NSU announces 2019 Homecoming Honor Court

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Members of Northwestern State University’s 2019 Homecoming Honor Court are, front from left, Emmy Hinds, Kelsi Horn, Libby Blair, Elizabeth Coleman, Haley Sylvester, Kristen Prejean (queen), Hannah Gaspard, Jourdan Waddell, Alexia Rubin, Shelby Sullivan and Tori Spraggins, back from left, Zach Breaux, Tre’ Jackson, Kyler Burns, Nicholas Hopkins, Luke Conway, Jacob Guidry (king), Triston Bussell , Luther Brooks the Fourth, Tarik Andrus, Daniel Crews and Caleb Allen.

Kristen Prejean of Lafayette and Jacob Ellis of Athens were selected as queen and king of the 2019 Homecoming Honor Court at Northwestern State University.

Prejean and Ellis are part of a 22-member honor court, which will participate in activities during Homecoming Week at Northwestern State and will be presented at halftime of the Homecoming game against Central Arkansas on Saturday, Oct. 19.

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The court also includes Caleb Allen and Alexia Shontelle Rubin of Plaisance, Tarik Andrus of Washington, Libby Blair of Texarkana, Texas, Zachary Breaux of Cut Off, Luther Brooks the Fourth and Qualantre Jackson of Lafayette, Kyler Lee Burns of Haughton, Triston Bussell of Starks, Elizabeth Marie Coleman of Napoleonville, Luke Austin Conway and Hannah Gaspard of Pineville, Daniel Crews of Shreveport, Emmy Lou Hinds and Kelsi Horn of Many, Nicholas Hopkins and Tori Spraggins of Bossier City, Haley Sylvester of Baton Rouge, Shelby Sullivan of Sulphur and Jourdan Waddell of Slidell.

Prejean is the daughter of Harold and Theus Prejean. She is a junior biology/pre-med major. She is a member of Phi Mu Fraternity, Alpha Lambda Delta, Order of Omega, Blue Key, Beta Beta Beta and the African-American Caucus. She is active in the Student Government Association, serves as a Presidential Ambassador and was a freshman orientation leader. Prejean is a President’s List student.

Ellis is the son of Chris and Cindy Ellis and Kim and Cathy Grigg. He is a senior business administration. Ellis is in his second term as president of the Student Government Association. He is a member of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity, the Order of Omega, Alpha Lambda Delta and Phi Beta Lambda. A Dean‘s List student, he was the 2018 Greek Man of the Year and the Pi Kappa Alpha Leader of the Year.

Allen is the son of Danielle Celestine and Terry Allen. He is a junior industrial engineering technology major. Allen is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., the Lifted Voices Gospel Choir, the African-American Caucus, A Million Records of NSU and Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society.

Andrus is the son of Nichole Brown and Lee Andrus. He is a junior secondary education major. Andrus is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society and Leadership NSU. He was a member of the University Programming Council and was a freshman orientation leader. He is a President’s List student.

Blair is the daughter of Ricky and Beth Blair. She is a senior biology major. Blair is a member of Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority and Tri Beta Honor Society. Blair is a Presidential Ambassador and is active in the Baptist Collegiate Ministry. She is a JOVE Scholarship recipient and received the Lisa Burton Leadership Scholarship and the Lucille Mertz Hendricks Award. Blair is a Dean’s List student.

Breaux is the son of Andrea Guidry and Scott Breaux. He is a senior business administration major. Breaux is a member of Kappa Alpha Order and is a lifetime member of the Freshman Connection orientation staff.

Brooks is the son of Luther and Kassandra Brooks. He is a junior theatre major. Brooks is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., the Student Theatre Organization, the NSU Dance Company and the Dance Organization of Students. He is a member of the NSU Men’s Choir and the NSU Concert Choir, Lifted Voices and the African-American Caucus.

Burns is the son of Lindsay and Jason Burns. He is a junior business administration major. Burns is a member of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity and has served as a Presidential Ambassador and freshman orientation leader. He is a member of the Order of Omega, Demon Volunteers in Progress and was on the Demon Days Welcome Committee. He is active in the Catholic Student Organization. Burns is a President’s List student.

Bussell is the son of Nikki and Shane Bussell. He is a junior nursing major. Bussell was external vice president of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity and Alpha Lambda Delta and was a freshman orientation leader. He was Speaker of the Senate in the Student Government Association and served on the Leadership NSU Committee.

Coleman is the daughter of Kevin and Rosa Coleman. She is a junior hospitality management and tourism major. Coleman is a member of Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority and was a freshman orientation leader. She is active in the Student Government Association and the Catholic Student Organization and serves as a Presidential Ambassador. Coleman is a member of Alpha Lambda Delta, Order of Omega, Purple Jackets, Demon Volunteers in Progress and was on the Demon Days Welcome Committee. She was 2019 Greek Woman of the Year, 2018 New Senator of the Year and the recipient of the Jo Ann J. Trow National Undergraduate Scholarship for Alpha Lambda Delta and the Sigma Sigma Sigma National Foundation Scholarship.

