Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Contact: Dave Wellman, Director of Communications (304) 696-7153

Homecoming court announced at Marshall University

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – The field of candidates for Miss Marshall and Mr. Marshall has been narrowed to six after Marshall University announced its homecoming court today in the Memorial Student Center.

Homecoming 2012, with a theme of “Remember the Past, Thunder into the Future,” began Monday and runs through Saturday.

Christina Caul-Jackson, coordinator for student involvement, said the three candidates for Miss Marshall are:

The three candidates for Mr. Marshall are:

Miss Marshall and Mr. Marshall will be crowned during halftime of Marshall’s homecoming football game Saturday against the University of Tulsa. Kickoff is at 3:30 p.m. at Joan C. Edwards Stadium.

Numerous homecoming-related events are scheduled throughout the week. To view the schedule, visit

One event not on the schedule is WMUL-FM’s annual Car Bash, scheduled from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday on Buskirk Field. Cost to bash a minivan painted in Tulsa’s colors (old gold, royal blue and crimson) is $1 for two minutes. The remains of the minivan will be hauled on a trailer in the homecoming parade, which starts at 11:30 a.m. Saturday in downtown Huntington.

For further information, contact:  Office of University Communications
Marshall University | 213 Old Main | Huntington, WV 25755-1090
Fax: (304) 696-3197