Richmond, Va., native Brian Jenkins was named West Virginia Universitys Homecoming King Saturday, Nov. 3, during halftime ceremonies of the WVU -Rutgers football game.

Jenkins, a wildlife and fisheries resources major, is a senior at WVU . He is a member of the Student Government Associations Board of Governors and heads the Parking and Transportation Committee. During the 2000-2001 academic year, Jenkins served as president of his fraternity, the Kappa Alpha Order.

He also is a member of the American Fisheries Society and Trout Unlimited. In addition to his many WVU activities, Jenkins volunteers for Habitat for Humanity and Goodwill and serves as youth advisor at Mt. Pisgah United Methodist Church.

His parents are John and Rita Jenkins of Richmond, Va.

The 2001 Homecoming Queen was Jama Close, a senior broadcast news major from Harrisburg, Pa. Close has held many leadership positions within her sorority, Alpha Phi, and served as president in 2000-2001, earning the Outstanding President of the Year Award from the WVU Greek system and Panhellenic Council. She is also a member of the Broadcast News Club and works with the Boys and Girls Club of Morgantown.

Her parents are James and Karen Close of Harrisburg, Pa.

WVU students, supported by a student organization, can apply to be a member of the Homecoming Court. A panel of judges then selects 10 finalistsfive men and five women. Once the court is chosen, the king and queen are selected through voting by the student body.

Harrisburg native queen of WVU Homecoming Court

MORGANTOWN , W. Va.Harrisburg, Pa., native Jama Close was named West Virginia Universitys Homecoming Queen Saturday, Nov. 3, during halftime ceremonies of the WVU -Rutgers football game.

Close, a senior broadcast news major, has held numerous leadership positions within her sorority, Alpha Phi. She earned the Outstanding President of the Year Award from the WVU Greek system and Panhellenic Council for her work as Alpha Phis president during the 2000-2001 academic year.

Close is also a member of the Broadcast News Club and works with the Boys and Girls Club of Morgantown.

Her parents are James and Karen Close of Harrisburg, Pa.

The 2001 Homecoming King was Brian Jenkins, a senior wildlife and fisheries resources major from Richmond, Va. He is a member of the Student Government Associations Board of Governors and served as president of his fraternity, the Kappa Alpha Order, during the 2000-2001 academic year. In addition to his WVU activities, Jenkins volunteers for Habitat for Humanity and Goodwill and serves as Youth Advisor at Mt. Pisgah United Methodist Church.

His parents are John and Rita Jenkins of Richmond, Va.

WVU students, supported by a student organization, can apply to be a member of the Homecoming Court. A panel of judges then selects 10 finalistsfive men and five women. Once the court is chosen, the king and queen are selected through voting by the student body.