Posted by Mary Wimberly on 2011-10-29

 

Elizabeth Gettys and Jeremy Towns were named 2011 Homecoming queen and king at Samford University Saturday, Oct. 29.

The honorees were announced during halftime of the Samford homecoming game against Western Carolina.

Gettys, a senior economics major from Alexander City, Ala., is the daughter of Sarah Beth and Charles Gettys.

Towns, a senior sports medicine major from Dolomite, Ala., is the son of Janice Towns.

They were chosen by vote of the student body.

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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 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 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.