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Congratulations to the 2017 Parade Award Winners!

Sweepstakes Award - RATS
This is a group of old friends (and many of the younger generations of the original members), that had their beginning friendships started as freshmen at FHSU in 1966. By 1967 a new non-Greek fraternal organization was born, the RATS. Their float included a giant tiger and over 850 balloons

President's Award - (Tie) Alpha Kappa Psi and Block and Bridle
Alpha Kappa Psi, Zeta Pi Chapter is a Co-Ed Business Professional Fraternity that has been an organization at FHSU since 1965. Their float showed snap shots depicting a time line of the Brother Tigers through the decades.

Block & Bridle showed their Tiger pride with pictures of past members and current members on their two trailers, pulled by a Carrico tractor. Those pictures truly show the FHSU Tiger spirit through the decades. Block & Bridle is the "friends of agriculture" group here at FHSU.

Heritage Award - Us 4 U
us 4 U is a faith-based, service organization at FHSU focusing on a year for social justice. Their outfits represented how fashion changes though the decades, but serving the community and working for social justice never go out of style! They're motto is "Come as you are. Serve as you can."

Tiger Spirit Award - Chinese Students and Scholars
Their parade entry was the Dragon Dance, which is one of the traditional folk culture activities of the Chinese nation. This international experience demonstrates the Tiger Spirit by showing how are students are truly "Forward Thinking, World Ready".

Homecoming Pride Award - The National Society of Collegiate Scholars
The National Society of Collegiate Scholars parade entry showed Tigers Through the Decades, literally. Each member was dressed thematically as a different decade of FHSU's history, and had a song to match.


Entries were evaluated by a panel of judges based on the following items:

Relationship to the Theme: Tigers Through the Decades
Visual Effect (design, craftsmanship, etc.)


SWEEPSTAKES AWARD: All entries are eligible.
FHSU organizations are eligible.
Non-profit organizations are eligible.
Walking groups only are eligible.
Walking groups only are eligible.

2017 Participants

Download the lineup information here to see which groups participated.

Number Order Lineup Alphabetical Order Lineup Parade Map

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