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MSSU celebrates homecoming with circus themed parade

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Missouri Southern State University celebrates homecoming with a circus themed parade this year.

More than 30 floats and cars participated, a long with 11 different marching bands from area schools.

From lion tamers to rings of fire, participants competed to be the most creative, for a chance to win some cash prizes.

Those who worked to decorate the floats say it's a fun experience, with a competitive aspect to it.

"Especially the people that are in charge of the floats, they get crazy," said Amy Spainhower, senior.

"It's been a lot of work, but it's definitely been a lot of fun putting it all together," said Brooklyn Lampe, senior.

"This is one we'll talk about for a while, especially when we all graduate," said Timothy Daniel, senior.  "We will remember this moment."

Those who participated in the parade say the average cost for float decorations is around $200 or more.
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