Tyra McKinney


AUBURN -- Auburn University students will select this week from among five candidates Miss Homecoming 1999, to be crowned at Saturday's homecoming football game with the University of Central Florida.

The five finalists are Katie Day of Marietta, Ga.; Jenny Evans of Auburn; Lindsey McCraney of Atlanta; Amy Priest of Anchorage, Alaska; and Selwyn Stewart of Jonesboro, La.

Day, the daughter of Cameron and Michelle Day, is a senior in chemical engineering. At Auburn, she has been Panhellenic president , an executive officer of Phi Mu sorority, a member of the communications board and a member of the Tigerettes, the official hostesses of the Auburn football program.

Evans, the daughter of Dr. Dennis and Carol Evans, is a senior in microbiology/pre-medicine. At Auburn, she has been a member of the AU Singers, War Eagle Girls and Plainsmen, Chi Omega fraternity, Omicron Delta Kappa and Phi Eta Sigma. She was president of College of Sciences and Mathematics and president of the COSAM Leaders, the ambassadors for the college, and has been a praise leader for Campus Crusade.

McCraney, the daughter of Richard and Marilyn McCraney, is a senior in animal and dairy science/pre-veterinary medicine. At Auburn, she has been vice president of the College of Agriculture and a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority.

Priest, the daughter of Jane Priest, is a senior in finance. She has been a member of Delta Delta Delta social sorority, Panhellenic Council, Camp War Eagle Counselor, volunteer at Lee County Humane Society and an Adopt-A-School tutor. She is a member of Sigma Pi business fraternity and a founding member of the AU College of Business' Executive Society.

Stewart, the daughter of the late L. Michael Stewart, is a senior in nursing. She has been head counselor of Camp War Eagle, a member of Presidents' Student Leadership Program and is a member of Omicron Delta Kappa and Mortar Board.

AU students will vote on Miss Homecoming on Thursday.

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