Foley, Sjulin crowned Homecoming king, queen

Foley, Sjulin crowned Homecoming king, queen

Charlotte "Lotte" Sjulin and Matthew Foley were named 2016 Homecoming queen and king during halftime of the Nebraska-Illinois football game.
Craig Chandler | University Communications
Charlotte "Lotte" Sjulin and Matthew Foley were named 2016 Homecoming queen and king.

Seniors Matthew Foley of Lincoln and Charlotte "Lotte" Sjulin of Omaha were crowned king and queen at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Homecoming celebration. Foley and Sjulin, who were elected in a vote of the student body on Sept. 29, were crowned on the field at Memorial Stadium at halftime of the Oct. 1 Nebraska-Illinois football game.

Foley is an economics, management-entrepreneurship and innovation major in the College of Business Administration, where he carries a 3.88 grade-point average. He has received the Regents, Richard L. Hofmann and Lawrence Arth scholarships. He is the founder and executive manager of the Going GloBALL Initiative, a project with UNICEF Nebraska and Salvation Army International to collect and redistribute used soccer balls to children in developing countries. Foley is also a project manager for UNL Enactus' Project Zambia, financial lead and founding member of the FarmAField agricultural startup, a Mortar Board member and the treasurer of FarmHouse fraternity. He is a volunteer with Catholic Social Services' refugee relief efforts and has taken mission trips to Mexico, Uganda and Trinidad and Tobago. He is a member of the UNL Club Baseball Team and external director of the Big Red Investment Club. He is the son of Mike and Susan Foley of Lincoln.

Sjulin is a biology major with minors in business, biochemistry and gerontology in the College of Arts and Sciences, where she carries a 3.797 grade-point average. She has received a David Distinguished Scholarship. An outfielder on the Nebraska softball team, she has been named Academic All-Big Ten and has won a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award, Big Ten Sportsmanship Award, Nebraska Student-Athlete HERO Leadership Award and Wright-Borg Coaches Award for softball. Sjulin has been named to the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll four times and is a member of the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team. She is the secretary of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee, a Mortar Board member, an Alpha Phi sorority member and a volunteer with numerous organizations. She also has job-shadowing experience in obstetrics and gynecology; neonatology; ear, nose and throat; orthodontics; pediatric dentistry; occupational therapy; and speech therapy. She is the daughter of David and Ann Sjulin of Omaha.

Matthew Foley
Matthew Foley
Charlotte "Lotte" Sjulin
Charlotte "Lotte" Sjulin
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