Peru hosts Trunk-or-Treat downtown and Boo Bash on Peru State campus.

Peru hosts Trunk-or-Treat downtown and Boo Bash on Peru State campus.

Peru, Nebraska – Peru State College and the Peru Chamber of Commerce hostedg Halloween events for area elementary school children and their parents on Sunday, October 30. The event was held in downtown Peru and on the Peru State College campus.

The Peru State Men's Basketball Team hosted games at the Trunk-or-Treat downtown. Eric Behrens, Matt Crouch and Ben Cruickshank watch as Preston Crawford, Ross Goering and Weston Paschal play.

The Peru State Men’s Basketball Team hosted games at the Trunk-or-Treat downtown. Eric Behrens, Matt Crouch and Ben Cruickshank watch as Preston Crawford, Ross Goering and Wesley Paschal play.

 

The four-and-under costume competition was fierce. Peri Sayer, Jasper Shaw, Elsie Hogue, Ghostbuster, Burke Hardy and Henry Montanelli competed.

The four-and-under costume competition was fierce. Peri Sayer (witch), Jasper Shaw (Ninja Turtle), Elsie Hogue (unicorn), Albert Marquez (Ghostbuster), Burke Hardy (Braveheart) and Henry Montanelli (dinosaur) competed.

 

Shawn Gaskill and Sophie Marks, students at Peru State, judged the Trunk-or-Treat Costume Contest.

Shawn Gaskill and Sophie Marks, students at Peru State, judged the Trunk-or-Treat Costume Contest.

 

Dan Hanson, president of Peru State College, shows Gideon Hogue there's nothing to fear from this bobcat!

Dan Hanson, president of Peru State College, shows Gideon Hogue there’s nothing to fear from this bobcat!

 

Roux Neveau bowling with a pumpkin as part of the science club's Boo Bash games!

With the help of Samantha Carlson, Roux Neveau (Snow White) sets up the strike at Kappa Omicron Rho’s Pumpkin Bowling station.

 

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Autumn Gardner is getting a treat in Morgan Hall from Carlene Riley and Marivelle Magana.

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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