Chadron State College
Chadron State College

Ivy Day set for Friday

May 5, 2015

CHADRON – Ivy Day, one of Chadron State College’s longest standing traditions dating back to 1920, is scheduled for Friday in Memorial Hall’s Auditorium at 7 p.m. The event, which honors graduating seniors, is co-hosted by the Blue Key and Cardinal Key national honor societies and can also be seen at

Ivy Day royalty, selected by a vote of the student body, will be crowned during the ceremony. In addition, the event also will feature departmental awards and the presentation of the Platinum Eagle, awarded annually to one female and one male student who have exhibited outstanding campus involvement.

Female Platinum Eagle nominees are: Diane Baluska of Kimball, Neb., Justy Bullington of Chadron, Cheyenne Deering of Wall, S.D., Kelsey Empfield of Scottsbluff, Neb. and Chelsea Owen of Valentine, Neb. Male Platinum Eagle nominees are Alex Coon of Bayard, Neb., Jacob Brunette of Pinedale, Wyo., Jacob Murphy of Harrison, Neb., Daniel Regier of Imperial, Neb. and Jacob Rissler of Gillette, Wyo.

Ivy Day Queen nominees are Kristine Bond of Lodgepole, Neb., Deering, Sarah DeKay of Chambers, Neb., Owen and Erika Roybal of Denver, Colo. Ivy Day King nominees are Brunette, Coon, Murphy, Regier and David Vilmar Jr. of Abaco, Bahamas.

Dr. Brad Wilburn, professor of English and Humanities, will deliver the faculty greeting, and the student orators will be Jacob Rissler of Gillette, Wyoming, and Cheyenne Deering of Wall, South Dakota.

—CSC College Relations