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Citadel News Service

Office of Public Affairs


October 29, 1998

Homecoming 98

The tradition continues

          More than 3,000 alumni will return to The Citadel for their homecoming reunion November 5-8. Highlights of the weekend will include a performance by the Summerall Guards, open barracks, a chapel concert series featuring The Citadel chorale, and a football game against UT-Chattanooga.

Thursday, November 5th

7:00 p.m. Pep Rally and Bonfire: WLI Field.

7:15 p.m. Basketball Exhibition, Cross Fire AAU: McAlister Field House.

Friday, November 6th

8:00 a.m. Brigadier Foundations Breakfast Meeting with Coach Don Powers: Johnson Hagood Stadium.

8:00 a.m. Captains Choice Alumni Golf Match ($60 per person): Patriots Point Golf Course.

Noon Luncheon ($5) and Annual Meeting for members of The Citadel Alumni Association: Riverview Room, Coward Hall.

1:30 p.m. Alumni Information Center, sale of luncheon and football tickets and mementos: Mark Clark Hall Auditorium.

3:45 p.m. Retreat Parade: Summerall Field.

5:00 p.m. Chapel Concert Series featuring The Citadel Chorale: Summerall Chapel.

9:00 p.m. Homecoming Hop, featuring East Coast Party Band: Mark Clark Hall Auditorium. Semi-formal.

Saturday, November 7th

8:00 a.m. Annual Breakfast for Past Presidents, The Citadel Alumni
Association: Alumni House.

8:00 a.m. Alumni Tennis Tournament: Bunch Courts.

8:30 a.m. Alumni Information Center, visitors coffee, sale of luncheon and football tickets and mementos: Mark Clark Hall Auditorium.

8:30 a.m. Citadel Information Desk open: Bond Hall Lobby.

8:30 a.m. Gen. William W. Hartzog Army ROTC Scholarship Dedication: Jenkins Hall.

8:45 a.m. Barracks, other buildings and facilities open to visitors; closed at 10:00 a.m. The Pipe Band will play in all barracks.

9:00 a.m. Himelright Scholarship Presentation: LeTellier Hall.

9:00 a.m. The Citadel Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony: McAlister Field House.

9:30 a.m. Summerall Guards Performance: Summerall Field.

10:00 a. m. Annual Alumni Muster: Summerall Chapel.

11:00 a.m. Homecoming Review: Summerall Field. All alumni to take review.

Noon Dedication of the Regimental Commanders Room: Coward Hall, second floor.

Noon Open House (Noon - 6:00 p.m.) and BBQ Lunch (Noon - 2:00 p.m.): Alumni Center (across from stadium) and Alumni House.

Noon Lunch ($5.50): Coward Hall.

2:00 p.m. Football game: Chattanooga vs. The Citadel. Half time includes recognition of the Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees and a performance by the Regimental Band and Pipes.

Sunday, November 8th

9:00 a.m. Protestant Worship: Summerall Chapel.

10:00 a.m. Post-Chapel Reception: Mark Clark Hall Patio and Reception Room.

Noon Catholic Mass: Summerall Chapel.

7:00 p.m. Protestant Informal Worship: Mark Clark Hall, Room 230.

          For additional information, contact the Alumni Affairs office at (843) 953-7696.


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