Homecoming Royalty — Najelle Gilmore, a senior from Grand Blanc, and Christopher Nolan, a senior from West Branch, were crowned Alma College homecoming queen and king prior to the Scots’ homecoming football game on Sept. 29.
Gilmore, an English major with a biology minor, is editor-in-chief of the Almanian student newspaper and a member of the Kappa Iota sorority. After Alma she plans on pursuing a master’s degree in student affairs. She is the daughter of Shay and Gemia Gilmore.
Nolan, an English major with a minor in philosophy, is a student ministry coordinator for the chapel program and a member of the Phi Mu Alpha music fraternity. After Alma he plans to further his education in seminary. He is the son of Robert and Melanie Nolan.
Homecoming Court — Front row, from left: Caitlin DeZwaan, senior from New Era; Emily Jodway, senior from East Lansing; Marina Thornton, senior from Niles; Alyssa Mohr, senior from Standing; Najelle Gilmore, senior from Grand Blanc. Back row, from left: Eric Ferrara, senior from Livonia; Christopher Nolan, senior from West Branch; Logan St. John, senior from Weidman; Brian May, senior from Frankenmuth. Not pictured: Benjamin Elliot, senior from Mount Pleasant.
Alumni Award Recipients — From left: Matt vandenBerg ’02, vice president for advancement; Jonathan Morley ’11, Young Alumni Award; Dr. Lisa Knowles ’94, Smith Distinguished Service Award; Kirk Smith ’81, Distinguished Alumni Award; President Jeff Abernathy.