Brother and Sister Team Win Homecoming King and Queen at Concord
Athens, W. Va. – Concord University’s annual Homecoming Celebration played out under weather conditions that included rain, wind and brief moments of sunshine.
Recipients for the University’s Football Hall of Fame, Todd Lusk, Robert Pauley, Robert “Craig” Plymal and Don Yontz were introduced during the start of the halftime ceremony in Concord’s game against Fairmont State University at Callaghan Stadium.
Next, the homecoming court was announced.
Homecoming king and queen for 2004 were Sara Blankenship from Athens, W.Va., representing Delta Zeta, and her brother, John-Paul, represented Mu Xi Phi. Sara’s interests include cheerleading—she is the “Mountain Lion” at football games. She is majoring in sports management. John-Paul is an All-American in track and field and plays football for the Mountain Lions. He is majoring in geography and travel industry management.
First attendants were Melanie Crabtree from Princeton, W.Va., representing Sigma Sigma Sigma and Gabe McKee from St. Marys, Oh., representing Tau Kappa Epsilon.
Second attendants were Mandy Sanderson from Ballard, W.Va., representing Nu Zeta Chi and Lee Friesland from Salem, Va., representing Sigma Tau Gamma.
Other candidates for Homecoming Queen and King included: Adella Sirlochan representing the International Club and Billy Newcomb representing the Black Student Union; Justina Mullins from Iaeger, W.Va., representing Alpha Sigma Tau and Thomas Kemper Fisher III from Colcord, W.Va., representing Phi Sigma Phi; and Lindsey Daher from Bluefield, W.Va., representing Alpha Sigma Alpha and Beale Bradley from Mechanicsville, Va., representing Pi Kappa Phi.
Concord won a 23-19 victory over the Falcons.
PHOTO: Homecoming king and queen for 2004 were Sara Blankenship from Athens, W.Va., representing Delta Zeta, and her brother, John-Paul, represented Mu Xi Phi.