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Tubias Johnson is Northwest's 2019 Homecoming king, and Taylor Felz is the queen. (Photo by Amanda Wistuba/Northwest Missouri State University)

Tubias Johnson is Northwest's 2019 Homecoming king, and Taylor Felz is the queen. (Photo by Amanda Wistuba/Northwest Missouri State University)

Oct. 25, 2019

Johnson named Homecoming king; Felz is queen

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Northwest Missouri State University crowned Tubias Johnson and Taylor Felz its 2019 Homecoming king and queen Thursday during the University’s annual Homecoming Variety Show.

Johnson, of St. Louis, is a junior human services major. He is active with the Black Student Union, Alpha Phi Alpha, National Pan-Hellenic Council, TRIO Student Support Services, Student Senate, To Write Love on Her Arms and the Black Men of Excellence Network.

Felz, of Raymore, Missouri, is a senior marketing and business management major. She is active in Sigma Sigma Sigma, Panhellenic Council, Cardinal Key, the Society of President’s Scholars, Student Ambassadors, and the National Society of Leadership and Success.

Northwest students selected the king and queen during a week of online voting Oct. 14-18.

This year's Homecoming prince is Jack Osborn, a kindergartener at St. Gregory Barbarigo Catholic School; he is the son of Audrey and Joel Osborn, an assistant football coach at Northwest. The Homecoming princess is Vilhelmina Chloupek, a second grader at St. Gregory; she is the daughter of Sylvia and Dr. Brett Chloupek, an associate professor of geography.

Northwest continues its Homecoming activities, “Bearcats Ever After,” through Oct. 26. Events are open to all Northwest students, alumni, faculty, staff, families, friends and community members. For a complete schedule of activities, visit www.nwmissouri.edu/getinvolved/homecoming/.

The remainder of the 2019 Homecoming court appears below.

King candidates

Keegan Cooper

Keegan Cooper

Keegan Cooper

Year: Sophomore
Majors: Mass media and broadcasting
Hometown: Marble Hill, Missouri
Campus involvement: Sigma Tau Gamma, Order of Omega, KNWT, KZLX


Andrew Goff

Andrew Goff

Andrew Goff

Year: Senior
Major:
Therapeutic recreation
Hometown:
Omaha, Nebraska
Campus involvement:
Tau Kappa Epsilon, Young Americans for Liberty, UNICEF


Jack Hill

Jack Hill

Jack Hill

Year: Senior
Major:
Cybersecurity
Hometown:
Kearney, Missouri
Campus involvement: Association of Computer Machinery, Cyber Defense Club, Developing Developers Podcast SIG


Valentine Osakwe

Valentine Osakwe

Valentine Osakwe

Year: Junior
Major:
Computer science
Hometown:
Lagos, Nigeria
Campus involvement:
Lead Green, African Student Organization, International Student Organization

Queen candidates

N'ninah Freelon

N'ninah Freelon

N'ninah Freelon

Year: Senior
Majors:
Human services and psychology
Hometown:
Kansas City, Missouri
Campus involvement:
Delta Sigma Theta, National Panhellenic Council, Office of Student Involvement, Spiritually Involved Sisters Together Achieving Harmony, Student Ambassadors


Asma Hassan

Asma Hassan

Asma Hassan

Year: Junior
Majors:
Psychology and human services
Hometown:
Liberty, Missouri
Campus involvement:
Student Senate


Holly Hatfield

Holly Hatfield

Holly Hatfield

Year: Senior
Majors:
Agriculture education, agronomy and horticulture
Hometown:
Kirksville, Missouri
Campus involvement:
Sigma Society, Northwest Dance Company, National Society of Leadership and Success, Northwest Scooter Club, Horticulture Club.


Rachel Quick

Rachel Quick

Rachel Quick

Year: Senior
Major:
Dietetics
Hometown:
Fulton Missouri
Campus involvement:
Sigma Society, Northwest Students Dietetics Association, Kappa Omicron Nu, Campus Kitchens, Northwest Honors College, Honors Student Association, dietetics ambassador


Media contact:

Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager | mhorn@nwmissouri.edu | 660.562.1704