Bethany Announces 2011 Homecoming Court
BETHANY, W.Va. — Bethany College has announced 10 nominees for the 2011 Homecoming Court. Bethany’s Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned during halftime festivities at Saturday’s football game against Westminster College. Kickoff is set for 2 p.m. at Bison Stadium.
The Homecoming Queen nominees are Nancy Hitt, Sara Reass, Francis Rios, Brittani Seeman and Hannah Sweetser. The Homecoming King nominees are Terry Davis, Justin Lipps, Anthony Palus, Matthew Robinson and J.C. Rucker.
Nancy Hitt, a psychology major, is the daughter of Mary and Leo Hitt of Export, Pa. Representing the Phi Mu sorority, she serves as president and has also been active in the Psychology Club.
Sara Reass, an education major, is the daughter of Barbara Reass of Wheeling, W.Va., and Robert Reass of Newtown, Pa. Representing the Phi Mu sorority, she servesas treasurer and is active in Women’s Swimming.
Francis Rios, an international relations major, is the daughter of Amalia and Sebastien Rios of San Sebastian, Puerto Rico. Representing the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority, she serves as historian. Rios has also been active in the College’s International Relations Club and Circle K.
Brittani Seeman, a psychology major, is the daughter of Christine and Joe Seeman of Rumson, N.J. Representing the Phi Mu sorority, Seeman has been active on the Student Athletic Advisory Council and in Women’s Tennis.
Hannah Sweetser, an English major, is the daughter of Annette and Wesley Sweetser of Chambersburg, Pa. Representing the Alpha Xi Delta sorority, she has been active in The Well as president, in addition to the Student Artist’s Guild and Circle K.
Terry Davis, an education major, is the son of Lin Powers of Mingo Junction, Ohio, and Terry Davis Sr. of Rayland, Ohio. Representing the Beta Theta Pi fraternity, he has served as philanthropy chair and treasurer and has been an active participant on the College’s football team.
Justin Lipps, a psychology major, is the son of Kenya Herstine of New Cumberland, W.Va.. Representing the Beta Theta Pi fraternity, he serves as president and has worked as secretary and scholarship chair. Lipps also participates on the football team.
Anthony Palus, an equine studies major, is the son of Donna and Michael Palus of South Park, Pa. Representing the Phi Kappa Tau fraternity, he serves as social chair and has worked as treasurer. Palus has also served as president of the Junior Class Council and vice president of the Sophomore Class Council.
Matthew Robinson, a visual arts major, is the son of Marilyn Robinson of Wheeling, W.Va. Representing the Phi Kappa Tau fraternity, he serves as new member educator. Robinson has worked as secretary of the Junior Class Council and has been a member of Circle K and the Student Artist’s Guild.
J.C. Rucker, a psychology major, is the son of Lynn Phillips and Mark Chamovitz of Pittsburgh, Pa. Representing the Beta Theta Pi fraternity, he serves as vice president and has worked as pledge educator. He has also been an active participant in Men’s Golf and the Economics Club.
The 10 members of the 2011 Homecoming Court were selected by a vote of Bethany College students. Balloting was conducted on campus to select the King and Queen from the nominees.
Bethany is a small college of national distinction located on a historic 1,300-acre campus in the Northern Panhandle of West Virginia. Founded in 1840, it is the oldest college in the state