Bluefield University in the News


by | Nov 1, 2010

Bluefield College students crowned the school’s 2010 Homecoming Queen, King and Court during Homecoming festivities on campus, October 15-17.

The BC students selected seniors Lindsey Hazelwood and Jacob Woodrum as Queen and King, respectively, and named Celia Jones Junior Princess, Cheznee Daily Sophomore Princess, and Brittany Lankford Freshman Princess to complete the 2010 Homecoming Court.

Hazelwood, BC’s Homecoming Queen, is a senior graphic communication major from Stuart, Virginia. In fact, she won the Thomas A. “Tom” Colley Rampage Award for outstanding contributions to the school newspaper and the Valena May Parsons Scholarship for excellence in the study of communication. The daughter of Jim and Lila Hazelwood, she also is a resident advisor and an active member of the Student Union Board and Alpha Delta sorority. In addition, she has served as a member of the school’s select voice ensemble Praise Singers.

Woodrum, the Homecoming King, is a senior business major from Bluefield, West Virginia. The son of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Woodrum, he is active member of the student business organization Phi Beta Lambda, where he has won competitive awards on the state level. Woodrum also has been named on numerous occasions to BC’s Academic Dean’s List. In addition, he is a member of the men’s varsity tennis team.

Jones, the Homecoming Junior Princess, is from Brookneal, Virginia. She majors in graphic communication and is a Valena May Parsons Scholarship recipient for excellence in the study of communications. She also is a member of the Art Club and the women’s varsity tennis team.

Daily, the Sophomore Princess, is from Mooresville, North Carolina. She majors in physical education and is a member of the women’s varsity volleyball team.

Lankford, the Freshman Princess, is a psychology major from Princeton, West Virginia. She also is a member of the women’s varsity basketball team.

Other senior candidates for Homecoming Queen included Lyndsey Barton of Vinton Virginia; Jennifer Bohannan of Merrimack, New Hamphsire; Courtney Robertson of Dry Fork, Virginia; and Katie Warren of Princeton, West Virginia.

Other senior King candidates included Christopher Keller of Midland, Virginia; Evan Sherman of Newport, Pennsylvania; Derek Wright of North Tazewell, Virginia; and Travis Weaver of Weyers Cave, Virginia.

Other candidates for Junior Princess included Erin Darnell of Orange, Virginia; Logan Platt of Melbourne, Florida; Emily Sears of Hinton, West Virginia; and Yeda Duarte of Brazil.

Other Sophomore Princess candidates included Ryan Talley of Chesterfield, Virginia; Cary Carpenter of Vinton, Virginia; and Lauren Pillow of Chesapeake, Virginia.

Other candidates for Freshman Princess included Rebecca Almazar of Manassas, Virginia; Amanda Heller of Chesapeake, Virginia; and Danielle Preservati of Princeton, West Virginia.

Bluefield College Homecoming Court nominees and winners are selected annually by student voting in the weeks prior to Homecoming celebrations. The candidates are presented and crowned during the traditional Homecoming Dance.

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