UNL Homecoming royalty finalists selected

Released on 09/30/2011, at 1:20 PM
Office of University Communications
University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Lincoln, Neb., September 30th, 2011 —
2011 UNL Homecoming Royalty
2011 UNL Homecoming Royalty

            Twenty-four senior students have been selected as Homecoming royalty finalists at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

            The Homecoming king and queen will be elected by a vote of the student body Oct. 6 and crowned Oct. 8 at halftime of the Nebraska vs. Ohio State football game at Memorial Stadium.

            Students nominated for Homecoming royalty are listed below by hometown, with academic major(s) and parents' names listed.


            Ainsworth: Lane Carr, political science and history, Bill and Gerry Carr.

            Beatrice: Thomas Luers, biochemistry, Barrie and Ann Luers.

            Bertrand: Jennifer Dannehl, agricultural economics, Mike and Linda Dannehl.

            Colon: Matthew Hilgenkamp, accounting, David and Andrea Hilgenkamp.

            Gothenburg: Skip Hecox, agribusiness, Pat and Deb Hecox.

            Grand Island: Laura Wirth, industrial engineering, Don and Denise Wirth.

            Lincoln: Jordann Bornhoft, mechanical engineering, Todd and Carolyn Bornhoft; Madeline Henning, business administration, Tom and Candy Henning; Erin Reynoldson, advertising and public relations, Bob and Cheryl Reynoldson.

            McLean: Eric Bloomquist, marketing and music (vocal performance), Scott and Connie Bloomquist.

            Norfolk: Alex Warneke, mechanical engineering, Kent and Susan Warneke.

            Omaha: Julie Feldman, elementary and early childhood education, Edward and Deborah Feldman; Caitlin Gillespie, biological sciences, Steve and Jan Gillespie; Christian Habib, biological sciences and philosophy, Paul and Benita Habib; Emily Schlichting, communication studies and political science, Jeffrey and Shirley Schlichting.

            Raymond: Emily Koopmann, marketing and economics, Kevin and Ann Koopmann.

            Springfield: Jacob Schlange, international studies and political science, Bill and Kerri Schlange; Jill Stigge, political science and communication studies, Steve and Mary Stigge. 

            Valparaiso: Nate White, architecture, Timothy and Stephanie White.

            York: Kevin Rush, special education, Don and Liz Rush.


            Centennial, Colo.: Cayla Berry, secondary English and Spanish education, Joe and Diane Berry.

            East Troy, Wis.: Zachary Smith, music and political science, Mark and Tina Smith.

            Las Vegas, Nev.: Lauren Jewell, actuarial science, Dean and Cindy Jewell.

            Winner, S.D.: Thomas Brockhoft, biochemistry, Mike and Kris Brockhoft.

Writer: Tom Simons, University Communications, 402-472-8514, tsimons1@unl.edu

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