West Virginia University seniors Danielle Boyd and Grant Stetz were crowned Homecoming queen and king during halftime of Saturdays (Oct. 14) WVU -Syracuse football game at Milan Puskar Stadum.
Boyd, an English major from Charleston, has held two leadership rolesHomecoming chair and events chairin Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority and has been involved with the Honors College, National Exemplary Scholars in Service and Sigma Tau Delta English honorary.
For the past year, she has served on the Student Government Association Board of Governors, raising awareness about tutoring opportunities and promoting Greek unity.
Boyd is currently working on West Virginia Greeks Support Our Troops Week, a joint project with students at Marshall University, to raise money to send care packages overseas to soldiers from West Virginia.
In addition to these activities, she completed a summer internship with the Department of Revenue.
Her honors include the Presidential and PROMISE scholarships and Deans List.
Her mother is Elizabeth Hamilton-Boyd.
Stetz, an international studies major (international business emphasis) from Johnstown, Pa., is vice president and co-philanthropy chair of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity. He has also previously served as the organizations social and athletic chairs.
Aside from Greek life, he has been active in the German and Golf clubs, and he was a member of the WVU Mens Varsity Wrestling Team during 2004-05. Stetz is also helping to organize a wrestling club at the University.
One of his more unique extracurricular activities has been participating in the Outlet, the student film club at WVU , in which he is the defending Halloween Film Festival champion.
Stetzother activities have included the Student Government Association and National Exemplary Scholars in Service program.
His community service efforts have included Habitat for Humanity and the Monongalia County Humane Society.
Among his long list of honors are the Robert Butcher Leadership Scholarship, Deans List and Top TKE Athlete.
His parents are Edward and Valarie Stetz.
Other queen candidates were Jessica Bradley, Pelham, Ala.; Jennifer Redmond, Logan; Kristen Statler, Core; and Somer Strothers, Wheeling. King candidates included Luke Jackson, Middlebourne; Thomas Moore, Morgantown; Ryan Ursal, Slanesville; and Chris Willis, Independence.
Online voting took place Oct. 3-5.