Conway is the son of Kevin and Susan Conway. He is a senior business administration major. Conway is philanthropy chair and former president of Kappa Sigma Fraternity. He is a member and mentor of the Presidential Leadership Program and was a freshman orientation leader. Conway is a member of Alpha Lambda Delta and the Order of Omega. He is a two-time nominee for Greek Man of the Year and a recipient of the Bacdayan First Generation Scholarship.

Crews is the son of Michael and Kerri Farmer and Paul and Lisa Crews. He is a senior business administration major. Crews is president of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity and Demon Volunteers in Progress. He was a Freshman Connection coordinator and a member of the Student Advisory and Outreach Board. Crews is a Demon Days event coordinator and a member of the Leadership NSU Committee, the Committee on Organizations and the Residential Life Committee. He is a Dean’s List student.

Gaspard is the daughter of Rodney and Sharon Gaspard. She is a senior biology major. Gaspard is a member of Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority, Tri Beta, the Order of Omega, Purple Jackets, Alpha Lambda Delta and the Demon Days Welcoming Committee. She was a freshman orientation leader and the recipient of the Sherry F. Morgan Extra Mile Scholarship.

Hinds is the daughter of Amy Wyatt and Kristin and Eddy Hinds. She is a junior radiologic sciences major. Hinds is a member of Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority and is a Panhellenic delegate and Panhellenic recruitment coordinator. She was a freshman orientation leader and is a Demon Volunteer in Progress and a Demon Days event coordinator. She is a Dean’s List student.

Hopkins is the son of Kevin and Donna Hopkins. He is a junior business administration major. Hopkins is a member of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity and serves as internal vice president. Hopkins is Student Government Association Speaker of the Senate and was a freshman orientation leader. He is a President’s Leadership Program mentor and a member of Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society. Hopkins is active in the Catholic Student Organization. A President’s List student, he was the 2019 Greek Man of the Year and the 2018 Greek Scholar of the Year.

Horn is the daughter of Larry and Tricia Horn. She is a junior hospitality management and tourism major. Horn is a member of of Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority and has served as Student Government Association External Affairs Commissioner. She was a freshman orientation leader. Horn is a Dean’s List student and received the Morgan Extra Mile Scholarship First Generation Scholarship.

Jackson is the son of Qunisica Harris. He is a senior hospitality management and tourism major. Jackson is a member of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity Phi and is an NSU cheerleader. He is a member of N-Siders and served as an event coordinator and Spring Fling director for the University Programming Council. Jackson is a Dean’s List student.

Rubin is the daughter of Alena and Gregory Leday and Anthony Rubin. She is a junior psychology and business administration major. Rubin is a member of Phi Mu Fraternity where she is vice president of student development and serves as the Student Government Association Academic Affairs Commissioner. She is a member of Purple Jackets, the African-American Caucus, Presidential Leadership Program, Addiction Studies Club, Psi Chi Honor Society, Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society, the University Programming Committee Concert Committee, Demon Days Welcome Committee and Demon Volunteers in Progress. She has been a freshman orientation leader and a Student Support Services mentor. A President’s List student, she has been named SGA Senator of the Year and received the Greek Scholar Award.

Spraggins is the daughter of Anne and Robert Spraggins. She is a junior biology major. Spraggins has been a freshman orientation leader for t wo years and served in the Student Government Association as secretary and a member of the External Affairs Committee. Spraggins is a member of Phi Mu Fraternity where she has been public relations and homecoming chair. She is a member of Phi Kappa Phi and Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society and is a President’s List student.

Sullivan is the daughter of Karen and Patrick Sullivan. She is a senior business administration major. Sullivan is the 2019 Miss Northwestern State University. She is a member of Phi Mu Fraternity and serves as a Student Government Association justice. Sullivan is a member of Purple Jackets, Order of Omega, Blue Key and Alpha Lambda Delta honor societies. She is a member of the Student Alumni Association and the President’s Leadership Program and was a freshman orientation leader and a University N-Sider. Sullivan served as Demon Days Family Day chair. She is a Dean’s List student.

Sylvester is the daughter of James and Laura Sylvester. She is a senior biomedical science major. Sylvester is president of Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority and is active in the University Programming Council. She is a member of Purple Jackets, N-Siders, Alpha Epsilon Delta, the Student Alumni Association and the National Honor Society of Leadership and Success. She is a Dean’s List student and a recipient of the Sherry F. Morgan Extra Mile Scholarship.

Waddell is the daughter of Paul and Rene Waddell. She is a senior psychology major. Waddell is a member of Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority and is active in the University Programming Council. She was the 2018 Miss Northwestern-Lady of the Bracelet and is a member of Alpha Lambda Delta and Psi Chi honor societies and the National Society of Leadership and Success. A President’s List student, Waddell was the 2017 Maureen A. McHale Outstanding Junior in Psychology.