NWU Crowns Homecoming Royalty
Seniors Hannah Rittscher and Ty Garner have been crowned the 2017 homecoming queen and king.
Rittscher, a communication studies major from Clearwater, Neb., and Garner, an environmental studies major from Broomfield, Colo., were crowned Thursday night and will reign over weekend homecoming activities.
Rittscher is active with the Wesleyan Communication Association and Forum Committee, which plans university speakers. She has participated in Global Service Learning, Homecoming Committee, varsity volleyball, and was a Prairie Wolf Welcome leader. She is a member of Cardinal Key and has been an Archway Seminar student instructor. She is the daughter of Kevin and Sonia Rittscher.
Garner is active with the Greenhouse Project, which he founded, Earth Week Committee, Global Service Learning, Food Sustainability Program, Wesleyan Yip (student newspaper), Homecoming Committee, Forum Committee, Chamber Choir, new student program coordinator and Student Ambassador Program. He is a member of Society of Scholars and was awarded a Student Faculty Collaborative Research Grant. He is the son of Greg and Tammy Garner.
Other members of the 2017 homecoming court are:
- Carlin Daharsh, Spanish and political science major from Gothenburg. She is the daughter of Cressy Rossell.
- Jacey Hain, biochemistry and molecular biology major from Lincoln. She is the daughter of Ken and Peggy Hain.
- Gwen Plousek, biology major from Lincoln. She is the daughter of Jeri and Bob Plouzek.
- Chris Clopton, athletic training major from Rochester, Minn. He is the son of David and Deanna Clopton.
- Dalton Hegeholz, biochemistry and molecular biology major from Lincoln. He is the son of David and Kerri Hegeholz.
- Joseph O’Connor, biology major from Grand Island. He is the son of Tim and Catherine O’Connor.