Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2007-10-18

Samford University's 2007 Homecoming court has been announced. Members were elected by vote of their respective classes in advance of Homecoming celebration this weekend (Oct. 19-21).

Court members and their hometowns are: freshmen Jenna Tanner, Hoover, and Hugh Smith, Columbia, Tenn; sophomores Elle Martin, Franklin, Tenn., and Alex Huguenard, Marietta, Ga.; and juniors Susan Macfarland, Winnetka, Ill., and Rocky Alling, Birmingham.

Senior class representatives are Christina Cesler, Cincinnati, Ohio; Ellen Donze, Birmingham; Mary Catherine Stone, Belden, Miss.; Jason Morales, Port Orange, Fla.; Cam Rogers, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; and Nate Stenstrom, Evansville, Ind.

The Homecoming queen and honor escort will be announced at halftime of the Samford football game against Austin Peay University on Saturday. Kickoff is 2 p.m. in Seibert Stadium.

A variety of Homecoming events will take place through Sunday, including an on-campus parade at 11 a.m. on Saturday.

Homewood mayor Barry McCulley will serve as parade grand marshal. This fall marks the 50th anniversary of Samford's relocation from the East Lake area of Birmingham to suburban Homewood.