Peru State announces 2015 Homecoming Court

October 8, 2015, 3:00 p.m. CDT
Contact: Rebecca Johnson, Peru State College Marketing and Communications, 402.872.2409


Peru State announces 2015 Homecoming Court

Royalty to be crowned during halftime of football game on Saturday, Oct. 31

(Peru, Neb.) Peru State College today announced its 2015 Homecoming Court.

Candidates, selected by the student body, will be featured in the annual homecoming parade that begins at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 31 in downtown Peru.

Coronation of the king and queen will take place at halftime of the Peru State vs. Graceland University football game, beginning at 2 p.m. in the Oak Bowl. Admission is $8 for adults, $7 for seniors (age 65 and older) and $5 for non-Peru State students ages 7-17. Peru State students with a student ID and children six and younger are admitted free.


2015 Peru State Homecoming Court

Homecoming Court members are listed below along with their majors and hometowns.

Queen Candidates (Senior Women):
• Millie Anderson – Elmwood – Business Administration
• Allie Buesing – Cozad – Sport and Exercise Science
• Whitini Redman – Holyoke, CO – Biochemical Science
• April Taggs – Harlan, IA – Criminal Justice Counseling
• Chelsea Turek – York – English Teaching and Psychology

King Candidates (Senior Men):
• Briar Burr – Wood River – Exercise Science
• Gregory Conry – Harlan, IA – Elementary Education
• Nicholas Girard – Peru – Biochemical Science
• Logan Paben – Columbus – Middle Grades Education
• Michael Smith – Kansas City, MO – Psychology

Junior Representatives:
• Nicole Reznicek – Omaha – Middle Grades Education
• Evan Davies – Omaha – Criminal Justice Counseling

Sophomore Representatives:
• Ryan Christensen – Omaha – English
• Taylor Eltiste – Tecumseh – Music Education

Freshman Representatives:
• Kaitlyn Tennant – Thornton, CO – Elementary Education
• Shawn Gaskill – Omaha – Criminal Justice Administration

For more information, visit or call 1-800-742-4412.
About Peru State College: Peru State’s “Campus of a Thousand Oaks,” an arboretum, is nestled in historic southeast Nebraska. The state’s first college, Peru State offers a unique mix of innovative online and traditional classroom undergraduate and graduate programs, including online graduate degrees in education and organizational management. It is a college of choice fostering excellence and student achievement through engagement in a culture that promotes inquiry, discovery and innovation.