Homecoming Elections

Homecoming Court Nomination Process

Nominations will require nominees' names, cell phone numbers, email addresses, pictures, bios, and FERPA Release Forms. You will upload the FERPA Release form for each nominee with the Nomination Form. 

Questions? Contact Elections and Recruitment Chairwoman, Anjalee Crawford, at acrawford3@una.edu.


*If you have issues with uploading your photo on the nomination form, make sure you are logged into Campus Groups.




AUG 16

8:00 AM

Homecoming Nominations Open


11:55 PM

Homecoming Nominations Due



Digital campaigning may begin. No posters, flyers, etc. may be put out on campus. 


8:00 AM

Homecoming Court Voting begins - Ballots will be sent to students' UNA email individually.


5:00 PM 

Homecoming Court Voting ends



Upon announcement of the court, all versions of campaigning may begin for the top candidates that make the actual homecoming court. Please review the Elections Manual above.


8:00 AM

Homecoming King and Queen Voting begins - Ballots will be sent to students' UNA email individually.


5:00 PM 

Homecoming King and Queen Voting ends

Homecoming Queen Candidates

(in alphabetical order)

Kenzie Adkins

Nominated by Alpha Tau Omega

Hello everyone! My name is Kenzie Adkins! I am a senior majoring in Digital Media with a minor in Digital Marketing, a member of the Cole Honors College, and a sister of Alpha Delta Pi. I'm also doing an internship with the Elaine Bailey Augustine Art Gallery as their digital expert creating their marketing materials for gallery shows.

Destini Beckwith

Nominated by the Diversity Student Ambassadors

Hi! My name is Destini Beckwith, and I am a senior majoring in secondary education with a concentration in English language arts. I am also a member of the Presidential Mentors Academy and have served as both a student counselor and the head family counselor for the SOAR team. I have worked as the social media manager for the Diversity Student Ambassadors for three years and have enjoyed meeting new friends through this organization! I am grateful to represent the Diversity Student Ambassadors for Homecoming this year!

Ryleigh Crawford

Nominated by Pi Kappa Alpha

Hello! My name is Ryleigh Crawford, and I am a senior majoring in political science. I am an active member of Phi Mu, the Honors College, the Student Alumni Association, and Model United Nations; and I am currently the CPH Director of Recruitment. I am also a member of the Pi Kappa Alpha Lilly Court. I previously served as a LaGrange Society Ambassador and have a passion for serving the University. I am extremely honored to be nominated and considered for this position! Roar Lions!

Abbey Drummond

Nominated by Zeta Tau Alpha

My name is Abbey Drummond, and I am from Madison, Alabama. I am a senior majoring in Elementary Education with a collaboration in Special Education. I am currently involved on campus as a member of Zeta Tau Alpha and as a COEHS ambassador, where I have the privilege of working events on and off campus. I also assisted in reinstating the American Sign Language Club my freshman year, where I served as Vice President for one year and President for two years.

Emma du Toit

Nominated by Alpha Gamma Delta

Hey everyone! My name is Emma du Toit, and I am a senior from Marietta, GA. I am currently a level 3 nursing student (yay ACONHP!), a member of Alpha Gamma Delta, and a part of the Cole Honors College. I am beyond honored to have been nominated to represent Alpha Gamma Delta—a chapter that is so dear to me! I am thrilled and so thankful for this opportunity.

Abigail Eggemeyer

Nominated by Phi Mu

Hey everyone, my name is Abigail Eggemeyer! I’m from Illinois and didn’t plan on attending college in the south until my aunt brought me to her alma mater. I’m so thankful she did because I couldn’t imagine my college experience without UNA! As a freshman, I was nervous, but I wish I could tell freshman year me that she had nothing to worry about. Since then I have had the opportunity to particpate in various organizations such as Freshman Forum, LaGrange, SOAR, and Phi Mu! I am forever grateful for all of the friendships and experiences I have made at UNA.

Treasure Franklin

Nominated by Petition

Treasure Franklin is a Junior from Enterprise, AL. She is majoring in Psychology with a minor in Applied Behavior Analysis. Treasure is a member of the LaGrange Society, Cole Honors College, SOAR, SGA, The Flor-Ala, and numerous other organizations. She is also a Resident Advisor and is President of the Presidential Mentors Academy. Last year, Treasure earned the University of North Alabama Undergraduate Service Award. Her hobbies include photography and volleyball. Upon graduation, Treasure wishes to seek a master’s degree in counseling.

