Covington and Smith crowned at homecoming

Posted on November 1, 2017

Raven Smith, left, with Hunter Covington

Seniors Hunter Covington, a Bible and religion major from Rock Hill, and Raven Smith, a special education major from Irmo, were crowned homecoming king and queen Oct. 28 during halftime of the men’s soccer match against Limestone College.

Other members of the homecoming court included Tanner Frye of Spartanburg and Hope Peeler of Due West, freshman prince and princess; Alex Bass of Clover and Katie Epps of Belton, sophomore prince and princess; and Brett Silas of Graniteville and AnnaTaylor Hydrick of St. Matthews, junior prince and princess.

Winners of this year’s float-building contest, Fleet-O-Rama, were the Chi Men and Women, taking first place and a prize of $300; the Freshman Class, in second place with a $200 prize; and the Athenians, in third place with a $100 prize.

Hunter Covington kneels as he is crowned by Dominique Choe.

Events associated with Erskine’s homecoming activities this year included the Erskine Open Golf Tournament Friday, the proceeds of which support Erskine teams and help fund the Hall of Fame ceremony; and the induction of several alumni into the Flying Fleet Hall of Fame at a brunch ceremony Saturday morning.

Also during homecoming festivities, the Erskine College Class of 2007 celebrated its 10-year reunion with a gathering on campus.

Erskine College Class of 2007 reunion attendees with their families