YHC Homecoming is Saturday, Feb. 9

Thursday, January 31, 2019
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YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – Young Harris College invites all Mountain Lion alumni back to campus for Homecoming on Saturday, Feb. 9.

The College will host an all-alumni lunch at 12:30 p.m. in the Recreation and Fitness Center. The women’s basketball game vs. Georgia Southwestern will start at 1:30 p.m., and the men’s basketball game vs. Georgia Southwestern will begin at 3:30 p.m. Both games will take place in the Recreation and Fitness Center. The cost is $20 per adult, which includes lunch and entry to the basketball games. There is no fee for alumni in the class of 2018 or for children 17 years old and younger. YHC encourages attendees to show school spirit by wearing white to the basketball games.

At 1:30 p.m., two receptions will be held in the Recreation and Fitness Center. Former YHC basketball players are invited to gather in the Studio, and former Pep Band members and cheerleaders are invited to gather in the second floor lobby.

Between the women’s and men’s basketball games, an all-alumni group photo will be taken. Additionally, alumni and students will have the opportunity to participate in the annual 50/50 three-point shootout to support student scholarships.

The YHC Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned during halftime of the men’s basketball game.

“Homecoming is a great opportunity to bring students and alumni together,” said Director of Alumni Engagement Dana Ensley, ’97. “We love hosting these events and helping people reconnect to the College, renew friendships and make new friends.”

To register for YHC Homecoming, visit yhc.edu/homecoming. For questions about Homecoming, contact the Office of Alumni Engagement at (706) 379-5336 or email alumni@yhc.edu.

About Young Harris College

Young Harris College is a private baccalaureate and master’s degree-granting institution located in the beautiful mountains of North Georgia. Founded in 1886 and historically affiliated with The United Methodist Church, Young Harris College educates, inspires and empowers students through an education that purposefully integrates the liberal arts and professional studies. The College has three academic divisions: Arts and Humanities, Professional Studies, and Mathematics, Science and Technology, with more than 1,400 students enrolled in its residential and Early College programs. The historic campus in Young Harris, Ga. has completed major campus improvements to accommodate the College’s growth. LEED-certified campus improvements include the 121,000-square-foot Rollins Campus Center, residence facilities and a 57,000-square-foot recreation and fitness center. The College is an active member of the NCAA Division II and remains a fierce competitor in the prestigious Peach Belt Conference. For more information, visit yhc.edu.

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