Ranger Royalty Finalists, Freshman Queen announced; King, Queen to be crowned Oct. 6

September 26, 2018

2018 Ranger Royalty Finalists 

Ranger Royalty King and Queen finalists who will go on to the final round of voting are (pictured left to right) Blake Humble, Adam Olewinski, Mickey Jordan, Madison Hofen, Kelsey Cloud and Kayla Eaton.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University held its annual Ranger Royalty Banquet Tuesday following the first round of voting for king and queen candidates. The Student Government Association (SGA) officers announced this year’s Freshman Queen, Maya Stewart of Alva, and named the six final candidates for Ranger King and Ranger Queen. The winners for Ranger King and Queen will be announced Saturday, Oct. 6, during halftime of the Ranger Homecoming football game.

Stewart is an English education major and enjoys writing and watching Netflix, especially Friends and The Office. Her favorite subject is English. She is the daughter of Chris and Tisha Stewart.

The first Ranger King finalist is Blake Humble, a senior health and sports science major from Midland, Texas. Humble is sponsored by the Northwestern football team. He is the son of Jason Humble and Jodie Sims.

The second Ranger King finalist is Mickey Jordan, a graduate student studying in the American Studies program with an emphasis in theatre from Iowa Park, Texas. Jordan is sponsored by the Castle Players club. His hobbies include theatre, cooking and acting. He is the son of Michael and Cindy Jordan.

The third Ranger King finalist is Adam Olewinski, a freshman from Woodward. Olewinski is sponsored by the Student Support Services program. His hobbies include running, playing hacky sack, and wearing mismatched socks every day. He is the son of Leeza Olewinski.

2018 Freshman Queen

    Maya Stewart is the new reigning Freshman Queen. 

The first Ranger Queen finalist is Kelsey Cloud, a senior health and sports science major from Claremore. Cloud is sponsored by the J.R Holder Wellness Center. Her hobbies include training horses, working out, and hanging out with friends and family. Her favorite subject is science. She is the daughter of Jerry Joe and Stephanie Cloud.

The second Ranger Queen finalist is Kayla Eaton, a senior health and fitness management major from Stillwater. Eaton is sponsored by the Northwestern cheer team. She is also the Northwestern cheer captain. She is the daughter of Tim Eaton and Jana Nelson.

The third Ranger Queen finalist is Madison Hofen, a senior vocal music education major from Alva. Hofen is sponsored by the Northwestern choir. Her hobbies include making friends and making music. She is also the president of the Northwestern choir and has been drum major for the Ranger band. She is the daughter of Brian and Lynn Hofen, and Marrisa Hofen.

Other Ranger Royalty members are flower girl Hadassah Taylor, daughter of Grant Taylor and Brooke Fuller; and crown bearer Trendon Ricke, son of Craig and Jaime Ricke.

Matthew Fuller, a sophomore math education major from Morrison, also ran for Ranger King.

The other candidates for Ranger Queen included Denise Cronister, a junior mass communication and psychology major from Crescent; Rachel Davis, a senior sociology and visual arts major from Kingston; Autumn Detamore, a senior instrumental major from El Reno; Taylor Lusk, a junior early childhood major from Follet, Texas; Brieanna McClure, a senior
biology and chemistry major from Alva; and Amanda Metcalf, a senior instrumental music education major from Enid.

The other candidates for Freshman Queen included Jaden Allen, a business administration major from Burlington; Jayden Dillon, a mass communication major from Jet; Crystal Keeler, an accounting major, from Waynoka; Harlie-Ann Ogden, a biology major from Oologah; and Bo Pearson, a nursing major from Higgins, Texas.

The second and final round of voting for Ranger King and Queen will take place Monday and Tuesday,
Oct. 1-2.

The Ranger King and Ranger Queen Coronation ceremony will take place during halftime  of the homecoming football game against East Central University on Saturday, Oct. 6. The game starts at 4 p.m.

For more information about homecoming events, visit www.nwosu.edu/homecoming.


Erin Davis, University Relations Specialist
eedavis@nwosu.edu, 580-327-8480

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