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Oct. 9, 2015
The Northwest Missouri State University Homecoming committee has announced royalty candidates for the University’s 2015 Homecoming celebration.
Students may begin voting at 8 a.m. Monday, Oct. 12, by logging onto CatPaws; voting ends at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16. The king and queen will be announced at about 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, during the Homecoming Variety Show.
Northwest will celebrate its Homecoming week, “Rockin’ Around the Bell Tower,” Oct. 18-25. Events are open to all Northwest students, alumni, faculty, staff, families, friends and community members. For a complete schedule of Homecoming 2015 activities and events, click here.
The Variety Show is 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, and Friday, Oct. 23, at the Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets are free and available at the Student Services Center on the first floor of the Administration Building or at the door.
The candidates for 2015 Homecoming royalty at Northwest appear below.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
Major: Elementary education, minor in early childhood
Activities: Phi Sigma Kappa secretary and former philanthropy chair, Cardinal Key honor society secretary, National Society of Leadership and Success, University Seminar peer advisor, Homecoming Committee, co-chair
Future plans: Teach first through third grade, pursue a master’s degree to become a college professor.
Hometown: Leavenworth, Kan.
Activities: Kappa Kappa Psi, Bearcat Marching Band, Wind Symphony, Orchestra, Mock Trial, Pre Law Society, Honors Student Association, Student Ambassador, Supplemental Instruction leader and tutor
Future plans: Pursue a law degree at William and Mary Law School in Williamsburg, Va.
Hometown: Koenigswinter, Germany
Activities: Student Ambassador, Order of Omega president, Alpha Mu Gamma modern languages honors club president, Pre-Dental Club treasurer, Phi Sigma Kappa, Blue Key honor society, Tri Beta biology honor society, Cardinal Key honor society, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Pre-Health Occupations Club, International Student Organization, Soccer Club
Future plans: Attend dental school and pursue a career as an oral surgeon.
Hometown: Indianola, Iowa
Activities: Sigma Tau Gamma president, Order of Omega vice president of scholarship, Pi Mu Epsilon mathematics fraternity, Blue Key honor society
Future plans: Live in Des Moines, Iowa, and work as an IT application analyst in retirement and income solutions shared services for The Principal Financial Group.
Hometown: Elkhorn, Neb.
Major: Special and elementary education
Activities: Sigma Tau Gamma, Northwest Dance Company, Cardinal Key honor society, Alpha Mu Gamma, Bookcats
Future plans: Pursue a career as a special education teacher and continue his education by pursuing a master’s degree in behavioral psychology.
|Cari Ann Calia
Hometown: Kansas City, Mo.
Major: Public relations
Activities: Greek Life Panhellenic president, Phi Mu, Order of Omega, Greek Life Honor Society, Lambda Pi Eta communication honor society, Blue Key honor society, Peer Advisor, Student Ambassador, Student Support Service mentor
Future plans: Move back to hometown of Kansas City to open a coffee shop and bakery.
Hometown: Holt, Mo.
Major: Foods and nutrition: dietetics
Activities: Alpha Sigma Alpha, Northwest Student Dietetics Association, Kappa Omicron Nu national honor society, Panhellenic Council, Order of Omega, Student Ambassador
Future plans: Become a registered dietitian.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
Major: Organizational communication
Activities: Phi Mu president and former secretary, Cardinal Key honor society, Order of Omega, Lambda Pi Eta communications honor society, Human Resources office assistant, former Student Ambassador, University Seminar peer advisor
Future plans: Return to Omaha and pursue a career in Human Resources for a respected company.
Hometown: Blue Springs, Mo.
Major: Interactive digital media: visual imaging, minor in graphic design and advertising
Activities: Alpha Sigma Alpha, Student Senate, AdInk, DigEm, Phi Eta Sigma honor society
Future plans: Move to Kansas City and pursue a career as a designer at an advertising agency.
Hometown: Friend, Neb.
Major: Chemistry with a biochemistry emphasis, minor in psychology
Activities: Pre-Dental Club, Gamma Sigma Epsilon, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, The National Society of Leadership and Success, Girl Scouts lifelong member, University Seminar peer advisor, Residential Life resident assistant
Future plans: Attend dental school and pursue her own practice in a rural area.
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