News by Barin Von Foregger September 25, 2015
Join us for Homecoming on October 24 On Saturday, October 24, Holmes Community College will be hosting its annual all-day Homecoming celebration on the Goodman Campus.
This year's football game against Northeast Community College will begin at 4 p.m. with the presentation of the Homecoming Court and crowning of the Queen at halftime.
Holmes will also be recognizing this year's Alumnus of the Year Robby Robertson along with the Distinguished Service Award Recipients James Young and Bill Bailey at a special ceremony.
The day's events, from the Little Bulldog Zone, Alumni ballgames, all the way to art shows and parade means there is something for everyone to enjoy.
The Homecoming schedule includes a baseball inter-squad game and softball alumni game at 10:30 a.m., along with the 1965 Football team 50th year reunion in Carroll Cafeteria. The Honoree Recognition Ceremony begins at 11 a.m. in McDaniel Auditorium followed by the exciting Connection! Performance at 11:30 p.m. Lunch will be served at noon in the Grove with the musical stylings of the Holmes Steel Drum Band. The Annual Alumni meeting will be held in the McMorrough Library and the Children's drama production in the Fine Arts Auditorium at 1:15 p.m. Located in the Chapel on the Hill will be the Coachmen performance at 2 p.m. Get ready to enjoy the Homecoming court Parade at 2:30 p.m which will lead you to the very spirited Pep Rally in the main parking lot.
Need a cool place to sit or a minute away from the crowd? The McMorrough Library will be open to all guests. Come visit and enjoy a cold glass of water and light snacks on us. For our State and Ole Miss fans, the games will be streamed live so you don't have to miss one minute. Ring your cow bell, yell Hotty Toddy, and cheer our Bulldogs to victory.
Schedule of Events
10:30 a.m. Baseball Inter-Squad Game, Softball Alumni Game Art Exhibit Opens in the Library (until 1 p.m.) 1965 Football Team Reunion Registration Begins in the Carroll Cafeteria Art Department Opens (until 2 p.m.), Coliseum Opens
11 a.m. Honorees Recognition in McDaniel Auditorium
11:30 a.m. Connection! Performance in the McDaniel Auditorium
12 p.m. Lunch in the Grove (until 1:15 p.m.) Little Bulldog Zone (for the kids) Opens in the Grove Steel Drum Band Performance in the Grove
12:15 p.m. Honorees Lunch with the President in the Grove
1:15 p.m. Annual Alumni Meeting in the Library (Light Appetizers Served) Children's Drama Production with Popcorn in the Fine Arts Building
2 p.m. Coachmen Performance in the Chapel on the Hill
2:30 p.m. Parade Begins at Cook Dorm
3 p.m. Pep Rally Held in Main Parking Lot
3:30 p.m. Band Enters the Football Stadium
3:45 p.m. Honorees Recognized on the Football Field
3:55 p.m. National Anthem Performed by the HCC Chorale
4 p.m. Kick-off! Halftime: Presentation of the Homecoming Court & Crowning of the Queen