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DWU announces 2013 homecoming king, queen

Sunday, September 22, 2013


DWU University Relations
DWU's homecoming royalty, from left to right: Jedd Schlicht, Woonsocket, Kayla Summerville, Platte, Tyler Sarringar, Pierre, Natalie Munger, Kimball, Josh Fiedler, Dell Rapids, Amanda Hart, Alexandria, Skyler Eriksen, Presho, Taylor Piper, Mitchell, Chase Kristensen, Plankinton, and Shelby Andersen, Mitchell. 

DWU crowns 2013 homecoming king and queen

Dakota Wesleyan University crowned its 2013 homecoming king and queen Sunday during coronation.

This year’s king and queen are Jedd Schlicht, of Woonsocket, and Natalie Munger, of Kimball.

Schlicht is a biology major and chemistry minor. He is a member of the men’s soccer team, DWU men’s choir, Student Activities Board, Children’s Miracle Network, Bible study, Universities Fighting World Hunger, CHAOS (science club), Student Ministry Council and is a resident director on campus. He also plays drums for campus worship, participates in DWU mission trips and works for media services on campus. Schlicht plans to attend pharmacy school following graduation. He is the son of Shelley Schlicht and a graduate of Woonsocket High School.
Munger is a graphic design major and Web design minor. She is a resident assistant, entertainment coordinator for the Student Activities Board and is involved in new student orientation, DWU intramurals, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, and Children’s Miracle Network. Munger is also an intern for Innovative Systems in Mitchell as a user interface designer. She is the daughter of Norman and Nancy Munger and a graduate of Kimball High School.

Coronation was held Sunday night in the Sherman Center and was the kick-off event for homecoming week. DWU is celebrating its 100th anniversary of Blue & White Days this Saturday, Sept. 28, with the theme, “Tigers Through Time: 100 Years of Blue & White Pride.” The homecoming pep rally will be at 9 p.m., Friday, at the Christen Family Recreation/Wellness Center at campus. The parade begins at 10:30 a.m. Saturday on Main Street, followed by tailgating and the football game, DWU vs. Hastings College, at Joe Quintal Field. Also this year, there will be a Farney Festival from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the Glenda K. Corrigan Health Sciences Center with tours of the new building.

In addition to regular homecoming events, the university’s 20th president, Amy Novak, will be inaugurated at 11 a.m., Friday, Sept. 27, in the Sherman Center with an inaugural picnic in the Rollins Campus Center, free and open to the public. For more information about all the homecoming activities this week, click here.

Additional queen candidates were Shelby Andersen, Mitchell; Amanda Hart, Alexandria; Taylor Piper, Mitchell; and Kayla Summerville, Platte. Additional king candidates included: Skyler Eriksen, Presho; Josh Fiedler, Dell Rapids; Chase Kristensen, Plankinton; and Tyler Sarringar, Pierre.



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