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The natural sciences department won the 2012 Homecoming office decorating contest with its comic book-inspired scene on the second floor of the Garrett-Strong Science Building.

The natural sciences department won the 2012 Homecoming office decorating contest with its comic book-inspired scene on the second floor of the Garrett-Strong Science Building. (Photo by Taylor Allan/University Relations)

Oct. 11, 2013

Departments, offices invited to compete in Homecoming decorating contest

Northwest Missouri State University offices and departments have a chance to show their Homecoming spirit again this year with the Homecoming office decorating contest.  

Contest judging will take place 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 21. Prizes will be awarded to the top three displays with prizes from Campus Dining totaling $150, $100 and $50.

The deadline to enter is Friday, Oct. 19. To enter contact the Office of Campus Activities at 660.562.1226 or send an email to homecmg@nwmissouri.edu.

The entries are judged on creativity, color, originality, use of the Homecoming theme and overall effectiveness. Participants should not use department funds to create their displays.

Northwest will celebrate its annual Homecoming week, “Rolling out the ‘90s,” Oct. 20 through Oct. 27. To view complete listing of events, contests and other activities throughout the week, click here.  

To register contact Emma Clark at homecmg@nwmissouri.edu with the participating office’s name, email address and location on campus.


For more information, please contact:

Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager
mhorn@nwmissouri.edu | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

Northwest Missouri State University
215 Administration Building | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468