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Hendrix and Wheeler Crowned at Homecoming


WBC Homecoming Court. Foreground: Homecoming king & queen Bobby Wheeler, Jr., and Karisa Hendrix. Background, left to right: Nicholas Scarbrough and Allyson Smith, Jullian Jones and Tieara Burks, Cogan Ford and Chasity Hamilton, and Rashad Danzy and Kala Tyus.

Karisa Hendrix of Cherokee Village, Ark., and Bobby Wheeler, Jr., of Marion, Ark., were crowned the 2012 Homecoming queen and king Saturday at Williams Baptist College. The coronation took place before a full house at WBC’s Southerland-Mabee Center.

Hendrix is a senior, and she is majoring in secondary social studies education. She is the daughter of Kevin and Michelle Hendrix.

Wheeler is a senior majoring in youth ministry. He is the son of Bobby and Teresa Wheeler.

Also representing the senior class on the homecoming court were Kala Tyus of Maury City, Tenn., and Rashad Danzy of Brooklyn, NY. Tyus is the daughter of Donald and June Tyus, while Danzy is the son of Cynthia Danzy and Ernest Lindsay.

Representing the junior class were Tieara Burks of Memphis, Tenn., and Jullian Jones of Houston, Tex. Burks is the daughter of Derrick Burks and Marlo Thomas. Jones is the son of Barsanett Offord and David and Kesha Jones.

Sophomores on the court were Chasity Hamilton of Memphis and Cogan Ford of Jonesboro, Ark. Hamilton is the daughter of Deronda Jones and Eric Hamilton. Ford is the son of Brian and Kim Ford.

From the freshman class were Allyson Smith of Walnut Ridge and Nicholas Scarbrough of Batesville. Smith is the daughter of Allen and Kim Smith, while Scarbrough is the son of David and Tammie Scarbrough.

The Homecoming court and the king and queen were selected by a vote of the Williams student body.

Williams is a four-year, liberal arts college at Walnut Ridge.

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