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Peru State Centennial Homecoming was bright-
ened as the Bobcats scored with 25 seconds left in
the first half to go ahead of Hastings College 7-6.
Although the Bobcats went on to lose the game, their
timely touchdown assured a joyful homecoming
The Peru State band, under the direction of Mr.
Gilbert Wilson, marched onto the field to begin the
halftime performance. After executing severalma-
neuvers, they formed the background for the pre-
sentation of the halftime activities. The crowning of
the 1966 homecoming queen, Ceci Evangelist, was
highlighted by the appearance of the former queens
and the parents of the queen. The queen was also
presented with a bouquet of red roses by President
Gomon. The Homecoming day was capped by adance
honoring Queen Ceci.
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This year's Homecoming festivites were enhanced by the
presence of some of Peru State's past Homecoming Queens.
Those queens attending were: Mrs. Margery Kinsey Wallace
09495, Lincoln, Mrs. Elvera Schacht Juilfs 09405, Miami,
Florida, Mrs. Ferne Peterson Mailey09-415,Indianapolis,Indiana,
Mrs. Virgie Johnson Shaw 09425, Coral Gables, Florida, Mrs.
Glendora Galloway Rohrs 09435, Fremont, Mrs. Maxine Blinde
Haack 09445, Johnson, Mrs. Cody Anderson Linder 09455,
Lincoln, Mrs. Doris Wagner Vrtiska 09465, Table Rock, Mrs.
Ruth Walker Howe 09485, Fort Smith, Arkansas, Mrs. Jean
Ruyle Rottman 09585, Fayetteville, Arkansas, Mrs. Lee Christen
DostalC19605,0maha, Mrs. Mary Lewellyn Noe1l09625,Dow City,
Iowa, Mrs. Jan Beemer Demott 09635, Platteville, Colorado,
Miss Pat Wheatley 09645, Omaha, Mrs. Marilyn Masters Yopp
09655, Menlo, Iowa, and Miss Ceci Evangelist 09665, Newark,
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Five candidates were chosen for the 1966 Centennial Home-
coming Queen. The queen, Ceci Evangelist, was chosen from five
finalistsg standing left to right are Pat Knippelmier, Auburn,
Nebraskag Nancy Guilliat. Auburn, NebraskagQueenCeci,Newark,
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During half-time ceremonies President Gomon presented the tra-
ditional spray of red roses to the 1966 Centennial Homecoming Queen
--Miss Ceci Evangelist.
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These candidates were honored at the
game along with Queen Ceci while making their appearance on the
field at halftime. They were also present at the llornccoming
Dance held that evening.
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The organizations took an active part in the Home-
coming displays this year. There were twelve displays
in all. The displays were judged by five people, Mrs.
Sara Fairbanks, and Mr. Dick Wilson from Auburn,
Mr. Hanford Miller, Mr. Don Wilson, and Mr. Edward
Camealy from the campus. The organizations had to
follow two themes in making their displays, "This
Hundred Years and The Future," and "Victory," They
were judged according to their originality, quantity,
quality, interest appeal, and how much of either theme
was used. The winners were chosen on apoint system
of one to ten on how well they observed each of the
Phi Beta Lambda captured the Grand Prize of 350
for its Homecoming display on progress since the cov-
ered wagon. The theme was carried out by the use of
toys each representing a part of our nation's proud
past. The theme was further supported by arecording
of the sound track "With Their Eyes On The Stars."
The display showed us that we as a nation and as a
school have many pleasant memories of the past, but
we can not always live in the past but must look to the
future and keep our eyes on the stars.
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The "100-year-old-Bobcat" captured Tri-Beta second place. Fea-
turing the 100-year-old-- Bobcat who is fond of horsemeat. They
received S15 a.nd a trophy for their efforts.
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First place went to the Home Ec. Club for its display
which depicted the Centennial theme and that of Victory. Their
recipe for a "Centennial Victory Cake" was fitting for both
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"Peru State College--Serving State and Nation Since 1867"
was the theme of the Industrial Arts C1ub's display. They took
third place consisting of a trophy and 3510.
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