Instead of a set number of men and women on the court, there are now nine students selected to be a part of the new Homecoming Royalty court. Voting is happening until Thursday at 5pm, and whoever receives the most votes will be crowned ‘Top of the Rock’ […]
Appalachian State’s mission statement set a goal to ‘promote a spirit of inclusion that inspires students, faculty and staff to form relationships extending well beyond graduation.’ The change to the Homecoming Court was created based off of this idea of inclusion.
“In celebration of the university’s commitment to inclusion, we will be selecting nine individuals who represent the best of the best that Appalachian State has to offer. Our pool of candidates will focus on who brings the most to our campus,” App State’s Homecoming website said.