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News Release
 
09/25/12

State Senator Lavon and Robin Heidemann named grand marshals of Peru State’s 92nd Annual Homecoming Parade

 

(Peru, Neb.) The Peru State College (PSC) Student Senate today announced their selection of State Senator Lavon Heidemann and his wife, Robin, as grand marshals of the college’s 92nd Annual Homecoming Parade. The parade begins at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29 in downtown Peru.

Student Senate President Ellen Larsen said, “We could not have picked better candidates for our grand marshals. The Heidemanns have done so much for Peru State. This is a small token of our appreciation for their leadership and friendship throughout the years.”

PSC President Dan Hanson said, “Student Senate made an excellent choice with their selection of the Heidemanns as grand marshals of our 92nd Annual Homecoming Parade. Lavon and Robin have served southeast Nebraska admirably throughout the years. I want to thank them for their support of higher education and for the investment they have made in southeast Nebraska.”

Robin Heidemann teaches third grade at Johnson County Central in Tecumseh.

Lavon Heidemann was elected to the Nebraska Legislature in 2004 and re-elected in 2008. He has served as chairman of the Appropriations Committee since 2007. He also serves on the Nebraska Retirement Systems Committee, Executive Board Committee, Reference Committee, Building and Maintenance Committee, Legislative Performance Audit Committee and State Planning Committee.

The Heidemanns live on a farm south of Elk Creek where they manage a diverse farming operation.

For more information on the parade or any of PSC’s Homecoming events, contact Student Activities Coordinator Chelsea Allgood at 402-872-2252 or callgood2@peru.edu, or contact Student Senate at 402-872-2329 or studentsenate@acornmail.peru.edu.