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Citadel News Service

Office of Public Affairs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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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