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Northwestern State selects 2013 Homecoming Honor Court

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NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5)  – Alayni Guidry of Duson and Cody Waagner of Kennerdell, Penn., were selected as queen and king of the 2013 Homecoming Honor Court at Northwestern State University.

Guidry and Waagner are part of a 22-member honor court, which will participate in activities during Homecoming Week at Northwestern State and will be presented at halftime of the Homecoming game against Southeastern Louisiana University on Saturday, Oct. 19.

The court also includes Rikia Ancar of Harvey, Jebha Babu of Bayou Vista, Jacob Carter of Kolin, Bailee Cartwright of Holdenville, Okla., Breanna Collier of Bossier City, Alaina Davis of Sulphur, Darrell Favis and Rahkeem Mitchell of Shreveport, Jack Fletcher of Bunkie, LaMario Fortson of Haughton, Memrie Gibbons of New Boston, Texas, Lundyn Hunt of Baton Rouge, Taylor Layman of St. Gabriel, Austin McCann of New Orleans, Alexis Reliford of Natchitoches, Matthew Spence of Houma, Cade Stepp of Haughton, Patrick Thomas of Natchitoches, Brandi Vincent of Broussard and Cody Whitaker of Winnfield.

Guidry is the daughter of Charles and Phillatta Guidry. She is a junior health and exercise science major. She is a member of Phi Mu Fraternity and serves as president of the Student Activities Board. Guidry is a member of Purple Jackets, Blue Key Honor Society, The American Association of University Women Student Advisory Council and Sigma Lambda Honor Society. She was a freshman connector and was in the President's Leadership Program.

Waagner is a senior psychology and biology major. A member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., he is also active in the Baptist Collegiate Ministry and the Psychology Club. Waagner is a Dean's List student.

Ancar is a junior psychology major in the Louisiana Scholars' College. She is the daughter of Charmaine Ancar. A member of Zeta Phi Beta, she is on the National Pan-Hellenic Council. Ancar is a President's List student and a member of the NSU Crew.

Babu is the daughter of Babu Chellen and Kalai Babu. She is a liberal arts major with a concentration in scientific inquiry in the Louisiana Scholars' College. Babu is active in the Student Activities Board. She is a member of Alpha Epsilon Delta, Sigma Alpha Iota and Blue Key Honor Society. Babu was a freshman orientation leader and a member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society and Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Students.

Carter is the son of John and Frain Carter. He is a senior health and exercise major. Carter is a member of Kappa Sigma Fraternity, Blue Key Honor Society and Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society. He was a freshman orientation leader and a member of Demon Volunteers in Progress. Carter is a recipient of the Chris Roper Memorial Scholarship.

Cartwright is the daughter of Tom and Tina Cartwright. She is a senior mass communications major. Cartwright is a member of Phi Mu Fraternity, Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity and Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society. She is a member of the NSU softball team and Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. Cartwright is a staff member of the NSU yearbook, the Potpourri. She is a President's List student.

Collier is a junior theatre major. She is the daughter of Michael Collier Sr. and Mary Collier. The 2013 Miss Northwestern – Lady of the Bracelet, Collier is a member of Phi Mu Fraternity. She is active in the Student Activities Board and is co-captain of the NSU Glee Club. Collier is a member of the Student Theatre Organization. She is a Dean's List student.

Davis is the daughter of Tina and Chauncey Davis. She is a senior theatre major. Davis is a member of Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority and the Student Theater Organization. She is a Dean's List student and was a Presidential Ambassador.

Favis is the son of Gloria Favis. He is a senior biology major with a concentration in forensic science. Favis is president of the National Pan-Hellenic Council and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated. He is a member of Helping Hands and has been an announcer for KNWD-FM. Favis was named the Student Activities Board's Outstanding Member in 2012.

Fletcher is the son of Dr. John and Leta Fletcher. He is a senior business administration major. Fletcher is president of Kappa Sigma Fraternity and the Student Alumni Association. He is a member of Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society and Demon Volunteers in Progress. He was a freshman orientation leader.