MacKenna Gosart

Nominated by Lambda Sigma Phi

Hey friends! My name is MacKenna Gosart, and I am a senior from McDonough, GA, majoring in Exercise Science! During my time at UNA, I have been involved with Phi Mu Theta Alpha as philanthropy chair and vice president of committees, and I have served as an SGA Senator and Chief Justice. I was also a member and had the privilege of advising Freshman Forum, in addition to serving on the LaGrange Society, Student Alumni Association, and Cole Honors College. After graduating, I will be attending physical therapy school to pursue my doctorate of physical therapy.

Makenzie McGuire

Nominated by the Student Nursing Association

Makenzie McGuire is a native of Nashville, Tennessee. She is a level one nursing student with aspirations of becoming a family nurse practitioner with a certification in nurse midwifery. She is a PROUD member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated, past president of the Student Nursing Association, a student in the Cole Honors College, and member of the UNA SOAR team. In her spare time, she enjoys going on road trips, spending time with her sisters, serving her local and campus community, and being surrounded by people who bring her laughter and joy.

Erin "Ella" Neal

Nominated by CAT Guild

My name is Ella Neal, and I’m representing CAT Guild! I am a senior majoring in Cinematic Arts and Theatre with a concentration in Acting for the Stage and Screen. I’ve performed regularly on UNA's campus during my time here. I’ve been in UNA's productions of Little Women as Amy March, The Folklore Project as Julianna, and Defying Gravity as Elizabeth. I also acted in UNA’s "One Act Festival" in "The Conversation" as Annabelle in 2021 and in “Two Girls” as Girl Two in 2023. Alongside theatre, I spend my time painting, singing, dancing, and making new friends!

Olivia Oliphant

Nominated by the National Pan-Hellenic Council

Olivia Oliphant is a junior pursuing a degree in Interior Architecture and Design and loves being involved on campus. Olivia is the President of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., and the National Pan-Hellenic Council. Olivia serves as a LaGrange Society Ambassador, Student Orientation Counselor (SOAR), and Resident Advisor. She is a member of the Presidential Mentors Academy, Diversity Student Ambassadors, and was involved in The Marching Pride and Freshman Forum. Olivia is striving to become the best person that she can be and is beyond thankful to the University and everyone that she has met at UNA for contributing to that!

Riley Patterson

Nominated by Alpha Delta Pi

Riley Patterson is a senior pursuing a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies in Health. She is deaf and hears with cochlear implants. Nominated by Alpha Delta Pi sorority, she serves as their Wellness Director and Director of Inclusion. She is a fourth-year member of the ROAR dance team, President of Diversity Student Ambassadors, and serves on the Healthy Lion Council. Riley is a member of Delta Alpha Pi and Rho Lambda honor societies. Not only is she representing those organizations, Riley said she also wants to show that disabilities don’t define you.

Anna Grace Rye

Nominated by The LaGrange Society

My name is Anna Grace Rye, and I am a senior from Florence, AL, majoring in Communication Studies. During my time at UNA, I have had the privilege to serve in a variety of places such as The LaGrange Society, Alpha Gamma Delta, LionCom, Baptist Campus Ministries, SGA, Freshman Forum, and as a Recruitment Counselor. Within those organizations, I have held numerous leadership roles such as President of LionCom, Co-captain of LaGrange, Head Director of Special Events for AGD, Student Government Association Communications Director, and Social Committee Chairperson in Freshman Forum. I will always be grateful to be a UNA Lion!

Homecoming King Candidates

(in alphabetical order)

Louis Alcala Jr

Nominated by Pi Kappa Alpha

Hello everyone, my name is Louis Alcala Jr, and I am a Junior from Tampa, FL. I am studying Sports and Recreation Management with the hope of becoming a College Football Coach. I have been a Brother of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity since Fall of 2020, and I have served on our Executive Council for the last 2 1/2 years. I was also one of Pi Kappa Alpha's Step Sing captains which helped lead our organization to our First Place Overall win. I am honored to represent my Fraternity in this beloved tradition at UNA. Roar Lions!!!

