Homecoming king and queen announced at game

WCU students Kayla Sprague and Brandon Parsley were named the 2010 Homecoming queen and king.

WCU students Kayla Sprague and Brandon Parsley were named the 2010 Homecoming queen and king.

Western Carolina University crowned Kayla Nicole Sprague queen and named Brandon Keith Parsley king of the 2010 Homecoming Court during halftime activities at WCU’s football game against Samford on Saturday, Oct. 9.

Sprague, a senior criminal justice major from Kernersville, was sponsored by Alpha Gamma Delta sorority. A 2007 graduate of Glenn High School, Sprague is the daughter of Trish and Ed Sprague. At WCU, she has been a resident assistant for three years and is a member of Alpha Gamma Delta.

Parsley, a senior construction management major from Kernersville, was sponsored by Alpha Gamma Delta sorority. A 2007 graduate of Glenn High School, Parsley is the son of Sandra and Keith Parsley. He is the president of Kappa Sigma fraternity.

The king and queen were chosen through campuswide election from a court of five women and five men. Joining Sprague and Parsley on the court were Jessie Lee Lay, a junior elementary education major from Matthews; Tiffany Mashay Carroll, a senior hospitality and tourism and marketing major from Newton; Billie Jeanne Curns, a senior music education major from Hayesville; Kaci Dora Thornburg, a senior recreational therapy major from Cherryville; Rakim Rayshawn Lash, a sophomore political science major from Eden; Keith Alexander Marwitz, a senior social science education from Indian Trail; Romie Patel, a senior business administration and law major with a minor in leadership from Ocala, Fla.; and Christopher Adam Ray, a sophomore social science education major with a concentration in history and minor in German from Cullowhee.