The top 5 king and queen candidates were named Friday.
Photo Credit: Texas Tech University Student Union Building
The 2021 Texas Tech University homecoming court was announced today (Oct. 8) at the Rowdy Raider Rally before the football game against TCU on Saturday (Oct. 9).
The 2021 homecoming king nominees are:
- Jose Conde, an Honors science and the humanities pre-med major from the Woodlands, representing Mortar Board
- Hayden Frick, a civil engineering major from Lubbock, representing Beta Theta Pi
- Austin Phillips, a finance major from Lubbock, representing Phi Delta Theta
- Aarsh Ray, a microbiology major from Katy, representing President's Select
- Donovan Satchell, a global studies and general studies major from Wylie, representing Arts & Sciences Ambassadors
The 2021 homecoming queen nominees are:
- Sydney DeWolf, a marketing and management major from Plano, representing Delta Delta Delta
- Maky Haynes, an Honors science and humanities and communication studies major from Shallowater, representing President's Select
- Aleeza Mason, a biochemistry major from Katy, representing the Black Student Association
- Channing Wicks, a graphic design major from Lubbock, representing Chi Omega
- Kate Yarborough, an education major from Dallas, representing Mortar Board
The winners will be announced during halftime Saturday at Jones AT&T Stadium.
The top 20 candidates were announced Tuesday (Oct. 5) during Student Organization Sing after a review of candidates' resumes. The number was narrowed down to five king and five queen candidates after an interview process.
Last year's homecoming king and queen were Maxwell Raymond of San Antonio, who represented Beta Theta Pi, and Tarah Hill of Nazareth, who represented Zeta Tau Alpha.
For more information about Texas Tech's homecoming events, visit the homecoming website.