University of Mount Olive Names Homecoming King and Queen

MOUNT OLIVE – Jonathan Tedder of Wilson and Jennifer Floyd of Hope Mills were named as the 2012 University of Mount Olive Homecoming King and Queen during the 47th annual Pickle Classic Tournament.
Sixteen students were nominated by their peers to participate in this year’s Homecoming Court. The winners were selected by the student body.
Tedder, son of Michael and Kelli Tedder, is a junior biology major. He is a Resident Assistant and involved in CFFA, Concert Choir, Chamber Choir and Concert Band.  For fun Tedder enjoys running, working out, hanging out with friends, going to athletic games, hunting and fishing.
Floyd, daughter of Bill and Kim Floyd, is a senior biology major.  Jennifer is a College Ambassador, Peer Mentor, member of the Honors Program, member of the Women’s Soccer team, and president of Tri Beta and Henderson Science Club.  For fun, Jennifer enjoys working out, volunteering and cheering for WVU athletics.
The Homecoming King and Queen will represent University of Mount Olive at the NC Pickle Festival and the Mount Olive Christmas Parade, among other functions.
University of Mount Olive is a private institution rooted in the liberal arts tradition with defining Christian values. The College, sponsored by the Convention of Original Free Will Baptists, has locations in Mount Olive, New Bern, Wilmington, Goldsboro, Research Triangle Park, Washington, and Jacksonville.  For more information, visit
Pictured at Top:  Ollie, the mascot for Mt. Olive Pickle Co.; Dr. Philip P. Kerstetter, president of University of Mount Olive; Jonathan Tedder, MOC Homecoming King; Jennifer Floyd, MOC Homecoming Queen; Mary Kerstetter and the University of Mount Olive Trojan mascot.
Pictured at Right: University of Mount Olive Homecoming King and Queen Jonathan Tedder and Jennifer Floyd