October 9, 2021

Carolyn Cates was nominated as a 2021 Homecoming Queen candidate at Southwest Baptist University.

Candidates are nominated and voted on by their peers. SBU Homecoming took place Friday, Oct. 1 and Saturday, Oct. 2.

Cates is a senior elementary education major from Lee’s Summit. She is the daughter of Janel and Dr. Thomas G. Cates III. After graduation, she plans to begin teaching elementary school in the Lee’s Summit area and eventually get her master’s degree in administration to become a principal.