Josiah D’Albini, Ottawa, is a candidate for Homecoming at Emporia State University. Royalty will be crowned during halftime of the football game Oct. 12 between the Emporia State Hornets and the Southwest Baptist University Bearcats. Candidates were nominated by Recognized Student Organizations. A sociology major, D’Albini was nominated by Associated Student Government.

Homecoming activities on Oct. 12 include a parade in downtown Emporia beginning at 11:30 a.m. For more information about Homecoming and activities, see

The football game kicks off at 2:30 p.m.