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Motlow College will celebrate Homecoming on Saturday, Feb. 6

Posted on Sunday, January 31, 2016 at 9:30 am

Motlow College LOGO round school 001LYNCHBURG, Tenn. — Motlow State Community College will welcome students, alumni, friends and supporters to the Moore County campus on Saturday, Feb. 6, for the annual Homecoming celebration.

The Student Government Association sponsors the event, which commences at 1 p.m. in Nisbett Center. Homecoming activities are centered on the men’s and women’s basketball teams hosting Roane State Community College. The men’s game begins at 2 p.m. and the women’s game follows at 4 p.m.

Motlow student organizations have submitted nominations for homecoming king and queen, and the student body will vote during the week of homecoming. Mr. and Ms. Motlow representatives from the Moore County, Fayetteville, McMinnville, and Smyrna campuses will participate in the ceremony by crowning and sashing the king and queen.

The homecoming court will be presented during half-time of the men’s game, which will be approximately 2:45 p.m. David Weathers, a Motlow alumnus who had a very successful professional baseball career, will be inducted into the Tennessee Community College Athletic Association Hall of Fame in a ceremony at half-time of the women’s games at approximately 4:45 p.m. Weathers played at Motlow in 1987-88 and went on to a successful 19-year major league baseball career. His jersey was retired by Motlow in 2011.

Homecoming week, beginning on Monday, Feb. 1, will feature dress-up days for students. Designated days and attire are Marvel Monday, Tacky Tuesday, Walt Disney Wednesday and Motlow Spirit Thursday. Students who dress up should come to the Student Success Center in the Crouch building to register for a prize drawing.

Kicking off the week of Homecoming activities is a Motlow blood drive on Monday, Feb. 1, at the Jack Daniels dining room in the Forrester Student Center from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. For more information contact Sheri Mason at (931) 393-1764.

Homecoming is a wonderful chance for families to share a day of fun at Motlow. The public is invited, and there is no admission charge to homecoming activities or other athletic events at Motlow.