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OH SHIP! The Vikings are Here!

Date: Tue, November 1, 2022 08:00 AM

Welcome home, Vikings! Grayson College homecoming is November 7-12! We have activities scheduled throughout the week leading up to our Homecoming games on November 12. Key community events begin on Friday, November 11 with a bonfire, followed on Saturday by alumni baseball and softball games, a tailgate, and Men’s and Women’s Basketball games! Grayson alumni, employees, students and their families are all encouraged to attend and reunite with their Viking crew.

Full schedule of events:

All Week: Let’s Get Pomping

Get upstairs to learn about this creative, collegiate tradition. It’s fun, we promise!
Life Center, 2nd Floor

Monday, November 7
  • T-Shirt Distribution, The Quad, 10am-3pm
Tuesday, November 8
  • Stuff-A-Plush, Life Center, 2nd Floor, 10am-2pm
  • Oh Ship! We Got Dip (& Karaoke), Life Center, 2nd Floor, 7-9pm
Wednesday, November 9
  • Rally in the Alley, 12:30pm
  • Mortal Kombat Tournament, Life Center, 2nd Floor, 7-9pm
Thursday, November 10
  • Spirit Crafting, Life Center, 2nd Floor, 10am-2pm
  • Axe Throwing, Viking Alley, 11:30am-2:30pm
Friday, November 11
  • Ship Burning & Bonfire, Jones Field, 8-11pm
Saturday, November 12
  • Softball Alumni Game, 10am
  • Baseball Alumni Game, 12pm
  • Tailgate, Viking Alley, 2-4:30pm
  • Women’s Basketball vs. Panola, 5pm
  • Men’s Basketball vs. Loyalty Prep, 7pm

Get your homecoming shirt starting at 4:30pm on November 12th before the women’s basketball game against Panola.

The homecoming court nominees will be presented during halftime of the women’s basketball game. Winners will be announced during halftime of the men’s basketball game.

Grayson Student Life elected 26 people to represent their clubs/organizations. The following people are up for homecoming king, queen, or royalty!

  • Baseball - Chayton Krauss
  • Softball - Carsyn Cox
  • Women's Basketball - Maureen Okoli
  • Men's Basketball - Shakur Smith
  • Athletic Training - Sierra Stand and Cameron Lankford
  • Cheer - Paizlee Swindell and Harrison Brewer
  • Student Government - Katie Tyson and Amarion Thomas
  • Phi Theta Kappa - Courtney Langfels and Ethan Hall
  • Psychology Club - Aaron Putman and Sarah Okeri
  • Gamer's Guild - Tuesday Gibson and Ryan Webber
  • Sigma Kappa Delta - Alexandra Ramos
  • Anime Club - Kira Schaab and Ashton Willingham
  • Gay Straight Alliance - Shawntavia McQueen and Marcus Avitia
  • Black Print - Keyshawn Leffall and Bethany Ward
  • Criminal Justice Club - Koryon Wilson
  • Shears Club - Shelby Lewis
  • Nurses Christian Fellowship - Alicia Dise

Follow Grayson College on social media to stay in the know about homecoming events and to follow all the action!

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Go Vikings!