Homecoming Winners Spotlighted at SWOSU
Winners of the various competitions have been announced for Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s homecoming celebration October 26 in Weatherford.
Sabrina Rivera of Guymon and Jalen Dorsey of Frisco (TX) were crowned Homecoming Queen and King during halftime of the SWOSU football game. Rivera was sponsored by New Student Orientation, and Dorsey 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 for the second straight year. Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity won second place and $800, while Psychology Club finished third and won $500.
The prize money was sponsored by the SWOSU Student Government Association and several Weatherford financial institutions.
In the marching band contest, Oktaha High School was named the outstanding band in the high school competition for the third straight year and won $250 from the SWOSU Student Government Association. The parade featured 21 bands this year.
Other band winners were: Class 2A High School—Maysville High School, first place; Waukomis High School, second place; and Snyder High School, third place. Class 3A High School—Oktaha High School, first place; Sayre High School, second place; and Hobart High School, third place. Class 4A High School—Weatherford High School, first place. Class 5A High School—El Reno High School, first place.
In the parade bicycle decorating/costume contest, Kaylee Hall, a second grader from
Weatherford, won first place dressed as SWOSU Dorothy to go along with the Homecoming theme of “The Great and Powerful Duke Barks…There’s No Place Like SWOSU.” Weatherford kindergarten student Levi Hulett dressed as a clown won second place and Weatherford pre-kindergarten student Reed Chase, also dressed as a clown, won third place.
The SWOSU Dean of Students Office won the staff/faculty contest with its office display.