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HOMECOMING 2022

October 7-9

Whether it has been five years or fifty since you were on campus, we hope you will break out your red and black to join us for a memorable weekend of reminiscing and celebrating all that we love about LaGrange College. Share old memories and make new ones—during Homecoming 2022, October 7-9.

If you graduated in a year that ends in 2's or 7's, it's your reunion year! Interested in serving on your reunion committee? Let us know by email at alumni@lagrange.edu

Check this webpage often for updates on the latest news on this year's planned events. We are currently scheduling activities for this fun weekend so the information here is subject to change. We hope to see you soon. 

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Friday

October 7th

2022 Alumni Awards Luncheon hosted by Board of Trustees
Noon, Dickson Assembly Room, Turner Hall
The event will feature the presentation of the 2022 Honorary Alumni Awards to Dr. Joe Cafaro and Bobby Carmichael; 2022 Outstanding Young Alumni Award to Conrad Clevenger ’14; and the 2022 Shackelford Alumni Achievement Awards to Frank Max Wood ’81 and Sarah E. Decker ’02. $15 per person, Limited availability, RSVP is requested. Contact alumni@lagrange.edu.

37th Panther Memorial Golf Classic: Remembering Tom Duckett and the Legacy of Former Athletes
Highland Country Club, sponsored by the Panther Club
Registration begins at 10 a.m. with a shotgun start at 11:00 a.m. The practice range will be available during this time along with refreshments. Awards ceremony and refreshments will follow completion of play.
Pre-registration and sponsorship opprotunities are available. Entry fee of $125 per player or $500 per 4-person team includes green fees and range balls. A portion of the fee is tax deductible. Contact Kendal Wallace M’17 for more information, kwallace@lagrange.edu or 865-274-7374.

“FIVE WOMEN WEARING THE SAME DRESS”
6 p.m., Price Theatre
October 6-8 at 6 p.m. & October 9 at 2 p.m.
Alan Ball's hilarious play set at the home of the bride in Knoxville, Tennessee, features five bridesmaids (and one usher) finding refuge in an upstairs bedroom during the newly married couple's ostentatious wedding reception. These women come to realize that despite their differences, they have more in common with each other than any of them do with the bride.
For tickets email the Box Office, priceboxoffice@lagrange.edu, beginning Wednesday, September 28th at Noon. (Tickets $10, LC faculty, staff and students are complimentary) *For mature audiences only

Class of 1972 50th Reunion Celebration hosted by President Susanna Baxter
6 p.m.-8 p.m., Beason Recital Hall, West Side, 301 Panther Way

Join classmates for a dinner reception and group photo. Then, the celebration will continue at the Overlook Plaza at Wild Leap Brew Co. located in downtown LaGrange.
1972 Reunion Committee: Mary Wells Conway, Co-Chair, and Debbie Dorough Mowery, Co-Chair
Chris Austin, Becky Pound Bocian, Carol and Wiley Bryant, Ellen Glenn Dreschel, Bill Hodges, Stan Moor, Charles Robinson, Steve Shuman, Sharon Nicholson Wedgeworth

Flashback Friday Party @ Overlook Plaza
308 Main Street, two blocks South of Lafayette Square, located beside Wild Leap Brew Co.
Overlook Plaza is an outdoor event space featuring a spacious brick-covered plaza and covered outdoor stage.
6:30-11 p.m., Live Music* Food Trucks* Corn Hole

Create your own impromptu reunion during this Homecoming favorite. Complete with music, firepits and refreshments, all you need to bring is your friends. The family-friendly event is free and will feature food trucks, games and live music by fan favorite The Reasons Why with songs of the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s (classic rock and Motown) beginning at 8 p.m. Band members are Ronnie Everitt ’94, vocals, saxophone & lights; Greg Gregory ’73, M’76, guitar and vocals; Sam Thrower ’75, guitar and vocals; Chris Barnes, guitar and vocals; John Stewart, keyboards; Jordan Barnes '22, bass; Nick Blaxton, drums. Our own Carol Cain ’82 will serve as Master of Ceremonies and welcome everyone to the celebration.

