Snead State Announces 2017 Homecoming Queen and King

2/16/2017

Sophomores Abby Hawkins of Guntersville and C.J. Shell of Boaz were recently elected as the 2017 Snead State Homecoming Queen and King.

Abby and C.J. were announced as the queen and king at the homecoming games on Monday, Feb. 13. The Parsons defeated Southern Union in both games. The Lady Parsons won 65-42 while the men’s team went on to win 73-67.

A total of eight freshmen and 10 sophomores were selected to serve on Snead State’s Homecoming Court.

Representing the sophomores were Alyssa Angel of Albertville, Alexis Daniels of Arab, Abby Hawkins of Guntersville, Jasmine Mitchell of Attalla, Ashley Norris of Sand Rock, Ethan Abston of Huntsville, Zachary Belvin of Scottsboro, CJ Shell of Boaz, Brady Williams of Crossville, and Tyler Yearwood of Cullman.

Alyssa Angel is the daughter of Teri and Robert Angel. A 2015 graduate of Albertville High School, she plans to earn an Associate degree in General Education from Snead State Community College. She is an Ambassador and a member of Sigma Kappa Delta. She is currently on a General Scholarship at Snead as well as a Snead State Community College Alumni Association Scholarship. She is a member of Compassion City Church in Boaz, AL. She plans on pursuing an Associate Degree in Diagnostic Imaging and her Bachelor’s degree after Snead.

Alexis Daniels is the daughter of Glenn and Angie Daniels. A 2015 graduate from Arab High School, Daniels is pursuing an Associate Degree in Science from Snead State Community College. She is currently a member of the Snead State Women’s Tennis Team, Phi Theta Kappa, and an Academic Success Center Tutor. Outside of Snead, Daniels is a member of Union Grove First Baptist. She is currently on an Athletic Scholarship through tennis at Snead. She plans to pursue her Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering from the University of South Alabama or Auburn University.

Abby Hawkins is the daughter of Carey and Denise Hawkins and is a 2015 graduate of Guntersville High School. She is pursuing an Associate degree in Business and is currently on an Academic Achievement Scholarship at Snead State Community College. Hawkins is Snead State’s Student Government Association President along with being the Vice President of Ambassadors and Vice President of Fellowship for Phi Theta Kappa at Snead. She is a member of Sigma Kappa Delta and the Snead State Alumni Association. Her future plans are to attend the University of Alabama in the fall of 2017 and complete her schooling with a Bachelor’s in Finance.

Jasmine Mitchell is the daughter of Jennifer and Cortney Thompson. Mitchell graduated from Etowah High School in 2015 and is currently on an Athletic Scholarship for Cheer at Snead State Community College. Mitchell is pursuing an Associate degree in General Education. She is Leader of Public Relations in Phi Theta Kappa at Snead as well as being an Ambassador. She is a member of Sigma Kappa Delta and the Snead State Cheer Team. Mitchell plans on furthering her education at the University of South Alabama in the fall of 2017 to pursue a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing.

Ashley Norris is the daughter of Scott and Donna Norris. A 2015 graduate of Sand Rock High School, she plans to earn an Associate degree in Science and Wellness from Snead State Community College. Norris is currently on an Athletic scholarship at Snead through Volleyball. She is a member of the Snead State Volleyball team and Sigma Kappa Delta. Norris is President of the Ambassadors and Vice President of Snead’s Student Government Association and Vice President of Service in Phi Theta Kappa. Outside of the Snead State campus, Norris coaches a travel volleyball team and participates in mission work through her church. Her future consists of transferring to Jacksonville State University in the fall of 2017 and pursuing a Bachelor’s in Physical Education.

Ethan Abston is the son of Mac and Elaine Abston. Abston graduated from Huntsville High School in 2015 and is currently on Athletic scholarship through Baseball at Snead State Community College. He plans to earn an Associate degree in General Education and transfer to the University of Alabama in the fall of 2017 to pursue a Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering.

Zachary Belvin is the son of Felicia and Bo Harding. A 2015 graduate of Woodville High School, he plans to earn an Associate degree in General Education at Snead State Community College. He is currently an Ambassador and a member of the Snead State Men’s Golf Team. Belvin has made future plans to attend Athens State in the fall of 2017 to pursue a Bachelor’s in Secondary Education-History.

CJ Shell is the son of Michael and Marissa Shell and is a 2015 graduate of Boaz High School. He is pursuing an Associate degree in Science and is currently on an Academic scholarship at Snead State Community College. Shell is the Public relations officer for Ambassadors and Membership Director of Phi Theta Kappa. He is also a member of Sigma Kappa Delta, the Snead State Cheer Team, and the Snead State Alumni Association. Shell plans on continuing his education at the University of Alabama at Birmingham to pursue a Bachelor’s in Nursing and his long term plans are to work in Anesthesiology.

