Florida State University Alumni Association

The Student Alumni Association is proud to partner with SGA to host the annual Homecoming Parade and Homecoming Court. We look forward to another great Homecoming Week!

Homecoming Parade

Friday, November 15 | 2:00 p.m

The parade will feature the usual colorful array of floats and participants from campus and community groups and, of course, Renegade, Osceola, FSU cheerleaders, the candidates for Chief and Princess and the Marching Chiefs.
View parade route


Homecoming Court

Congratulations to the members of the 2013 Homecoming Court!

Chief candidates

Thomas Ciavarella
Gerald Law
Blake Kurleman
Itai Raz
David Russell
Cordy Scarlett


Princess candidates

Jana Arnold
Natalie Nadeau
Sara Saxner
Jessica Smith
Kayleigh Whitman
Hannah Wilson


Please return to this webpage on Wednesday, Nov. 13, to vote for your 2013 Homecoming Chief and Princess.


Eligibility Requirements

  • All applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students who have attended The Florida State University for at least one academic year.
  • All applicants must have at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average and have completed, or be registered for completion of 90 or more hours. Graduate students must have at least a 3.0 FSU graduate grade point average and at least 18 graduate credit hours completed.
  • All undergraduate applicants must be enrolled at least 12 hours in the semester of their candidacy. All graduate applicants must be enrolled in the appropriate number of semester credit hours as determined by their graduate department. Those undergraduate seniors requiring less than 12 hours to graduate in Fall 2013 may be exempted. Written documentation must be submitted from the appropriate office(s).

Selection Criteria

Criteria for selecting six male candidates for Chief and six female candidates for Princess are:

  • Applicant’s interview
    Clarity of expression/speech, awareness of campus issues, future focus/contribution, poise and confidence.

  • Academic excellence
    Overall GPA and academic awards and accomplishments.

  • FSU involvement and leadership
    Length, breadth, depth, and diversity of involvement, overall leadership, accomplishments, and positions held.

  • Community service
    Type of community service, amount of community service, variety of community service.

  • Overall presentation
    Passion for FSU, ability to represent the university and other considerations contingent on interview and application.


We thank our corporate sponsors for their support: Church Hill Classics, Legacy Toyota, Liberty Mutual | Mercer, and The FSU Tag Church Hill Classics Florida Prepaid College Board Show Your Pride, Brag with the Tag Legacy Toyota Liberty Mutual Insurance MERCER

For assistance or questions please contact:

Student Alumni Association
(850) 644-1484

Learn more about Homecoming 2011: homecoming.fsu.edu

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