The Alumni Awards Evening is the premiere event of the Southeastern Alumni Association that honors the best of the university. The event will be held in the Student Union Ballroom on Friday, Oct. 21 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. This event is the final recognition for the Alumni Association and everyone involved in homecoming week before the big game. This year’s honorees are Alumnus of the Year, Billy Kennedy, Young Alumni of the Year, Zac and Cari Caramonta, and Distinguished Service Honoree.
The Alumni Awards Evening is the best way to honor those involved with Southeastern and celebrate another great Homecoming Week. During the event, the Southeastern 2016 Homecoming Court will be recognized as well. The women representing Southeastern’s 2016 Homecoming Court are: Taylor Drude, Maria Goddard, Cierra Heckmann, Maya Gauthier, Maggie Hinson, Haley Loyacano, and Chelsea Loupe. The men representing Southeastern’s 2016 Homecoming Court are Neil Bourgeois, Nicholas Wylie, Seth Leto, Duncan Martin, Justin Bankston, Justin Archote and Austin Rogers. There are certain events this week that court members are looking forward to the most.
Some of the court members expressed their excitement for the upcoming events.
“This week is all about the experience. I’m looking forward to having a great time and to represent such an incredible community. The Awards Evening will be a night to celebrate the wonderful week,” said Cierra Heckmann.
Justin Bankston says “I honestly can’t wait to be presented on the field of Strawberry Stadium at half-time. I am definitely most excited about that.”