Homecoming Weekend 2017 will be observed at Wabash Valley College on Saturday, February 25, with several activities in store for WVC students, alumni, and the public.
WVC is hosting Rend Lake College, with the Lady Warriors playing at 5:30 p.m. and the Warriors at 7:30 p.m. in the Spencer Sports Center.
Coronation of the 2017 Homecoming King and Queen will take place during halftime of the Warriors game. The WVC student body has selected candidates from the various participating clubs, and an election was held for the student body to select the King and Queen.
The Homecoming Dance, open to all WVC students and alumni, will be held on Saturday, February 25 upstairs in the Spencer Sports Center following the basketball game, running until midnight. Admission is $3 per person, or $5 per couple, which includes refreshments, free photo booth, door prizes, and dancing.
Candidates for King and Queen are: King: Gage Iles of Mt. Carmel, IL (Agriculture Technology Club); Levi Laws of Mt. Carmel, IL (Basketball); Minto Yamamoto of Kochi, Japan (Business Club); Devin Runyon of Noble, IL (Collegiate Farm Bureau Club); Jacob Beard of Robards, KY (Diesel Technology Club); Sean D. Flickinger of West Salem, IL (Health Professionals Club); Yuki Usada of Fukuoka, Japan (International Club); Parker Wilkinson of Mt. Carmel, IL (Phi Theta Kappa); Hayden Crane of Mt. Carmel, IL (Radio/TV Broadcasting Club); Caua Ferreira of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Science Club); Alan Stratton of Crossville, IL (Social Services Club); and Blaize Kimmell of Lawrenceville, IL (Student Senate).
Queen: Sommer Atteberry of Mt. Erie, IL (Agriculture Technology Club); Kacie Wallace of Henderson, KY (Basketball); Sydney Peterson of Mt. Carmel, IL (Business Club); Kali Cowman of Olney, IL (Collegiate Farm Bureau Club); Bailey York of Greencastle, IN (Cheerleading); Faith Trimble of Allendale, IL (Diesel Technology Club); Emily Sisk of Ft. Branch, IN (Health Professionals Club); Valentine Leerschool of Liege, Belgium (International Club); Chloe Benedict of Mt. Carmel, IL (Phi Theta Kappa); Brittany Culbertson of Mt. Carmel, IL (Radio/TV Broadcasting Club); Madison Martin of Grayville, IL (Science Club); Chelsea Gunzel of Mt. Carmel, IL (Social Services Club); Taylor Miles of Boonville, IN (Softball); Alexis Carwile of Mt. Carmel, IL (Student Senate); Amanda Wilson of Oakland City, IN (Teaching Our Youth Club).
WVC Homecoming 2016 Queen Rachel Byrns and 2016 King Logan Hosick, will perform the coronation honors, assisted by Student Senate members.
Homecoming activities are sponsored by the WVC Student Senate, Warrior Athletics, and local sponsors.