The 2009 Swarm Day king and queen candidates have been named at Black Hills State University.

The homecoming celebration will begin Monday, Sept. 14 with activities daily for students. Coronation will take place on Thursday, Sept. 17 at 7:00 p.m. in the Jacket Legacy room inside the Student Union. Various programs at BHSU are sponsoring exciting events throughout the week ultimately concluding on Saturday Sept. 19 at Lyle Hare Stadium where this year’s Swarm Day game will take place. This year’s homecoming theme is “Starring Sting” with the Yellow Jacket (Sting, the mascot) in the lead role of favorite movies.

The homecoming king candidates are Phil Braun, senior theatre and mass communication from Gregory; Alex Hanson, senior professional accountancy major from Aberdeen; Steven Doyle, senior business management major, from Rapid City; Joshua Wood senior physical education major from Manitou Springs, Colo.; Dylan Wince, senior social science and history education major from Rapid City.

This year’s candidates for the title of queen Kimberly Ulmen, senior music education from Kadoka; Ashley Uthe, senior elementary education major from Presho; Ashton VandenHoek, senior vocal music education major from Grand Rapids, Mich.; Morgan Casey, senior elementary education, early childhood special education, and K-12 special education major from Yankton; Kayla Schuring, senior elementary education major from Groton.

Below is a schedule for all of the events homecoming week has to offer with dates, times, and locations. For additional information regarding Swarm Day please call the Student Union Information Center at 642-6062 or visit www.BHSU.edu/SwarmDays.