Tishomingo’s Katie Carroll Crowned 2016 Homecoming Queen at Murray State College
As part of this year’s homecoming celebration at Murray State College, Katie Carroll, a business major from Tishomingo, Okla., was chosen as the 2016 MSC Homecoming Queen. She was crowned on November 5 during a pre-game ceremony leading up to the Aggies homecoming basketball game against Hill College. Carroll, who represented the Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) business fraternity, led her group in raising the most money for campus, community, and fraternity projects. Carroll also serves as the secretary of PBL and a member of the MSC Leadership Class. She plans on pursuing a bachelor’s degree in business management at Oklahoma State University and working as a human resources manager. She was escorted by Robert McMillin, agriculture major from Allen, Okla. Upon graduation, McMillin plans to continue running his family’s ranch and participating in rodeo.
Morgan Tice, a physical therapist assistant (PTA) major from Stratford, Okla., was named first runner up. Tice, who represented PTA is also a member of the President's Scholars Program. She plans on becoming a licensed PTA and making a positive impact on people's lives. Tice was escorted by Jacob Dupree, a PTA major from Durant, Okla., who plans to attend a bridge program in Indianapolis, IN with the goal of becoming a Doctor of Physical Therapy.
The second runner up, NICHE Vice President Corbyn Kelly, is a pre-vet major from Roanoke,Texas. After graduating from MSC she plans to attend Oklahoma State University with the goal of becoming an equine veterinarian. Escorting Kelly was Isaac Butler, computer information systems major from Kingston, Oklahoma. Butler plans to attend Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant, Okla., after graduating from Murray State College.
Also raising money for campus, community and student organizations were candidate Beth Hallum, representing Phi Theta Kappa, escorted by Robert Ortez; candidate Taylor Bankston, representing softball, escorted by Jason Burt; candidate Kallie Crawford, representing collegiate FFA, escorted by Woodrow Lankford; candidate Miranda Shelton, representing veterinary technology, escorted by Tyler Anderson; candidate Josie Holt, representing occupational therapy assistant, escorted by Logan Walker; candidate BreAnna Tamplen, representing Characters Club, escorted by Agana Bowen; candidate Courtney Hawthorne, representing TRIBAL, escorted by Sean Barnes and candidate Jaxi Hardway, representing nursing, escorted by Sean Hunt.