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Shepherd Homecoming set for October 6

ISSUED: 27 September 2012
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens
(Shepherd Homecoming set for October 6)

Shepherdstown, WV--Shepherd University Homecoming is scheduled for Saturday, October 6 with events beginning Monday, October 1.

The Homecoming Service Project at Shepherdstown Public Library is scheduled from noon to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, October 2. Shepherd's own five-time Jeopardy champion Bob Fleenor '74 hosts the 12th Annual Academic Bowl in the Storer Ballroom in the Student Center at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, October 3.

Thursday, October 4 features the Annual Skit Competition in the Storer Ballroom at 9 p.m. Shepherd students will sing, dance, and act in Homecoming skits.

Friday, October 5 is Spirit Day and starts with the 21st Annual Alumni Association Golf Tournament at Cress Creek Golf and Country Club in Shepherdstown at 9:30 a.m. The Founders Day Procession and Celebration follows on East Campus at 3 p.m. at McMurran Hall and ends at an ice cream social behind Erma Ora Byrd Hall.

An Alumni Breakfast opens Homecoming Day, Saturday, October 6, on the McMurran Hall front lawn at 9 a.m.

The Homecoming Parade is at 10 a.m. on German Street, while the Shepherd Alumni Tailgate takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. behind Scarborough Library.

Coronation of the 2012 Homecoming king and queen is at 11:30 a.m. at Ram Stadium followed by the football game versus West Virginia Wesleyan at noon.

Please visit http://www.shepherd.edu/homecoming/ for a complete list of events and updates.

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