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Local Students to Grace SAU 2017 Homecoming Court

MAGNOLIA, AR – Southern Arkansas University recently presented the members of the 2017 Homecoming Court.

Students on the Court from this area include:

Luke Callahan, of Hatfield, is a senior Engineering/Physics: Science major. Callahan is involved in Sigma Pi and is a Resident Assistant in Talley Hall. Callahan was nominated by Talley Hall.

Chance Dearing, of Cove, is a senior Agriculture Business major. Dearing is involved in Alpha Gamma Rho, Agriculture Club, Collegiate FFA, Agriculture Business Club, and Collegiate Farm Bureau. Dearing was nominated by Alpha Gamma Rho.

Selection to the Homecoming Court is an honor. This year, 30 student organizations nominated two of their representatives to be considered for the Court. The nominees convened for a group interview with a committee of faculty and staff. Based on a point system that took into account GPA, an essay by the nominee, campus involvement, and the group interview, the nominees were narrowed down. Individual interviews commenced, from which the top 11 men and top 11 women were selected for the Court.

The Court willl make several appearances during homecoming week, and will be presented at the homecoming Mulerider football game at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, at SAU’s Wilkins Stadium. They will also represent Southern Arkansas University atop a float during the Magnolia Christmas Parade and the annual Celebration of Lights on November 30.

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