Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College will hold its annual Homecoming October 4-5. The celebration will culminate on Homecoming Day, October 5, with the Bulldogs playing the Southwest Mississippi Bears at 2 p.m. at A.L. May Memorial Stadium on the Perkinston Campus.
On Friday, October 4, MGCCC will recognize Alumni and Athletic Hall of Fame, Spirt of Gulf Coast and Sam Owen Award inductees at a dinner and awards ceremony in their honor at the IP Casino Resort Spa in Biloxi.
The honorees will also be recognized at the pep rally at noon and during halftime activities on Homecoming Day, October 5.
The 2019 Athletic Hall of Fame honorees are Isaac Brown, basketball; Eddie Gifford and Danny Kelley, football; Tommy Snell, golf; Tony Sipp, baseball; Bary Thrash, soccer; Nick Georgian, tennis; and Kaitlin R. Lee, softball.
The 2019 Spirit of Gulf Coast recipient is Brandon Walker.
The 2019 Alumni Hall of Fame honorees are Dr. Adreain M. Henry, Jackson County Campus; Billy Thornton, Jefferson Davis Campus; and Dr. Greg Loose, Perkinston Campus.
The 2019 Sam Owen Award recipient is Liz Joachim.
MGCCC Homecoming 2019 Schedule of Events
Friday, October 4
Clem Dellenger Memorial Golf Tournament
Hickory Hill Country Club, Gautier – 8:30 a.m.
MGCCC Alumni & Athletic Hall of Fame Dinner and Awards
IP Casino Resort Spa – 6 p.m.
IP Casino Resort Spa – 7 p.m.
Saturday, October 5
Registration • Harrison Hall, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Archives Exhibit • Alumni House, 10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Alumni Art Show • Malone Hall, 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Chapel Service • Gregory War Memorial Chapel, 11 – 11:30 a.m.
Cookout, Pep Rally & Introduction of Honorees & Homecoming Court
Bell Tower, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
MGCCC vs. Southwest • 2 p.m.
Halftime Presentation of Homecoming Court, Recognition of Honorees, Performance by Band of Gold & Perkettes
For more information, contact the MGCCC Alumni and Foundation Office at 601.928.6344 or visit mgccc.edu/homecoming.