Homecoming 2016 Wrap-Up

Maryville College alumni came “Home to Howee” to celebrate Homecoming 2016 during the weekend of Oct. 21-23. The weekend included something for everyone: the Harvest Crafts Festival and Bake Sale, Homecoming parade, Decade Bash, children's activities, tailgates, reunions, Homecoming Choir performance and awards ceremonies. And the MC Fighting Scots football team defeated the Averett University Cougars 31-26! 

Homecoming 2017 is Oct. 20-22 – we hope to see you back on campus!

Photos

Flickr album: Homecoming 2016
Check out photos from Homecoming Weekend 2016!

Flickr album: Alumni Awards Ceremony 2016
The 2016 Alumni Awards Ceremony was held Oct. 21 in the Clayton Center for the Arts’ Ronald and Lynda Nutt Theatre. The College’s Alumni Citation was presented to Ross Hamory ’70 and Jim Cummings ’56, and Marissa McInnis ’04 received the Kin Takahashi Award for Young Alumni.

Flickr album: Decade Bash 2016
Alumni from classes spanning several decades gathered for the Decade Bash, which included dinner and dancing in the Clayton Center for the Arts.

Flickr album: Founder’s Day 2016
The 2016 Founder's Day Banquet, a celebration for donors at the President's Circle and above, was held Oct. 27 in the Clayton Center for the Arts' William Baxter Lee III Grand Foyer.

Flickr album: Wall of Fame
Maryville College inducted six former MC student-athletes into the Wall of Fame during a brunch held Oct. 23 in the Alumni Gym: Tom Duling ’77, Rethabile Masilo ’85, Jesse Robinette ’91, Clint Boling ’93, Whitney Black Dee ’00 and Marquita Porter Smith ’03. 

 

Videos

Video: Home to Howee 2016
See scenes from Homecoming 2016!

Videos: Music Ensembles
The Maryville College Homecoming Choir concert included performances by several choral ensembles, including the Lads, the Lassies, Off Kilter, the Maryville College Concert Choir and the Maryville College Homecoming Choir. MC’s Voices of Praise gospel choir, which celebrated its 25th anniversary over Homecoming weekend, also performed.

Videos: 2016 Wall of Fame Class
Maryville College inducted six former MC student-athletes into the Wall of Fame during a brunch held Oct. 23 in the Alumni Gym. Watch the video presentations about each former student-athlete: Tom Duling ’77, Rethabile Masilo ’85, Jesse Robinette ’91, Clint Boling ’93, Whitney Black Dee ’00 and Marquita Porter Smith ’03.

Video: 2016 Alumni Awards
The 2016 Alumni Awards Ceremony was held Oct. 21 in the Clayton Center for the Arts’ Ronald and Lynda Nutt Theatre. The College’s Alumni Citation was presented to Ross Hamory ’70 and Jim Cummings ’56, and Marissa McInnis ’04 received the Kin Takahashi Award for Young Alumni.

 

Stories

Three recognized with alumni awards
The 2016 Alumni Awards Ceremony was held Oct. 21 in the Clayton Center for the Arts’ Ronald and Lynda Nutt Theatre. The College’s Alumni Citation was presented to Ross Hamory ’70 and Jim Cummings ’56, and Marissa McInnis ’04 received the Kin Takahashi Award for Young Alumni. 

Peterson and Crutcher are Homecoming royalty
Timela Crutcher, a senior from Columbus, Ohio, was crowned Homecoming Queen during Maryville College’s Homecoming festivities Oct. 22, while senior Nicholas Peterson of Douglasville, Ga., was crowned Homecoming King.

2016 Wall of Fame class
Maryville College inducted six former MC student-athletes into the Wall of Fame during a brunch held Oct. 23 in the Alumni Gym: Tom Duling ’77, Rethabile Masilo ’85, Jesse Robinette ’91, Clint Boling ’93, Whitney Black Dee ’00 and Marquita Porter Smith ’03.

New Chair, Vice Chair announced for MC Board of Directors
Dr. Mary Kay Sullivan and Charles Wright began their terms as Chair and Vice Chair of the Maryville College Board of Directors – the College’s governing body – on Oct. 27, 2016. The new Board Chair (the 19th person to hold the position in the College’s 197-year history) is also the first woman to serve as Chair of the Maryville College Board of Directors.

MC Football: Henderson's heroics, Cheniers' scampers secure Homecoming victory
Home to Howee 2016 ended in thrilling fashion on Oct. 22, as the Scots held on for a 31-26 victory on Maryville's Honaker Field. 

MC Football: Henderson's late interception earns USA South honors
Maryville College's Blake Henderson ’19 earned USA South Defensive Player of the Week honors after his game-saving performance on Saturday afternoon. 

 

News Coverage

Daily Times reports: Maryville College alumni tattoos show connection and individuality

Daily Times reports: Weaving their way to New Zealand

Daily Times reports: Maryville College Homecoming this weekend

Daily Times reports: Elijah Chenier leads Scots in record-breaking performance 

Daily Times reports: Henderson’s late pick secures Scots’ victory

Knoxville News Sentinel reports: Maryville College holds on to beat Averett

Knoxville News Sentinel reports: Nick Meyers, Elijah Chenier lift Maryville College