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UMC Crowns 2006 Homecoming Royalty
October 5, 2006

What: Homecoming 2006

When: September 28, 2006

Contact: Elizabeth Tollefson, assistant director of communications, 218-281-8432 (ltollefs@umn.edu); Lisa Samuelson, director of student activities, 218-281-8507 (samue026@umn.edu)


Left to right: Princess Jill Leoni, Prince Jade Estling, King David LeTourneau and Queen Dauli Menze
Left to right: Princess Jill Leoni, Prince Jade Estling, King David LeTourneau and Queen Dauli Menze
CROOKSTON, MN (September 29, 2006) – The 2006 homecoming royalty were crowned at the University of Minnesota, Crookston (UMC) on Thursday evening, Sept. 28, 2006. Following coronation, there was a dance in Bede Ballroom in the Student Center. Theme for the week is “Rockin’ On and Still Going Strong.”

The 2006 Homecoming royalty are:
Queen—Dauli Menze, Junior, Starbuck, Minn., Communication and General Agriculture major
King—David LeTourneau, Junior, White Bear Lake, Minn., Natural Resources Law Enforcement major
Princess—Jill Leoni, Sophmore, Gilbert, Minn., Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Mgt. major
Prince—Jade Estling, sophomore, Warroad, Minn., Ag Systems Management and Agronomy major

On Friday, Sept. 29, UMC will honor its Outstanding Alumni and Athletic Hall of Fame inductees at a banquet in the evening. Saturday, Sept. 30, is the homecoming parade at 11:30 a.m. The UMC Golden Eagle football team will take on the Wayne State College Wildcats at 1 p.m. on Ed Widseth Field.

The University of Minnesota, Crookston (UMC) delivers more than 24 different undergraduate degree programs, including online options, in agriculture; arts, humanities and social sciences; business; math, science and technology; and natural resources. UMC is dedicated to helping students and the region aim higher, reach further and dream big dreams. To learn more, visit www.UMCrookston.edu.