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Doane Names Homecoming Duke and Duchess

 

Doane College seniors Quint Geis of Henderson and Brooke Segerstrom of Falmouth, Maine were crowned Duke and Duchess during Homecoming events Thursday, Oct. 4, at Fuhrer Field House in Crete. Duke and Duchess are chosen by a vote of the student body.

Royalty candidates were:

 

Candidates for Duchess

Halie Smith
Hometown: Albion, NE
Parents: Lonnie and Kim Smith
Majors: Biology, Spanish
Campus Involvement: Cross Country, Track, Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Health and Medical Occupations Club Secretary, Cardinal Key President, Doane Summer Undergraduate Research, Alpha Lambda Delta, Tri Beta Biology Honor Society President, Omicron Delta Kappa, Spanish Honor Society, and Study Abroad in Costa Rica.


Nikki Tegtmeier
Hometown: Davenport, NE
Parents: Rod and Judy Tegtmeier
Majors: Political Science, Spanish
Campus Involvement: Relay for Life Executive Board, Student Congress member, Gamma Phi Iota member, and Omicron Delta Kappa.
Desiree Erikson
Hometown: Comstock, NE
Parents: Perry and Carol Erikson
Majors: Biology, Chemistry
Minors: Psychology
Campus Involvement: Volleyball, Co-President of Cru, FCA, Chair of Health and Medical Occupations Club, Relay For Life Committee member, Sertoma, Heartland Big Brothers Big Sisters, Omicron Delta Kappa, Tri Beta Vice President, Cardinal Key, and Alpha Lambda Delta.
Brooke Segerstrom
Hometown: Falmouth, Maine
Parents: Mark and Tina Segerstrom
Majors: Biology
Minors: Sociology
Campus Involvement: Health and Medical Occupations Club,  Alpha Lambda Delta Honors Society, Tri-Beta Honors Society, Omega Psi Theta Sorority, former Doane Ambassador, Residence Advisor, and Dance Team Member. She currently works as a consultant in the Writing Center and is President of Student Congress.

Kelsie Grgruich
Hometown: Bellevue, NE
Parents: Pete and Theresa Grgruich
Major: Elementary Education with an Early Childhood Emphasis
Campus Involvement: Relay for Life Committee member, Phi Lambda Theta Teaching Honor Society, Order of Omega Greek Honor Society, Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society, Doane Association for the Education of Young Children - Public Relations Officer, Doane Women's Soccer Co-captain,  and Secretary of Gamma Phi Iota sorority.

 

 

Candidates for Duke

Jens Lehman
Hometown: Lincoln, NE
Parents: Ann Weideman-Lehman and Mark Lehman
Major: Music Education
Campus Involvement: President of Alpha Pi Epsilon, Doane Choir, Jazz band, three year member of Jazz Unlimited and member of NAFME. Jens is currently student teaching at Irving Middle School in Lincoln, NE.


Alex Reynolds
Hometown: Lenexa, KS
Parents: Lonnie and Tammy Reynolds
Majors: Biology, Chemistry
Minors: Business
Campus Involvement: Tau Sigma Zeta, Doane Soccer, Doane Track and Field, Biological honors society, Health and Medical Occupations Club, CWIL, and longboarding club.


Cody Barnes
Hometown: Elwood, NE
Parents: Kerry and Cherese Barnes
Major: Business Administration
Minor: Accounting
Campus Involvement: Doane Football and Sigma Phi Theta.


Cason Christensen
Hometown: Raymond, NE
Parents: Mark and Lena Christensen
Major: Biology
Campus Involvement: Football, Health and Medical Occupations Club, Beta Beta Beta, Relay for Life, and Delta Kappa Pi fraternity.


Quint Geis
Hometown: Henderson, NE
Parents: Doug and Nancy Geis
Major: Psychology
Minor: Creative Writing
Campus Involvement: Student Congress, Hour of Power, Cru, Choir, Theater, Hansen Leadership Program, HLAB, FCA, Directions Mentor, KDNE Music Coordinator, Doane Rugby Team Captain, Peer Advisor, Resident Assistant in Hansen Hall, Big Brothers Big Sisters. Above all, Quint would like everyone on campus to know the love of Jesus Christ and how He saves.