Ashland University Crowns New Homecoming King and Queen

Ashland University Crowns New Homecoming King and Queen

10/18/12 ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland University’s 2012 homecoming king and queen has been voted on and announced, following the vote of the student body. The announcement of the winners took place during the Banana Splittin’ Day event held Wednesday, October 10, in front of Founders Hall.

The queen’s throne will belong to Kari Daugherty, a middle grades education major from Coshocton, OH. Daugherty is a member of the woman’s basketball team, a huddle leader for Fellowship of Christian Athletes, as well as a True Womanhood Bible Study Leader. Daugherty was nominated for homecoming queen by Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

The king’s throne will belong to Miles Jones, an integrated social studies major from Lorain, OH. Jones is a resident assistant in Amstutz Hall, as well as a member of the AU Hispanic/Latino Organization and Young Democrats. Jones was nominated by Colleges Against Cancer.

Other members of the court included Lindsey VanSparrentak, a hospitality management and marketing double major from Amherst; Sam Dowdy, an integrated social studies major from Sarver, Pa.; Kate Bowerman, an integrated social studies major from Attica; Daniel Mitchell, an economics and marketing double major from Lakewood; Emily Murray, a fashion merchandising major from Wadsworth; Jerry Arko, a business management and marketing double major from Chardon; Faith Gruber, an early childhood education major from Medina; and Darnell Woods, an early childhood education major from Medina.

Ashland University, ranked in the top 200 colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category for 2013, is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University (www.ashland.edu) values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students.