PRCC getting ready for homecoming

Submitted by braswell on October 8, 2010 – 4:02pm

POPLARVILLE – Students at Pearl River Community College will gear up for homecoming with a week of activities leading up to the Oct. 23 football game.The activities begin on Monday, Oct. 18, with Sports Team Day, said Tom Smith, director of student life. Students are asked to wear their favorite team”s colors, jerseys, paraphernalia or memorabilia.Each day of the week will have a similar theme:nTuesday – Tacky Tuesday. Students should wear their tackiest, most mismatched outfit to get loose for the week.nWednesday – ”80s Day. Students can wear the most outrageous ”80s or Madonna outfit to add some spice to the week.nThursday – Maroon and Gold Day. Students should wear maroon or gold PRCC shirts, hats, and jersey.The annual Fall Fest will be held at 10:50 a.m. Thursday. The Spirit of the River marching band and the homecoming court will stage a brief parade on U.S. 11 from the band hall to the administration building where Fall Fest will include a pep rally, student limbo and hula-hoop contests, coaches” eating contest and introduction of the court.nFriday – Camo Day. Students can wear camouflage soldier gear to support the team.Homecoming Day activities include the PRCC Sports Hall of Fame induction at 9 a.m. Saturday in the Technology Center, class reunions, the annual Alumni Association Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. in Olivia Bender Cafeteria, presentation of the homecoming court at 2:30 p.m. at Dobie Holden Stadium and the 3 p.m. football game against Hinds Community College.

Each community college president is asked to bring two (2) wrapped door prizes, minimum value of $50 each. We will have a station set up at the conference for you to drop off the door prizes.

Each community college is asked to provide name tags for their Board members, administration, and staff attending the conference.