William Woods Announces CourtWarming Court

William Woods University students recently selected their 2011 CourtWarming King and Queen. Drew Neudecker, a management information systems and business administration major from Alton, Ill., was voted king, and Katie Klingemann, a physical education major from St. Louis, Mo., was chosen queen.


Members of the court were: Lucas Watson, Louisiana, Mo.; Lisa Burke, Louisburg, Kan.; Zach Hurst, Jefferson City, Mo.; Maddie Ortego, Fayetteville, Ark.; Ryan Ellis, Ballwin, Mo.; Ashlee Schlueter, Holts Summit, Mo.; Jason Rose, Louisburg, Kan., and Lauren Soukup, Imperial, Mo.


Coronation of the court took place Feb. 5 between the women’s and men’s basketball games against Harris-Stowe State University in the Anderson Arena of the Helen Stephens Sports Complex.


The event marked the end of William Woods University’s fourth annual CourtWarming Week, a tradition introduced by the WWU’s Student Alumni Council to encourage school spirit.



CourtWarming royalty at William Woods University are Katie Klingemann, queen, and Drew Neudecker, king.


Members of the court (left to right) are: Lucas Watson, Lisa Burke, Zach Hurst, Maddie Ortego, Katie Klingemann, Drew Neudecker, Ryan Ellis, Ashlee Schlueter, Jason Rose and Lauren Soukup.