How to vote for UK’s 2018 Homecoming Court before time runs out


Dr. Capilouto crowns homecoming queen Willow Kreutzer at Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky, on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016. Photo by Lexi Baskin | Staff.

Kernel News Staff

Voting for UK’s Homecoming King and Queen opened Wednesday night and will last through 9 p.m. on Thursday. 

The Student Activities Board announced via social media that students can vote for their desired candidate by texting (252) 917-8502 with the single-digit number associated with each of the candidates.

The 2018 Homecoming King and Queen will be announced during Saturday’s football game against Vanderbilt University at Kroger Field. 

Here is a list of this year’s King and Queen candidates, the organization that nominated them and the number (in bold) that students can send to the listed phone number. Full bios for each of the candidates can be found on the UK Alumni Association’s website. 

King Candidates

1 — Juwan Page, senior, Black Student Union

2 — Michael Hamilton, junior, Student Government Association

3 — Montre’ale L. Jones, senior, MANRRS

4 — Riley Grant, senior, Beta Theta Pi

5 — Tapas Parikh, senior, Sigma Phi Epsilon

Queen Candidates

6 — Alex Francke, senior, Pi Kappa Alpha

7 — Emilia Bustle, senior, Wildcat Ambassadors

8 — Megan Zugger, senior, Chi Omega

9 — Nickie Cashdollar, senior, Student Activities Board

10 — Tiana The, senior, Kappa Alpha Theta