October 10, 2015
Ben Sharp and Lauren Gfroerer were crowned as the 2015 homecoming king and queen
Ben Sharp of Borger and Lauren Gfroerer of Austin were named the 2015 Texas Tech University homecoming king and queen during halftime of the Texas Tech–Iowa State football game Saturday (Oct. 10) at Jones AT&T Stadium. Texas Tech President M. Duane Nellis and wife Ruthie crowned the winners.
The 2014 homecoming king and queen, Texas Tech Student Body President Holton Westbrook from Stephenville and Bailey Iverson from Rowlett, were present during the crowning ceremony.
Sharp represented Beta Upsilon Chi fraternity and Gfroerer represented Delta Gamma sorority.
The student body voted for the winners after the homecoming court was announced Friday (Oct. 9) at the Rowdy Raider Rally at the Student Union Building. Eleven men and 10 women were originally announced at the Student Organization Sing Tuesday (Oct. 6) with a resume process and were narrowed to five king candidates and six queen candidates after an interview process.
In addition to Sharp and Gfroerer, the 2015 homecoming court included: