Homecoming Court 

We are so excited to announce WMU's 2019 Homecoming Court! Congratulations Yarielis Rosario, Ryan Keough, Aliea Chapin, Lauren McCrea, Liz Burns, Audrey VanEssen, Nick Hammond, and Gyasi Gambrell!

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Voting for Homecoming Royalty is now closed.

Meet The Homecoming Court:

Name: Liz Burns

Status: Senior

Major: Behavioral Science and Gender & Women’s Studies

RSO or Department: Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity

Hometown: Royal Oak, MI

Favorite Memory: As a Student Ambassador in the Office of Admissions, I had the honor of giving tours to two groups of students who will be eligible for the Seita Scholars Program when they graduate high school. The Seita Scholars Program was one of the first reasons I chose to come to WMU, and it meant the world to me to share my experiences as a Seita Scholar with students who may not have the opportunity to attend college if it weren't for programs such as Seita.


Name: Gyasi Gambrell

Status: Senior

Major: Biomedical Sciences

RSO or Department: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.

Hometown: West Bloomfield, MI

Favorite Memory: Getting involved with the Western Student Association.

Name: Ryan Keough

Status: Senior

Major: Civil Engineering

RSO or Department: Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity

Hometown: Pinckney, MI

Favorite Memory: Working for the Office of Student Transitions as both an Orientation Student Leader in 2017 and Fall Welcome Co-Coordinator for Fall Welcome 2019.

Name: Lauren McCrea

Status: Junior

Major: Sales and Business Marketing

RSO or Department: Alpha Phi

Hometown: Fort Wayne, IN

Favorite Memory: When we held our very first Dance Marathon on campus in 2018. All my friends and I attended, and it was so much fun staying up all night dancing, being on our feet and fundraising for all for the kids at Helen Devos Children's Hospital.

Name: Nick Hammond

Status: Junior

Major: Sales & Business Marketing, Leadership & Business Strategy

RSO or Department: Sales and Business Marketing Association

Hometown: Woodhaven, MI

Favorite Memory: Studying Global Negotiations and German Business and Culture in Germany. I was exposed to new cultures, engaged with many international students, and spent every day with 23 other incredible WMU students.

Name: Yarielis Rosario

Status: Senior

Major: Biomedical Sciences

RSO or Department: American Medical Student Association

Hometown: Battle Creek, MI

Favorite Memory: The orientation weekend before freshman year. I got to meet so many great and interesting people, and my whole college career has been impacted by their kindness.

Name: Aliea Chapin

Status: Senior

Major: Early Childhood Elementary Education

RSO: A Moment of Magic

Hometown: Watervliet, MI

Favorite Memory: How beautiful campus is in the fall. I love the crisp air while cheering on our broncos at football games.

Name: Audrey VanEssen

Status: Graduate Student

Major: Occupational Therapy

RSO: Department of Occupational Therapy

Hometown: Grand Rapids, MI

Favorite Memory: Graduating with honors from the LHC and getting my undergraduate degree in occupational therapy!

Voting for Homecoming Royalty is now closed.

For more information please contact our Homecoming Court Intern,

Liz Styblo at ose-event2@wmich.edu or (269)387-0083.