Homecoming Bios


Joshua Bates Baptist Student Union Hometown:Walton, KY Classification:Junior College Activities:Baptist Student Union, member of the Math and Computer Science Club, involved and affiliated with the Honors Program and Alpha Chi

Luke Groeschen Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity Hometown:Alexandria, KY Classification:Senior College Activities:Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity, Inter-Fraternal Council, Order of Omega, Student Mentor, Team NKU, Norse Force

Tye Mortensen Presidential Ambassadors Hometown:Union, KY Classification:Junior College Activities:Presidential Ambassadors, Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity, Omicron Delta Kappa, Upward Bound, Northern Kentucky Speed, Team NKU, Norse Force, Studentl Life Ambassador Team, Inter-Fraternal Council, Resident Assistant

Benjamin Wilder Residential Housing Association Christian Student Fellowship Hometown:Morrow, OH Classification:Senior College Activities:Residential Housing Association, Pep Band, Marketing Club, Christian Student Fellowship

Jeffry Weier Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity Hometown:Cold Springs, KY Classification:Senior College activities:Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity, Student Orientation Leader, Student Government Senator, Beta Beta Beta Honor Society, Health Professions Club, Golden Key, Omicron Delta Kappa

Jesse George Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity Hometown:Erlanger, KY Classification:Junior College activities:Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, Inter-Fraternal Council, Norse Force, Lead NKU Graduate, Leadership Task Force


Melanie Coomes NKU Norse Dance Team Hometown:Florence, KY Classification:Senior College Activities:4 years on the Norse Dance Team, 2 years in Phi Beta Lambda (PBL), with one year as Secretary, 2 years in Alpha Sigma Chi (A_X) with one year as Social Planner

LaToya Chambers Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Hometown:Louisville, KY Classification:Senior College Activities:president and Secretary of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, President of National Panhellenic Council, Vice-President for Academic and Student Affairs for SGA, Treasurer for RHA, RHA liaison for BWO, Public Relationist for SAA and several academic and social committees

Melissa Engelman Norse Leadership Society0 Hometown:Covington, KY Classification:Senior College Activities:Phi Sigma Simga Sorority Bursar, Student Government Association senator, NLS, Order of Omega, Golden Key Honor Society, Norse Force

Loni Jacqueline Hammons Residential Housing Association Hometown:Pendleton, KY Classification:Junior College Activities:Residential Housing Association, Theta Phi Alpha, Norse Force, FSLC-2000, APO-2000

Amber Hardesty Student Government Association Delta Zeta Sorority Hometown:Louisville, KY Classification:Senior College Activities:Student Government Association as Executive Vice President, Delta Zeta Sorority, Panhellenic Association, Campus and Community Spirit Committee, Student Ambassadors

Jenn Kathman Activities Programming Board Hometown:Ft. Thomas, KY Classification:Junior College Activities:Activities Programming Board President

Lindsay Nance Theta Phi Alpha Sorority Hometown:Louisville, KY Classification:Junior College Activities:Theta Phi Alpha Sorority, Psychology Club, Student Tutor, Order of Omega, Omicron Delta Kappa, Psi Chi, Honors Program

Kim Newman Panhellenic Council Hometown:Campbellsburg, KY Classification:Junior College Activities:Delta Zeta Sorority, Panhellenic Council, Honors Program, Alpha Phi Sigma, Transitions Orientation Leader, Criminal Justice Society, Team NKU, Norse Force, Nominee for Alpha Chi Honors Society

Erin Sweeney Presidential Ambassadors Hometown:Cincinnati, OH Classification:Junior College Activities:Delta Zeta Sorority, Chamber Choir, Vocal Jazz Ensemble, Presidential Ambassadors, Honors Program, Leadership Task Force

Meredith Ward Alpha Sigma Chi Sorority Christian Student Fellowship Hometown:Peebles, OH Classification:Senior College Activities:Alpha Sigma Chi Christian Women’s Sisterhood-Founder, President and Treasurer, Baptist Student Union Discipleship Chair, Freshmen Leader, Campus Activities and Events leader, Christian Student Fellowship, Sigma Tau Delta English honor Society, Golden Key National Honor Society, Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Society.

Patricia Record Delta Gamma Sorority Hometown:Alexandria, KY Classification:Senior College Activities: Delta Gamma Sorority, Fall 1999-Present: Director of Anchorsplash and Powderpuff-2002, Director of Scholarship-2001, Honor Board Sophomore Member-2001, Nominating Committee, 2001 NKU Panhellenic Association, Spring 2001-Present: Expansion Committee Chairman-Spring 2003, President-2002, Director of Junior Panhellenic-2001, Recruitment Counselor, 2002, 2001 Norse Leadership Society, Summer 2000-Present: Retreat Co-chair-Fall 2002, President-Spring 2002, Vice President-Fall 2001, Order of Omega Greek Honor Society, Fall 2001-Present, Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honor Society, Spring 2001-Present, Director, Northern Kentucky Leadership Institute, Summer 2002-Present, Greek Specialist, NKU Office of Student Life, Fall 2001-Summer 2002, High/ Low Ropes Course Facilitator, Fall 2002-Present, NKU Student Instructor for University 101, Fall 2002, LeaderShape Institute Graduate, Summer 2002 NLS Freshman Service Leadership Committee, Fall 1999-Spring 2000

Kathryn (Kay) Cole Student Alumni Association Hometown:LaGrange, KY Classification:Senior College Activities:Delta Zeta Sorority- Lamp Editor, Ritual Chair, Committees- Recruitment, Banner, T-Shirt, Philanthropy, and Slate. Student Alumni Association- Membership Chair, NKU Swim Club- Charter member, Omicron Delta Kappa National Scholarship and Leadership Fraternity

Heidi Westerman Baptist Student Union Hometown:Florence, KY Classification:Senior College Activities:Baptist Student Union, Alpha Sigma Chi, r Choir, BSU Council 3 years, Northern Chorale, Intramurals

Katie Herschede Phi Sigma Sigma Sorority Hometown:Fort Thomas, KY Classification:Senior College Activities:NKU Board of Regents- Student Regent, Student Government Association- President, August 2000-Present, Board of Student Body Presidents- June 2001-Present, Norse Leadership Society- August 1999-Present: FSLC Co-Chair, Scholarship Chair, Corporate Leadership Weekend Committee, Gatlinburg Retreat Co-Chair. Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honor Society- October 2001-Present, Order of Omega Greek Honor Society- October 2001-Present, Golden Key National Honor Society, February 2002-Present, Phi Sigma Sigma Sorority- October 1999-Present: Vice President- 2 terms, Philanthropy chair, Fundraising Chair, Ex-officio Member of Judicial Board, Division Conference Curriculum Steering Committee (National Committee for Phi Sigma Sigma). TEAM NKU-August 2000-Present, Activities Programming Board- August 2000-May 2001, Honors Program- August 1999-Present, Presidential Ambassadors- August 2000-Present, United Way Campaign- August 2000-Present: Chair, 2001. Mentor Program- August 2000-Present, Student Life Ambassador Team- August 2000-Present, Norse Force- August 2001-Present