OBU Announces 2014 Harvest Court Winners

November 8, 2014

Pictured left to right: Zach Cramer, Most Servant-Like Man; Katlin Medlin, Most Servant-Like Woman; Cullen Swearingen, Best All-Around Man; Karleigh Schrick, Best All-Around Woman; Sammy Andrews, Harvest King; and Hannah Burnett, Harvest Queen.

Harvest court honors outstanding seniors who were nominated by their peers in six different categories: harvest king, harvest queen, best all-around man, best all-around woman, most servant-like man and most servant-like woman. The student body voted Monday, Nov. 3, to select winners in each category.

The 2014 Harvest Queen is Hannah Burnett, a family and community service major from Richardson, Texas. The 2014 Harvest King is Sammy Andrews, a musical arts major with a voice emphasis from Checotah, Oklahoma.

The 2014 Best All-Around Woman is Karleigh Schrick, a communications studies major from Montrose, Colorado. The 2014 Best All-Around Man is Cullen Swearingen, an anthropology and Bible major from Topeka, Kansas.

The 2014 Most Servant-Like Woman is Katlin Medlin a nursing major from Olathe, Kansas. The 2014 Most Servant-Like Man is Zach Cramer, a Bible major from Topeka, Kansas.

OBU has a long standing tradition of crowning of the Harvest Queen, with the first queen being crowned in 1920. The tradition of crowning a Harvest King was added in 1996, along with the categories of Most Servant-Like Man and Woman and Best All-Around Man and Woman.

Finalists for Harvest Queen included Burnett; Chelsea Abinah, a pre-counseling major from Edmond, Oklahoma; and Emily Elkins, an elementary education major from Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Finalists for Harvest King included Andrews; Parker Hunt, an English major from Cypress, Texas; and Cody Moser, a biblical languages and student ministry major from Noble, Oklahoma.

The finalists for Best All-Around Woman included Schrick; Mary Criner, a marketing major from Haskell, Oklahoma; Lexi Masters, a psychology major from Carbondale, Kansas; and Allie Preston, a biology major from Abilene, Texas.

The finalists for Best All-Around Man included Swearingen; Micah Keeney, a Bible major from Bartlesville, Oklahoma; and Keaton Nye, a digital media arts major from Shawnee, Oklahoma.

Seniors named as finalists for Most Servant-Like Woman included Medlin; Hannah Johnson, a nursing major from Bartlesville, Oklahoma; and Katy Wells, a family and community service major from Paoli, Oklahoma.

Seniors named as finalists for Most Servant-Like Man included Cramer; Khalil Benalioulhaj, an international business major from Norman, Oklahoma; and Jordan Davis, a Bible and philosophy double major from Oklahoma City.