UK crowns Homecoming Court virtually
LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Public Affairs) — The University of Kentucky crowned Homecoming royalty virtually for the first time this weekend. The crowning of this year’s royalty concludes the Alumni Association’s “Homecoming at Home” week of virtual events. See the video above for what was shown at Kroger Field during Kentucky’s Homecoming victory over Mississippi State.
Faith Turner, a senior and native of Maysville, Kentucky, double-majoring in political science and communication was crowned Homecoming Queen. Cameron French, a senior from Wolfe County, Kentucky, studying community and leadership development and political science is the 2020 Homecoming King. French is also a Robinson Legacy Scholarship recipient.
Chloe Kellom, a sophomore nursing major from St. Louis, Missouri, is this year’s Miss Black UK.
Other finalists for king and queen included:
- Alec Elmore, a junior and native of Louisville studying digital and mass communication;
- Allison Holt, a Social Enterprise Scholar senior from Nicholasville, Kentucky, who is majoring in accounting and minoring in business analytics,
- Billy Devericks II, of Topmost, Kentucky, who is a senior double-majoring in political science and history with a certificate in Appalachian studies.
- Carson Hardee, a senior and native of Lexington triple-majoring in marketing, management and dance and minoring in international business, who is also a Gaines Fellow and a Gatton Global Scholar;
- Jada Phillips, a senior from St. Louis, Missouri, majoring in human health sciences on the pre-med track;
- Madison Little, of Hyden, Kentucky, a senior public health major;
- Nick Joseph, hailing from Lexington, a junior double-majoring in finance and marketing; and
- Stacie Fugate, a senior and native of Hazard, Kentucky, majoring in political science and minoring in Appalachian studies.