posted September 28, 2018
Jazmin Jordan was crowned Homecoming Queen and Tyzhay Mitchell-Scott was named Homecoming King at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown on Friday, September 28, 2018.
Both were sponsored by the Black Action Society.
Pitt-Johnstown President Jem Spectar presided over the coronation ceremony, which is always the highlight of Homecoming and Family Weekend. Also attending was 2017 Homecoming Queen Kayley McKay.
Ms. Jordan, of West Philadelphia, PA, is a graduating senior majoring in History with a Political Science minor. She is a part of several on campus clubs such as Black Action Society (BAS) where she is on the executive board as Historian, Vice President of the Red Cross club and is a prominent member on UPJ’s Dance team. Jazmin is also known on campus for her position in Res Life as an RA.
Mr. Mitchell-Scott is a Financial Accounting Major from Philadelphia. He is a member of the Accounting Club, the Treasurer for the Black Action Society, and the Historian for the Dance Team.
The Homecoming Court included candidates:
Raigan Ashmon, sponsored by the Dance Ensemble and Delta Chi Fraternity, a senior Communication major with a focus in Public Relations and Advertising and minors in Marketing and Business Management. Academically, she prides herself in being a member of Phi Eta Sigma, Lambda Pi Eta, and Phi Kappa Phi. Outside of her academics, she is a member of multiple organizations on campus. Raigan is the Head Resident Assistant of the LLC and a Mentor for Academic and Personal Success for first-year students.
Molly Verostick, sponsored by Residence Life, an English Literature major from Windber, Pennsylvania. She is the Head Resident Assistant of Oak Hall, and has been an RA for two years. Molly is the president of UPJ College Democrats, and has been a member of the club for two and a half years. Over the summer, she was an intern as a resident assistant at Columbia University. After graduation, she plans on attending a Student Affair’s masters program so she can eventually work in Title IX on a college campus and help students who have been affected by sexual harassment and assault.
Tyler Holland of Greek Council is studying mechanical engineering here at UPJ. He serves as the president of the Kappa Delta Rho Fraternity and is an active member in ASME and Phi Eta Sigma National Honors Society. This fall, he was an orientation leader.
Sam Miller of the Student Government Association is from York PA. He is a Head Resident Assistant of the North Lodges and President of the Student Government Association which represents the student body as a whole. He serves UPJ as a tourguide showing new possible students the University.
The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown was founded in 1927 and is the first and largest regional campus of the University of Pittsburgh. Pitt-Johnstown is recognized by the Princeton Review as a “Best in the Northeast” college, by G.I. Jobs as a “Military Friendly School,” and by Pennsylvania Business Central as a "Top 100 Organization.” The distinctive combination of Pitt-Johnstown’s people, programs, and place results in exceptional performance in preparing students for career and professional success. Pitt-Johnstown is the regional leader, educating for success in the Real World.