(NBCPHILADELPHIA) — The lesbian couple that which initially denied entrance into a Valentine’s Day contest by St. Joseph’s University’s Alumni Association, and then later allowed entry following a social media push, has won the “How I Met My Hawk Mate” contest.

Megan Edwards and Katie MacTurk were announced the winners Tuesday on the Alumni Association’s Facebook page:

Dear Alumni,

We sincerely thank everyone who participated in the “How I Met My Hawkmate” contest. We are grateful to all alumni who shared their heartwarming stories with us.

Congratulations to our winners Megan Edwards ’09 and Katie MacTurk ’09.

The “Hawkmate” contest was a way for alumni who met on Hawk Hill to share love stories and photos.

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