Northeast Mississippi Community College’s student body has selected New Albany’s Victoria Brown to reign as the college’s 2019 Homecoming Queen.
Brown and the entire 2019 Northeast Homecoming Court will make their first official appearance at a pep rally in their honor on the lawn in front of the Ramsey Student Services Building on Thursday, September 19 at 12:10 p.m. and will be presented at halftime of the Northeast Tiger football team’s game against Holmes Community College that night.
Northeast’s 2019 Homecoming will mark the fifth straight year that Northeast has held its Homecoming festivities on a Thursday night. From 2010 to 2014, the college held its Homecoming ceremonies on Saturday afternoons but switched back to a Thursday night affair in 2015.
Brown, a 2018 graduate of New Albany High School, is the daughter of Irish and Patricia Brown.
At Northeast, Brown has been in active in and out of the classroom during her two years as a Tiger.
Currently, Brown serves as the vice president of fellowship for the Iota Zeta chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society and is a worship leader with the college’s Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA).
In addition to her time with Northeast’s PTK and FCA, Brown is a member of the Showband from Tigerland, where she is in her second year as a Tiger Dancer and serves as one of the Tiger Dancer captains in charge of the famous Tiger Dancer kick line.
Brown is also a Tiger Ambassador and a member of the Northeast chorus and chamber choir.
During her first year at Northeast, Brown was also selected by her peers to serve on the 2018 Homecoming Court.
In the classroom, the General Studies major wants to focus on business administration when her time is done at Northeast.
Brown plans to attend the University of Southern Mississippi and pursue a degree in marketing with hopes of becoming a pharmaceutical sales representative.
Brown, who has a 3.75 grade point average on a 4.0 scale, loves a challenge and is currently taking 20 hours this semester including courses such as Principles of Biology, Principles of Economics and Accounting.
When she is not busy at the college or modeling for Versatile Boutique in Booneville, Brown is a member of Watson Grove Baptist Church.
Joining Brown on the 2019 Homecoming court at Northeast includes eight sophomore maids: Hannah Anglin of Baldwyn, Hannah Beard of Booneville, Riley Chandler of Booneville, Rachel Mattox of Corinth, Ainsley Renfrow of Kossuth, Preslee Sartain of Corinth, Jeni-Kate Scott of Baldwyn and Maddie Tucker of Baldwyn.
Freshmen maids include Maycee Chambers of Belmont, Parker Childers of New Albany, Kamryn Cole of Booneville, Destiny Crunk of Booneville, Darby DeVaughn of Tupelo, Madison Griffin of Falkner, Sydney Griffin of Baldwyn and Lexie Pharr of Booneville.
Booneville’s Channing Barkley, the 2019-2020 Student Government Association president at Northeast, will serve as the escort for Brown.
Escorts for sophomore maids include Hunter Bullard of Booneville, Reid Dixon of Corinth, Jamie Gambino of Corinth, Cole McGrath of Corinth, Reece Moore of Ripley, Rylee Moore of Kossuth, Seth Tennison of Booneville and Jackson Turner of Corinth.
Escorts for freshman maids include Alex Barnett of Booneville, Landry Bennett of Marietta, Conner Davis of Booneville, Grady Gardner of Baldwyn, Ramsey Ivy of New Site, Andrew Johnson of Greenbrier, Arkansas, Peyton Jolly of New Albany and Cameron Shelton of Falkner.
Kickoff for the 2019 homecoming game is set for 7 p.m. at Tiger Stadium.
Presentation of the court will happen at halftime.
Northeast Mississippi Community College recently held campus-wide elections to select its 2019 homecoming court. Joining 2019 Homecoming Queen (front row) Victoria Brown of New Albany are (second row l-r) sophomore maid Rachel Mattox of Corinth, sophomore maid Preslee Sartain of Corinth, sophomore maid Hannah Beard of Booneville, freshman maid Madison Griffin of Falkner, (third row l-r) sophomore maid Riley Chandler of Booneville, freshman maid Destiny Crunk of Booneville, freshman maid Darby DeVaughn of Tupelo, freshman maid Lexie Pharr of Booneville, sophomore maid Hannah Anglin of Baldwyn, freshman maid Maycee Chambers of Belmont along with (back row l-r) freshman maid Sydney Griffin of Baldwyn, freshman maid Kamryn Cole of Booneville, sophomore maid Jeni Kate Scott of Baldwyn, sophomore maid Maddie Tucker of Baldwyn, freshman maid Parker Childers of New Albany and sophomore maid Ainsley Renfrow of Kossuth.