2013 Homecoming Competition Winners Announced
Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG, MO (Oct. 28, 2013) – The University of Central Missouri’s 2013 Homecoming King and Queen were crowned during the Saturday, Oct. 26 celebration, “Great MOments.”
The Homecoming King and Queen were crowned during halftime of the Saturday afternoon football game in Audrey J. Walton Stadium.
Sydney Swinicki, a senior from Olathe, Kan., and Jazz Lane, and junior from Kansas City, Mo., were crowned the 2013 Homecoming King and Queen during halftime of the Homecoming football game Saturday, Oct. 26.
Sydney Swinicki, a senior public relations major from Olathe, Kan., sponsored by Sigma Sigma Sigma, was crowned 2013 Homecoming Queen, and Jazz Lane, a junior French major from Kansas City, Mo., sponsored by Alpha Kappa Lambda, was crowned Homecoming King.
The annual Homecoming Day of Service set a new record for the number of hours served with 989 student volunteers peforming 1,746 hours of community service for 68 area agencies. The community services were expanded beyond Warrensburg this year to include the communities of Centerview, Holden, Concordia and Higginsville and Powell Gardens.
UCM also announced the results of the Homecoming competitions that took place during the annual event. Taking first place in the Campus Floats category in the Homecoming parade was the Sigma Sigma Sigma/Sigma Phi Epsilon entry, with Alpha Sigma Alpha/Sigma Pi receiving second and the Society of Manufacturing Engineers third. The UCM Aggies received first in the Campus Walking Entry category, with the UCM Players/Theta Alpha Phi taking second.
In the Community Float category, the Warrensburg Animal Shelter took first place; the First Assembly of God earned second; and Center Stage Academy received third.
First place in the Spirit Window Competition went to the Nu Society/LIV; second went to Sigma Phi Epsilon/Sigma Sigma Sigma; and third to Sigma Pi/Alpha Sigma Alpha.
Sigma Sigma Sigma/Sigma Phi Epsilon claimed first placed in the Donation Creation competition. Sigma Kappa/Tau Kappa Epsilon received second, and Delta Zeta/Lambda Chi Alpha third. A total of 5,688 cans of food weighing 5,187 pounds were collected for the Warrensburg Food Center.
Nu Society place first in the bowling tournament, with Delta Sigma Pi/Theta Chi receiving second and Sigma Tau Gamma third. The annual blood drive yielded 605 units of blood collected, with Sigma Sigma Sigma/Sigma Phi Epsilon taking first place, Alpha Sigma Alpha/Sigma Pi second, and Delta Zeta/Lambda Chi Alpha third.
In the marching band competition, Warrensburg Middle School placed first in the Middle School category.
In the 1A category, Leeton High School placed first, Calhoun High School received second, and Bunceton High School placed third.
In the 2A category, Windsor High School placed first, Archie High School placed second, and Smithton High School placed third.
In the 3A category, Knob Noster High School earned first place, with Lafayette County C-1 placing second and California High School placing third.
In 4A competition, Warrensburg High School placed first, Eldon High School earned second, and Clinton High School received third.