Published on November 11, 2016 by Philip Poole  
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Samford University seniors Margaret Hehir and Micah Green-Holloway were crowned Homecoming Queen and King Nov. 11 during a special ball celebrating the university’s 175th anniversary. They were chosen in a campus-wide vote by the student body.

They also were presented at other homecoming events throughout the weekend, including at halftime of the Samford vs. Mercer football game.

Hehir is a nursing major from Atlanta, Georgia, and Green-Holloway is a management major from Birmingham.

Other senior class representatives on the homecoming court were Elizabeth Poulos, a science and religion major from Fayetteville, North Carolina; Mary Catherine Sansom, a nursing major from Acworth, Georgia; Trip Adams, a physics/engineering major from Nashville, Tennessee; and Jhamall Wright, an exercise science major from Nashville.

Junior class court members, both from Birmingham, were Caroline Carlisle, a mathematics major, and Nelson Park, a public administration major.

Sophomore representatives were Gracie Groves, a nursing major from Charlotte, North Carolina, and Preston Little, a marketing and entrepreneurship major from Suwanee, Georgia.

Freshman class court members were Julianne Jorgenson, an English and classics major from Memphis, Tennessee; and Lane Linton Mitchell, a marketing major from Johns Creek, Georgia.

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.