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Lamar State College - Port Arthur
Homecoming Celebration
News Release
Thursday, November 01, 2007

Homecoming is a long-standing annual tradition at most schools, but it's a relatively new tradition at Lamar State College-Port Arthur.

The college, which started its intercollegiate men's basketball and women's softball programs in 2004, will celebrate its third homecoming celebration beginning Saturday, Nov. 10, and ending a week later with the coronation of the Homecoming Queen and King.

"We've got lots of events planned, and we invite the community and everyone who ever attended Lamar State to come and join us on campus this week," said Roxanne Gray, Student Activities director at the college.

Homecoming 2007 begins Saturday, Nov. 10 with a 5 p.m. tailgate party in the parking lot of the Carl Parker Center before Lamar State's 7 p.m. game against Angelina College.

Students will compete for prizes Monday in the Homecoming Pool Tournament at 2:30 p.m. on the second floor of the Student Center.

Student organizations will show off their cooking skills in Wednesday's Chili Cookoff at noon in the Student Center lobby.

Wednesday also is Movie Day. "Glory Road" will be shown from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Student Center Lounge.

The predominant colors on campus Thursday will be Columbia Blue and Navy Blue for "Wear Your Seahawks Colors" Day.

An 11 a.m. Pep Rally is on the slate for Friday in the Student Center lobby.

The 2007 Homecoming King, Queen and Court will be introduced Saturday in the Carl Parker Center during half-time of the Seahawks' 7 p.m. game against Lee College.

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