(Walnut Ridge, Ark.) – Williams Baptist College will host its annual Homecoming on Saturday, November 5, when alumni and other friends of the college will journey to campus for a day of reunions and activities.
Williams has spent 2016 celebrating its 75th anniversary, which will culminate during the Homecoming festivities..
The day has a full lineup of reunions, with Greek Club kicking off at 10:30 a.m. at Dr. Robert Foster’s home in Faculty Cove. The Department of Business will begin their reunion at 12:00 p.m. in the Eagle Coffeehouse & Grill. There will also be a 25 year reunion for the class of 1991 and a 10 year reunion for the class of 2005, both take place at 3:30 p.m. in the Rose Room of the SMC.
A Golden Eagles luncheon for the classes of 1967 and before is set for 12:00 p.m. in the Moody Room of the Mabee-Gwinup Cafeteria.
The Lady Eagles volleyball squad will take on St. Louis College of Pharmacy at 12:00 p.m. in the SMC.
The Diamond Anniversary Celebration is set to begin at 2:00 p.m. in Manley Chapel, with performances by the Williams Singers and The Cast. There will also be a presentation on the history of the college, alumni awards and Phi Beta Lambda recognition.
The Eagle’s basketball squad will take the court at 3:30 in the SMC when they will face Hendrix College. The Homecoming court and coronation will be presented at halftime of the game, as well as recognition of the softball and wrestling teams for their accomplishments in the 2015-16 season.
The day will conclude with Theatre Department’s production of “Our Town,” which is set for a 7:00 p.m. curtain call in the Old Chapel.
WBC’s Spirit Store, the Felix Goodson Library, and the Maddox Center Art Gallery will also be open throughout the day.
For a complete list of Homecoming details, visit www.williamsbaptistcollege.com/homecoming.