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Experience Waldorf’s During Homecoming Festivities.

The chants, the cheers, and the celebration are essentials in the Waldorf lifestyle. Current students and alumni come from near and far to attend and continue to be a be a part of the family through alumni events and activities.

The energy surrounding the annual Homecoming Weekend Celebration is showcasing extra enthusiasm because of the 100th-anniversary celebration of the Waldorf Alma Mater. A powerful celebration is being planned to take place on campus October 9 through 11. “All hail to three, O Waldorf!” is the 2015 homecoming theme.

Campus staff and students have been tirelessly working to plan many events throughout the weekend. Alumni and students are encouraged to attend the three-day event on campus.

The event-packed weekend has something for everyone. The library and archives will be open to display items from Waldorf’s history. An athletic Hall of Fame Induction will commence Friday evening followed by a homecoming queen and king review and coronation and the Warrior Bonfire/Pep Fest to end the night. The Warrior athletic teams, cheerleaders and students will generate excitement during the bonfire for the next day’s homecoming games!

On Saturday, be prepared for many events to overload your schedule. You will not want to miss out on all the events planned. Long-time Waldorf employees, Michael and Nancy Farndale will lead a homecoming parade with reunion classes and special groups also participating. A luncheon for reunion classes will be help or folks may gather for a community barbeque at the Atrium. Show school spirit and root for the Warriors during the Homecoming Football game against Mayville State University. Attend the arts and crafts fair or even by a vendor to showcase your work. Grab some tea and goodies in the afternoon while viewing university mementoes and photos of the history of Waldorf. The activities are endless and event offer a campus tour guided by current Waldorf students and an alumni choir sing-a-long. Enjoy a “Taste of Waldorf” with a special dinner with President Bob Alsop and an awards ceremony. To end the night, a concert where the Waldorf Choir and Wild Symphony will perform.

The final day will begin with a homecoming worship service at Immanuel Lutheran Church followed by brunch. The weekend will come to a close with a musical theatre showcase at the Smith Theatre.

Reminisce your college experience and Waldorf’s history throughout the weekend festivities. There is something for everyone to do and enjoy the celebration of Waldorf! Make plans now to bring your family to Waldorf’s Homecoming Weekend and learn more about the events offered at waldorf.edu/homecoming.

Author: Brittany Gibson

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