PERU, Neb. – Peru State President and First Lady Dan and Elaine Hanson crowned seniors Gunnar Orcutt and Nicole Osborn, both of Omaha, the 2017 Homecoming king and queen on Saturday. Winners were selected by the Peru State student body.
Nicole Osborn is the daughter of Andrew and Jennifer Osborn. She is majoring in K-12 Music Education, and plans to either work in music ministry or become an elementary music teacher. She holds leadership positions in Concert Chorale, Women’s Choir, Prestige Show Choir, and Christian Student Fellowship. She is also the Worship Arts team Leader at One Life Church in Plattsmouth, Nebraska. In her free time, Nicole enjoys drawing, shopping, and spending time with loved ones.
Gunnar Orcutt is studying Biochemistry, with future plans to attend medical school and become an orthopedic surgeon. On campus, he is involved in football, undergraduate biological research, Student Athlete Advisory Council and is a Resident Assistant. This fall Orcutt was named a Heart A.O. Duer Award winner and he was the first Peru State student-athlete ever named to the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team. In his free time, he enjoys reading, watching Netflix, hanging out with his family and dogs and eating good food.