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News Release

Registrations for Peru State College Homecoming Parade Entries Now Being Accepted


(Peru, Neb.) Members of the Peru State College (PSC) Student Senate today announced details of the College’s 89th Annual Homecoming Parade, which will begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 31. In the spirit of Halloween, the theme for this year’s festivities is “Nightmare on Hoyt Street.”

Parade entry forms, which are available online at, must be returned to the PSC Student Senate office by Thursday, Oct. 15. Cash prizes will be awarded based on those entries which best represent the theme as follows:

  • Floats - First place, $150; second place, $125; and third place, $100.
  • Decorated Vehicles - First place, $100; second place, $75; and third place, $50.
  • Classic Cars, Jeeps and Harley Davidson’s – Trophies will be awarded for first through third places.
  • Costumes - There will be two categories, including college students and children. First place, $25; second place, $15; and third place, $10; for each category. All young students (not college-age) and children will receive a bag of candy for participating. Parents of young children are encouraged to walk in the parade with them.

Parade participants will be contacted directly with additional information regarding the route and line-up. For more information on the parade or any of PSC’s homecoming events, contact Student Activities Coordinator Chelsea Allgood at 402-872-2252 or or Student Senate President Susan Reynolds at 402-872-2329 or