Note: Links to Class Reunion Information, Reservation Form, and Hotels are located below.
September 28–30, 2012
Join us for Homecoming 2012, "Postcards from the Past," with events beginning Friday, September 28, and continuing through Sunday, September 30. Reconnect with good friends, celebrate award winners, enjoy the Homecoming football game, and party on downtown!
Friday, September 28
5:00 p.m. 2012 Alumni Awards Presentation
Presented by the Huntingdon College National Alumni Association. Ligon Chapel – free and open to the public
- James Anderson ’76 (Montgomery, Alabama)
- Kimberly Braxton-Lloyd ’89 (Auburn, Alabama)
- Thomas Moore ’73 (Spartanburg, South Carolina)
- Stan Self ’66 (Fairhope, Alabama)
- Emmie Cardwell Bolden ’44 (Birmingham, Alabama)
- Judy Kingry ’62 (Dothan, Alabama)
- Virginia McLean ’45 (Birmingham, Alabama)
Outstanding Young Alumnus
6:00 p.m. — Alumni Awards Reception
First Floor, Flowers Hall – free and open to the public
9:00 p.m. — Hawks Unwind at 1048
Specifically created for young alumni (and those young at heart), Hawks Unwind brings alumni together informally to unwind and catch up with one another. 1048 Jazz and Blues Club, 1104 East Fairview Avenue – 1048 is subject to a cover charge at the door
Saturday, September 29
8:00 a.m. to Noon — Huntingdon Prospective Student Host Day
Is there a high school student in your circle of influence who would be a good fit for the College? Many of our current students and alumni came to Huntingdon because of the encouragement of a member of our alumni community. Continue the legacy by bringing a high school student to receive a campus tour, and visit with faculty and students. Contact the Huntingdon College Office of Admission at 334-833-4497 to register a high school student to participate in Host Day.
8:00 a.m. to 9:30 — Meeting of the Board of Directors of the National Alumni Association
Stallworth Dining Room, Julia Russell Dining Hall.
9:00 a.m. — Huntingdon College Athletic Hall of Fame Reception
Honoring all former and new inductees into the Huntingdon College Athletic Hall of Fame. Lobby, Catherine Dixon Roland Student Center (formerly known as the Delchamps Student Center) – free and open to the public
9:45 a.m. — Huntingdon College Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Catherine Dixon Roland Arena – free and open to the public
- Mark Colson ’07 (football), of Montgomery, Alabama
- Kate Brown Kalnes ’02 (volleyball), of Evanston, Illinois
- Romeo Leisher ’00 (soccer), of Boca Raton, Florida
- Steve Shiflett ’72 (basketball), of Auburn, Alabama
- Debbie Sonnenberg ’94 (softball), of Acworth, Georgia
- William B. Wilson ’90 (sportsmanship award), of Montgomery, Alabama
10:30 a.m. to Noon — Scarlet and Grey Alumni Tailgate catered by Dreamland BBQ
(Reservations required.) Come participate in one of the great experiences at Huntingdon – pregame tailgating. We’ll be set up on the side of the football field in a large tent with plenty of tables and chairs; inflatables to help keep the little Hawks entertained; and Dreamland BBQ pork and chicken, baked beans, slaw, world-famous banana pudding, tea and lemonade. Areas of the tent will be designated for alumni and friends of the classes of ’67, ’72, ’77, ’82, ’87, ’92, ’97, ’02, and ’07 celebrating milestone reunions. Entry into the alumni tailgating area is free; lunch plates are $12 per person and must be purchased in advance; see Reservation Form below.
11:15 a.m. — The Hawk Walk
The alumni tailgating area will be a great spot to watch the Hawk Walk as the Huntingdon cheerleaders and the Marching Scarlet and Grey Marching Band parade down Fairview Avenue to the stadium. You’ll get to see them up close as they stop beside the alumni tent to serenade you with the Huntingdon Fight Song and Alma Mater.
Noon — Hawks Football vs. Ave Maria University
Huntingdon will host Ave Maria University on the gridiron. Help root on the Hawks to victory and stick around at halftime for the crowning of the 2012 Homecoming Queen. All former Homecoming Queens are invited to participate in the halftime ceremony. Charles Lee Field, W. James Samford Jr. Stadium – tickets are $10 for an individual or $20 for a family; available at the gate
1:00 p.m. — Women's soccer vs Wesleyan College, Soccer Field
3:00 p.m. — Fraternity and Sorority Chapter Room Open Houses
8:00 p.m. — Scarlet & Grey Gatherings in Downtown Montgomery
Downtown Montgomery has become a wonderful entertainment district. Gather your friends and come relax at one of our designated Hawk alumni gathering spots. Alumni from the decade of the ‘60s, ‘70s, and ‘80s will be gathering at The Exchange at the Marriott Renaissance Hotel. Alumni from the ‘90s, ‘00s, and ‘10s will be congregating at The Alley Bar. These are informal gatherings. No reservations needed. See a list of downtown restaurants posted below.
Sunday, September 30
10:00 a.m. — Worship Service
Join us for a morning contemporary worship service in Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall, led by member of the Campus Ministries worship teams.
3:00 p.m. — Homecoming/Family Weekend Choral Recital
The Huntingdon College Concert Choir will perform a special concert for alumni, parents, and the Montgomery community. Ligon Chapel – free and open to the public
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