Dickinson State University crowned Lexi Tooley and Johnny McDonald, Jr., Homecoming Queen and King at the coronation ceremony held Monday, Oct. 1. They were chosen by student body vote from among the 12 members of the Homecoming Royal Court.
Lexi Tooley, Belfield, N.D., is a biology major. She is a Student Ambassador and a member of Science Club, Student Senate and Homecoming Committee. Tooley also volunteers at a local movie theater and has participated in the Walk to End Alzheimer's. Her parents are Darrel and Rhonda Tooley.
Johnny McDonald, Jr., Taylorsville, Miss., is an exercise science major. McDonald is involved with DSU athletics as an assistant basketball coach and as a student assistant for volleyball. He is a member of business club and is a Student Ambassador. McDonald also enjoys volunteering with the local community action program. His parents are Johnny and Synthia McDonald.
Other candidates for Homecoming Queen and King included Erik Arnold, Dickinson, N.D.; Emily Bren, Dickinson, N.D.; Alexander Dasovick, Dickinson, N.D.; Ben Diede, Lambert, Mont.; Jody Ferris, Norquay, SK; Alexandrea Gates, Prosser, Wash.; Jayde Hecker, Hazen, N.D.; Georgia Rustad, Baker, Mont.; Michael Schwab, Dickinson, N.D.; and Presley Straub, Baker, Mont.