Posted October 28, 2010 Atlanta, GA
Lisa Grovenstein, 404-894-8835
Interviews and Student Body Votes Part of Selection Process
The Georgia Tech Student Center Programs Council recently announced the winners of the Homecoming 2010 Mr. Georgia Tech and Ms. Georgia Tech competition. Mr. Georgia Tech, John Hanson, and Ms. Georgia Tech, Makeda Cyrus, were presented at halftime of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Homecoming football game versus the University of Virginia Cavaliers on October 9, 2010.
Nominated by the Alpha Xi Delta Sorority, Hanson is a fifth year Industrial and Systems Engineering major from Peachtree City, Ga. Among his many activities, he is the president of the Student Alumni Association, a member of the Student Foundation Board of Trustees and also the former president of Executive Round Table.
Cyrus, who was nominated by the African American Student Union, is a fifth year Civil Engineering major, captain of Georgia Tech Goldrush Dance Team, a Georgia Tech Ambassador and vice president of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She is the former president of the Caribbean Students Association and as assistant coordinator of Angels for Haiti, Makeda raised over $5,000 for earthquake victims.
The winners were selected through two rounds of interviews, a presentation on how their Georgia Tech experience has prepared them for the future and a vote by the Georgia Tech student body.