Southeastern announces 2021 Homecoming court
Wednesday, October 13, 2021
by: Tonya Lowentritt
SOUTHEASTERN ANNOUNCES HOMECOMING COURT - Members of the 2021 Southeastern Louisiana University Homecoming Court are, front row from left, Catherine Wooton, L’Oreal Williams, 2020 Homecoming Queen Destiny Richardson, and Sydney Rivers. Back row, from left, are Kami Aguilar, Darianna Bergeron, Annabella Seal, and Ashley Hess. The 2021 Homecoming Queen and King will be announced at halftime of the Southeastern football game Saturday versus Houston Baptist.
SOUTHEASTERN ANNOUNCES BEAU COURT – Members of the 2021 Beau Court are, front row from left, Zachary Poche, 2020 Homecoming King Darnell Butler, Jr., and Johnathan Zeringue. Back row, from left, are Matthew Hunter, Jacob Deliberto, Tyson Cowart, Joshua Ballard, and Richard Williams.
HAMMOND – Fourteen Southeastern Louisiana University students have been chosen
as members of the 2021 Homecoming court. The seven women and seven men will reign
over Homecoming festivities this week.
Chosen as members of the queen court are seniors Kami Aguilar, New Orleans; Darianna Bergeron, St. James; Sidney Rivers, Loranger; Annabella Seal, Bogalusa; L’Oreal Williams, Kenner; and Catherine Wooton, Belle Chasse; and junior Ashley Hess, Central.
Elected members of the beau court are seniors Joshua Ballard, Denham Springs; Tyson Cowart, Prairieville; Jacob Deliberto, Hammond; Matthew Hunter, Baton Rouge; Richard Williams, New Orleans; Johnathan Zeringue, Des Allemands; and junior Zachary Poche’, Gonzales.
The 2021 queen and beau, the top junior or senior vote-getters in the recent online campus election, will be announced Saturday, Oct. 16.
Aguilar is a marketing major. She is a member of Alpha Omicron Pi, as well as vice-president and co-founder of Sexual Violence Unmasked, an organization advocating or prevention and awareness of sexual assault. She was selected as a member of Sigma Tau Gamma’s White Rose Court for two years and was selected as White Rose in 2020-21.
Bergeron, an integrated biology pre-med major, is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority and is also a member of Project P.U.L.L., where she served as a mentor. She is a 2021 Orientation Leader, a resident assistant, and honors mentor. Bergeron is the recipient of the Heart of a Lion award and has been named to the Dean’s List.
Rivers majors in nursing. She is a member of Alpha Omicron Pi sorority, where she served as historian. She is also a member of Nursing Christian Fellowship, Sexual Violence Unmasked, Baptist Collegiate Ministries, and was a former captain of the women’s basketball team.
Seal, a communication sciences and disorders major, is a member of Alpha Omicron Pi sorority, where she serves as chapter president, was the recipient of the Pearl Award, and was a former Panhellenic delegate. She is also a member Gamma Beta Phi and Sexual Violence Unmasked.
Williams is a double major in business management and marketing. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta sorority and the Student Government Association, where she is currently serving her second term as president. She was a 2019 Orientation Leader and is the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors’ Student Board member. Williams was named the Southeastern 2021 Woman of the Year and is the recipient of the Vice President Award of Excellence and the Green ‘S’ Award.
Wooton, a criminal justice major, is a member of Alpha Sigma Tau sorority, where she serves as vice president of growth. She is also a member of the Pre Law Association, is president and co-founder of Sexual Violence Unmasked, and was the first runner-up in the 2021 Miss Southeastern pageant.
Hess is a nursing major. She is a member of Alpha Omicron Pi sorority, where she serves as secretary. Hess was selected as a 2019 Panhellenic Emerging Leader, is a member of Best Buddies, the College Panhellenic Council, serving as president, and is a Greek Ambassador, serving as vice president of educational events.
Ballard, a marketing major, is a member of Campus Outreach and Delta Tau Delta fraternity, where he serves as vice president. He was named the 2020 Southeastern Man of the Year and is the recipient of the Green ‘S’ Award.
Cowart is an integrative biology major. He is a member of Campus Outreach, Delta Omega Alpha Pre-Professional Society, Biology Undergraduates Society, and is president of Delta Tau Delta fraternity. Cowart is also a 13 Club member and has been named to the President’s List every semester.
Deliberto is a marketing major. He is a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity, Greek Ambassadors, and the Southeastern Marketing Association. Deliberto is the 2021 Fraternity Man of the Year, is a three-time Green ‘S’ Award recipient, and received the Vice President of Student Affairs Award of Excellence.
Hunter is an accounting major. He is a College of Business Ambassador, a Project PULL mentor, and is the vice president of National Association of Black Accountants. Hunter is also the recipient of the Emerging Leader Award.
Williams, a mechanical engineering technology major, is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity, where he serves as president. He is also a member of the Black Student Union, a mentor for Project PULL, and is vice president for fraternities for the National Pan-Hellenic Council.
Zeringue is an accounting major. He is a member of Campus Activities Board, serving on their executive board from 2019-20. He is also a member of the Southeastern Running Club and Alpha Psi Omega. Zeringue was a 2019 Orientation Leader, and member of the 2019 Homecoming Court, and was named to the 2020 President’s List.
Poche’ is a social studies education major. He is a member of CAB and SGA, where he serves as director of traditions, Educators Rising, and ExCel Scholars. He is an Honors Mentor and was a member of the 2020 Homecoming Court. Poche’ received Sophomore Honors Distinction and is the recipient of the Dr. Marvin L. Yates Award of Excellence.
For additional information about Southeastern Homecoming events, contact the Alumni Association at (985) 549-2150 or 1-800-SLU-ALUM or visit www.southeastern.edu/homecoming.