Peru State Homecoming Photos and News

Peru State Homecoming Photos and News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 5, 2016, 11:00 a.m. CDT
Contact Jason Hogue, Peru State College Marketing and Communications, 402.872.2429

Peru, Nebraska – Peru State College hosted its 2016 Homecoming celebration on October 1, 2016.

 

Dr. Dan Hanson presents a print of the Peru State College Sesquicentennial Painting by Todd Williams to Grand Marshal Jackson Howard and his guest,

At the reception for the 50-year College Reunion, Dr. Dan Hanson presents a print of the Peru State College Sesquicentennial Painting by Todd Williams to Homecoming Grand Marshal Jackson Howard and his guest, Mona Beach.  Photo courtesy of Dr. Bill Clemente.

 

Jackson Howard speaking at the Reunion.

Jackson Howard speaking at the Reunion. Photo courtesy of Dr. Bill Clemente.

 

Peru's nationally ranked Volleyball Team played Friday and Saturday night. These gentleman were there to cheer on their team!

Peru’s nationally ranked Volleyball Team played Friday and Saturday night. These gentleman were there to cheer on their team!  More information here on Friday and Saturday.

 

The start of Nebraska's Toughest Mile. Photo courtesy of Dr. Bill Clemente.

The start of Nebraska’s Toughest Mile. Photo courtesy of Dr. Bill Clemente.

 

Peru State's cheerleaders rode the fire trucks during Peru State's Homecoming Parade.

Peru State’s cheerleaders rode the fire trucks during Peru State’s Homecoming Parade.

 

This year the theme for Homecoming was "the Bobcat Life" with a strong Las Vegas twist. may be eloping!

This year the theme for Homecoming was “the Bobcat Life” with a strong Las Vegas twist. may be eloping!  Tristan Petts and

 

This group is just celebrating the Bachelorette Party in Vegas!

This group is just celebrating the Bachelorette Party in Vegas!  Rachel Carlos and Morgan Ritchie.

 

The Nodway-Holt Marching Trojans took to Peru's streets for the parade!

The Nodway-Holt Marching Trojans took to Peru’s streets for the parade!

 

The Marching Trojans!

The Marching Trojans!

 

Another photo of the Marching Trojans!

Another photo of the Marching Trojans!

 

Flag Corps!

Flag Corps!

 

Almost a thousand people visited Peru State's Campus for free food and entertainment!

More than a thousand people visited Peru State’s campus for free food and entertainment!

 

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Lee Sapp and Ilma Gottula enjoying a meal at Peru State!

 

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Artist-in-Resident and well-known cartoonist, Paul Fell created caricatures of campus visitors.

 

Gideon Hogue, son of Jason and Michelle Hogue, enjoying the fun and games on Peru State's campus.

Gideon Hogue, son of Jason and Michelle Hogue, enjoying the fun and games on Peru State’s campus.

 

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Sutton Smith also enjoyed herself.

 

The Peru State Choir sang the National Anthem before the homecoming game.

The Peru State Choir sang the National Anthem before the homecoming game. Photo courtesy of Dr. Bill Clemente.

 

Grand Marshal Jackson Howard after completing the honorary coin toss.

Grand Marshal Jackson Howard after completing the honorary coin toss.

 

The Peru State Bobcats taking the field!

The Peru State Bobcats taking the field!

 

Great tackle by against #3 in the nation, Baker University!

Great tackle by Gunnar Orcutt against #3 in the nation, Baker University!  More information on the game here.

 

More than 1500 people attended Saturday afternoon's game.

More than 1500 people attended Saturday afternoon’s game.

 

Homecoming King and Queen, Robbie Gilbert and Chelsea Reznicek.

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

 

Dan and Elaine Hanson crowing Robbie Gilbert.

Dan and Elaine Hanson crowning Robbie Gilbert (with Dr. Bill Clemente in foreground).