A memorable Homecoming Week 2022 at the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga was capped off in victorious fashion on Sept. 17 when the nationally ranked Mocs football team defeated the University of North Alabama 41-14 at Finley Stadium.
The game attendance of 10,254 included first-year UTC students participating in the popular annual “Mocs Flock Finley” tradition by running out of the Mocs team entrance and across the field, and more than 200 area high school students were on hand to participate in Band Day.
The Homecoming Court was introduced during halftime festivities, which culminated with the crowning of the Homecoming King and Queen—Isaiah Owens, a theatre major and Innovations in Honors student from Murfreesboro, Tennessee, and Delali Gadzekpo, a vocal music education major, Brock Scholar and president of the Student Government Association who grew up in Maryville, Tennessee.
The UTC Alumni Board of Directors and the Division of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs also announced the two student recipients of Public Service Awards, which came with a $500 scholarship.
Seniors Emory Benson (Maryville, Tennessee) and Cornisha Barnes (Brownsville, Tennessee) were honored for their distinguished service to UTC and the Chattanooga community.
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A gallery of images from Homecoming Week festivities, as viewed through the lens of UTC photographer Angela Foster.