Enterprise State Community College’s Tiyanna Preston was named the 2023 Homecoming Queen on Wednesday, Feb. 1, during the men’s basketball game against Lurleen B. Wallace Community College.
Preston is a freshman at ESCC who represented the Lady Weevils Volleyball Team. After her time at ESCC, she plans to transfer to a four-year university to continue her studies in sports medicine.
Preston was chosen by ESCC students to receive the crown out of 11 Homecoming court finalists. These finalists were Preston, sophomore Rebecca Badger, representing The ESCC Entertainers and the ESCC History Club; freshman Aimelis Gonzalez Perez, representing the Student Support Services Advisory Board; Abby Layton, a freshman representing the ESCC Spirit Club; Sophomore Alexis Lopez, representing ESCC’s Spirit Club; sophomore Hannah Nguyen, representing Student Support Services; sophomore Emily Robbins, representing ESCC’s History Club; freshman Grace Sutherland, representing ESCC’s Circle K; sophomore Joycelyn Tinker, representing ESCC’s Student Government Association (SGA); freshman Jaylin Vera, representing ESCC’s Ambassadors and SGA; and freshman Alyssa Walz, representing Circle K.
The crowning of the Homecoming queen was part of a week of activities celebrating Homecoming 2023.
On Monday, ESCC students showed off their artistic skills through sidewalk chalk art, and on Tuesday, faculty, staff and students had the chance to taste some delicious sweets made by ESCC employees for a great Bake Off event.
On Wednesday, ESCC students took on employees during the Faculty/Staff vs Students basketball game. ESCC’s faculty and staff won the game 31-21. Finally, the week culminated on Thursday with a fun tailgate event.