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									                                                     2012 Homecoming Royalty Application
Congratulations on taking the first step towards becoming Homecoming King/Queen! The Homecoming King, Queen and
Court represent UMass Amherst with honor, integrity and ample school spirit. They are student representatives at UMass
Amherst major events and on special occasions, and are among UMass Amherst’s most prominent student leaders. Please
carefully review the rules and process below.

                                     DEADLINE FOR ENTRY IS WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2012 a 4:00 p.m.

Eligibility Requirements:
      Be currently enrolled as a student at UMass Amherst.
      Be a current junior in good standing with a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA.

Application Checklist:
     Short Answer Responses
             o Describe an experience at UMass Amherst that had a significant impact on your life and how that changed you as a
             o Why are you proud to be a Minuteman (woman)?
           Resume; please include the following: (no more than 2 pages)
                o List employment, volunteer activities with positions held and any honors or special awards.
           Biography; please include: (150 words; written in 3rd person – Sam is an English major from Amherst, MA)
                o Why you should you be selected as King/Queen?
                o Name, hometown, major
           Email this completed form with your responses, resume and biography to

Student Applicant                                                                                              Date

SPIRE ID#                                               Class Year                                 Cumulative GPA

Major(s)                                                                                 Commonwealth Honors College (circle one):      Yes     No

Phone                                                                        Email

Statement of Authenticity:
I understand, as the Homecoming Court Nominee, that I will be judged on my leadership, academics, and campus involvement, and that the Homecoming King and
Queen will be judged on all of the above criteria and their participation in the week’s events. If the Homecoming Court Subcommittee selects me as a member of the
Homecoming Court, I am responsible for attending required Homecoming Week activities and representing UMass Amherst in a studious and professional manner.

I certify that all questions are authored by me as original statement of purpose and need. I understand that discovery of any misleading information will result in
forfeiture of this application. I am aware that the UMass Amherst Alumni Association may use my name, photo and information regarding the nomination to which I
have applied for publicity and promotional use and that my cumulative GPA, judicial record and SPIRE record may be verified. Please retain a copy of this application
for your records.
Respectfully submitted,

Applicant’s Signature                                  Date

Homecoming Week activities:                                                             Selection Process:
Friday, October 19   Nearly Naked Mile*                                                 Panel of judges will review eligible applications and choose finalists

Saturday, October 20 UMass Football Game at Gillette Stadium                               beginning Wednesday, October 3 at 4:01p.m.
Monday, October 22   Blood Drive*                                                       Finalists will be displayed on the Homecoming website from Friday,

Saturday, October 27 Parade/Fall Festival                                                  October 12 – Monday, October 15. Student and alumni votes will
Saturday, October 27 UMass Hockey game vs. BU at Mullins Center                            contribute towards the selection of the Homecoming Court.
                                                                                        Panel of judges will interview the Homecoming Court.

                                                                                        Homecoming King and Queen announced Saturday, October 27.

*Suggested, but not required

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