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Mount Ida, Glenwood residents among HSU homecoming candidates

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ARKADELPHIA, ARKANSAS — Mount Ida and Glenwood are both represented in this year’s Henderson State University Homecoming. Emily Burkholder of Mount Ida and Joce Mount of Glenwood are among the homecoming royalty candidates this year.

Homecoming activities at Henderson State University begin Oct. 13 when the Reddies student body begins voting for Henderson’s 2021 homecoming royalty. Twenty-two students are nominated for the homecoming court.

The 10 finalists will be announced Oct. 14 during the annual homecoming pep rally and bonfire. The court will be introduced and the crowning will take place during football pre-game festivities on Oct. 16 when the Reddies host Harding University.

The 2021 homecoming royalty candidates are:

Emily Burkholder

Burkholder is a senior Integrated Studies major from Mt. Ida, and is sponsored by Alpha Sigma Alpha. She is the acting president of Alpha Sigma Alpha, a member of Psi Chi, and volunteered with the Special Olympics, the Polar Plunge, and the Miracle League

 

Morgan Daniel

Daniel is a junior Fashion Merchandising major from Arkadelphia, and is sponsored by Sigma Tau Gamma. She is a member of Alpha Sigma Alpha.

 

Baylee Barton

Barton is a junior Elementary Education major from Hot Springs, and is sponsored by the All Greek Council. She is the vice-president of Alpha Xi Delta and the National Panhellenic Council, as well as a member of the Diamond Dolls, and BCM, while also working at the Rec Center. 

 

Carrington Furlow

Furlow is a senior Aviation Management major from Camden, and is sponsored by the Reddie Ambassadors. She is a Reddie Ambassador and a member of Gamma Beta Phi, the Ladies League, the Black Student Association, and a mentor in the OBU Upward Bound program. 

 

Kirby Smith

Smith is a senior Health and Physical Education major from Hope, and is sponsored by Alpha Xi Delta. She is a member of the Reddie Cheer Team, Gamma Beta Phi, Kappa Delta Pi, Alpha Chi, and Alpha Xi Delta. 

 

Chance Wallingsford

Wallingsford is a senior Nursing major from Sheridan, and is sponsored by the Student Nursing Association. He is a member of the Fellowship of Christian Nursing, the Student Nursing Association, and has volunteered with Reddie to Serve. 

 

Sydney Stiener

Steiner is a senior Nursing major from Conway, and is sponsored by the Henderson State University Diamond Dolls. She is the vice-president of the Senior Nursing Class, secretary of Alpha Sigma Alpha, president of the Diamond Dolls, and a member of the Fellowship of Christian Nursing. 

 

Rheannon Howell

Howell is a junior Journalism major from Atlanta, Texas, and is sponsored by Tau Beta Sigma. She is a drum major for the Showband of Arkansas and the historian for Kappa Kappa Psi. 

 

Joce Mount

Mount is a Middle Level Education major from Glenwood, and is sponsored by Phi Lambda Chi. She is a member of Alpha Sigma Alpha, a worship leader for BCM and has participated in Henderson Halloween and Reddie to Serve. 

 

Ardyn Wilson

Wilson is a Senior Pre-Physical Therapy major from The Woodlands, Texas, and is sponsored by Kappa Sigma. She is a member of Alpha Xi Delta, the Diamond Dolls, and the BCM. 

 

A’Dejah Williams

Williams is a senior Sports Management major from Monticello, and is sponsored by the Angelic Voices of Christ. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta, the Black Student Association, and the Angelic Voices of Christ and has volunteered with Reddie to Serve. 

 

Zyra Black

Black is a senior Marketing major from Jonesboro, and is sponsored by Alpha Kappa Psi. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Psi. 

 

Montana Reed

Reed is a junior Business Management major from Fouke, and is sponsored by Alpha Mu Gamma. She is the public relations officer for Alpha Mu Gamma, a tutor for the Advising Center, and the manager for the Women’s Basketball team. 

 

Macayla Newsom

Newsom is a freshman English major from Hope, and is sponsored by the MBSF. She is a member of the Star Yearbook staff, the Student Activities Board, and the MBSF. 

 

Grace Bizzell

Bizzell is a senior Marketing major from Little Rock, and is sponsored by Delta Sigma Theta. She is a member of the Henderson State University Cheer Team and is the president of the Iota Delta Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta. 

 

Cameron Denler

Denler is a junior Studio Art major from Magnolia, and is sponsored by Kappa Pi. He is the historian and scroll master for Tau Beta Sigma. 

 

Gracey Hensley

Hensley is a sophomore Health Science major from Texarkana, and is sponsored by the Student Activities Board. She has volunteered at the Kids Improving Diabetes Safely Day Camp and is a member of SAB. 

 

Martha Mosqueda

Mosqueda is a senior Middle Level Education major from De Queen, and is sponsored by Gamma Beta Phi. She is a member of the Women’s Cross Country team, Kappa Delta Pi, Alpha Chi, Chi Alpha Sigma, Gamma Beta Phi, and Alpha Xi Delta. 

 

Kaia McClinton

McClinton is a senior Social Work major from Little Rock ,and is sponsored by the NPHC. She is a member of the Pom Squad, Delta Sigma Theta, and has volunteered at Reddie to Serve. 

 

Liz Adair

Adair is a senior Psychology and Criminal Justice major from Arkadelphia, sponsored by the National Panhellenic Council. She is the president of Alpha Sigma Tau, the National Panhellenic Council, and the All Greek Council. 

 

Alex Graham

Graham is a junior Health and Human Performance and Psychology double major from Frisco, Texas, and is sponsored by Alpha Sigma Tau. She is a member of the executive board of Alpha Sigma Tau and has volunteered with the Human Society and as a tutor. 

 

Jalyn Bonds

Bonds is a senior Criminal Justice major from Aubrey, Texas, and is sponsored by the Black Student Association. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta, AVOC, and the Black Student Association. 

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