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There are five finalists in the running to be selected the winning flavor in the Alumni Weekend Dela-bration ice cream contest, with online voting under way.

Flavor finalists

Five finalists selected in Alumni Weekend ice cream flavor contest


11:57 a.m., May 16, 2013--The five finalists have been chosen for the University of Delaware Alumni Weekend’s Dela-bration ice cream flavor contest and now the campus community can vote online to decide which is the cream of the crop. Votes can be cast at this website.

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Out of 76 entries received by UDairy Creamery and the Office of Alumni Relations, the five finalist flavors were selected because they represent the spirit of the University.

The winning flavor will be revealed by President Patrick Harker during the Lunch with the UD Mascots event to be held Saturday, June 1, on The Green during Alumni Weekend.

The winner will receive free admission with a guest to the weekend’s activities.

The finalists are:

Finalist No. 1: Vanilla ice cream, cake pieces, sprinkles and frosting swirl. Submitted by student Nicole Place.

Finalist No. 2: Lemon ice cream made with fresh lemons and fresh blueberry swirl. Submitted by student Andrea DeMaio.

Finalist No. 3: Sweet cream ice cream, pie crust pieces, strawberry, raspberry and blueberry pieces. Submitted by student Diane Wuest.

Finalist No. 4: Vanilla ice cream with chocolate chips, almonds, chocolate covered pretzels, dark chocolate fudge. Submitted by Gretchen Wolfe, of UD’s Class of 2001.

Finalist No. 5: Vanilla ice cream, pretzel pieces, chocolate covered Chex mix, salted caramel swirl and peanut butter chips. Submitted by student Loren Belforti. 

UD Alumni Weekend

Held the first weekend after Commencement each year, Alumni Weekend is a tradition that is growing in popularity and in size.  More than 3,900 Blue Hens and friends attended in 2012, participating in activities such as the Mug Night Dela-bration, the Blue Hen 5K, President Patrick Harker's State of the University address and the Alumni Wall of Fame Ceremony. For more information, see the Alumni Weekend website.

UDairy Creamery

The UDairy Creamery, established in 2008, produces premium ice cream made with the milk from the cows on the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources farm. Founded on science, sustainability and entrepreneurship, the creamery encourages discovery learning, with UD students involved in every aspect of making and selling ice cream “from the cow to the cone.” For more information, see the UDairy Creamery website.

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