Samford Announces 2006 Homecoming Court

Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2006-10-20

Samford University's 2006 Homecoming Court has been announced. The school will celebrate Homecoming this weekend, Oct. 20-22.

Court members are: freshmen Grace Moon of Olive Branch, Miss., and Oliver Jones of Roswell, Ga.; sophomores Rebekah Beaty of Columbus, Ga., and Andrew Dick of Atlanta, Ga.; juniors Ellen Donze of Birmingham and John Ryan Colvin of Jackson, Ala.; and seniors Mary Kathryn Covert of Meridian, Miss., Candis Garner of Florence, Ala., Christina Knox of Birmingham, Bill Anderson of Macon, Ga., D.J. Carter of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.; and Robby Stone of Birmingham.

Class representatives were chosen by members of the respective classes.

The queen and senior honor escort will be announced during halftime ceremonies at Samford's Homecoming game against University of Tennessee-Martin, Saturday in Seibert Stadium. Kickoff time is 2 p.m.

Other Homecoming weekend activities include an alumni banquet on Friday, reunions, parade and other activities on Saturday, and a concluding worship service on Sunday morning.

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ABOUT SAMFORD UNIVERSITY -- Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 3rd among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,509 students from 45 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.