Following the theme "Magic in the Mountains," Young Harris College students, alumni and Mountain Lions fans celebrated the home opener of the 2014-2015 basketball season. This exciting annual event was presented in collaboration with the offices of Student Development and Alumni Services and the Department of Athletics.
Homecoming kicked off with the annual Homecoming parade on Saturday morning that included a variety of student-created floats as well as local civic leaders and businesses.
Tailgating festivities and a celebratory pre-game picnic lunch catered by Atlanta’s world-famous drive-in The Varsity followed for YHC students, alumni, faculty and staff.
Throughout the week, student organizations competed to earn the title of Homecoming Week Champions by participating in a variety of challenges and events, including a trivia game, lip sync challenge and dodgeball tournament.
Organizations were awared points for attendance at competitions as well as other events throughout the week, including a "Light it Up" dance party and the announcement of Homecoming Court at The Morning Paws.
2014 Homecoming Week Challenge Winners
1st place: Phi Sigma Kappa
2nd place: Gamma Psi
3rd place: SGA
2014 Homecoming Court
King: Zach Champion
Queen: Grace Patterson
Court members: Sara Beth Tankersley, Ashley Eschbach, Breann Lindsey, Espen Myklebust, Michael Pomawski, Parker Sewell