Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2009-11-07

 Mary Laura Rogan of Vestavia Hills, Ala., was crowned Samford University’s 2009 Homecoming Queen Saturday, Nov. 7. A senior English major, she is the daughter of Janis and Fred Rogan.
Bee Frederick of Montgomery, Ala., was named Honor Escort. A senior communication studies major, he is the son of Carol and Beebe Frederick.
The queen and honor escort were elected by vote of the Samford student body. They were recognized during halftime of the Samford football against Georgia Southern.

Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference and ranks 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.