HENDERSON, Tenn., March 25, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/
-- Freed-Hardeman University has announced the finalists for
the 2020 Mr. and Miss FHU. Since 1940, Freed-Hardeman students have selected the students
who best represent the ideals of the university. Eight members of
the senior class are vying for the title.
Candidates for Miss FHU are Amy
Gingerich, a chemistry major from Jamesport, Missouri, who plans to work in
research and development; Claire
Morris, kinesiology major from Jackson, Tennessee, who plans to pursue a
graduate degree in occupational therapy; Katie Morris, also a kinesiology major from
Jackson, Tennessee, who plans to
study occupational therapy in graduate school; and McKenna Shrader, a nursing major from
Columbia, Tennessee, who plans a
career in emergency medicine or pre/postnatal care.
Finalists for Mr. FHU include the following: Logan Campbell, a chemistry and Spanish major
from Spring Hill, Tennessee, who
plans to attend dental school and do mission work in
Spanish-speaking nations; Gage
Gregory, a biology major from Gallatin, Tennessee, who plans to attend
dental school; Caleb Johnson, a
history major from Pinson,
Tennessee, who will seek a doctoral degree in sociology
following graduation; and Kenneth
Moore, a biblical studies and English major from
Nashville, Tennessee, who plans to
pursue a Master of Divinity degree at FHU.
The first Mr. and Miss FHC were John Sam
Cary and Freda Cromwell. Cary
was the salutatorian of the 1940 class, editor of the college
yearbook, vice president of his class and a member of the
basketball team. Cary was a resident of Burkesville, Kentucky, at the time of his
death in 2003. Freda Cromwell Field,
currently residing in Mesquite,
Texas, was a member of both the student newspaper and
yearbook staffs, the tennis club, Sigma Rho Social Club and 20th
Century Commercial Club.
The announcement and celebration of the 2020 Mr. and Miss FHU
has been delayed because of the extended spring break caused by the
coronavirus pandemic. The decision regarding a rescheduled date has
not been made.
SOURCE Freed-Hardeman University