Morningside College announces 2019 Homecoming court

Sep 23, 2019

Sioux City, IA – Morningside College seniors Diego Marquez and Emma Gerber were announced as this year’s Homecoming king and queen on Sept. 17 at the annual coronation ceremony in Eppley Auditorium on the Morningside campus.

Diego Marquez is from Sioux City, Iowa and is the son of Magali and Marc Fuehrer. He is a mass communications major and serves as the captain for the dance team and as a student ambassador for Admissions. His favorite Morningside memory is representing Morningside alongside his teammates at the NAIA National Dance Championships and bringing home a top placement and a best all-time finish. 

Emma Gerber is from Worthington, Minn. and is the daughter of Jay and Julie Gerber. She is a nursing major and involved with the women’s volleyball team and the Morningside Student Nurses Association. Emma has worked with the Red Cross and Boys and Girls Club through her clinical and class experiences in the Morningside nursing department and says that she has too many favorite memories at Morningside with her friends, teammates, and coaches to choose just one.

This year’s Homecoming court also included Rachel DeJong of Leota, Minn.; Sami Rosa of Omaha, Neb.; Grace Nordquist of Panora, Iowa; Clare Kortlever of Sioux Center, Iowa; Sara Larson of Sioux City, Iowa; Ethan Stratman of Wahoo, Neb.; Tyler Borchers of LeMars, Iowa; Tanner Rosenquist of Dannebrog, Neb.; Alex Borchers of South Sioux City, Neb.; and Michael Rizzi of Blue Springs, Mo.