Cortez nominated for Mr. Huntingdon

Published 4:30 pm Saturday, October 28, 2023

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Huntingdon College hosted homecoming festivities, complete with a football game and ceremony on Oct. 14. Greenville resident Joshua Cortez was nominated as a Senior Man and represented his class among candidates for the university’s Mr. Huntingdon title.

Joshua is a 2020 graduate of Greenville High School and served as a Chamber Page, winning the 2020 Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce’s Chamber Page Ambassador Scholarship in June 2020.

He is the son of Melissa Cortez and is an exercise science major at Huntingdon, set to graduate in 2024. Cortez is a Presidential Fellow, Vice President of the Inter-fraternity Council, and a brother of Lambda Chi Alpha.

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Cortez was among 23 students selected to represent their class during the festivities. At halftime, the men and women lined the field as part of the 2023 Homecoming Court.

Neveah McIntyre of Pelham and Walt Williams of Boaz were named Homecoming Queen and Mr. Huntingdon respectively.

Huntingdon College was founded in 1854 to provide faith, wisdom, and service through liberal arts academic programs grounded in the Judeo-Christian heritage of the United Methodist Church.

Other class representatives include:

  • First-Year Women – Kylie Clune of Trinity, Florida, Ava Rose Dean of Wetumpka, Sha’Dega Garrett of Childersburg, Barbara Jackson of Boaz, Conly McCormick of Birmingham, Emma Grace SAmples of Gadsden and Natalie Tedesco of Huntsville;
  • Sophomore Women – Hannah DeVaughn of Holtville, Kamryn Miller of Florala, Callie Shiver of Geneva and Kamryn Spear of Highlands Ranch, Colorado;
  • Junior Women – Ariel Dixon of Saraland, Raegan Pickens of Wetumpka, Miranda Treadway of Destin and Katie Wade of Phenix City;
  • Senior Women – Addie Jacobs of Opp, Bea Lindqvist of Semmes and Brooke Stefankiewicz of Salisbury, Missouri; and
  • Senior Men – Conner Bradford of Millbrook and Gabe Dunn of Andalusia.