Davis and Edwards Named 2013 Homecoming Queen and King
Wednesday Feb, 13 2013
Homecoming Wrap Up
By Sharnia Rowlett, Communication Major
HT’s 2013 Homecoming “All In” began with Sunday worship service at Gethsemane Lutheran Church where students learned its historic honor as the oldest Lutheran church in Austin. Student Government Association officers, University Ambassadors, and other student leaders, including “Mr. and Miss HT,” unified to recognize the important distinguished religious feature that makes up Huston-Tillotson University.
Homecoming week was filled with interactive events that allowed students to be all in during this year’s celebration. Monday was the official start to campus homecoming events starting with students’ creative juices flowing for the school wide Door Decorating Contest and Paint the Town to highlight their organizations on campus. Students “Rammed the Run-way” in the fashion show held Tuesday, showcasing HT’s style.
HT Turns Up 2013 Homecoming
with Elle Varner and Kirko Bangz
HT students were surprised when they learned that the Grammy-nominated songstress Elle Varner and Houston born rapper Kirko Bangz would be performing in their very own Mary E. Branch Gymnasium. The concert took place Thursday, February 7, 2013, where nearly 200 supporters including students, faculty, and East Austin friends enjoyed the show. Fans filed into the campus’s gym that was transformed into a concert venue.
HT Names the 2013 Homecoming King and Queens
HT announced its 2013-2014 Homecoming King and Queen during the traditional pep rally. The final ballot count showed Chris Edwards and Allisiana Davis as the winners. Edwards, a sophomore, is a member of HT’s basketball team and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Davis, a junior, is a resident assistant, University Ambassador, and a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Congratulations to both of these outstanding HT student leaders.
2013 Ram the Runway
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