October 9, 2013
Director of Communications
VSU Showcased Community Spirit During Homecoming 2013
VALDOSTA --As part of homecoming 2013, various spirit competitions showcased Blazer pride. Faculty and staff decorated their offices while student adorned the residence halls with red and black. Students also showcased their artistic talents with sidewalk chalk displays and sheet signs.
Winners for each category include:
VSU Departmental Spirit Competition:
1st place – Centralized Advising (OASIS), University Center
2nd place – Dean of Students/Vice President for Student Affairs, Student Union
3rd place – Career Opportunities, Powell Hall
Sidewalk Chalk Competition:
1st place – Alpha Delta Pi/Delta Sigma Theta
2nd place – Phi Mu/Kappa Sigma/Tau Kappa Epsilon/Kappa Alpha Psi
3rd place – Kappa Delta/Sigma NU/Phi Beta Sigma/Phi Sigma Kappa
Sheet Sign Competition:
1st place – Zeta Tau Alpha/Delta Chi/Alpha Kappa Alpha
2nd place – Alpha Phi Omega
3rd place –Students of American Chemistry Society
Residence Hall Competition
1st place -- Hopper Hall
2nd place -- Converse Hall
3rd place --Reade Hall
Residence Hall Video Competition
1st place -- Georgia Hall
2nd place -- Patterson Hall
3rd place -- Hopper Hall
Battle of the Bands
1st place -- Catalyst
2nd place --CommonMind
3rd place -- New Natives
Downtown Spirit Competition
1st place -- Clientell
2nd place -- Talk 92.1 FM/The Firm
3rd place -- Jessie's Eats & Treats
Homecoming Parade Competition
"Best On Campus Organization/Blazer Pride" trophy -- Kappa Delta/Sigma Nu/Phi Sigma Kappa/Phi Beta Sigma
"Best Off Campus Organization/Valdosta Cup" trophy -- Lanier County High School Band
"Best Use of Theme/Red & Black Cup" trophy -- Sigma Chi/Chi Omega/Alpha Phi Alpha
"President's Award" trophy -- Society for International Students
View photos of all entries and homecoming activities on Flickr:
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