(Walnut Ridge, Ark.) – Alexus Clardy of Conway, Ark., and Ryan Whittle of Grinch, Conn., were crowned the 2016 Homecoming queen and king Saturday at Williams Baptist College. The coronation took place in a full Southerland-Mabee Center as a part of the college’s 75th anniversary and Homecoming celebration.
Clardy is a senior who has a double-major in biology and psychology. She is the daughter of Terry and Penny Clardy.
Whittle is a senior physical education major, and is the son of Larry Whittle and Jasmine Bartlett.
Also representing the senior class were Brooke Howell of Bryant, Ark., and Patrick Smith of Malvern, Ark. Howell, a biology major, is the daughter of Mike and Kay Howell. Smith, also a biology major, is the son of Patrick and Leona Smith.
Juniors on the court were Hannah “Mo” Whitefoot of Atoka, Tenn., and Willie Wright of Maumelle, Ark. Whitefoot is majoring in early childhood education and is the daughter of Steve and Amy Whitefoot. Wright is a biology major and is the son of Ami and Sanford Frazier.
Sophomore representatives were Erika Isbill of Jonesboro, Ark., and Corbitt Cooper of Brinkley, Ark. Isbill is history major and is the daughter of Eric and Marsha Isbill. Cooper is a physical education major and is the son of David and Melanie Cooper.
Freshmen on the court were Georgia Mara of North Little Rock, Ark., and Leandro Choi of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Mara is majoring in business administration and is the daughter of Julie Marrow Mara. Choi is majoring in computer information science and is the son of Daniel and Marilia Choi.
The Homecoming court and king and queen were selected by a vote of the Williams student body. WBC is a four-year, liberal arts college located at Walnut Ridge.