Scholars named homecoming semi-finalists
Three McConnell Scholars have been named semi-finalists for the 2011 University of Louisville homecoming court. The semi-finalists were nominated by various UofL student organizations and selected based on their leadership and extracurricular activities, academic scores, community engagement, poise and appearance and school spirit.
Alex Jenkins, Homecoming Queen Candidate
Alex Jenkins, of Cadiz, Ky., is a justice administration major. She was sponsored by Arts and Sciences Peer Advisors and is a McConnell Scholar and Porter Scholar.
Max Morley, Homecoming King Candidate
Max Morley, of Pikeville, Ky., is a political science major. He was sponsored by the Student Government Association and is a McConnell Scholar, UofL Dance Marathon Team Captain and member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity.
John Weber, Homecoming King Candidate
John Weber, of Louisville, Ky., is a political science major. He was sponsored by the Harlan Scholars Program. Weber is the chair of the McConnell Scholars Program and the former SGA services vice president and president of the statewide College Democrats.
Twenty semi-finalists have been named. Ten finalists, elected by their peers, will be announced Oct. 26. The field of royalty will again be narrowed Oct. 29 when the king and queen are crowned at the home football game against Syracuse.