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Sept. 26, 2010

DWU homecoming royalty crowned

McKenzie Dvoracek, Springfield, and Derik Fossum, Canton, were crowned homecoming queen and king Sunday at Dakota Wesleyan University.

MITCHELL – Derik Fossum and McKenzie Dvoracek were crowned homecoming royalty Sunday at Dakota Wesleyan University.

Dvoracek, of Springfield, is majoring in athletic training and is a member of the DWU women’s basketball team and Athletic Training Club. She is the daughter of Gary and Michelle Dvoracek and a graduate of Bon Homme High School.

Fossum, of Canton, is a triple major in business administration, public service and leadership and religion, and a minor in legal studies. He is a member of the DWU football and track and field teams, Student Ministry Council, Students in Free Enterprise and is involved with residence life. He is the son of Rick and Jean Fossum and a graduate of Canton High School.

Other candidates were Katy Duffy, Platte; Jen Miner, Huron; Kara Robertson, Kincardine, Ontario, Canada; Elizabeth Stewart, Meadow Grove, Neb.; Lynn Geuke, Elkton; Tanner LaValliere, Sioux Falls; Wade Schoenfelder, Huron; and Brady Wiebe, Madison.

The homecoming king and queen will participate in various activities during the week, including the 10:30 a.m. Blue & White Days parade on Saturday. The homecoming football game will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Joe Quintal Field. DWU will play Midland Lutheran College.

To view a complete list of events for DWU’s Blue & White Days, go to www.dwu.edu/125.

DWU homecoming queen candidates include, from left to right, back row: McKenzie Dvoracek, Springfield; Jen Miner, Huron. In the middle row: Katy Duffy, Platte; Kara Robertson, Kincardine, Ontario, Canada; and in front, Elizabeth Stewart, Meadow Grove, Neb.

DWU homecoming king candidates include, from left to right, back row: Brady Wiebe, Madison; Lynn Geuke, Elkton; Wade Schoenfelder, Huron; and in front: Derik Fossum, Canton; and Tanner LaValliere, Sioux Falls.


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