Homecoming 2019 Roundup: Royalty, Alumni, Class Reunions

Bridget Flanery and Jacob Headlee are Alma College’s 2019 homecoming queen and king.

Bridget Flanery, Jacob Headlee Bridget Flanery, Jacob HeadleeBridget Flanery, a senior from Grand Rapids, and Jacob Headlee, a senior from Marine City, were crowned Alma College homecoming queen and king prior to the Scots’ homecoming football game on Sept. 21.

Flanery, who is studying environmental policy, is president of Student Congress and a member of Alpha Phi Omega and Model United Nations. After Alma, Flanery plans to work for a year and then enroll in graduate school. She is the daughter of Deborah Flanery.

Headlee, a biology major and chemistry minor, is a member of the Alma College football team. After Alma, he plans to pursue a master’s degree in education and become a high school teacher. He is the son of Craig and Sandy Headlee.

Homecoming Court Homecoming Court — Front row, from left: Jessica Hatcher, junior from Kremlin, Okla.; Bridget Flanery, senior from Grand Rapids; Jennah Davis, senior from Adrian; Madison Swope, senior from Jackson. Back row, from left: Jacob Headlee, senior from Marine City; Bailey Knuth, senior from Dryden; George Murphy, senior from Hastings; Austin Barajas, senior from Holland. Not pictured: Jonathan Groening, senior from Midland; Katherine Maiville, senior from Onondaga.

ss Alumni Award Recipients — From left: Matt vandenBerg ’02, vice president for advancement and external relations; Brian Churchill ’80, Smith Distinguished Service Award; Sabrina Gross ’79, Hebert Distinguished Service Alumni Award; Antje Newhagen ’67, Distinguished Alumni Award; William Allen ’09, Young Alumni Award; President Jeff Abernathy.

The 50-year Class of 1969 The 50-year Class of 1969

The 25-year class of 1994. The 25-year class of 1994.

The 10-year class of 2009. The 10-year class of 2009.

Story published on September 23, 2019