Fortson is the son of Helen Charles Fortson and LaTonion Fortson Green. He is a junior social studies secondary education major. Fortson is active in the Student Government Association where he was named Senator of the Year. He is a member of Helping Hands, Circle K International and River Campus Ministries.

Gibbons is a junior liberal arts major with a concentration in political science, philosophy and law in the Louisiana Scholars' College. Gibbons is the daughter of Richard and Tamara Gibbons. She is a member of Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority, Purple Jackets and Blue Key Honor Society. Gibbons was a two-year member of the Purple Pizazz Pom Pon Line and was a freshman orientation leader. She is a Dean's List student, and a member of Demon Volunteers in Progress and Eta Sigma Phi Classics Honor Society.

Hunt is the daughter of David and Dawn Reynolds and Brian and Rhonda Hunt. She is a junior health and exercise science major. Hunt is a member of Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority and the NSU women's track and field team. She is a member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Council and was a Presidential Ambassador. Hunt is a Dean's List student.

Layman is a junior liberal arts major with a minor in communications in the Louisiana Scholars' College. She is the daughter of Brian and Lori Layman. A member of Phi Mu Fraternity, she is captain of the Purple Pizazz Pom Pon Line. Layman was a freshman orientation leader. She is a member of Alpha Lambda Delta, the Student Alumni Association, Demon Volunteers in Progress and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

McCann is a senior business administration major in the Louisiana Scholars' College. He is the son of John and Allene McCann. A Dean's List student, McCann is president of Theta Chi Fraternity and is active in the Student Activities Board. He is a member of the Student Alumni Association and was a freshman orientation leader.

Mitchell is a senior history major. He is the son of Rosalyn Mitchell. A member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated, he was on the Demon football team. Mitchell is a member of the National Pan-Hellenic Council. He is a Dean's List student.

Reliford is the daughter of Tamila and Patrick Reliford. She is a junior mass communications major. Reliford is editor of NSU's Yearbook, the Potpourri. She is active in the Student Activities Board and is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. Reliford is a member of Purple Jackets, Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society and Helping Hands. She is a member of Demon Volunteers in Progress and was on the Purple Pizazz Pom Pon Line.

 Spence is a liberal arts major with a concentration in scientific inquiry in the Louisiana Scholars' College. He is the son of Mike and Monee Spence. A member of Theta Chi Fraternity and Blue Key Honor Society, Spence was a freshman orientation leader and Scholars' College Ambassador. He is active in the Student Activities Board and is a member of Alpha Epsilon Delta Honor Society and Demon Volunteers in Progress.

Stepp is the son of Sherrie and Keith Singleton and Derick and Katie Stepp. He is a junior computer information systems major. Stepp is a member of Theta Chi Fraternity and the Baptist Collegiate Ministry. He is a Northwestern State cheerleader and a member of Demon Volunteers in Progress.

Thomas is a senior psychology major with a concentration in substance abuse. He is the son of Elizabeth Johnson and Patrick Thomas Sr. A member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated, he is a Dean's List student. Thomas is a member of Helping Hands and is active in the Student Activities Board.

Vincent is the daughter of Tim and Geralyn Vincent. She is a senior liberal arts and English major in the Louisiana Scholars' College. Vincent is a member of Phi Mu Fraternity, the Order of Omega and the Panhellenic Council. She is a member of Purple Jackets and Blue Key Honor Society. Vincent was a freshman orientation leader. She is a member of Demon Volunteers in Progress and Gamma Sigma Alpha Honor Society. Vincent is a President's List student.

Whitaker is the son of Curtis C. Whitaker and Brenda Mathews. He is a senior social work major. Whitaker is a president of Fresh Campus and a member of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity. He is active in the Student Activities Board and is on the staff of the campus yearbook, the Potpourri. Whitaker is a Dean's List student.

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