Homecoming Court 2021
Students at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga are invited to apply for the 2021 Homecoming Court. The Homecoming Court is designed to represent the best of the best student leaders at the institution. Members of the Court should represent the values and mission of the institution. Interested individuals should have demonstrated academic excellence, on and off-campus involvement, and involvement in the local Chattanooga community. Applications can be found in MocSync by using this link: https://mocsyncorgs.utc.edu/submitter/form/start/505489
Eligibility and Qualifications
- Good Academic & Conduct Standing
- Overall Cumulative GPA of 2.70
- Minimum of senior status (completed 90 credit hours - institution and/or transfer)
- Demonstrated leadership experience
Applications Open: Monday, September 27 at 5:00 pm
Applications Close: Sunday, October 10 at 11:59 pm
2 Recommendation Forms Due: Wednesday, October 13 at 11:59 pm
For more information or questions, please contact the Ashley Byrd, Homecoming Court Coordinator, at [email protected].
Homecoming Court Applications must be submitted in their entirety by the deadlines outlined above to be considered by the Homecoming Court Interview Committee. Only completed applications from eligible applicants will be reviewed by the Interview Committee.
During the application form, each applicant will need to provide the name and contact information for 2 references. These references should be current UTC faculty/staff or community members/leaders/employers. Recommendation forms from students will NOT be accepted. These references should be able to speak on the applicant's ability to represent a diverse group of students as well as provide examples of the applicant's demonstrated leadership ability on and off campus. Please ask these individuals to serve as a reference before submitting their information in this application.
References identified by the applicant will receive a link to fill out the recommendation form. Recommendation forms are due by references at 11:59 p.m. on October 13. A student's application for Homecoming Court will not be complete without both completed recommendation forms.
After the application review, the top 10 candidates for Homecoming King and top 10 candidates for Homecoming Queen will receive an invitation for a virtual interview. Interviews will be held on October 21 & 22. The top 10 for each category will be determined by their application scores.
Homecoming Court Announcement
After the interviews have been completed, the top 5 candidates for Homecoming King and top 5 candidates for Homecoming Queen will be selected for Homecoming Court which will be announced during Homecoming Kickoff on Monday, October 25. The top 5 for each category will be determined by their interview score.
After the announcement of the Homecoming Court, the UTC student body will have the opportunity to vote for their top candidates. Voting will be available starting at 9am on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, and will close on Friday, October 29, 2021, at 9am via MocSync.
Students selected for Homecoming Court will be required to sign a notice of agreement regarding campaign rules.
Candidates may be subject to disqualification if they do not abide by the identified campaign rules.
Homecoming King/Queen Announcement
The announcement of Homecoming King and Queen will take place at halftime of the Homecoming game vs. Furman on Saturday, October 30.
The following chart outlines the percentage that a candidate's scores for each individual part of the process will count towards their overall score. The overall score is used to determine the Homecoming King and Queen.
- Application - 25%
- Interview - 50%
- Student Body Vote - 25%
For more information or questions regarding the application, please contact Ashley Byrd, Homecoming Court Coordinator, at [email protected], or Benjamin Powell, Coordinator for Fraternity and Sorority Life at [email protected].
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2018 - JuJuan Lewis and Ayriel Ayers
2017 - Noble Orie and Kalah Vance
2016 - Solomon Puryear and Brittany Watlington
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2014 – Robert Fisher and Tina Nguyen
2013 – Zach Pursley and Erin Mercer
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2011 – Charles Putman and Claire Simpson
2010 – Andrew Clark and Katie Harden