Omaha natives crowned Homecoming King and Queen.

Omaha natives crowned Homecoming King and Queen.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 3, 2016, 11:00 a.m. CDT

Contact Jason Hogue, Peru State College Marketing and Communications, 402.872.2429

 

Peru, Nebraska- Seniors Chelsea Reznicek and Robbie Gilbert of Omaha were crowned Peru State College’s 2016 Homecoming king and queen on Saturday, October 1, by President Dan Hanson, First Lady Elaine Hanson and 2015’s Homecoming queen, Chelsea Turek. The winners were elected by the Peru State student body.

Chelsea Reznicek is the daughter of Mark and Patty Reznicek. She is majoring in Biology, with a minor in Exercise Science. After graduation, she plans on attending physical therapy school in order to become a pediatric physical therapist.

On campus, Reznicek is a member of the softball team, Phi Epsilon Kappa, Student Athlete Advisory Council, and is also a student ambassador for the Admissions Department. She enjoys boating, eating all of the desserts she bakes and playing with her pet chicken, Stanley.

Robbie Gilbert is the son of Jill and Ed Gilbert. He is majoring in K-12 Special Education with a Coaching Endorsement, and plans on teaching special education and coaching football after graduation.

On campus, Gilbert is a resident assistant, student ambassador and active intramural participant. In his spare time, Robbie is a volunteer assistant football coach for the Auburn Bulldogs and fantasy football guru.

 

Homecoming King and Queen, Robbie Gilbert and Chelsea Reznicek.

Homecoming King and Queen, Robbie Gilbert and Chelsea Reznicek. Photo courtesy of Dr. Bill Clemente.

 

Homecoming Queen, Chelsea Reznicek, with Peru State President Dr. Dan Hanson.

Homecoming Queen, Chelsea Reznicek, with Peru State President Dr. Dan Hanson.  Photo courtesy of Dr. Bill Clemente.

 

2016 Homecoming Court

2016 Homecoming Court, from left to right, John Ostrander, Charleen Marsh, Eric Morrison-Smith, Morgan Zurek, Tristen Nelson, Emily Hausmann, Gunnar Orcutt, Chelsea Reznicek, Robbie Gilbert, Marisa Pribnow, Zakarias Ruei, Holly Kurz, Tanner Fischer, Josephine Tennant, Ryan Zuhlke and Kelsey Young.

 

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For more information, visit www.peru.edu or call 1-800-742-4412.

About Peru State College: Nestled in the historic hills of the Missouri River, the “Campus of a Thousand Oaks” is Nebraska’s oldest college and will celebrate its sesquicentennial anniversary in 2017.  Peru State College’s constant commitment to academic excellence has resulted in a unique and innovative mix of online, traditional, undergraduate and graduate programs.  Similarly, the college’s ongoing student engagement promotes inquiry, discovery and innovation on-campus and across the region.  Peru State College is committed to being a good steward of education, students, the region and Nebraska for another 150 years.