In Photos: Halloween Costume Contest

Students, Staff Get Into The Halloween Spirit

New Mexico Tech students and employees showed off their creativity in celebrating Halloween on Monday at the annual costume contest. University president Dr. Stephen Wells and his wife, Beth, served as judges for students, along with Vicky Gonzales of the Business Office.

More than 100 people showed up for the event, with about 50 students and a dozen employees vying for the prizes. 

Luke Jungmann won the top prize -- $300 of Game of Thrones merchandise -- for his sexy lumberjack outfit.  James Reeves won a $150 gift basket of Star Wars gifts for his Pyramid Head costume. Mia Navarro dressed as aluminum and won third place and $50 of Star Wars stuff. Thaddeus Sonnenfeld won honorable mention for his "hidden in your closet" get-up.

Melissa Begay and Annine Gabaldon won the top staff prize for their costumes of Ms. Pacman and Ghost. Chelsey Hargather and Vicky Gonzales won second and third.


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Melissa Begay and Annine Gabaldon won the top staff prize.



Luke Jungmann impressed the judges and the crowd with his outfit.


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  The judges -- Dr. Stephen Wells, Beth Wells (center) and Vicky Gonzales.  

 James Reeves as Pyramid Head.


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   The Admission Office staff cosplay as the kids from 'Stranger Things.'     Mia Navarro impressed the judges with her aluminum costume.  
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 Catdog showed up



Student Services staff got into the spirit.


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 The atrium was full over the lunch hour



 Ketchup and hotdog