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got kilt?

October 12, 2012

JACKSONVILLE, IL – The 2012 MacMurray College Homecoming, with the theme, “got kilt?” celebrating the college’s Scottish heritage, will begin Thursday evening, Oct. 18. Many of the events during this weekend of fun and festivities are open to the public. Here’s the lineup:

THURSDAY, OCT. 18

FRIDAY, OCT. 19

SATURDAY, OCT. 20 – HOMECOMING DAY

Registration/check-in for the run starts at 7:30 a.m. Awards will be presented about 9:30 a.m. (Participants may enter the race the morning of the event.)

The parade goes west on State Street to the Downtown Square, proceeds along the north side of the square to Sandy Avenue, where it turns south on Sandy to College Avenue. The parade returns to campus on College, where it ends in front of Kathryn Hall. (see attached parade route).

Check-in and parade formation for entrants begins at 8:15 a.m. at a registration tent adjacent to the staging area on State Street east of Clay Street, or you can pre-register by calling the Office of Student Life at (217) 479-7123.

Chris Skyles, of Chicago, a 1981 MacMurray graduate, will sing “God Bless America.” Donna Adams Stare, a 1982 graduate and current resident of Jacksonville, IL, will sing the National Anthem. American Sign Language students and alumni will interpret the National Anthem.

The halftime show will be a performance by the St. Andrew’s Society of Central Illinois Celtic.

SUNDAY, OCT. 21

For more information, contact:

Ted Roth, Director of Public Relations
Work: 217-479-7027 | Cell: 217-883-3340
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