Waynesburg University’s 2016 Homecoming King and Queen were crowned Saturday, Oct. 10, at a ceremony held during halftime of the Homecoming football game. Travis Sumner and Emily Nowakowski were named king and queen, respectively.
Sumner, a senior forensic science major and business management minor, is the son of Robert and Joyce Sumner of Eighty Four, Pennsylvania. He is a student ambassador, orientation leader and a Fiat Lux mentor. Sumner is also the vice president of the University’s business club, a member of the criminal justice club and co-host of the radio show, Down the Hollow.
Sumner has participated in many of the University’s service and learning projects, such as Habitat for Humanity, the Special Olympics and the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program.
When he graduates, Sumner will seek a master’s degree in digital forensics and cyber security. Ultimately, he plans to work as a forensic accountant or auditor for a government agency.
Nowakowski, a senior psychology major and Spanish minor, is the daughter of Larry and Kim Nowakowski of Bridgeport, Ohio. She is a Bonner Scholar, captain of the University’s women’s volleyball team and a student ambassador.
Nowakowski also serves as a member of the leadership team for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and has participated in service trips to Guatemala and Taiwan.
After graduation, Nowakowski plans to pursue a master’s degree in counseling.
Founded in 1849 by the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Waynesburg University is located on a traditional campus in the hills of southwestern Pennsylvania, with three additional sites located in the Pittsburgh region. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) and is one of only 21 Bonner Scholar schools in the country, offering local, regional and international opportunities to touch the lives of others through service.
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