UHV to crown Homecoming king and queen on Saturday

The 2017 University of Houston-Victoria Homecoming king and queen finalists pose for a group photo Monday as the sun sets over Pyramid Row. Pictured on the bottom row are Joel Leon, left, Christina Chavarria, Diane Cabrera, Ke’Andre Green and Ashanti Wardlow. On the top row are Kyle Davison-Gordon, left, Janitha Jendrzey, Amy Vacek and Christopher McDonald. Blue McCreary is not pictured. The king and queen will be announced Saturday between games of a UHV baseball doubleheader against Texas College at Riverside Stadium. The first game starts at 12:30 p.m. Also Saturday, UHV student organizations will hold a carnival from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Well Reds, an alternative pop rock quartet, will perform.

The University of Houston-Victoria, located in the heart of the Coastal Bend region since 1973 in Victoria, Texas, offers courses leading to more than 80 academic programs in the schools of Arts & Sciences; Business Administration; and Education, Health Professions & Human Development. UHV provides face-to-face classes at its Victoria campus, as well as an instructional site in Katy, Texas, and online classes that students can take from anywhere. UHV supports the American Association of State Colleges and Universities Opportunities for All initiative to increase awareness about state colleges and universities and the important role they have in providing a high-quality and accessible education to an increasingly diverse student population, as well as contributing to regional and state economic development.

Jeremy Shapiro