Twenty senior students have been selected as University of Nebraska-Lincoln Homecoming royalty finalists.
The homecoming king and queen will be elected by the student body in an online vote Sept. 29. They will be crowned Oct. 1 at halftime of the Nebraska vs. Illinois football game, which kicks off at 2:30 p.m. at Memorial Stadium.
Students nominated for homecoming royalty are listed below by hometown, with academic major(s) and parents’ names listed.
Gresham: Dalton Dey, finance, son of Joe and Julie Dey.
Lincoln: Matthew Foley, economics, management-entrepreneurship and innovation, son of Mike and Susan Foley; Nicholas Knopik, biological sciences, son of Barry and Kim Knopik; Jessica Sher, management, daughter of Bradley and Kimberly Sher.
Omaha: Brett Begley, chemistry, son of Brian and Pamela Begley; Harrison McMinn, history and biology, son of Todd and Wendy McMinn; Leemah Nasrati, political science and global studies, daughter of guardian Donna Smith; Sydni Rowen, advertising and public relations, daughter of Jeff and Teresa Rowen; Scott Schenkelberg, mechanical engineering, son of Thomas Schenkelberg and Carole Meadows; Casey Seline, English and film studies, daughter of Steve and Sue Seline; Charlotte Sjulin, biology, daughter of David and Ann Sjulin; Alayna Stokes, speech-language pathology, daughter of Martin and Diane Stokes; Austin Wendt, computer science, son of Rob and Kori Wendt.
Scribner: Linsey Armstrong, advertising and public relations, daughter of Elmer and Jane Armstrong.
Shelby: Carlos Velasco, art-graphic design, son of Miguel and Maritza Velasco.
Tobias: Desiree Bartels, theatre performance and theatre directing and management, daughter of Donald and Victoria Bartels.
Bloomington: Timothy Blaser, actuarial science, son of David and Marie Blaser.
Hinsdale: Vanessa Daves, journalism and Spanish, daughter of Paty and Dede Daves.
- St. Joseph: Sydney Goldberg, marketing, daughter of Lawrence and Patricia Goldberg.
- Brandon: Brendan Gallo, finance, son of Kevin and Linda Gallo.