University names 2009 Homecoming Court
Nick Riley of Louisville, Ky., and Maya Procinsky of Oakton, Va., were named Homecoming King and Queen at the University of South Carolina Monday night (Oct. 19) at Carolina Coliseum, part of the university’s Homecoming Showcase.
Alex Stroman of Chester and Maria Scalici of Birmingham, Ala., were named prince and princess.
A panel of judges comprising faculty, administrators, alumni and members of the community made the selections after the application, interview and showcase phases of the competition.
Riley, a junior majoring in chemistry and psychology, is the son of James and Deborah Riley and a graduate of Ballard High School. A student in the South Carolina Honors College, Riley is a McNair scholar and a member of Omicron Delta Kappa honor society. He also serves as a University Ambassador and a University 101 peer leader.
Procinsky, a senior majoring in accounting, is the daughter of Mike and Marta Procinsky and a graduate of Oakton High School. She is the historian of Omicron Delta Kappa, a member of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority and treasurer of Mortar Board.
Stroman, a junior majoring in political science, is the son of Jim and Sandra Stroman and president of Phi Kappa Sigma. He is a member of Omicron Delta Kappa, vice president of the student body and legislative aide to S.C. Rep. Greg Delleney.
Scalici, a junior majoring in nursing, is the daughter of Paul and Teena Marie Scalici. She is a McKissick scholar, a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority, Omicron Delta Kappa and the Student Nurses Association.