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Dy, Lovelady named 2012 Homecoming Queen and King at Birmingham-Southern
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Abigail Dy, a senior biology major, and Coty Lovelady, a senior religion major, won the title of Homecoming Queen and King in the midst of the college’s football game against Sewanee Oct. 20 during Family/Homecoming/Alumni Reunion Weekend. Dy and Lovelady were elected by majority vote of their undergraduate peers.
BSC’s 2012 Homecoming Queen and King
Abigail Dy and Coty Lovelady
Dy has proven herself to be a campus leader through all the organizations she interacts with. She is the executive vice-president of the Student Government Association, president of the Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-health Honor Society, a member of Chi Omega sorority, president of the Order of Omega and Omicron Delta Kappa honoraries, a member of Mortar Board, and she served as a Rho Gamma and fall orientation leader. She is the daughter of Dr. Ritky and Teresita Dy of Clanton.
Lovelady is involved in campus leadership and a number of activities as well. He is a cheerleader, New Student Orientation leader, president of the Interfraternity Council, member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity, executive member of Students Offering Support, 2012 Hess Fellow, 2012 Vail Fellow, member of the Leadership Studies Program, and student representative for the college’s Quality Enhancement Plan as part of SACS reaccreditation. He is the son of Janice Corbett of Montevallo.
Court members were elected by their peers based on their character, leadership, spirit, achievement, and involvement.
The other seniors selected for this year’s homecoming court were: Devan Byrd, a business major from Birmingham; Lauren Fugit, a psychology major from Vestavia Hills; Melanie Robinson, a Spanish major from Bessemer; Stephen Denton, a business major from Madison; Zach Hesson, a business major from Marietta, Ga.; and Robert Willet, a psychology major from Mobile.
Junior court members were: Katherine Heinke, a biology major from Birmingham; Shannon Thompson, a business major from Brentwood; Andres Berrios, a music education major and Harrison Honors Scholar from Marietta, Ga.; and Corbin Burns, a biology major from Tuscaloosa.
Sophomore court members were: Ashley Bice, a pre-engineering major from Florence; Allison Pratt, a biology major from Dothan; Michael Cowan, a biology major from Birmingham; and Jacob Mayfield, a biology major from Gadsden.
Freshman court members were: Wallis Fairvalley, a business major from Atlanta; Patricia Woller, a biology major from Decatur; Caver Camp, an undecided major from Greenwood, Miss.; and Graham Spencer, an undecided major from Homewood.