• UWA announces Homecoming Court

    Posted: October 23, 2013

    Author: Sydney Meeks

    Libby Hankins of Gordo was crowned Homecoming Queen at the University of West Alabama on Wednesday night. The court was presented for the first time at UWA’s annual Serendipity talent show, a long-standing homecoming tradition in Livingston. She is the daughter of Bill and Susan Estes and Tane and Scott Hankins.

    Hankins is a junior majoring in special education. Hankins’ campus involvement includes UWA cheerleader, Phi Mu Fraternity, UWA Ambassador and orientation leader. Hankins was elected freshman maid on UWA’s homecoming court in 2011.
    Adriana Stanton is the Court's freshman maid. She is the daughter of Amanda and Kent Stanton of Columbus, Miss. The nursing major is a Columbus High School graduate and serves the freshman class as SGA Senator and weekend life coordinator for UWA Housing and is a member of the Stars of Alabama dance line.

    Alexandria Carson, a senior, is a member of the homecoming court. She is the daughter of Debra Carson and George Carson and hails from Northport. A graduate of Tuscaloosa County High School, Carson is an elementary education major. She is a member of Alpha Sigma Tau sorority and the Scarlet Band from Tiger Land, and she serves as a hall director for UWA Housing. Carson was elected sophomore maid on UWA’s homecoming court in 2011.

    Sydney Matthews is the court's sophomore maid. She is the daughter of Dr. James and Machelle Matthews and a graduate of Northeast High School in Meridian, Miss. A biology pre-med student, she also serves as secretary of Phi Mu sorority and is a member of Beta Beta Beta honor society and Phi Eta Sigma national honor society.

    Kaleigh Henders, a junior, is a member of the homecoming court. A mathematics major, Henders is a graduate of Pickens Academy. She is the daughter of Jim Henders and Susie and Jerry Harris. At UWA, Henders serves as president of the Campus Activities Board, is a member of Phi Mu sorority and has been a cheerleader for three years.

    Jordan Irwin, a senior, is a member of the homecoming court. The daughter or Rebecca Irwin and Earl Irwin, she has chosen exercise science as her major. Irwin is a graduate of Meadowview Christian School in Selma. At UWA, she serves as president of Phi Mu sorority, secretary of the Exercise Science Club, and served as a captain of the dance line.

    Jasmine Little is a member of the homecoming court. A senior psychology major from Tuscaloosa, she is the daughter of Helen and John Little and graduated from Tuscaloosa County High School. She is captain of the Stars of Alabama dance line, a UWA Ambassador and member of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority.
    The queen and her court will be featured in the homecoming parade to be held at 1:30 p.m. in downtown Livingston on Saturday, Oct. 26. They will be presented formally during halftime ceremonies at the UWA vs. West Georgia game. Kickoff for the game is at 6 p.m.

     For more information on UWA Homecoming 2013 events visit www.uwaalumni.com.

    Photo: Pictured from left to right are freshman maid Adriana Stanton of Columbus, Miss.; Jasmine Little of Tuscaloosa; Kaleigh Henders of Greensboro; Alexandria Carson of Northport; Jordan Irwin of Selma; Homecoming Queen Libby Hankins of Gordo; and sophomore maid Sydney Matthews of Meridian, Miss.

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