Now in its thirteenth year at IUP, the Crimson Court will take part in all university Homecoming activities, including the parade. The Crimson Court consists of students chosen by a university-wide vote to represent each of the colleges at IUP.

IUP’s 2023 Crimson Court

College of Education and Communications

Gabby Probst

Gabby Probst, an early childhood special education major in the Cook Honors College from Latrobe. Daughter of Jason and Marci Probst, she is a 2020 graduate of Mount Pleasant High School. She was selected to represent IUP at the 2023 Kappa Delta Pi National Education Honor Society Convention and the 2023 and 2021 National Collegiate Honors Council Conference and was selected for the Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society Dean’s Leadership Award. She is a Sutton Scholarship recipient, Cook Honors College scholarship recipient, and received funding from the Cook Honors College Achievement Fund for a study abroad trip to Iceland. She is the recipient of the Mary Crumpton Brown Scholarship from the Sigma Sigma Sigma Foundation and is a dean’s list student. She is vice president of membership and scholarship for the IUP Panhellenic Association; vice president of operations for Sigma Sigma Sigma National Sorority; vice president of Kappa Delta Pi; member, Order of Omega leadership honor society; and Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society. She also is a member of IUP Kacie’s Cause and the IUP Swim Club. 

College of Arts and Humanities 

Chrissy Lyttle

Chrissy Lyttle, an English education major and Spanish minor from Deckers Point Road, Marion Center. Daughter of Kim and the late Mary Jo Lyttle, she is a 2020 graduate of Marion Center High School. She is the recipient of the 2022 Emerging Leader Award and is a dean’s list student and provost scholar. She is an IUP Ambassador student-alumni group executive board member, Crimson Guide, Student Activity Committee executive board member, a Welcome Week Head Leader, secretary of the National Council of Teachers of English, past president of the Residence Hall Council, and a member of United: Young Adult Ministry and the Ándale Spanish Club. She is a student representative on the IUP Co-Op Board of Directors. She completed the Valladolid, Spain, study abroad program in spring 2023. 

>Jordan Fischer

John J. and Char Kopchick College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics 

Jordan Fischer, a computer science software engineering major from Sarver. Daughter of Jon and Rebecca Fischer, she is a 2020 graduate of Freeport Area Senior High School. She is the recipient of the Alumni Legacy Scholarship and is a dean’s list student. She is vice president of the IUP Cyber Security Club. 

Lilian Westhafer

Eberly College of Business

Lilian Westhafer, a marketing and business administration major from Lebanon. Daughter of Lori and David Westhafer, she is a 2020 graduate of Cedar Crest High School. She is a dean’s list student and provost scholar and is president of the Women in Business organization, vice president of publicity for the College of Business Student Advisory Council, external vice president and internal vice president for Phi Gamma Nu, a member of the American Marketing Association, and a student worker for the IUP Lively Arts. 

Erika Jackson

College of Health and Human Services 

Erika Jackson, a psychology honors program major from Monroeville in the Cook Honors College. Daughter of Eric and Nakia Jackson, she is a 2020 graduate of Gateway Senior High School. She is the recipient of the 2023 Inclusion and Advocacy Award and is a Promising Scholar, Sutton Scholarship recipient, and African American Alumni Scholarship recipient. She is the president of the Collegiate Women in Progress, education chair for the IUP chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, organizer of the Diversity Equity and Inclusion Alliance, a Promising Scholar Peer Mentor, and a student worker at the Office of Social Equity and Title IX. She is creating a research project with Timothy Runge as a student in the Psychology Honors Program and received early admission into the PhD School Psychology program at IUP. 

Lilly Haugh

University College 

Lilly Haugh, a general studies pre-occupational therapy concentration major with a dance minor from York. Daughter of Amy Nace, she is a graduate of Northeastern Senior High School. She is a dean’s list student and a member of the IUP Dance Team, IUP Dance Theater, Sign Language Club, National Student Speech Language Hearing Association, and Best Buddies organization, which pairs students with persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the Indiana County community.