Voting Underway for Homecoming 2014 King and Queen Candidates

Ferris State UniversityVIDEO: Homecoming King and Queen Candidates

Two men and five women vie for the titles of Ferris State University homecoming king and queen, respectively.

The king and queen will be crowned during halftime of the Ferris-University of Findlay football game by 2013 King Kevin Bunce and Queen Katie Rachon. The game kicks off at 2 p.m. from Top Taggart Field.

“The candidates this year are diverse and driven,” said Mel Kocefas, the homecoming king and queen selection chair. “They are positive role models on campus and in the community. Each candidate has a variety of involvements as well as an immense amount of Ferris pride.”

King and queen voting began Tuesday, Sept. 30 at 8 a.m. and runs until Thursday, Oct. 2 at 11:59 p.m. In order to vote, students must be currently enrolled at Ferris and registered on the Election Portal in OrgSync. Click here to visit the OrgSync Portal, here.

Below are the candidates:

KING CANDIDATES
Brian Hamand

Brian Hamand

Year: Junior
Major: Pre-Pharmacy
Hometown: Stevensville, Mich.
Campus Involvement: Student Alumni Gold Club and student athletic trainer.
Sponsoring Organizations: Student Alumni Gold Club and Bulldog Radio.

Evan Pazkowski

Evan Pazkowski

Year: Senior
Major: Marketing
Hometown: Saline, Mich.
Campus Involvement: Entertainment Unlimited, Student Government, Finance Division, Ferris Out Loud (host) and American Marketing Association
Sponsoring Organizations: American Marketing Association and Media Communications Association

QUEEN CANDIDATES
Amanda Jewell

Amanda Jewell

Year: Senior
Major: Health Care Systems Administration
Hometown:  Marion Springs, Mich.
Campus Involvement: Lambda Kappa Sigma, Student Government, and Strategic Planning and Resource Council
Sponsoring Organization: Lambda Kappa Sigma and Lambda Chi Alpha

Kelsie Geese

Kelcie Geese

Year: Senior
Major: Health Care Systems Administration
Hometown: Essexville, Mich.
Campus Involvement: Habitat for Humanity, Relay for Life and Walk for Warmth.
Sponsoring Organization: Alpha Sigma Tau and Health Care Management Association

Jazmine Goode Jazmine Goode

Year: Senior
Major: Criminal Justice
Hometown: Detroit, Mich. 
Campus Involvement: You Beautiful Black Woman, T.O.W.E.R.S. Leadership Development Program, student manager at Office of Multicultural Student Services and Ferris State University orientation leader.
Sponsoring Organizations: You Beautiful Black Woman and Ferris State University Cheer Team Club Sport.

Monica Lee Monica Lee

Year: Senior
Major: Music Industry Management
Hometown: Stanwood, Mich.
Campus Involvement: Alpha Xi Delta, Student Government and Music Industry Management Association.
Sponsoring Organizations: Alpha Xi Delta and Pi Kappa Alpha.

Kristy Kirk

Kristy Kirk

Year: Senior
Major: Health Care Systems Administration/Pre-Nursing
Hometown: Burton, Mich.
Campus Involvement: Delta Zeta, Health Care Management Association and Career Center Advisory Council
Sponsoring Organizations: Delta Zeta and Sigma Alpha Epsilon

To run for king or queen, candidates must be a full-time student and have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. They also must be involved in an extra-curricular activity affiliated with the university and must be sponsored by two registered student organizations.

For more information on Homecoming, call the Center for Leadership, Activities and Career Services office at (231) 591-2685, or visit the Homecoming 2013 website, here.