THS grad crowned homecoming king at William Jewell College
A Tonganoxie High School graduate recently was crowned homecoming king at an area college.
Austin Baragary, a senior at William Jewell College in Liberty, Mo., was named homecoming king Sept. 28 during halftime of the WJC-South Dakota School of Mines and Technology football game at Greene Stadium on the WJC campus.
Baragary, a 2010 THS graduate. is president of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity, marketing intern for the Kansas City Opera and managing editor of the campus newspaper, The Hilltop Monitor. A Pryor Leadership Fellow, Baragary is majoring in rhetoric and political communication and minoring in nonprofit leadership. His other involvements include Mortar Board, the Order of Omega Greek Honor Society and Lambda Pi Eta Communication Honor Society. He studied abroad in Ireland.
This year’s queen was Charlotte Belshe of Denver.
A nonprofit leadership and Spanish major. Belshe is a Pryor Leadership Fellow and Cardinal Blazer, and also is involved in Mortar Board, Nonprofit Leadership Association and Alpha Gamma Delta. Her internship experience includes the Children’s Museum of Denver and the Kansas City chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. In the fall of 2012, Belshe studied abroad in Guatemala, Nicaragua and El Salvador.