Homecoming scheduled for Oct. 16-18; committee seeking theme, parade marshal nominations

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Homecoming scheduled for Oct. 16-18; committee seeking theme, parade marshal nominations

The annual contest to select a theme for the 2014 Alva/Northwestern Oklahoma State University Homecoming has begun, and is open to the public. Deadline for submitting entries is 4 p.m., Wednesday, March 12.

This year’s Homecoming will be celebrated Thursday, Oct. 16, through Saturday, Oct. 18.

Suggestions must be limited to 10 words or fewer and should be something that can be illustrated through designs for floats, sheet signs and dorm decorations. 

The person who submits the winning theme will receive $25 in Alva Area Chamber of Commerce Chamber Bucks and a $50 cash prize.   

The committee also is looking for suggestions for the honorary parade marshal. Persons nominated must have a significant connection, current or past, to Northwestern, whether as a student, faculty member, staff member, coach, administrator or friend of the university.

Entries and nominations may be turned in to Mason in Jesse Dunn 302B or by emailing him at mason@nwosu.edu.  Suggestions also may be submitted by visiting www.nwosu.edu/homecoming-theme

For a listing of 2014 Homecoming events, visit www.nwosu.edu/homecoming.  The page will be updated as details are finalized.

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