Preparations for Chadron State College’s Heroes Homecoming are building with a number of events leading up to the Oct. 5 football game against Adams State with a 1:30 p.m. start.
Voting has commenced for homecoming royalty and will end at noon on Oct. 3. The king and queen will be crowned at the Spirit Rally at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 3 in the Armstrong Gym.
Bed sheet posters created by campus groups have been submitted and will be on display after they are judged. Yard art on campus and in the community will be judged Oct. 3 at noon.
The traditional Lighting of C Hill will take place at the clock tower Oct. 2 at 6 p.m.
The Eagle 5k run/walk, organized by Chris Green, Nelson Physical Activity Center, will start at 8 a.m. Registration takes place on the west side of the NPAC from 7-7:45 a.m.
High schools bands from Valentine and Crawford plan to participate in the Chadron State College Homecoming parade Oct, 5. The parade starts at 9:30 a.m. at the corner of First and Main. There is no need to pre-register. However, different types of entries are required to line up in different locations near the starting point, so participants should consult the parade rules online.
A full schedule of all student and alumni events is available at on the CSC website.
Karen Pope, director of alumni and development, said, “Our office always looks forward to homecoming. So many come back to see us and it is a lot of fun to see them. There are some remarkable changes on campus this year, even if they were here a year ago. It’s exciting to share that with them.”
2013 Heroes Homecoming royalty candidates:
Ag Club - Adam Deiterman and Katie Whalen
Allies - Amanda Gibbs and Katie Lou Krebs
Band - Tom Frear and Elizabeth Orr
Blue Key - Glen Clinton
CAB - Lane Swedberg and Reba Jackson
Cardinal Key - Jessie Thalheim
Chi Alpha - Jesse Young and Ashley Young
Choir - Brendan Mead and Arielle Tiensvold
College Republicans - Deon Allen
FCS - Cyndi Thomas
Health Professions - Daniel Regier and Kate Phelps
HPER Club - Brandon White and Kelli Johnson
International Club - Jorge Flores and Mercy Gagnon
MTNA - Derek Phelps and Amy Graham
NAfME - Curtis Stevens and Holly Bracht
Natural Sciences Club - Jason Yuill and Maggie Darnell
Newman House - Jacob Rissler and Kaitlyn Higgins
NOCS - Tell Deatrich and Heather Wing
Nu Delta Alpha - Ariel Sikes
Omega Phi Rho - Xavier Kvistad
Outdoor Adventure Club - Kirby Krogman and Katie Steele
Pre-vet - Holly Doyle
Public Relations - Sam Parker and Justy Bullington
Residence Life - Jazz Bozner and Apolonia Calleja
Revive - James Radar and Mariah Radar
Rodeo Club - Collin Chytka and Jessie Sturman
Student Senate - Jon Lordino and Dani Buckley
Sigma Tau Delta - Jacob Smiley and Hannah Clark
Social Sciences - Russel Zephier and Erin Dunn
Social Work - Dalton Boden and Dani Grothe
Sports Medicine - Coleman Ahrens and Kristine Bond
Student Alumni Council - Beth Wroblewski
The Eagle - Spike Jordan and Ashley Swanson
The Pit - Fred Culp and Jennie Robbins
War Eagles - Evan Baker and Kalee Brewer
Wildlife Club - Jason Clark and Amanda Hicks
Women's Rugby - Mariah Gaston