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Winners Celebrate from SWOSU Homecoming Activities
October 29, 2012
Winners of the various competitions have been announced for Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s homecoming celebration October 27 in Weatherford.
Patty Murphy of Yukon and Jarred Patterson of Houston (TX) were crowned Homecoming Queen and King during halftime of the SWOSU football game. Murphy was sponsored by Oklahoma Hall and Patterson was sponsored by the Black Student Association.
At the parade, SWOSU’s Society of Manufacturing Engineers and the Society of Women Engineers won first place and $1,300 in the float competition. Phi Delta Theta fraternity won second place and $800, while Kappa Delta Omega finished third and won $500.
The prize money was sponsored by the SWOSU Foundation, SWOSU Student Government Association and several Weatherford financial institutions.
In the marching band contest, Oktaha High School from eastern Oklahoma was named the outstanding band in the high school competition for the second straight year and won $250 from the SWOSU Student Government Association.
Other band winners were: Class 2A High School—Seiling High School, first place; and Waukomis High School, second place. Class 3A High School—Oktaha High School, first place; and Sayre High School, second place. Class 4A High School—Weatherford High School, first place. Class 5A High School—El Reno High School, first place. Class 6A High School—Enid High School, first place; and Lawton High School, second place.
In the parade bicycle decorating/costume contest, Timber Bishop, a third grader from Weatherford, won first place dressed as a clown. Weatherford second grader Rylee Hankins dressed as a cat won second place and Weatherford fourth grader Kamryn Fite dressed as a hippie won third place.
The SWOSU Engineering Technology Department won the staff/faculty contest with its office display.
SWOSU defeated Southern Nazarene University, 19-12, in the Homecoming football game.
Scenes from Homecoming 2012
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