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Grammy Award winning musician Andrew Dost named Grand Marshal for 2014 Homecoming

Andrew Dost, of Fun, is the alumnus chosen to act as Grand Marshall during Central Michigan University's 2014 Homecoming celebrations. (Courtesy Photo |lifeviamylens.tumblr.com)

Andrew Dost, of Fun, is the alumnus chosen to act as Grand Marshall during Central Michigan University’s 2014 Homecoming celebrations.
(Courtesy Photo |lifeviamylens.tumblr.com)

Andrew Dost, the Grammy Award-winning singer and member of pop band “Fun,” will act as the Grand Marshal during Central Michigan University’s 2014 Homecoming ceremonies.

Dost, a Frankfort native and a 2005 graduate of CMU, will be the alumnus honored at several Homecoming events during the Oct. 4 weekend.

“I was extremely flattered and proud to be asked,” Dost said in press release issued by University Communications. “It’s not really something I ever expected, but it’s really touching to be welcomed back in this way by a place that has been so important to me.”

During his time at CMU, Dost earned a degree in journalism while working to become a Centralis Scholar and Honors Program student.

After his graduation, Dost helped form Fun as it’s keyboardist. Fun has captured the hearts of minds of young pop listeners with a slew of hits, including “We Are Young,” “Some Nights” and “Carry On.”

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