Westminster Crowns Homecoming King and Queen

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Dan Matt and Courtney Crown were crowned Westminster College Homecoming king and queen during the halftime festivities Oct. 15.

Matt, a junior business administration major, is a son of Daniel and Caroline Matt and a graduate of Chartiers Valley High School.  The Sigma Phi Epsilon candidate is vice president of communications for his fraternity, historian for Students in Free Enterprise, and a member of Student Alumni Association and Student Government Association.

Crown, a junior broadcast communications and public relations major, is a daughter of Max and Rhoda Crown and a graduate of Coshocton High School.  The Alpha Gamma Delta candidate serves her sorority as new member coordinator and Gamma coordinator.  She is an anchor, reporter, and producer of "The County Line," hosts a morning talk show, and anchors the news on Titan Radio; is news editor of the Holcad student newspaper; and is involved in Student Government Association, Student Alumni Association, Public Relations Student Society of America, Lambda Pi Eta honor society, and Fresh Start.

Winning the top spot in the "Broadway Musicals" Homecoming parade was Phi Mu with "Legally Blonde."  Alpha Gamma Delta's "Seussical" placed second, Sigma Kappa's "Wizard of Oz" took third place, and Phi Kappa Tau's "Spamalot" earned fourth place.

Contact Mary Cooley James, a 1984 Westminster graduate and director of alumni relations, at (724) 946-7363 or email for more Homecoming information.

About Westminster College...
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College ranks first in the nation as "Best College for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math," according to Forbes.com. Westminster, a top-tier liberal arts college, ranks third in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster ranked 6th among liberal arts colleges in social mobility, according to the Washington Monthly College Guide, and is one of the most affordable national liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 376 Colleges" by The Princeton Review, and is named to the President's Honor Roll for excellence in service learning.

Nearly 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from individualized attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 42 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. Visit www.westminster.edu/advantage to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.

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Queen Courtney Crown and King Dan Matt


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Court (l-r): 2010 King Will Armentrout, 2010 Queen Lexie Elliott, Nathaniel Kronenwetter, Courtney Crown, John Ryniawec, Alexandra Cochran, Dan Matt, Erin Abbott, Kyle Gelesky, Becca Schuster, Adam Carswell, Sarah Avery, Sean Black, Tawni Darby


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Phi Mu's winning float