School to Celebrate September 24-27th
PHILIPPI, W.Va. – Alderson Broaddus University will be hosting a variety of events for the public as part of their Homecoming celebration “There’s no place like Homecoming” September 24-27.
A Pep Rally and Bonfire will be held Friday evening at 9 p.m. on the old soccer field. All students, alumni, and friends are invited to this spirit-filled, student-lead event.
Immediately following, everyone on campus and in the community is invited to a FREE concert by rising star Jared Mahone at 9:30 p.m. on the old soccer field. An alumnus of Alderson Broaddus, Mahone sings a wide-range of music and is one of the most booked performers in the college market with 500+ shows across the country in the last four years. He is the winner of Verizon’s Indie Icon Competition and has appeared on the Katie Couric Show in NYC.
All community organizations are invited to participate in the annual parade, which takes place on Saturday, Sept. 26 at 11 a.m. along Main Street. It will start near Subway and conclude at Sheetz. Spectators can set up chairs along the sidewalks and watch the 40+ units march down Main Street.
Wilcox Chapel will be full of music Saturday evening, Sept. 27 at 8 p.m. as the School of Music hosts its annual homecoming concert. The cost for the concert is $10 and is payable at the door only.
Join the AB Community on Saturday to cheer on the Battlers! First, Battler football kicks-off against Central International University at 1:30 p.m. at the Multi-Sport Performance Stadium. During halftime, the 2015 Homecoming Court will be recognized and the 2015 King and Queen will be announced. Then, later that evening the women’s soccer team will compete against Salem International University at 5 p.m. followed by the men’s soccer team at 7:30 p.m. along with a 50 Years of Soccer Tailgate!
On Sunday morning, Sept. 27, the annual Homecoming Worship Service will take place at Philippi Baptist Church located at 69 Church Street in downtown Philippi. Worship begins at 10:30 a.m. and all are welcome to attend.
For a complete list of events, please view the Homecoming brochure online at www.ab.edu/homecoming.
Please come and join the Alderson Broaddus University family for a weekend of community fun!