Parents' Weekend begins Friday
Weekend kicks off Friday, Oct. 3, with a reception for the parents of
knobs, presentation of senior rings and the traditional military parade
of the 1900-plus members of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets. It will
culminate Sunday, Oct. 5 with two receptions, and in between The Citadel
takes to the gridiron against Elon on Saturday, Oct. 4. While aimed at
families of Citadel students, several activities are open to the general
parade, approximately 344 members of the Class of 2004 will receive their
Cadets are eligible to wear the rings upon becoming academic first-class (senior) cadets. They wear the ring with the class numeral facing toward them. After graduation, the rings are turned outward.
a complete schedule of Parents' Weekend events:
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 5
NOTE: In the event of inclement weather, alternate plans for outdoor activities will be announced.