McMurry University Homecoming Favorites Announced

  Gary Ellison
  Tuesday, October 13, 2015 2:20 PM
  Archives 2014 - 2015

Abilene, TX

The following students have been voted as class favorites for the 2015 McMurry University Homecoming celebration Oct. 8-11. Winners were announced at the coronation ceremony Friday, Oct. 9 in Radford Auditorium and were introduced at McMurry's football game against Hardin-Simmons on Saturday, Oct. 10.

This year’s Ms. McMurry is Caitie Dyer, daughter of Sean and Catherine McCorkle and wife to Cory Dyer, a Christian ministry and music major from Grape Creek, TX. Mr. McMurry is Marcus Medellin, son of Selia Medellin and Jeremy Bentley, a mathematics curriculum and instruction major from Shallowater, TX.

This year’s junior class favorites are Kristal Gomez, daughter of Pamela Beauchamp, an interdisciplinary study major from Frisco, TX; and Andre Artis, son of Willie and Jasmin Artis, an interdisciplinary study major from Frisco, TX.

This year’s sophomore class favorites are Miss Katelyn Reed, daughter of Jim and Carole Reed, an early childhood education major from Fredericksburg, TX; and Tyler Walker, son of Delajer Walker, a grade 8-12 education major from New Orleans, LA.

This year’s freshman class favorites are Miss Samantha Ritz, the daughter of Dawn and Craig Ritz and a psychology major from Rowlett, TX; and Mr. Logan Daniell, the son of Ann and DD Daniell, a multimedia major from Wills Point, TX.

McMurry University was founded in 1923 as a United Methodist institution, and is a vibrant and comprehensive center of higher education. McMurry has a national reputation for excellence and value through the achievements of its faculty, students and graduates. Our beautiful campus is located on 52 acres and the University enrolls more than 1,000 students with an average class size of 16. No graduate assistants teach courses and over 77% of our professors have achieved the highest degree in their academic field.

Offering a diverse academic curriculum students can choose from 45 majors in the arts, business, education and sciences as well as our pre-professional programs in medicine, dentistry, engineering, law, pharmacy, physical therapy and others.

The Servant Leadership Program has been on campus for 25 years. With courses and service opportunities focusing on moral decision making, reasoning and practical application in the development of sensitivity to ethical issues of our global society. Students gain hands-on experience as they apply those concepts and techniques through extensive work with local non-profit entities in the Abilene community.

McMurry has over 40 clubs and organizations and 19 intercollegiate athletic programs. Students are engaged with the community and give on average over 24,000 hours of annual service. 

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