Christine Ilene Spivey is the daughter of Billy and Debbie Spivey of Dothan, Alabama.  She received the Walter J. Knabe Memorial Scholarship for three years and is a Wilson Scholar this year.  A mathematics major and member of Kappa Mu Epsilon Honor Society, Spivey plans to teach secondary mathematics. She serves as Huntingdon Campus Ministry’s director of fellowship and is a member of the Emerge Praise Team.  She also serves as president of the Mathematics Club and a student orientation leader.  She was a member of the Lady Hawks Volleyball Team for three years and has served as a Student Government Association (SGA) senator.  Spivey was crowned by 2009 Homecoming Queen Kelly Frazier, also of Dothan, Alabama, and by Class of 1990 Homecoming Queen Amy Beard Hulsey, now an accounting professor at Huntingdon.

Homecoming Court Seniors 2010

Senior Honor Maid Kimberly Nicole Butler is the daughter of Kelly and Pat Butler of Atlanta. Majoring in English and communication studies, Butler plans to continue in graduate school next year and become an English teacher.  A cross country team member on the Conference championship team, Kim is a Huntingdon Host and a member of the Black Student Union and the Ladies of Huntingdon.

Senior Honor Maid Catherine Michelle Naylor, the daughter of John and Cindy Naylor of Mobile, Alabama, is majoring in biology and communication studies.  Naylor is a James W. Wilson Scholar and the recipient of a Teague Scholarship.  She is a member of Beta Beta Beta, the biology honor society, and has been included on the Dean’s List of High Honors.  A Hawks cheerleader for four years, Naylor serves as captain this year and represents the cheerleaders on the Student Athletic Advisory Committee.  She is vice president of the Senior Class and a senator in the SGA.  After graduation, she plans to attend graduate school to earn a master's degree in communication.

Senior Attendants

Pictured above, L-R, Karis Anderson, Whitney Foy, Christine Spivey, Kim Butler, Catherine Naylor, Kelsey Loftin, Katie Malone.

Ashleigh Karis Anderson is the daughter of Larry and Linda Anderson of Clanton, Alabama.  The recipient of an Alabama Council of Teachers of Mathematics Scholarship, a Gift of Hope Scholarship, and a Cross and Flame Scholarship, Anderson is majoring in mathematics with secondary certification.  She has served as a Student Orientation Leader and is a member of the Mathematics Club, Student Alabama Educators Association, Campus Ministries, and Kappa Mu Epsilon honor society.  

Whitney Nichole Foy, the daughter of Pamela Ward of Birmingham, Alabama, is a psychology major. After graduation next spring she will be commissioned as an officer in the United States Air Force and she plans to become a mental health nurse.  She is a member of the Huntingdon Dazzlers Dance Team and serves as president of the Black Student Union.

Kelsey Lee Loftin, the daughter of Walt and Melinda Loftin of Dothan, Alabama, is majoring in English with a minor in creative writing.  A Bellingrath Scholar, her work has been published in The Prelude, the College literary magazine, and in Sleet Magazine.  She serves as the editor of the College newspaper, The Gargoyle, and as a tutor in the College's Writing Center.  After graduation, she hopes to open her own freelance editing business.  With her father, she is part of the Red Baron BBQ competitive barbecue team and is the reigning Grand Champion of the 2010 Valley Day on the River Barbecue Festival.

The daughter of James and Sylvia Malone of Ozark, Alabama, Caitlin Victoria Malone is a political science and communication studies double-major.  She is the recipient of a James W. Wilson Scholarship and scholarships from the Dothan alumnae chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and the First Missionary Baptist Church of Ozark. She has served as a Huntingdon Host, an officer in the Student Government Association, an orientation leader, and the director of the 2008 Miss Huntingdon Pageant. She is a member of the Political Science Club, Speaker of the Senate in the SGA, a member of the Junior Executive Board for the American Cancer Society, and an AmeriCorps volunteer for Bridge Builders Alabama. After graduation, she plans to pursue a master’s degree in communication studies.

Junior Attendants

Pictured below, L-R, Kati Bryant, Allison Vuyovich, Amanda Houston, Jessica Dickson.

Juniors 2010

Kati Christine Bryant, the daughter of Tommy and Mary Bryant of Petal, Mississippi, is an English and communication studies double-major. She is a Bellingrath Scholar and a member of Phi Eta Sigma freshman honor society.  Bryant is a Huntingdon Host and a member of Alpha Omicron Pi women's fraternity and the Huntingdon women's tennis team.

