The student body of Peru State College has chosen its 2023 Homecoming Court, whose members were recognized and featured in the annual homecoming parade and halftime ceremony of the football game between Peru State and Missouri Valley College. The title of 2023 Peru State Homecoming King and Queen was awarded to Devin Adams of Pembroke Pines, FL, and Alyse Foster of Indianola, NE, respectively, during the halftime of the football game held on Saturday, September 30, at the Oak Bowl. 

The Senior Queen representatives were Sarah Davis-Kovarik of Palmyra, NE, Lara Wells of Girard, KS, Laini Fullerton of Lincoln, NE, and Elaina Riley of Auburn, NE. Senior King representatives were Garrison Dodge of Oakland, NE, Sawyer Kinnison of Nebraska City, NE, Carson Maas of Papillion, NE, and Carson Vinsky of Murrieta, CA. 

Gracie Wenzel of Arthur, NE, and Jackson White of Kansas City, KS were the Junior representatives. Jami Mans of Fairbury, NE, and Tobin Wingender of Omaha, NE were the Sophomore representatives, and Halle Thompson of Nebraska City, NE, and Lucas Hrabik of Louisville, NE were the Freshman representatives.

Nestled in the hills of historic southeast Nebraska, Peru State College offers a mix of innovative online and traditional classroom undergraduate and graduate programs, including online graduate degrees in education and organizational management.

Established in 1867 as Nebraska’s first college, Peru State has transformed over the past century and a half into a state-of-the-art institution offering diverse, multifaceted educational programs annually to nearly 2,000 students.