Waynesburg University crowned its 2014 Homecoming King and Queen Saturday, Oct. 11, at a ceremony held during halftime of the Homecoming football game. RJ Tonks and Shelby Tabrosky were named king and queen, respectively.
Tonks, a senior sports management major from Greensburg, Pa. (Greater Latrobe Senior High School), is the son of Ron Tonks and Jani Rybacki, of Greensburg Pa.
He is a member of the Waynesburg University business club and his community service includes volunteering at Open Arms and 2nd SAM 9 Inc., a local non-profit that provides vocational training for adults with intellectual developmental disabilities.
As a student at Waynesburg, Tonks has been involved in intense therapy to improve his mobility. He has hopes of walking unassisted at graduation in May of 2015. Tonks hopes to work for a professional sports team in the future and eventually own his own athletic complex.
Tabrosky, a senior communication (sports broadcasting/sports information) major from Glenshaw, Pa. (Shaler Area High School), is the daughter of Roy and Kim Tabrosky of Glenshaw, Pa.
She is the leader of the Upper Room team at Waynesburg University and has served at a variety of service sites during her four years at Waynesburg. Tabrosky, who plays on the Waynesburg University softball team, is also a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. She has served as broadcaster and producer of WCYJ-FM and WCTV for four years. Tabrosky is a member of the honors academy and Lambda Pi Eta.
Her career goal is to become a play-by-play announcer and work to spread the word of the Lord through media.