Published on October 13, 2012 by Mary Wimberley  
Homecoming 2012 King and Queen

Abby Sander and Tim Foote were named 2012 Homecoming queen and king at Samford University Saturday, Oct. 13.

The honorees, chosen by vote of the Samford student body, were announced during halftime of the Samford homecoming game against Appalachian State.

Sander, a senior Spanish major from Jacksonville, Fla., is the daughter of Jane and Dr. Ricky Sander.

Foote, a senior religion major from Gulf Shores, Ala., is the son of Jane and Steve Foote.

The 2012 Homecoming court also included freshmen Greta Mosteller and Brooks Hanrahan, sophomores Rachel Stanback and Trey Ingram, juniors Mary Elizabeth Butts and Jeffrey Ferrell, and seniors Leah Clements, Cameron Collins, David Reece and Sarah Waller.

 Samford Homecoming 2012 Video

 
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. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 37th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 97th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,758 students from 48 states and 22 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 3rd nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.