Omar Figueroa

Nominated by Zeta Tau Alpha

My name is Omar Figueroa, and I am a Senior from Athens, AL, majoring in Criminal Justice and minoring in Spanish. I am also involved with Diversity Student Ambassadors, which aims to engage UNA in becoming a more diverse, inclusive, and respectful campus.

Colby Johnson

Nominated by Alpha Gamma Delta

My name is Colby Johnson. I am a senior from Marietta, GA, and am currently the captain of the Steele Elite Sales Center, a brother of the Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity, and a student in the Cole Honors College. I am studying Marketing with a minor in Spanish. I'm very excited to represent Alpha Gam for Homecoming!

Ronnie Myers Jr

Nominated by Alpha Tau Omega

Hey UNA! My name is Ronnie Myers Jr or RJ. I am a senior at UNA and will be graduating in December with a degree in Engineering Technology, Electro-Mechanical option. I am Vice President of Alpha Tau Omega as well as a student in the Cole Honors College. I am also currently working with my professor on independent research to further myself in my field.

Carson Partain

Nominated by CAT Guild

My name is Carson Partain, and I am representing CAT Guild! I am a senior at UNA majoring in Professional Management with a minor in Marketing. Last year I became involved with CAT Guild and performed in the 2023 spring show Defying Gravity as C.B.! I am also involved as a student worker for the Office of Admissions and as a Resident Advisor in Housing and Residence Life. In my free time, I enjoy playing music on both guitar and piano, and I like to sing and act. You can catch me anywhere on campus—I’m hard to miss!

Carson Scott

Nominated by Lambda Sigma Phi

My name is Carson Scott, and I’m a junior finance major from Hendersonville, TN. During my time at UNA, I have been able to serve on SGA, LaGrange Society, Baptist Campus Ministries, and Lambda Sigma Phi. UNA has provided me with so many opportunities during my time here, and I am so excited to be able to represent my fraternity, Lambda Sigma Phi. Roar Lions!

Sloan Stafford

Nominated by Alpha Delta Pi

Sloan is a senior, pursing an Occupational Health Science and Chemistry major. President of the OHS club, brother of Alpha Sigma Pi, and member of the Cole Honors college. Sloan just finished his internship at Hudson Alpha Institute for biotechnology.

Garret Statom

Nominated by Phi Mu

Garret Statom is a senior majoring in accounting from Florence, AL. Garret has held various positions on campus such as Treasurer of SGA, President of Accounting Scholars, President of Beta Gamma Sigma, and Secretary of Lambda Sigma Phi. He currently serves as Co-Captain of the LaGrange Society, Chief Justice of SGA, Chair of Fundraising and Alumni for Beta Alpha Psi, and Social Chair of Lambda Sigma Phi. Garret has also been awarded LaGrange Host of the Year, Fraternity Man of the Year, and Mr. University.

Bricen Tapscott

Nominated by The LaGrange Society

Hey guys! My name is Bricen Tapscott. I'm a Junior from Hartselle, AL, majoring in Entertainment Industry and minoring in Business Management. I am currently a member of the LaGrange Society, a mentor for the Black Male Mentoring Project, and have also served as a SOAR Counselor.

Leo Whyte

Nominated by the Student Nursing Association

Lesep "Leo" Whyte, aka LEOBORNAGAIN, was born on April 18, 2002, in Huntsville, AL. He graduated from New Century Technology High School in 2020. Leo is a senior nursing major and is involved all around campus! Leo has served as a 2023 SOAR Counselor, as an active member of SNA, and currently works as a resident advisor. Outside of school, Leo makes music that keeps people lit and positive. He is the creator of the “UNA ANTHEM” and other popular songs. Leo is also serious about his faith. He loves Jesus and gives all of the glory to God!

Charles Woods

Nominated by the National Pan-Hellenic Council

Charles Woods is a junior working towards his degree in Professional Management. He is involved on campus and is a proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. He is also a part of the Presidential Mentors Academy, the National Society of Leadership and Success, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the Black Lioness Association, and the UNA Gospel Choir, the Ascending Voices. God, family, and friends are highly valued and prioritized in Charles’s life. He wishes to continue to learn and grow and positively impact the communities he is a part of.