*No outside food or beverages permitted.
Music begins at 8 p.m.
Must present valid I.D at the gate for a 21+ wristband.

 

 

Saturday

October 8th

Red and Black Reunion Row Registration Tent
10 a.m. until the end of halftime of the football game
White Registration Tent, Callaway Auditorium parking area
Register, sign the Homecoming 2022 book, and pick up your nametags. (Show your nametag for a free alumni gift; supplies are limited.) Classes whose years end in 2's and 7's, along with other college friends, will gather, mingle and reminisce under a large white tent.

Open Houses
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
West Side, 301 Panther Way
  • Education Department
  • Nursing Department
Lamar Dodd Art Center
The exhibitions will be announced soon. For information contact lyates@lagrange.edu or 706.880.8211

Football: Panthers vs Maryville Scotts
1 p.m., Callaway Stadium (Gates open one hour prior to game time)
Halftime will feature the announcement of the 2022 Homecoming King and Queen and SGA Spirit Contest winners. For tickets and game-day information, visit www.lagrange.edu/football

Alumni Softball Game
Details announced soon

Panther Men's Soccer
5 p.m., Panther Field
vs. Pensacola Christian

1965-1975 Classes Barbecue Dinner followed by music and fellowship
Dinner 6:30 p.m., Wingate by Wyndham, 103 Wingate Terrace
Enjoy a dinner of Country's Barbecue and then music and fellowship around the adjoining outside fire pit. The email invitation in August will include information on how to purchase tickets. Submit your email to alumni@lagrange.edu

"FIVE WOMEN WEARING THE SAME DRESS"
6 p.m., Price Theater
Alan Ball's hilarious play set at the home of the bride in Knoxville, Tennessee, features five bridesmaids (and one usher) finding refuge in an upstairs bedroom during the newly married couple's ostentatious wedding reception. These women come to realize that despite their differences, they have more in common with each other than any of them do with the bride.
For tickets email the Box Office, priceboxoffice@lagrange.edu, beginning Wednesday, September 28th at Noon. (Tickets $10, LC faculty, staff and students are complimentary) *For mature audiences only

CLASSES OF 1974-80 & FRIENDS CELEBRATION
7 p.m. – 10:30 p.m., Sunny Gables Alumni House, 910 Broad Street

Another place to gather, catch up and find friends

For late night folks, gather in the lobby of the Wingate Hotel, 103 Wingate Terrace for more fun time together.

Reunion Committee: Dawn Cummings Coker ’77, Ronnie ’77 and Cheryl Rhyne Farr ’77, Ricky Jolly ’77, Jim ’78 and Ruthie Spears Wood ’78. For more information contact Ronnie Farr, rfarr73@yahoo.com. The email invitation in August will include additional information. Submit your email to alumni@lagrange.edu

 

Sunday

October 9th

LaGrange College Alumni and Community Memorial Service
11 a.m., the Chapel
This annual service celebrates the lives of alumni and members of the LaGrange College community who have passed away since Homecoming 2021. A list of those honored will be featured here soon. For more information, contact alumni@lagrange.edu or 706.880.8244

Sunday Brunch Buffet
11 a.m.-1 p.m., Margaret A. Pitts Dining Hall
Hot food line, pizza station, salad bar, dessert and drink station for $9.50 per person. Pay at the door.


"FIVE WOMEN WEARING THE SAME DRESS"
2 p.m., Price Theater
Alan Ball's hilarious play set at the home of the bride in Knoxville, Tennessee, features five bridesmaids (and one usher) finding refuge in an upstairs bedroom during the newly married couple's ostentatious wedding reception. These women come to realize that despite their differences, they have more in common with each other than any of them do with the bride.
For tickets email the Box Office, priceboxoffice@lagrange.edu, beginning Wednesday, September 28th at Noon. (Tickets $10, LC faculty, staff and students are complimentary) *For mature audiences only

 

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