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"Top 6" Homecoming Candidates Announced

JACKSONVILLE -- October 26, 2001 -- Jacksonville State University has named its "DISCOver JSU" Homecoming Court.

Following JSU's October 25 election for Homecoming Queen, the top six candidates (six instead of five due to a tie) are:

  • Rebekah Adams, 22, is a senior history and English double major from Heflin, Alabama. She is sponsored by Alpha Omicron Pi. Rebekah has played the piano for 16 years and enjoys shopping and traveling. She has served as an SGA senator, JSU ambassador, peer counselor and was named the 2000 Greek Woman of the Year and awarded the Rose Award for continuous service to her chapter and campus. Rebekah is the daughter of Wayne and Sonja Adams.

  • Katie Clifton, 19, is a sophomore and English and communication major from Oxford, Alabama. She is sponsored by JSU Ambassadors. Katie has volunteered for the Special Olympics, performs ballet, jazz dance and plays the flute. She has served as a JSU ambassador, tour guide and student assistant. She was also a member of Freshman Forum. Katie enjoys watching college football, jogging and shopping. She is the daughter of Brian and Carolyn Clifton.

  • Misty Haynes Cobb, 21, is a senior from Ohatchee, Alabama. She is majoring in computer science information systems with a minor in business administration. She is sponsored by Phi Mu Fraternity. Misty is involved in SGA, Up 'Til Dawn, March of Dimes and was a peer counselor. She enjoys exercising, reading, raquetball, singing and surfing the net. Drawing, painting and interior decorating are among her talents. She is the daughter of Al and Patricia Haynes.

  • Lauren Michelle Thrower, 20, is a junior from Oxford, Alabama. She is majoring in exercise science and wellness with a minor in nutrition. She is sponsored by Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity. Lauren plays intramural softball, bowling and volleyball. She has been a JSU ambassador, Diamond Doll and served on Freshman Forum. She also served as an Up 'Til Dawn team leader. She enjoys shopping and singing. She is the daughter of Greg and Alice Thrower.

  • Sherry Todd, 22, is a senior from Lincoln, Alabama. She is majoring in psychology and security with a minor in management. She is sponsored by Phi Mu Fraternity. Sherry serves on several SGA committees and the America Reads Program. She also serves on several Phi Mu committees. She enjoys exercising and scrapbooking. Dancing, concert and show choir are among her talents. She is the daughter of Claude and Gloria Todd.

  • Emily Williams, 20, is a junior majoring in accounting from Sylacauga, Alabama. She is sponsored by Zeta Tau Alpha. She was named Zeta Lady in 2001. She serves on the SGA, the Mimosa and Up 'Til Dawn. She enjoys swimming, exercising and intramural sports. Her community service includes Adopt-a-Mile, Race for the Cure and Sylacauga swim team coach. She is the daughter of Ron and Clara Williams.

The other top finalists, from the original field of ten candidates, include: Bethani Ford, Tuscaloosa, AL; Allison Katreen Jones, Section, AL; Kim Mullendore, Oxford, AL; Kelli Lynn Patterson, Roanoke, AL.

Final elections will be held Thursday, November 1 on the fourth floor of the Theron Montgomery Building (TMB).


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