Heroes Save the Day at This Year’s Homecoming Festivities

For Immediate Release: 
Sep 17 2002

Heroes Save the Day at This Year’s Homecoming Festivities

Athens, W.Va. - Concord College Alumni Association Director Kati Whittaker announces the schedule of events for Concord’s Homecoming Week 2002. The theme will be “Super Heroes, Here we Come to Save the Day.”


Women’s Soccer, Concord vs. WVU Tech, Anderson Field, 4 p.m.


Campus-wide Picnic, Valley behind College Center, 5 p.m.


Women’s Volleyball, Concord vs. Davis & Elkins, Gym #2, 6 p.m.

Lip Sync Contest, Main Gym, Carter Center, 9 p.m.


Mini-Float Parade, Vermillion Street, 6 p.m.

Bonfire in the Valley, Behind the College Center, After Parade

Theatre Production—“Under Milk Wood” by Dylan Thomas—H. C. Paul Studio, 8 p.m.


Homecoming Booths and Displays, Around Campus, All Day

Men’s Soccer, Concord vs. University of DC, Anderson Field, 2 p.m.

Women’s Soccer, Concord vs. Columbia Union, Anderson Field, 4 p.m.

Banquet Registration, Television Lounge, College Center, 5 p.m.

Alumni Banquet, Speaker, Tony Colobro '48, Cafeteria Annex, College Center, 6 p.m.

Theatre Production— “Under Milk Wood” by Dylan Thomas—H. C. Paul Studio Theatre, 8 p.m.

Alumni Reception, Alumni Lounge, College Center, 9:30 a.m.

Bookstore, Ground Floor, College Center, Open 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Homecoming Picnic, Subway, College Center, 11 a.m.

Introduction of 1952/1977 Football Teams, Callaghan Stadium, 12:15 p.m.

Introduction of Former Homecoming Queens, Stadium, Pre-Game

KICKOFF: Concord vs. Glenville State, 1 p.m.

Crowning of Homecoming Queen/King, Midfield, Halftime

Alumni Social, Lobby, Alexander Arts Center, After game

Theatre Production— “Under Milk Wood” by Dylan Thomas—H. C. Paul Studio Theatre 8 p.m.

Alumni Director Kati Whittaker: “We are excited about Tony Colobro, class of 1948, serving as speaker this year. Coach Colobro will offer us his unique insights about Concord that comes with his 55-plus years of combined experience as student, alumnus, coach, professor, and volunteer. Coach Colobro is a dedicated Concordian and we are proud to announce him as our fall banquet speaker for this year.”

The following will be inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame. Induction ceremonies will be held after the alumni banquet on Friday. Inductees this year include: Ron Cowan (1974-1977), football; Frank Dent (1978-1981), football; David Darnell (1983-1986), basketball; Don Mikush (1953-1956), basketball and Jena Skinner Derubbo (1989-1992), basketball.

Cost for the alumni banquet on Friday, October 11, is $15. The banquet is complimentary for: former Concord alumni association presidents, benefactors, captain’s club members, and life club members.

For more information, or to make reservations for the banquet, contact Kati Whittaker at 1-304-384-5348 / 6056 or alumni@concord.edu.


Concord College Notes: Persons with disabilities should contact Rick Dillon, 1-304-384-5276 or Alice Dillon, 1-304-384-5177, if special accommodations are required for this event.

The Concord College Alumni Association was incorporated November 23, 1951. Currently, there are seven alumni chapters located throughout the eastern United States. The association fosters higher academic standards, sponsors scholarships, recruits new students and helps students who are currently enrolled. Concord alumni and friends may join the College’s alumni association for as little as $10 per year.