The 95th Homecoming Celebration of Paris Junior College has been set for Thursday through Saturday, November 7-9. The Office of Student Life has chosen the theme of “Paris Junior College: The Most Magical Place on Earth.”
Daily spirit themes for students, faculty and staff have been set culminating on Thursday Nov. 7 with green and gold attire for the parade and pep rally.
The PJC Homecoming Parade will take place on Thursday, November 7, leaving the Hunt Center at 4 p.m., proceeding downtown, around the plaza, and then returning to campus. A pep rally will follow in the Hunt Center.
Friday, November 8, PJC President, Dr. Pam Anglin, will host alumni and friends during the President’s Reception in the McLemore Student Center Ballroom from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. All alumni, supporters and retired faculty and staff of the college are invited to attend.
Saturday, the Distinguished Alumni Award Luncheon will be held at the Love Civic Center beginning at 11:30 a.m. to honor two special alumni posthumously, Barney Bray, III and Tommy Townsend. Tickets for the luncheon are $25.
That afternoon caps off the weekend with the Lady Dragons and Dragons basketball teams playing, respectively, Redlands Community College and Tribulation Prep at the Hunt Center at 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. The Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned at halftime of the men’s game.
Special hotel rates have been arranged at the Holiday Inn Express (903-785-0088) and Comfort Inn and Suites (903-785-0089). Both properties, located on N.E. Loop 286, are convenient to the PJC campus. Request the PJC preferred rate when calling.
For more details about homecoming festivities contact Derald Bulls, Director, Institutional Advancement/Alumni Affairs, (903) 782-0276 or by email, [email protected]
The PJC Admissions and Records Office has been busy working on their Disney princess float for the PJC Homecoming Parade. Giving a themed preview with their costumes for the homecoming event are (from left) Misty McMikel as Elsa, Wilma Wintz as Fiona, Norma Steed as Jasmine, Amie Cato as Cinderella, and Michelle Wilson as Snow White.