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Gayton, Cooper crowned at WBU Homecoming
Corbitt Cooper and Andrea Gayton were crowned Williams Baptist University (WBU) Homecoming king and queen Nov. 3. They are shown with WBU President Stan Norman WBU photo

Gayton, Cooper crowned at WBU Homecoming

Nov 6, 2018

WALNUT RIDGE – Williams Baptist University (WBU) held Homecoming festivities Nov. 3.

Andrea Gayton and Corbitt Cooper were crowned WBU’s Homecoming queen and king during the ceremony.

Gayton, a senior psychology major, is the daughter of Noe and Miriam Gayton of Batesville. Cooper, also a senior, is a double major in physical education and history, and is the son of David and Melanie Cooper of Brinkley.

Homecoming court seniors were Ashley Lyons of Vilonia and Tabor McGraw of McGehee were also part of the Homecoming court. Lyons is the daughter of Jimmy and Sandy Lyons and McGraw is the son of John and Amanda McGraw.

Homecoming court juniors were Katherine Junkersfield of Pocahontas and C.J. Cara of Bartlett, Tenn., were also part of the homecoming court. Junkersfield is the daughter of Jeff and Leah Evers, and Cara is the son of Chris and Penny Cara.

Homecoming court sophomores were Camryn Martin of Marion and Jake Short of Jonesboro. Martin is the daughter of Holli and Troy Martin, while Short is the son of Walt Short and Sharon Veteto.

Homecoming court freshman were represented by Rebecca Brown of Jacksonville and Read Parker of Mountain Home. Brown is the daughter of Jackie Brown and Keisha Harris, and Parker is the son of James and Nikki Wood.

The Homecoming court and the king and queen were selected by a vote of the WBU student body.

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