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Nominations sought for Homecoming royalty

The Alumni Association Homecoming Committee is seeking nominations for the alumni king and queen and prince and princess for the 2011 Homecoming court.

Nominations are due July 1, 2011.

The alumni king and queen will be crowned at the Homecoming luncheon on Friday, Oct. 14, and they will reign over events with the new student king and queen and members of the student court throughout the Homecoming weekend. The Homecoming prince and princess will help lead off the annual parade and other events on Saturday.

To be eligible for consideration for alumni king and queen, alumni must have celebrated their 50th class reunion, have a strong connection to the University and be able to attend Homecoming events throughout the weekend. For additional information, or to download a nomination form [PDF], visit the Homecoming website.

Children of Illinois State University graduates between the ages of four and seven at the time of Homecoming 2011 are eligible for nomination for the Homecoming prince and princess. The prince or princess must display Redbird spirit, pride and enthusiasm and be the son or daughter of an Illinois State alumnus. Applications are available to download [PDF] on the Homecoming website.