Former kings and queens return for 150th homecoming

October 5, 2017

Homecoming royalty will return Saturday as part of Clarion University’s sesquicentennial celebration. Twenty-seven past kings and queens, from as far back as 1953, will be recognized during the Autumn Leaf Festival Tournament of Leaves Parade.

The lineup, with graduation year and year they served on homecoming court includes:

Ruth (Neiger '54) Lines, 1953
Dana (Casoli '68) Castagna, 1967
Linda (Benedetti '73) Stockard, 1973
Cynthia (Petrakis '75) Mason, 1974
Barbara (Ludwick '82) Devine, 1981
Jay Elias ('93), 1991
Lori (Sloan '92) Gephart, 1991
Merrilyn (Murnyack '93) Dunlap, 1993
Brian Hoover ('95), 1994
Jenifer (Janoss '95) Schissler, 1994
Candice Bostick ('96), 1995
Lisa (Robinson '98) Pickett, 1997
Ryan Lewis ('99), 1999
Kara (Guinther '03) Stenger, 2001
Robert Pica ('03), 2002
Katie (Nee '03) Mangieri, 2002
Ian Hurbanek ('05), 2004
David Dang ('06), 2005
Jessica (Taylor '06)) Hutchison, 2005
Melissa Gearing ('10), 2009
Deanne (Khazraie '11) Waters, 2010
Lyle Clark ('11), 2010
Cody Rapp ('12), 2012
Kyle Straub ('15), 2013
Stephanie Warner ('15), 2014
Audrianna DeLacour ('17), 2016
Cory French ('17), 2016

The parade begins at noon. The community is invited to visit Clarion University Alumni Association Homecoming Parade Reception in the parking lot of Hart Chapel from 10 a.m. to noon for music, family activities and more.

The homecoming football game vs. Seton Hill begins at 2 p.m. at Memorial Stadium. This year's king and queen will be crowned during halftime festivities, and the 1977 football team will be honored.

 

Last Updated 4/9/18