Phi Kappa Tau Reigns Again as MTU Winter Carnival Snow Statue Champs

A single hundred many years of Husky tradition, 200 inches of Keweenaw snowfall and just one night
to place on the ending touches paid off in victory for the repeat champions.

The Hancock-primarily based Greek corporation Phi Kappa Tau prolonged its successful streak in
the Michigan Technological University Winter Carnival overall monthlong statue opposition
to four yrs in a row. Their entry “100 Many years They Arrive and Go, But Nonetheless We Say
Let IT SNOW!” is in retaining with the party theme: “Come One particular, Appear All To Our 100th
Carnival.” In 2nd area total is Tau Kappa Epsilon’s “Carnival Fun Galore, a
Tech Custom We Adore.” Alpha Sigma Tau’s “Come One, Come All!” placed third.

Statue competitions are divided into monthlong and a single-night time, or All-Nighter, types.
Inside of just about every group there are a few divisions: co-ed, women’s and men’s. In the two
monthlong and All-Nighter level of competition, the over-all statue winner is identified by
the top rated scores in every of the 3 divisions. 

Monthlong Snow Statue Division Benefits

Of the 12 general monthlong statue entries, Phi Kappa Tau and Tau Kappa Epsilon also
positioned to start with and next respectively in the men’s division, while sole women’s division
competitor Alpha Sigma Tau placed 1st. In the co-ed entries, Alpha Gamma Delta and
Sigma Tau Gamma placed 1st with “Statues By way of the Years Developing on Our Peers:
A Attribute of Older vs. More recent Statues.” Delta Zeta and Sigma Phi Epsilon took second
put with “The Circus is Coming to City!” and the Beephers (Delta Phi Epsilon and
Beta Sigma Theta) positioned third for their “Cheers with our Beers to 100 several years!” entry.

All-Nighter Total Snow Statue Benefits

St. Albert the Great University Parish Campus Catholic Ministries, a repeated All-Nighter
winner, arrived back again to declare the best place in the general 1-night constructing level of competition.
The MTU Aquarium Modern society took next location and Local climate Action Triad positioned 3rd.

All-Nighter Snow Statue Division Outcomes

Of the 44 total All-Nighter entries, St. Al’s also earned the top rated location in the co-ed
division, adopted by the Aquarium Society and Local weather Motion Triad. In the women’s
division, the Modern society of Ladies Engineers put initial and the West Close Warriors gained
next spot. Men’s division winners ended up led by Sigma Rho in to start with, Bastille Hall
of East McNair in next, and Troy of Wadsworth Hall in third.

Far more Wintertime Carnival Enjoyment to Come

Overall Winter season Carnival winners will be declared afterwards this weekend. For a total
listing of all the Wintertime Carnival statue winners and gatherings taking place in the course of the
weekend, go to the Michigan Tech Wintertime Carnival website. Find more pics to enjoy, down load and share on Michigan Tech Flickr. 

Michigan Technological College is a community study college launched in 1885 in Houghton, Michigan, and is home to a lot more than 7,000 pupils from 55 nations around the world about the world. Persistently rated amongst the best universities in the nation for return on investment, the College delivers additional than 125 undergraduate and graduate degree plans in science and technological know-how, engineering, computing, forestry, business enterprise and economics, wellness professions, humanities, mathematics, social sciences, and the arts. The rural campus is situated just miles from Lake Top-quality in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, supplying 12 months-spherical chances for outside journey.