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Briar Cliff crowns Homecoming King, Queen



Oct 4, 2012 Bookmark and Share


SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Jameel Cunningham of St. Louis, Mo., and Nicole Bruch of Audubon, Iowa, were crowned Briar Cliff University’s 2012 Homecoming King and Queen at Coronation, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, in the Stark Student Center on campus.

An accounting major, Cunningham is the son of Rosalind and James Cunningham of St. Louis. He is a member of BCU’s football and track and field teams, Students in Free Enterprise, Football Leadership Council and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.

Bruch is the daughter of Brian and Nancy Bruch of Audubon. A biology and chemistry major, she is a Briar Cliff Peer Advisory Leader, Resident Assistant and a member of Briar Cliff’s Catholic Daughters, Cliff Singers and Science Club.

The Briar Cliff University 2012 Homecoming Court, nominated by their peers through online polling, consists of the following students:

Queen’s Court

Alexandra Alberda
Hometown: Bozeman, Mont. 
Parents: Sara and Dave Rice
Major: English and art Campus
Activities: writing and English Club, Student Government, Art Club, College Republicans, theatre, Honors Program, soccer, Richard J. Doyle Leadership Program and Film Society

Katherine Beldt
Hometown: Sheldon, Iowa
Parents: Chuck and Christine Beldt
Major: elementary education
Campus Activities: Campus Ministry and Education Club

Katrina von Rumpf
Hometown: Carson City, Nev.
Parents: Steve and Lydia von Rumpf
Major: elementary education
Campus Activities: cross country, track and field, Campus Ministry, College Republicans and Education Club

Jenna Biedenfeld
Hometown: Peterson, Iowa
Parents: Doug and Dawn Biedenfeld
Major: Sports management
Campus Activities: soccer 

King’s Court

Michael Collison
Hometown: Iowa Falls, Iowa
Parents: Dave and Judy Collison
Major: English and education
Campus Activities: basketball

John Engler
Hometown: Fort Dodge, Iowa
Parents: Mike and Helaine Engler
Major: business administration
Campus Activities: basketball

Bryce Reinders
Hometown: Bellevue, Neb.
Parents: Edward Reinders and Nancy Ewin
Major: Chemistry
Campus Activities: Knights of Columbus, Campus Ministry, basketball, track and field, Science Club and Peer Advisory Leaders

Jake Shipley
Hometown: State Center, Iowa
Parents: Bev and David Shipley
Major: sports management
Campus Activities: basketball

Tags: Campus, Homecoming, 2012 President's Report

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