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2007 UA Homecoming Queen Announced



TUSCALOOSA, Ala. ?? Kathleen Kelley of Indianapolis , Ind. , was named The University of Alabama Homecoming Queen for 2007 on Friday, Oct. 5 during UA’s annual Homecoming Pep Rally on campus.

Kelley is a senior at UA majoring in public relations.

The following students were chosen to be members of the 2007 UA Homecoming Court :

Sophia Francillon, a senior from Montgomery majoring in accounting; Michelle McGaha, a senior from Albertville majoring in industrial engineering; Jessica Pugh, a senior from Huntsville majoring in business; and Kahdijiha Rowe, a senior from Atlanta majoring in telecommunication and film.

UA students selected the queen in a general campus election held Oct. 2. A record number of 4,327 students voted in this year’s election. The queen is crowned during halftime of today’s homecoming football game vs. Houston .

The Homecoming Choreography Contest took place Thursday, Oct. 4 with winners: 1st place-Phi Mu, 2nd place-Alpha Chi Omega, 3rd place-Alpha Delta Pi.

The Battle of the Bands was also held on Thursday, Oct. 4. The winner was 63 Boyz, 2nd place-Mother Oak, 3rd place-Dixie Road.

Lawn Decorations winners included: Greek organizations 1st place-Chi Omega, 2nd place-Phi Mu, 3rd place-Delta Zeta; Independent organizations 1st place-Computer-Based Honors Program, 2nd place-College of Communication & Information Sciences Ambassadors, 3rd place-Wesley Foundation.

Paint the Town Red competition winners included: 1st place-Delta Zeta, 2nd place-Phi Mu, 3rd place- Computer-Based Honors Program.

Banner Competition winners included: 1st place-Westminster Fellowship, 2nd place-Chi Omega, 3rd place-Parker-Adams Residence Hall.

The 19th annual Roll Tide Run kicked off UA Homecoming Week on Sunday, Sept. 30. Max Dolensky was the winner of the 2-mile race. Winners for the 10K were: 1st place-Jeff Clark, 2nd-John Dickinson and 3rd-Whitney Montgomery .

The Homecoming Bowling Tournament took place on Tuesday, Oct. 2 at Bama Bowl. Winners were: 1st place-Westminster Fellowship team 2, 2nd place-Computer-Based Honors team 1, and 3rd place-MBA team 2.

The Basketball Tournament was held on Tuesday, Oct. 2. Winners for the girls’ game were: 1st place- Phi Mu, 2nd place-Kappa Alpha Theta, 3rd place-Pi Beta Phi. The winners of the boys’ game were: 1st place-Sigma Chi, 2nd place-Computer-Based Honors Program, 3rd place-MBA.

Winners for the Dodge Ball Competition on Wednesday, Oct. 3 were: 1st place - Zeta Tau Alpha, 2nd place-Delta Delta Delta, 3rd place-Computer-Based Honors.