Jo Anne Embleton
Jacksonville Daily Progress
A new Jacksonville College homecoming queen will be chosen from among three sophomore candidates of the homecoming court during a Feb. 8 basketball game against men’s and women’s squads from Blinn College at the Curtis Carroll Fieldhouse.
The college homecoming will be held Feb. 7-8, and will feature a pep rally, alumni gatherings, a Purple and Gold Club Breakfast, luncheons, and a brief business meetings, as well as the match-ups with Blinn.
This year’s queen candidates include sophomores Leah Mobley, Candise Stewart and Alyssa Willis.
Mobley, a Jacksonville resident, is the daughter of Anthony and Ginger Mobley. She is studying Elementary Education and is a member of the Delta Psi Omega honor society, SGA, Cross Act Company, JC Singers and the cheerleading team. Mobley also serves as secretary of the Choir and is the Sophomore Class President.She plans to attend Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches to continue pursuing her Education degree.
Stewart, of DeKalb, is the daughter of Kim Bristow. Stewart is studying Theater Education and is a member of the Cross Act Company. She also serves as president of the Delta Psi Omega honor society. Stewart also plans to attend SFA, where she hopes to earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with teacher certification.
Ennis resident Alyssa Willis is the daughter of Darryl and Terri Willis. She is studying Music Education and is a member of the SGA, Phi Theta Kappa, the JC Choir, Singers, and Overcomers. Willis plans to attend either Lubbock Christian University or Harding University and eventually earn a Ph.D.
Members of the 2014 Freshman Homecoming Court include:
Shenell Mobley of Jacksonville, Texas, the daughter of Chris and Kenya Applin; and sisters Elizabeth Ramirez and Rosa Ramirez of Irving, daughters of Joel and Marielena Ramirez.