October 2, 2015
Northwestern Oklahoma State University held its annual Ranger Royalty Banquet Tuesday. The Student Government Association (SGA) officers announced this year’s Freshman Queen, Sadie Vore of Alva, and recognized the five candidates running for Rangers King and Ranger Queen. The winners for Ranger King and Queen will be announced Oct. 10 during halftime of the Ranger Homecoming football game.
Vore is a freshman elementary education and early childhood major. She is an active member of Student Oklahoma Education Association (SOEA) and The Ranger Herd. She enjoys playing piano and racing go-karts at Alva Speedway.
The first Ranger King candidate is Clayton Garcia, a graduate student from Rockwall, Texas, majoring in adult education management and sports administration management. He is a part of and sponsored by the Ranger baseball team and enjoys playing ping-pong and hacky sack.
The second Ranger King candidate is Isilei Ofiu, a senior from Anchorage, Alaska, majoring in music education. The Northwestern Choir is sponsoring Ofiu. He is a part of American Choral Directors Association (ACDA), Oklahoma Music Educators Association (OMEA), Phi Delta and Northwestern Choir. Ofiu also loves music jam sessions and hanging out with his kids practicing soccer, softball and gymnastics with them.
The first Ranger Queen candidate is Shelby Boxberger, a senior majoring in health and sports science and biology. This Boswell, Texas, native is a part of and sponsored by Northwestern Cheer. She is a member of the Ranger Herd and a student-athlete training assistant.
The second Ranger Queen candidate is Hinton junior Kaci Hansen, who is majoring in early childhood education. She is a part of and sponsored by the Northwestern Lady Ranger Basketball team. Hansen is involved in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), Northwestern Scholar Ambassadors (NSA), SOEA, the Red and Black Scroll Honor Society, and a Fryer Hall resident assistant. She enjoys hiking, running and hanging out with her family.
The final Ranger Queen candidate is Montana McCullough, a junior majoring in agriculture education from Kiowa, Kansas. She is a part of and sponsored by Alpha Sigma Alpha. She also is a member of the Ranger Herd. She enjoys all of her agriculture classes, working and hanging out with her friends.
The Ranger King and Ranger Queen Coronation ceremony will take place during halftime of the homecoming football game against Southeastern Oklahoma State University on Saturday, Oct. 10. The game starts at 3 p.m.
For more information about homecoming events, visit www.nwosu.edu/homecoming.
Posted on Fri, October 2, 2015
by Ali Kirtley filed under