Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Footlights representatives sweep Homecoming titles

KINGSVILLE - October 24, 2006

Contact: Julie Navejar
kajam03@tamuk.edu or 361-593-2590

King and Queen

Two students from Falfurrias who both represented the Footlights Club, an organization for theatre students, were named Homecoming King and Queen at Texas A&M University-Kingsville Saturday, Oct. 21.

Lindsay Ramos, an early childhood education and theatre arts major, was crowned Homecoming Queen and Gabriel Villarreal, a junior radio/television and theatre arts major, was named Homecoming King. The pair were crowned during halftime ceremonies during the football match between the A&M-Kingsville Javelinas and the Midwestern State Mustangs in Javelina Stadium.

Krista Nix, a senior communications major from Kingsville sponsored by The South Texan student newspaper, was named first runner-up in the queen’s competition and the first runner-up in the king’s contest was Luis Alfonso Medeles, a senior civil engineering major from Valles, San Luis Potosi, Mexico sponsored by the Soccer Club.

Rounding out the top five queen candidates were Adri Mendez, a sophomore communications sciences and disorders major from Corpus Christi sponsored by Psi Theta Upsilon social sorority; Angela Marie Saenz, a junior psychology major from Benavides sponsored by the A&M-Kingsville Cheer Team; and Cassandra Salinas, a sophomore chemistry major from Mission sponsored by the Pre-Pharmacy Association.  

The remaining king finalists were Juan Sauceda, a senior computer science major from Laredo sponsored by the Computer Science Association; Luis Ozuna, a freshman kinesiology major from Kingsville sponsored by the HKN Club for health and kinesiology students; and Gabriel Carrion, a sophomore pre-pharmacy major from Corpus Christi sponsored by the Pre-Pharmacy Association.


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