Swarm Day king and queen candidates have been selected at Black Hills State University.
The homecoming week events kick off Monday, Oct. 1 with the coronation of the Swarm Days royalty at 7 p.m. in the David B. Miller Yellow Jacket Student Union Market Place. The festivities continue throughout the week concluding with the parade and football game against South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Saturday, Oct. 6.
The theme for homecoming this year is “Buzzing through the Decades,” with each day forming its festivities around a particular decade.
The homecoming king candidates are BHSU seniors, Scott Luikart, a speech communications major from Custer; Ian Vytlacil, a theatre major from Box Elder; Blake Schumacher, a human services and sociology major from Hot Springs; Joseph Herzog, a mass communications major from Miles City, Mont.; Casey Allington, a psychology major from Glenrock, Wyo.; and Scott Schiefelbein, an industrial technology education major from Clear Lake.
The queen candidates are seniors, Amber Elliott, a speech communications major from Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Heather Smith, a mass communications major from DeSmet; Rachel Nelson, a history major from Vermillion; Stacy Anderson, a psychology major from Douglas Wyo.; Kelly Kirk, a history major from Beulah, N.D.; and Tiffanie Gebhart, a marketing major from Lemmon.
For Swarm Week details see the schedule listed below. For more information regarding Swarm Week, call 642-6418.
Monday, Oct. 1: The Roaring 20s
- Homecoming Coronation, 7 p.m. – Student Union Market Place
Tuesday, Oct. 2: The Nifty 50s
- Kiddie Carnival, 4-6 p.m. – Student Union Market Place
- Flag Football Tournament, 6 p.m. - Softball complex
Wednesday, Oct. 3: The Psychedelic 60s and 70s
- Disco Dance Lessons, 7-8 p.m. – Student Union Market Place
- Disco Dance, 8-11:30 p.m. – Student Union Market Place
Thursday, Oct. 4: The Awesome 80s
- Hike the “H” on Lookout Mountain, 3 p.m.
-Leave from Student Union cul-de-sac
- BBQ on the campus green - 5:30 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 5: The Noble 90s
- Alumni Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. – Student Union Jacket Legacy Room
- Disc Golf Tournament - 3:30 p.m. - Campus course
- Parade Float Prep, 5 p.m. - Young Center field house
- Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet, 6 p.m. – Student Union Jacket Legacy Room
- Spirit Night at the Volleyball Game, 7 p.m. - Young Center
Saturday, Oct. 6: BHSU Spirit Day!
- Parade, 10:30 a.m. - Young Center parking lot
- Homecoming Football Game, 1 p.m. - Lyle Hare Stadium