Katherine Crider (center) was crowned 2017 Homecoming queen by Mallory Vaughn, 2016 Homecoming queen, and WKU President Timothy C. Caboni. (WKU photo by Clinton Lewis)
Katherine Crider of Dawson Springs was crowned WKU’s 2017 Homecoming queen on Saturday (Oct. 14).
Crider, the daughter of Jeff and Cindy Crider, is a Biology major and Chemistry minor and was sponsored by Delta Zeta and Pi Kappa Alpha. She was one of 28 candidates for Homecoming queen.
First runner-up was Sally Smith of Hopkinsville, the daughter of Mary Catherine Smith and the late David C. Smith. She is a Chemistry major and Biophysics minor and was sponsored by Chi Omega, Lambda Chi Alpha and Alpha Gamma Rho.
Second runner-up was Cathryn Ellis of Danville, the daughter of Charlie and Jana Ellis. She is a Spanish and Communication Studies major and was sponsored by Omega Phi Alpha and Sigma Phi Epsilon.