The students at Arkansas State University-Beebe recently selected the 2015 HarvestFest royalty.
Each student organization nominated one individual to be elected during the annual HarvestFest activities, which were held on November 5.
Sarah Mikula, representing Gamma Beta Phi, was chosen as the ASU-Beebe HarvestFest Queen for 2015. Mikula, of Vilonia, is a sophomore seeking an Associate of Arts degree. She was escorted by Hunter Edgar from Vilonia.
AnnaLisa Meredith, representing Phi Beta Lambda, received first runner-up. Meredith, of Augusta, is a sophomore pursuing an Associate of Science in Agriculture Business. She was escorted by Austin Foot, an agriculture business major from Hazen.
Allison Warner, representing Chi Alpha, received second runner-up. Warner, of Beebe, is a sophomore pursuing an Associate of Science in Health Sciences degree. She was escorted by Caelen Cockrum, a liberal arts major from Beebe.
Hope Schueren, representing ASU-Heber Springs, was chosen as the HarvestFest Queen for the Heber Springs campus. Schueren, of Heber Springs, is a sophomore pursuing an Associate of Science in Health Sciences with an emphasis in physical therapy. She was escorted by Osiris Jauregui, a liberal arts major from Heber Springs.
Heather Garrison, representing ASU-Searcy, was chosen as the first HarvestFest Queen for the Searcy campus. Garrison, of Beebe, is a freshman seeking an Associate of Applied Science degree in General Technology and Practical Nursing. She was escorted by Francisco Robles, a practical nursing major from Conway.
Other candidates and nominating organizations were as follows: Jessica Meadows of Cabot, representing Delta Psi Omega, is a sophomore, health sciences major. She was escorted by Cullen Dunn, a theater major from Mayflower; Desirae Kaufman of El Paso, representing the SSS Student Advisory Board, is a freshman, liberal arts major. She was escorted by Jacob Herrod from Cabot; Cara Sevier of Searcy, representing Psychology and Social Sciences, is a freshman, education major. She was escorted by Christian Reynolds, an agriculture business major from Searcy; Anastasia Brown of Mayflower, representing Kappa Kappa Psi, is a sophomore, art education major. She was escorted by Dezman Anthony, a general studies major from Beebe; and Sarah Caldwell of Rose Bud, representing the Ag Club, is a sophomore, agriculture education major. She was escorted by Douglas Henry, an agriculture business major from Greenbrier.
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.
Arkansas State University-Beebe is an operationally separate, two-year institution of the Arkansas State University System. With campuses located in Beebe, Heber Springs, Searcy, and Little Rock Air Force Base, the university offers associate degrees, certificates, and non-credit training for business and industry. The Beebe campus also collaborates with Arkansas State, a four-year university in Jonesboro, to offer baccalaureate and graduate degrees on the Beebe campus.