Jessica Michelle Dickson, a biology major, is the daughter of Jerry and Connie Dickson of McCalla, Alabama. The recipient of an AISA Honor Scholarship, Kiwanis, Rotary, and Chamber of Commerce of Bessemer Scholarships, and Baptist Foundation of Alabama Scholarship, she is a member of Alpha Omicron Pi women's fraternity and serves as president of the Junior Class.

Amanda Elizabeth Houston, the daughter of Charles and Elizabeth Houston of Fyffe, Alabama, is a business administration major.  She received a Cross and Flame Scholarship and an Alumni Legacy Grant.  She serves as a Huntingdon Host and as a member of Alpha Omicron Pi women's fraternity and of the Business Club.

The daughter of Jimmy and Kelley Faulkner, Allison Faith Vuyovich is from Andalusia, Alabama.  She received the Mary Elizabeth Stallworth Scholarship and has earned a place on the Dean's List of Honors for her academic achievement.  A religion major, she serves as a Huntingdon Host, a Writing Center tutor, and
SGA director of public relations and technology.  She is a member of Phi Mu women's fraternity.

Sophomore Class Attendants

Pictured below, L-R, Ann Burgwin Dickson, Kati Scott, Mary Gasson, Melissa McClure.

Sophomores 2010

The daughter of Traweek and Lori Dickson of Lowndesboro, Alabama, Ann Burgwin Dickson is a Wilson Scholar and the recipient of a MANE Scholarship. She is a member of Chi Omega women's fraternity.
The daughter of Gary and Sandra Gasson of Clanton, Alabama, Mary Elizabeth Gasson is a music education and vocal performance major. She is a member of the Scarlet and Grey Marching Band, Wind Ensemble, Pep Band, and Tau Beta Sigma Band Honor Society.  The reigning Miss Huntingdon, she is a member of Alpha Omicron Pi women's fraternity and Phi Eta Sigma freshman honor society.  She serves as a Huntingdon Ambassador and sings with the Concert Choir.

The daughter of Brian and Leslie McClure, Melissa Kay McClure of Albany, Georgia, is a biology major and the recipient of a Stallworth Scholarship.  She was named Freshman of the Year for the Lady Hawks Softball Team last year.  She is a member of Chi Omega women's fraternity and plans to pursue a career as a physician’s assistant.

Katilyn Massey Scott is the daughter of Michael and Cynthia Scott of Panama City, Florida.  She is majoring in communication studies with a minor in French.  She was a 2010 orientation leader and is a member of Chi Omega women's fraternity.  As a member of the women’s tennis team, she received GSAC First Team All-Conference honors last year and holds the Lady Hawks’ top spot in NCAA-Division III national rankings.

Freshman Attendants

Pictured below, L-R, Kelly Kahumoku, Tyger Paris, Cheyenne Young, Bailey Scott.

Freshmen 2010

Kelly Keali’l-Tatiana Kahumoku is the daughter of Roscoe and Gayle Kahumoku of Enterprise, Alabama.  Majoring in biochemistry, Kelly received a Bellingrath Scholarship and is a member of the varsity volleyball team.

From Talladega, Alabama, Tyger Jean Paris is the daughter of Kevin and Ginger Paris.  Tyger received the Katherine Samford Smith Scholarship and an Alumni Legacy Scholarship.  She is a member of the Lady Hawks Softball Team and Alpha Omicron Pi women's fraternity.

The daughter of James and Shannon Scott, Meredith Bailey Scott is from Newnan, Georgia. She is majoring in biology and serves as vice president of Freshman Forum.  She is active in SGA and is a new member of Alpha Omicron Pi.

Cheyenne Creede Young is the daughter of Paul and Shawn Young of Enterprise, Alabama.  The recipient of a Valedictorian Scholarship, she is majoring in psychology.  She is a member of the Huntingdon Dazzlers Dance Team, College Republicans, and a new member of Alpha Omicron Pi women's fraternity.

Huntingdon 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.

Homecoming Court 2010 PIctured above, the 2010 Homecoming Court:  L-R, Bailey Scott, Melissa McClure, Amanda Houston, Kati Bryant, Karis Anderson, Whitney Foy, Honor Maid Catherine Naylor, Queen Christine Spivey, Honor Maid Kimberly Butler, Kelsey Loftin, Katie Malone, Allison Vuyovich, Jessica Dickson, Ann Burgwin Dickson, Mary Gasson, Tyger Paris, and Cheyenne Young.  Not pictured:  Kati Scott, Kelly Kahumoku.


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