Claire Martin was crowned the 52nd Connors State College Homecoming Queen on Monday, Jan. 30th at Melvin Self Field House at halftime of the men’s basketball game between Connors Cowboys and Murray State Aggies.
Martin, the daughter of Mike & Mary Martin, is a member of the Aggie Club. The Animal Science major, who was escorted by Clay Carlson, also representing the Aggie Club, is planning to attend Texas Tech University following graduation and major in animal science, with plans to enter Veterinary Medicine.
Eli Roundtree, a freshman on the Connors State baseball team, was named Homecoming King. Roundtree is the son of Eddie and Stephanie Roundtree, is from Milwaukee, Wis. Roundtree, who is a Business Administration major, is a pitcher and outfielder for the Cowboys.
Among those vying for Homecoming Queen were Scarlet Rock, math and science; Kristina Bautista , PLC; Jasma Jones, cheerleading; Lauran Pitman, softball; Elli Anderson, rodeo; Amanda Gemanda Geminden (Equine), Monica Jones (PTK) and Magen Alsnay (women’s basketball).
Those who were vying for King of Homecoming included Cameron Curry, student government; Steven Crawford, math and Science; Clay Carlson, Lee Steward, PLC; Richie Owens, cheerleading; Ryan Tittle, rodeo; Landon Edwards, equine; Jeff Sweeten, PKK) and Chris Gandee, men’s The first basketball homecoming queen was Gwendlyn Knight from Onapa in 1960.
Connors State swept the homecoming games against Murray State. The Cowgirls captured a 75-52 victory over the Lady Aggies, while the Cowboys defeated the Aggies, 71-61.