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.

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.