Homecoming 2014 culiminated with the crowning of the queen and king, Rebecca Banks and Everet Thompson, at halftime of the football game on Saturday. Banks of Youngstown is a senior General Studies major, minoring in Women’s Studies. She is a member of the Penguin Review, Bridges Out of Poverty Student Union and Rookery Radio. She was nominated by the Youngstown Student Education Association and the Student Non Profit Leadership Organization. Thompson of Staten Island, N.Y., is a senior, Criminal Justice major, minoring in Psychology. He is a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity and the Bitonte Ambassadors, his nominating organizations. He was also nominated by Delta Zeta Sorority, Panhellenic Council and Model United Nations.
YSU’s first couple – President Jim and Ellen Tressel – proceed up Fifth Avenue during the annual Homecoming Parade.
Among the week’s many events was a chicken eating contest at Chik-fil-A in Kilcawley Center…
..and the Red and White Day $$MoneyMachine.