Rhonda Bates Elected 2013 Homecoming Queen
October 12, 2013
Rhonda Bates is elected 2013 Homecoming Queen. Originally from Philadelphia, Rhonda was majoring in Human Development and Family Studies. She served as president of the Student Minority Advisory and Recruitment Team (SMART) and as co-director of the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Day of Service. Rhonda became the second straight African American to be elected Homecoming Queen at Penn State, and the fifth overall to wear the crown.