Peru, Nebraska – Peru State College hosted Homecoming on October 28, 2017. Activities were planned for the entire week leading up to Homecoming.
Earlier in the Week:
All-Campus photo taken the morning of October 24, 2017.
The entrance to the second floor Al Wheeler Activity Center bridge. The Bobcat head was inspired by previous years decorating traditions. Many buildings on campus were decorated for homecoming, a historic homecoming tradition. Photo by Bill Clemente.
Jackson Berkey of Manheim Steamroller was the guest composer at the Peru State Choir concert, Heritage held Thursday. The Women’s Choir stand behind him with staff accompanist, Liz Stinman, at the piano. Photo by Bill Clemente.
The Peru State Theatre Company performed The Arsonists. Photo by Bill Clemente.
Friday, October 27
Victor Issa speaking after the unveiling of his statue, Power of Thought. The statue was commissioned by longtime faculty member Dr. Daryl Long and his wife, Peggy. Photo by Brandi Hull.
Peru State faculty and staff were challenged to a game of volleyball by Peru State students. Photo by Bill Clemente.
Saturday, October 28
Nebraska’s Toughest Mile runners take off! Photo by Bill Clemente.
Bill Clemente emceeing the parade for the 25th year. Photo by Anna Naber.
2016 Homecoming King Robbie Gilbert and Homecoming Queen Chelsea Reznicek wave from the back of a truck loaned to the Peru State Student Senate by Larson Motors. Photo by Anna Naber.
Daryl Long drives his wife, Peggy Long, and his assigned ‘driver,’ Amy Mincer in a Ford Mustang convertible loaned to the Peru State Student Senate by Larson Motors of Nebraska City. Photo by Anna Naber.
2017 Homecoming King Gunnar Orcutt and Queen Nicole Osborn riding in the back of a truck loaned to the Peru State Student Senate by Larson Motors. Photo by Anna Naber.
Food being served on the quad as part of the Tailgate. Photo by Bill Clemente.
The Hoyt Street Jazz Band, led by Dr. Ken Meints, played on the quad during the tailgate event before the game. Photo by Bill Clemente.
Dan Sullivan, author of the new sesquicentennial history book of the College, signing books. Photo by Bill Clemente.
The ribbon-cutting for Delzell Hall. Delzell Hall was renovated over the 2016-17 school year and reopened for students in August. Photo by Bill Clemente.
Gunnar Orcutt being crowned Homecoming King during halftime of the game. CC Evangelist Harmon, the Homecoming Queen from 1967, and Elaine Hanson, the First Lady of Peru, are crowning Orcutt. Photo by Neiman Sneed.
The 2017 Homecoming Court. Photo by Bill Clemente.
Dan Boshart scoring a touchdown against Graceland University. Photo by Neiman Sneed.