CBC plans homecoming Feb. 3-4

Central Baptist College will host its annual homecoming activities on Friday, Feb. 3, and Saturday, Feb. 4.

Events begin on Friday with a prospective student open house at 2:30 p.m. Students interested in CBC should consider attending this event to learn more about scholarships, financial aid, the admissions process and more. Students may sign up at cbc.edu/stampede.

On Friday afternoon, a chili cook-off will be held in the Mabee Student Center. Student groups, alumni and local businesses are encouraged to compete. There is a $20 registration fee for all businesses. The event will be free to attendees and chili and hot dogs will be available. To register a team, email Meagan Lowry at [email protected].  

The fun continues at 6 p.m. with the Mustang Carnival in the A.R. Reddin Fieldhouse. This event is fun for the whole family, and will include carnival games, prizes and more. Admission is free and open to students, alumni and friends.

On Saturday, activities begin at 9 a.m. with a Tower Media reunion in room KB107 in the Cooper Building. Tower Media alumni are encouraged to attend and can RSVP to Ann Gardner at [email protected]. The fun continues as groups from the 1980s and 1990s gather in the Cooper Building at 9 a.m.  

Half Century Club inductions will begin at 9:30 a.m. in the Mitchell Lecture Hall in the Watkins Building. Graduates of 1966-1967 are invited to take part in the festivities and can RSVP to Deanna Ott at [email protected].

At 10:30 a.m. in the Story Library, there will be a celebration for the Mustangs Baseball team for being named the 2016 AMC Conference Champions.

The CBC Alumni Luncheon will be held at 11:15 a.m. in the Dining Hall of the Mabee Student Service Building. Tickets are $11, and can be purchased at cbc.edu/homecoming.

Awards will be given to three alumni who have demonstrated incredible service to their community, their careers and to the Lord. The Distinguished Alumnus of the Year will be presented to Judy Johnson, the Outstanding Young Alumnus of the Year will be presented to Jordan Bowen, and Chris Ramsey will be the recipient of the Mustang Community Impact Award. Kyle Gore, CBC Alumni ’12, will be this year’s speaker and Zeb Balentine, CBC Alumni ‘09, will lead music during the luncheon.

The highlight of the day begins in the A.R. Reddin Fieldhouse at 1 p.m. with the Lady Mustangs taking on Missouri Baptist. The 2016 Homecoming Court will be announced after the women’s game and will be followed by the Mustangs going head to head with Missouri Baptist.

For more information, visit cbc.edu/homecoming or contact Meagan Lowry at [email protected] or 501.205.8870.