Brady Williams is the son of Barry and Tammy Williams and a 2015 graduate of Crossville High School. Williams is currently on Presidential Scholarship at Snead State Community College where he plans to earn an Associate degree in Science. He is a member of Baptist Campus Ministries, Ambassadors, Phi Theta Kappa, and Sigma Kappa Delta. Outside of Snead’s campus, Williams is a member of Liberty United Baptist Church. His future is set at Samford University in the fall of 2017 to earn a Doctorate of Pharmacy.

Tyler Yearwood is the son of Ross and Amy Yearwood. A 2015 graduate of Fairview High School, Yearwood plans to earn an Associate degree in Business Education at Snead State Community College. Currently, Yearwood is on an Athletic scholarship for Basketball where he is a teammate of the Snead State Men’s Basketball Team. He is also a Resident Assistant at the Dorms on Campus. Outside of Snead’s campus, Yearwood is a member of Northbrook Baptist Church. He plans to attend Huntington College in the fall of 2017 where he will pursue a Bachelor’s in Sports Management.

Representing the freshmen are Sadie Brock of Addison, Jordan Gregoria of Alexandria, Haley Howard of Gurley, Alyssa Oliver of Walnut Grove, Caleb Bailey of Crossville, Jacob Coker of Southside, Jacob Hyde of Gadsden, and Payton Youngblood of Birmingham.

Sadie Brock is the daughter of Johnny Brock and Sherri Hayes. A 2016 graduate of Addison High School, she plans to earn an Associate degree in Science. She is currently on the Volleyball team where she also receives her Athletic scholarship to Snead State Community College. Outside of Snead, Brock is a member of Addison First Baptist Church. She will continue her college experience at the University of North Alabama in the fall of 2018 to obtain a Bachelor’s in Nursing.

Jordan Gregoria is the daughter of James and Angie Gregoria and she is a 2015 graduate of Alexandria High School. She is currently on the Women’s Golf Team where she also receives her Athletic scholarship to Snead State Community College. She is pursuing an Associate degree in Science. She is a member of Phi Theta Kappa and attends Mt. Zion Baptist Church outside of Snead. Gregoria plans to attend the University of Montevallo in the fall of 2018 to earn her Bachelor’s in Speech Pathology.

Haley Howard is the daughter of Hal and Kay Howard. Howard graduated from Buckhorn High School in 2016 and is now earning her Associate degree in Science on an Athletic scholarship for Volleyball at Snead State Community College. She is an Ambassador and member of Phi Theta Kappa. Outside of Snead, she is a member of Winchester Road Baptist Church. Howard plans to attend the University of Alabama in the fall of 2018 where she will pursue a Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering. Her long-term plans are to attend Law School.

Alyssa Oliver is the daughter of Michael and Shellie Elrod and Tracy and Joy Oliver. She is a 2016 graduate of West End High School and is currently on a Volleyball Manager Scholarship earning her Associate degree in Pre-Nursing at Snead State Community College. Outside of Snead, Oliver is a member of Aurora Missionary Baptist Church. She will continue to further her education at Jacksonville State University in the fall of 2018 where she will pursue a Bachelor’s in Nursing.

Caleb Bailey is the son of Dale and Karen Bailey and a 2016 graduate of Crossville High School. He plans to earn an Associate degree in History education and is currently on Presidential Scholarship at Snead State Community College. Bailey is a member of Ambassadors at Snead and Lifepoint Church in Albertville outside of Snead. He plans to pursue a Bachelor’s in Social Science Composite Secondary Education at Jacksonville State University.

Jacob Coker is the son of Lamar and Joan Coker. A 2016 graduate of Southside High School, he plans to pursue an Associate degree in Business at Snead State Community College. He is on an Academic Scholarship and is one the Snead State Baseball Team as well as a member of Phi Theta Kappa and Ambassadors. Coker will further his education at Auburn University in the fall of 2018 to earn a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.

Jacob Hyde is the son of Susan Hyde and a 2016 graduate of Gadsden City High School. At Snead State Community College, Hyde plans to earn an Associate degree in Engineering while he is on Athletic scholarship to be on the Snead State Men’s Basketball Team. He is a member of Meadowbrook Baptist Church outside of Snead and a member of Phi Theta Kappa. Hyde plans to earn his Bachelor’s degree after Snead.

Payton Youngblood is the son of Sallie and Tommy Youngblood. A 2016 graduate of Oak Mountain High School, he plans to earn an Associate degree in Biology at Snead State Community College. Youngblood is on the Snead State Men’s Basketball Team where he receives his Athletic scholarship. He is planning to pursue his Master’s in Chemical Engineering.


Sophomores C.J. Shell of Boaz and Abby Hawkins of Guntersville were recently elected as the 2017 Snead State Homecoming Queen and King. The two is pictured with Snead State Vice President for Student Services Jason Cannon, left, and 2016 Snead State Homecoming Queen Brooke Hubbard of Boaz.  

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