The students at Arkansas State University-Beebe recently selected the 2013 Harvest Fest royalty. Each student organization nominated one individual to be elected during the annual Harvest Fest activities, which were held on Oct. 31.
Charlee Howard, representing the Agriculture Club, was chosen ASU-Beebe Harvest Fest Queen 2013. Howard, of Beebe, is an agriculture education major. She was escorted by Ethan Thomas, an agriculture education major from Glenwood.
Hannah Grose, representing the Student Support Services Student Advisory Board, received first runner-up. Grose, of Conway, is a liberal arts major. She was escorted by Jon Rossbach, a liberal arts major from West Memphis.
Carmen Morales, representing Baptist Collegiate Ministry, received second runner-up. Morales, of Cabot, is a liberal arts major. She was escorted by George Guadamuz, a liberal arts major from Cabot.
Additionally, Autumn Pruett, representing the Rotaract Club, was chosen as the first ASU-Heber Springs Harvest Fest Queen. Pruett, of Pangburn, is pursuing an Associate of Science in Health Sciences. She was escorted by Forest Wicker, a liberal arts major from Searcy.
Other candidates and nominating organizations were as follows: Alexis Murray of Cabot, criminal justice major (Debate Club); Megan Haley of Beebe, theater major (Delta Psi Omega); Paige Davis of North Little Rock, liberal arts major (Gamma Beta Phi); Bailey Moses of Cabot, theater major (Leadership Council); Taylor Weatherly of Beebe, liberal arts major (Phi Beta Lambda); Wynter Sims of Hazen, liberal arts major (Psychology/Social Sciences); and Kara Scott of England, education major (Residence Hall Council).
Sponsored by Student Life and the Leadership Council, the event raised money for the Angel Tree project, which benefits students and their families during the holidays.