Homecoming 2015 Winners Announced

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Evan Siers, right, and Harman Malhi, left, were named the 2015 Man and Woman of the Year.

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO., Oct. 21, 2015 – Winners of Southeast Missouri State University’s 2015 Homecoming celebrations have been announced for Man and Woman of the Year, parade floats and overall winners.

Man and Woman of the Year award winners were Evan Siers of High Ridge, Missouri, and Harman Malhi of New Delhi, India. Runners-up were Peter Jacobsen of Treynor, Iowa, and Lauren Denault of Princeton, Illinois.

Siers was sponsored by Lambda Chi Alpha.  He is a senior majoring in criminal justice with a minor in psychology. Siers is president of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity and prides himself on leading them by means of values and character. He is a member of his fraternity’s Risk Management Task Force, Executive Board and Recruitment Committee. He serves as a Southeast student ambassador and a member of the New Student Orientation Team. Siers has been active with several philanthropic endeavors, including, Special Olympics, Relay for Life, the American Red Cross and the Boy Scouts of America canned food drive.

Malhi was sponsored by Collegiate DECA.  She is a senior at Southeast Missouri State University, majoring in accounting. Currently, Malhi is a member of the President’s Leadership Academy; a Student Government Association senator for the Harrison College of Business; a member of Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society and Beta Alpha Psi; and the state representative for Collegiate DECA.

Parade float winners in Division I were Alpha Xi Delta and Lambda Chi, first place; Alpha Chi Omega and Pi Kappa Alpha, second place; and Gamma Sigma Sigma and Phi Delta Theta, third place.

Parade float winners in Division II were Sigma Alpha Iota and Phi Mu Alpha, first place; Phi Beta Lambda, second place; and Alpha Phi Omega, third place.

Overall Homecoming winners in Division I were Alpha Xi Delta and Lambda Chi Alpha, first place; Delta Delta Delta, Delta Chi and Sigma Tau Gamma, second place; and Gamma Sigma Sigma and Phi Delta Theta, third place.

Overall Homecoming winners in Division II were Phi Beta Lambda, first place; Sigma Alpha Iota and Phi Mu Alpha, second place; and Alpha Phi Omega, third place.

Floats are designed and built by Greek fraternities and sororities, student organizations and several community organizations. There were more than 120 entries in the Homecoming parade this year. Each organization in the competition decorated their float to represent a board game, keeping with the Homecoming 2015 theme, “It’s Your Move.”