For Immediate Release: October 21, 2013
Contact: Annette Barnette
Public Relations & Marketing Director
Glenville State College
Glenville, WV – The 2013 Glenville State College Homecoming Court was announced at the annual GSC Coronation Ceremony on September 30th. The court presided over all the week’s events including the homecoming dance, picnic, bonfire, parade, and football game on Saturday, October 5th.
GSC senior Elementary Education (K-6), General Math Education (5-9) and Science Education (5-9) major Kayleigh Huck was crowned the 2013 GSC homecoming queen. She is the daughter of Maria and Steve Huck of Delaware, Ohio. Kayleigh is a member of GSC’s Cross Country team and is a Resident Assistant. She is also senior captain of the Lady Pioneer Softball team. After graduation, Kayleigh plans on teaching middle school math or science and coaching. The things she likes best about being at GSC are the various activities to take part in and the different types of people.
Kayleigh was an independent queen candidate. Kayleigh was crowned homecoming queen during the Coronation Ceremony on Monday, September 30th.
GSC senior Evan Foster was crowned 2013 GSC homecoming king. He is a Criminal Justice major with a minor in Psychology. He is the son of Bruce and Carol Foster of Clarksburg (Harrison County), West Virginia. At GSC, he is Vice-President of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Guild and is a student assistant in the GSC Public Relations Office. After graduation, Evan plans to work in private security. His nomination as king candidate was sponsored by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Guild. Evan was crowned homecoming king during the Coronation Ceremony on Monday, September 30th.
Catherine Nottingham is a senior English major and Military Science minor at GSC. She was an independent queen candidate for the 2013 homecoming court. She is the daughter of Gary Nottingham of Duck (Clay County), West Virginia. Cat is a member of Student Government Association and ROTC. She is already serving in the Army National Guard and after graduation she plans to become an active duty military police officer in the U.S. Army. Cat appreciates the interesting professors take in the students and how friendly everyone is on campus. She puts it best when she says, “GSC might be small, but it has a lot of heart.”
GSC senior Andréa Osborne is an Elementary Education (K-6) and General Mathematics Education (5-9) major. Baptist Campus Ministries sponsored her as a queen candidate for the 2013 homecoming court. She is married to Isac Osborne and is the daughter of Hugh and Sharon Haddad of Charlotte, North Carolina. Andréa serves as student assistant in the President’s Office at Glenville State College. After graduation, she plans to become a middle school math teacher and start a family. She enjoys the small classes and professional relationships with her professors at GSC.
Ezekiel Bonnett is a senior Psychology/Sociology major at GSC. His king nomination was sponsored by Alpha Rho Tau. He is the son of Daniel and Heather Bonnett of Glenville (Gilmer County), West Virginia. Ezekiel is a member of Science Fiction and Fantasy Guild and assisted with the city of Glenville bench repainting project last spring. His favorite thing about GSC is how accepting the people are on campus.
Eric Plummer is a senior English major and Military Science minor. He was an independent king candidate for the 2013 GSC homecoming court. Plummer is the son of Carol Plummer of Princeton (Mercer County), West Virginia. He is a member of Student Government Association, ROTC, and Sigma Omega Beta. He also served in Iraq from 2009-2010. After graduation, he plans to have a career in the U.S. Army. No Junior Princess Candidates for the 2013 Homecoming Court.
There were no Junior Princess Candidates for the 2013 homecoming court.
GSC junior Ethan Epling is a Natural Resource Management major with a concentration in Forest Technology. His nomination was sponsored by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Guild. He is the son of L.D. Epling of Spencer (Roane County), West Virginia. In 2012, he traveled to Japan as part of a GSC Land Resources Department Tree-of-Heaven study. After graduation, Ethan would like to work in Yellowstone National Park.
Sponsored by the Student Support Services, Kelsey Palmer was the 2013 sophomore homecoming court candidate. She is a Natural Resources Management major with a concentration in Business Management. She is the daughter of John and Deanna Palmer of Lost Creek (Harrison County), West Virginia. Kelsey is a member of GSC’s Student Support Services, the International Bowhunting Organization, Regions Archery, and the National Wild Turkey Federation. She takes part in competitive archery and holds multiple titles including a 2012 Southern Triple Crown from the International Bowhunting Organization. After graduation, she plans to open her own archery shop and get more women and children interested in the sport.
There were no Sophomore Prince Candidates for the 2013 homecoming court.
Hali Kershner is a freshman English Education (5-adult) major. She was an independent candidate for the 2013 homecoming court. Hali is the daughter of Donovan Kersher and Vicki Clary of Ripley (Jackson Country), West Virginia. She enjoys dancing and participating in pageants and is also a member of GSC’s Spirit Team. After graduation, she hopes to become an inspiring high school English teacher in her hometown.
Cody Mullens is a freshman Forest Technology major. He is the son of John and Debbie Mullens of Craigsville (Nicholas County), West Virginia. At GSC, Cody is a member of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Guild and Student Support Services. After graduation, he hopes to work in a federal forestry job. Cody’s nomination as freshman prince was sponsored by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Guild.
The 2013 GSC Homecoming Week took place from Monday, September 30th through Sunday, October 5th. The theme of this year’s homecoming festivities was ‘That 70’s Ville.’ The theme honors the 1973 NAIA National Runner-Up Football Team from Glenville State College.