LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 20, 2018) — Tiana Thé, daughter of Jeannie and Hiang Thé, of Lexington, and Juwan Page, son of Betty and Dedrich Page, of Lamar, Mississippi, were crowned the University of Kentucky Homecoming queen and king during halftime ceremonies at the UK vs. Vanderbilt University Homecoming game tonight.
Thé, a senior majoring in environmental and sustainability studies, political science and philosophy, was nominated by Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority. Page is a senior majoring in equine science management and career and technical education/agricultural education and was nominated by the Black Student Union.
Wildcat Cup winners were also announced. Kappa Alpha Theta won the Commonwealth Cup Division; Kappa Kappa Gamma won the Bluegrass Cup Division; and MANRRS (Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences) won the Bowman’s Cup Division.
Other finalists for queen and king were:
- Emilia Bustle, the daughter of William and Lisa Bustle, is a senior from London, Kentucky, majoring in theatre and communication with a Certificate in Musical Theatre. She was nominated by the Wildcat Ambassadors.
- Nickie Cashdollar, the daughter of Bob and Mary Jean Cashdollar, is a senior from Glen Carbon, Illinois, majoring in business marketing in social entrepreneurship. She was nominated by the Student Activities Board.
- Alex Francke, the daughter of Ken and Crinda Francke, is a senior from Lexington, majoring in business management with a minor in international business. She was nominated by Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity.
- Riley Grant, the son of Dr. Anthony and Keena Grant, is a senior from Columbia, Kentucky, majoring in finance and accounting with a minor in political science. He was nominated by Beta Theta Pi fraternity.
- Michael Hamilton, the son of Ben and Debra Hamilton, is a junior from Johnson County, Kentucky, double majoring in political science and international studies. He was nominated by the Student Government Association.
- Montre’ale Jones, the son of Herbert and Debra Jones, is a senior from Hopkinsville, Kentucky, majoring in architecture with a minor in political science. He was nominated by MANRRS.
- Tapas Parikh, the son of Nirav and Gargi Parikh, is a senior from Lexington, majoring in electrical engineering. He was nominated by Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity.
- Megan Zugger, daughter of Tim and Charlene Zugger, is a senior from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, majoring in kinesiology. She was nominated by Chi Omega Fraternity.
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