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Homecoming 2009 King and Queen Announced

Two 2006 Marion Center Area High School graduates have been selected as the 2009 IUP Homecoming queen and king.

Nicole Buzzelli and Dan Fleming, both of Creekside, were chosen by members of the IUP student body as the queen and king of the Indiana campus.

Jamee Joppy and Billy Harden, both of Harrisburg, were selected as the Homecoming queen and king for IUP at Punxsutawney.

Vanessa Oren, of Macungie, and Brian O’Shea, of York, were first runners-up for the Indiana campus.

Homecoming royalty will be part of the parade and will be recognized at the Homecoming football game and the Homecoming Ball on October 9, 2009.

Although chosen by the IUP student body, members must be nominated by an IUP organization or regional campus.

Nicole Buzzelli

Nicole Buzzelli

Homecoming Queen, Indiana Campus

Buzzelli, a Child Development and Family Studies major, is the daughter of Kim Buzzelli, of Creekside, and Ben Buzzelli, of Apollo. She is a member of the IUP Red Cross Club and a volunteer for Meals on Wheels and Creekside-Washington Elementary School.

Dan Fleming

Dan Fleming

Homecoming King, Indiana Campus

Fleming, a Political Science major, is the son of Monica Fishel, of Indiana, and Dan and Michelle Fleming, of Ernest. He is a member of the Marion Center Area School Board, president of the IUP College Republicans, and a Creekside Borough Republican committeeman. He volunteers with the Indiana County Community Action Program and the Salvation Army.

Jamee Joppy

Jamee Joppy

Homecoming Queen, IUP at Punxsutawney

Joppy, a Communications Media major, is the daughter of James Joppy, Sr., and Jennifer Waters. She is a 2009 graduate of Susquehanna Township High School and volunteers at a daycare center.

Billy Harden

Billy Harden

Homecoming King, IUP at Punxsutawney

Harden, an Education major, is the son of Bill and Rena Harden. A 2009 graduate of Harrisburg High School, he serves on the Student Advisory Board of IUP at Punxsutawney.

Vanessa Oren

Vanessa Oren

First Runner-Up, Indiana Campus

Oren, an Accounting major, is the daughter of Rodney and Janice Oren. A 2006 graduate of Emmaus High School, she is a Provost Scholar and a member of Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority.

Brian O’Shea

Brian O’Shea

First Runner-Up, Indiana Campus

O’Shea, a Marketing major, is the son of Tom and Kris O’Shea. He is a 2006 graduate of York Suburban High School and a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity.