Afolkey resident Caleb Carr elected to Olivet's 2013 Homecoming Court

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Caleb Carr, escort of Hillary Vaughn (far right), in Olivet's 2013 Homecoming court

BOURBONNAIS, IL (11/07/2013)(readMedia)-- Caleb Carr of Afolkey was part of the Queen's Court for the 59th Homecoming coronation ceremony at Olivet Nazarene University on November 6, 2013. Chosen by his peers for this honor, he is a senior double majoring in music and religious studies, and a leader among the student body. He is the son of David and Caren Carr.

Currently, Carr is fulfilling his call to ministry through his service as a resident assistant at Olivet. He has also participated in Orpheus Choir, multiple intramural sports, Preaching Ambassadors - and as many campus events as possible. He is planning to continue his studies after graduation in order to learn more about how to serve like Christ.

He escorted Hillary Vaughn (Kankakee, Ill.).

Katharyn Schrader (Monmouth, Ill.), the Homecoming Queen, was escorted by Adrian Calhoun (New Paris, Penn.).

Other members of the 2013 Homecoming Court, all seniors and also chosen by their peers for this honor, are: Christine Caven (Boise, Idaho), escorted by Benjamin Geeding (Manteno, Ill); Lillian Guenseth (Galesburg, Ill.), escorted by Matthew Jones (Eureka, Ill.); Hannah Taylor (Fenton, Mich.), escorted by Kyle Miller (Sesser, Ill.).

Olivet's Homecoming Queen and members of her Court have been honored each year since 1955. The Queen is a senior woman chosen by the student body. She is person of integrity; gives glory to God in her life; helps others feel loved and accepted; and expresses Olivet's academic, social, and spiritual ideals.

Olivet Nazarene University is an accredited Christian, liberal arts university offering more than 100 areas of undergraduate and graduate study, including the Doctor of Education in ethical leadership. Olivet has one main campus in Bourbonnais, Ill. - just 50 miles south of Chicago; three additional sites: Rolling Meadows and Oak Brook, Ill., and Hong Kong; and more than 100 School of Graduate and Continuing Studies learning locations throughout Chicagoland and the Midwest. From Oxford to Tokyo, hundreds of Olivet students also experience the global classroom each year, whether through study abroad opportunities or worldwide mission trips.


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Laura Warfel

Public Relations Specialist

Olivet Nazarene University

Bourbonnais, Ill.