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October 18, 2011
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Huntingdon College
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Jessica Dickson crowned Homecoming Queen

Homecoming 2011

Montgomery, Ala.—Huntingdon College senior Jessica Dickson, a cell biology major from McCalla, Alabama, was crowned the 2011 Homecoming Queen during the court presentation at half-time of the Homecoming football game Saturday, October 8. Dickson serves as president of Huntingdon's Alpha Omicron Pi women's fraternity, and as a Huntingdon Ambassador, a Huntingdon Host, and chairperson of the Campus Activities Board.  She has served on Freshman Forum, Habitat for Humanity, and as president of her junior class.  For her academic achievement she has been inducted into the honor societies Beta Beta Beta and Order of Omega.  She is the reigning Miss Huntingdon and the daughter of Jerry and Connie Dickson.

Tiffany Dean, a senior biochemistry major from Dothan, Alabama, and Amanda Houston, a senior business administration major from Fyffe, Alabama, were named honor maids.  Dean, the daughter of Lisa and the Reverend John Paul Dean of Dothan, serves as captain of the majorettes for the Huntingdon marching band, The Marching Scarlet and Grey.   She is a student chaplain, head orientation leader, resident assistant, a member of the Campus Activities Board, vice president for Phi Mu women's fraternity, and an SGA senator for the sciences.  She has been recognized with membership in Alpha Beta, Gamma Sigma Alpha, Order of Omega, Phi Eta Sigma, and Tau Beta Sigma honor societies for her academic achievement and leadership.  She is completing an internship with the State Forensic Lab this year and was a poster presenter at the 2011 National American Chemical Society meeting in Denver, Colorado, last month.  Houston, the daughter of Elizabeth and Chuck Houston, serves as vice president of Alpha Omicron Pi women's fraternity, a Huntingdon Host, a Huntingdon Ambassador, and secretary of the Business Club.  She was a member of the women's golf team from 2008 to 2010.  She is completing an internship with the American Cancer Society.

The Junior Class Attendants were Mary Gasson, a music major from Clanton, Alabama, and Taylor King, an art/psychology major from Greensboro, Alabama.  Gasson, the daughter of Sandra and Gary Gasson, is a member of Alpha Omicron Pi women's fraternity, Huntingdon Hosts, Tau Beta Sigma honor society, College Republicans, and Phi Eta Sigma honor society.  An avid musician, she sings with the Concert Choir and the show choir, Huntingdon Harmony, and is an instrumentalist with the Marching Scarlet and Grey, the Wind Ensemble (concert band), and the Pep Band.  A former Miss Huntingdon, she also served as a Huntingdon Ambassador last year.  King is a member of Chi Omega women's fraternity and serves as an orientation leader, Huntingdon Ambassador, Huntingdon Hawks cheerleader, and a member of the Huntingdon psychology club.  She is the daughter of Vickie and Steve King of Greensboro. 

Michelle Gonzalez of Niceville, Florida, and Meredith "Bailey" Scott of Newnan, Georgia, were named Sophomore Class Attendants.  Gonzalez, the daughter of Michelle and Roberto Gonzalez of San Antonio, Texas, is a business administration major and a member of Alpha Omicron Pi women's fraternity, the business club, the Student Government Association, and Huntingdon Hosts.  Scott, the daughter of Shannon and James Scott, serves on Freshman Forum as a student adviser, and as a member of the Exchange Club, Alpha Omicron Pi women's fraternity, the Panhellenic Council, and Huntingdon Hosts.  She is completing an internship with the American Cancer Society.

This year's Freshman Attendants were Tori Jackson, a psychology major from Prattville, Alabama, and Micaela White, a business administration major from McKinney, Texas.  Jackson, the daughter of Carla and Jerry Jackson, serves as a majorette with the Huntingdon Marching Scarlet and Grey.  She is minoring in art.  White, the daughter of Cindy and Mike White, is a member of Freshman Forum, the Business Club, Chi Omega women's fraternity, and the women's varsity tennis team.


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