The Citadel

The Military College of South Carolina

Dare to Lead

Citadel News Service

For Release
September 23, 2002

Parents weekend 2002
Schedule of Events


Friday, 11 October

12:30 - 3:30 p.m. Information Center: Sale of luncheon tickets & mementos, Mark Clark Hall Auditorium
1:20 p.m. First Class procession piped to Summerall Chapel by The Citadel Pipers
1:30 p.m. Presentation of Rings, Summerall Chapel
3:45 p.m. Dress Parade, Summerall Field
5:00 p.m. The Citadel Chorale, Summerall Chapel
7:00 p.m. Ring Ceremony, McAlister Field House
9:00 p.m. Ring Hop, McAlister Field House

Saturday, 12 October

8:00 a.m. Coffee and other refreshments for parents and guests, Mark Clark Hall Auditorium
8:00-8:30 a.m. Report to parents by the President, Provost/Dean of the College, and Commandant of Cadets, Summerall Chapel
8:30 - 11:00 a.m. Information Center: Sale of luncheon tickets, sale of football tickets, sale of mementos, Mark Clark Hall Auditorium
8:45 - 10:00 a.m. Visit Barracks, other buildings and facilities
The Citadel Pipe Band will perform at all Barracks.
9:00 a.m. 4th Class Squad Drill Competition on the quadrangle of Law Barracks
9:30 a.m. Band Concert, Summerall Field
10:00-11:00 am Academic Departmental Open Houses
11:00 a.m. Review in honor of parents, Summerall Field
11:30 a.m. Pre and Post-Game Festivities at Holliday Alumni Center sponsored by The Citadel Alumni Association (food will be available)
12:00 p.m. Lunch - Coward Mess Hall and Deas Hall (cost of tickets: $7.00)
2:00 p.m. The Citadel vs. ETSU football game2003 Summerall Guards perform at halftime
After Game African American Society Reception Mark Clark Hall Greater Issues Room

Sunday, 13 October

9:00 a.m. Protestant (Interdenominational) Worship, Summerall Chapel (Reception to follow, Mark Clark Hall Patio)
10:45 a.m. Roman Catholic Mass, Summerall Chapel
(Blessing of the Rings)
12:00 p.m Episcopal Holy Eucharist, St. Albans Chapel
(Blessing of the Rings)
6:30 p.m. Roman Catholic Mass, Summerall Chapel

NOTE: In the event of inclement weather, alternate plans for outdoor activities will be announced.

Contact Information

Alumni Office 843-953-7696
Athletic Ticket Office 843-953-5121
Cadet Activities Office 843-953-5111


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