Hiram College

In the midst of a weekend full of Homecoming activities for alumni and students alike, seniors Hannah Petcovic and Caleb Capron were crowed Homecoming Queen and King during halftime of the football game versus Denison University, on Sept. 22, 2012.

Petcovic is a biomedical humanities major from Rogers, Ohio. A cancer survivor, she recently organized a campus-wide push for Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month during September. She is founder and president of the Biomedical Humanities Student Association, a Garfield Scholar and vice president and former co-president of Delta Chi Lambda. Petcovic is also a Service Leader and a volunteer at Hiram Farm and Crossroads Hospice. She has studied abroad to China and El Salvador and is involved in a number of other campus activities.

Capron is a management major from Damascus, Ohio. He is a men’s soccer player and a member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Council. Capron is also involved in intramurals. His interests include the Pittsburgh Penguins and Steelers, drumming, music and traveling. This winter, he will be studying abroad at sea to the Caribbean.

Emily Smerchansky and Bryan Nemire also represented the senior class on Homecoming Court. Smerchansky, of Girard, Ohio, is a women’s basketball player and works in the Office of Admission. Nemire, of Berlin Heights, Ohio, runs cross country and is both a SEEDS and Garfield Scholar.

Shane Young, of Bristol, Ohio, and Cody McGill, of Erie, Pa., represented the Class of 2014; Wedley Charles, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Shirjoma Jacobs, of Maple Heights, Ohio, represented the Class of 2015; and August Scarpelli, of Sheffield Lake, Ohio, and Faith Lemon, of Wauseon, Ohio, represented the Class of 2016.