Peru State Sesquicentennial Committee attends Proclamation Ceremony with Governor Pete Ricketts

Peru State Sesquicentennial Committee attends Proclamation Ceremony with Governor Pete Ricketts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
3:00 p.m., July 10, 2017
Jason R. Hogue, Director of Communications, Peru State College, jhogue@peru.edu, 402-872-2429

 

Lincoln, Nebraska – Members of the Peru State Sesquicentennial Planning Committee attended a proclamation ceremony in the Nebraska State Capitol Building.  Governor Pete Ricketts hosted the event in the Warner Chamber and ceremoniously signed the proclamation previously issued to honor Peru State College’s 150th Anniversary on June 20.

Among his remarks, Ricketts praised the College’s long history and expressed how enjoyable his recent visit to campus had been.  Ricketts visited Peru State in May and served as the keynote speaker at spring commencement.

Dr. Sara Crook, professor of history, spoke on behalf of the Peru State delegation, “On behalf of President Hanson, the PSC Sesquicentennial Committee, and the entire campus community, we thank you, Governor Ricketts, for the proclamation recognizing our College’s 150th anniversary.”

“It is our intention to continue PSC’s strong tradition of engaging our students, and our surrounding communities, in educational efforts into the next 150 years.”

Dr. Sara Crook speaking on behalf of the Sesquicentennial Planning Committee and Peru State College. Governor Ricketts stands to the left. Dr. Spence Davis, professor of history; Michelle Kaiser, Peru State alum; and Jason Hogue, Director of Marketing and Communications, also attended.

Dr. Sara Crook speaking on behalf of the Sesquicentennial Planning Committee and Peru State College. Governor Ricketts stands to the left. Dr. Spencer Davis, professor of history; Vivian Davis (not pictured); Michelle Kaiser, Peru State alum; and Jason Hogue, Director of Marketing and Communications, also represented Peru State.

Dr. Sara Crook and Governor Pete Ricketts show the signed proclamation. Dr. Spence Davis, professor of history; Michelle Kaiser, Peru State alum; and Jason Hogue, Director of Marketing and Communications, also attended the ceremony.

Dr. Sara Crook and Governor Pete Ricketts show the signed proclamation. Dr. Spencer Davis, professor of history; Vivian Davis (not pictured); Michelle Kaiser, Peru State alum; and Jason Hogue, Director of Marketing and Communications, also attended the ceremony.

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