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CBC Homecoming Festivities Set for February 3 and 4

January 5, 2017

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Central Baptist College will host its annual Homecoming activities on Friday, February 3 and Saturday, February 4. Events begin on Friday with a prospective student Open House starting at 2:30 p.m. Students interested in CBC should consider attending this event to learn more about scholarships, financial aid, the admissions process and more. Students may sign up at On Friday afternoon, a Chili Cook-off will be held in the Mabee Student Center. Student groups, alumni, and local businesses are encouraged to compete in the Chili Cook Off. There is a $20 registration fee for all businesses. The event will be free to attendees and chili and hot dogs will be available. To register a Chili Cook-off team e-mail Meagan Lowry at The fun continues at 6 pm with the Mustang Carnival taking place in the A.R. Reddin Fieldhouse. This event is fun for the whole family, and will include carnival games, prizes, and more! 

Admission is free and open to students, alumni and friends! On Saturday, activities begin at 9:00 a.m. with a Tower Media reunion in room KB107 in the Cooper Building. Tower Media alumni are encouraged to attend and can RSVP to Ann Gardner at The fun continues in KB 109 as groups from the 1980s- 1990s gather in the Cooper Building at 9: 00 a.m. Half Century Club inductions will begin at 9:30 a.m. in the Mitchell Lecture Hall located on the second floor of the Watkins Building. Graduates of 1966-1967 are invited to take part in the festivities and can RSVP to Deanna Ott at Join us at 10:30 a.m. in the Story Library as we celebrate the Mustangs Baseball team for being named the 2016 AMC Conference Champions! The CBC Alumni Luncheon will be held at 11:15 a.m. in the Dining Hall of the Mabee Student Service Building. Tickets are $11, and can be purchased at Awards will be given to three alumni who have demonstrated incredible service to their community, their careers, and to the Lord. The Distinguished Alumnus of the Year will be presented to Judy Johnson, the Outstanding Young Alumnus of the Year will be presented to Jordan Bowen, and Chris Ramsey will be the recipient of the Mustang Community Impact Award. Kyle Gore, CBC Alumni 12, will be this years speaker and Zeb Balentine, CBC Alumni 09, will lead music during the luncheon. 

The highlight of the day begins in the A.R. Reddin Fieldhouse at 1:00 p.m. with the Lady Mustangs taking on Missouri Baptist. The 2016 Homecoming Court will be announced after the women's game and will be followed by the Mustangs going head to head with Missouri Baptist. At CBC Homecoming 2017, come by and record your Mustang Memories in the Story Library. Mustang Memories will be a collection of interviews with people who have helped to make or witnessed the history of Central Baptist College. Think about your favorite CBC memory, a favorite teacher or anything related to the history of CBC. The Story Library will be open on Friday, February 3 and Saturday, February 4 during Homecoming activities to record your memory. For more information, go to or contact Meagan Lowry at or 501-205-8870.

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