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Miss and Mr. HT Join the Community to Acknowledge the Historical Significance of Juneteenth

Pictured are Casey Rodriguez and Jasmine Cormier during the Austin Juneteenth parade on June 19th that included more than 4,000 Central Texans who celebrated the Emancipation Proclamation.* Discover more about Juneteenth or visit the display at the  George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center.  See more Austin American-Statesman Juneteenth photographs.

Jasmine Cormier and Casey Rodriguez Crowned as
Huston-Tillotson University’s Queen and King

 (AUSTIN, Texas) 6.20.12 Jasmine Cormier and Casey Rodriguez were crowned Miss and Mr. Huston-Tillotson University for the 2012-2013 academic year.

Cormier is a junior majoring in business administration with a concentration in accounting.  She grew up in California but calls Beaumont, Texas, home. She has an interest in international travels, and, in particular, the Kingdom of Cambodia in Southeast Asia in order to assist with transitional housing for young girls.

Cormier’s campus involvement includes work as a Resident Hall Assistant, and officer positions in Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Upsilon Alpha Chapter and the National Pan-Hellenic Council.  She is also a member of the Ram-Nites Dance Team and active in Campus Ministry. 

She is the daughter of Angela Broussard and David Cormier. 

Rodriguez, a sophomore from San Antonio, Texas, is a kinesiology major with a concentration in exercise science.  He is also a Resident Hall Assistant, a member of the Gentleman’s Club, Pre-Alumni Council, Brothers of Fellowship, and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.  He comes from a military family and plans to enter the Air Force upon graduating in order to specialize in a medical area. He is the son of Daniel and Diane Rodriguez. 

Both will represent the University in national competitions as well as local and state events and activities during their reign.

*Vehicle courtesy of Henna Chevrolet.