Press Release from Coahoma Community College Public Relations; (662) 621-4061 - Brittany Davis-Green - email@example.com
CLARKSDALE – As a welcome sign of springtime at the Tiger Nation, Coahoma Community College’s Division of Enrollment and Student Services has a myriad of activities planned for its 2015 Spring Fest.
The weeklong event will kick off Sunday, March 29 and run through Thursday, April 2.
According to Assistant Director of Enrollment and Student Services LaShasa Griffin, there’s a host activities that will offer something for everyone.
“Spring Fest is a celebration of Spring and is always a fun time for the campus,” said Griffin. “It’s designed to usher in the warm weather here on the campus of CCC with fun and safe activities for our students.”
The ongoing theme for this year’s festivities is “Clash of the Classes”.
Griffin said during each event, the classes will be giving points based on participation . The class with the most points at the conclusion of the week will be named the winner and will be treated with special recognition from the Division of Enrollment and Student Services.
Here’s a breakdown of this year’s activities:
Sunday, March 29
The Fisk Jubilee Singer 3 p.m.—The Pinnacle
This free event, sponsored by CCC’s Lyceum Committee, will feature vocal artists and students from Fisk University in Nashville, TN, who sing and travel the world.
Monday, March 30
Online voting will kick off for Mr. and Miss CCC and SGA President.
“On Fleek Fest” 7 p.m. —Georgia Lewis Theater
This talent showcase will feature everything from singing, dancing, poetry reading, and modeling to a knowledge bowl. Modeling will include four categories: Grammy Night; Weekend Wear; Beach Wear; and 9 to 5. The Freshmen and Sophomore classes will compete during a Knowledge Bowl as well as a Spirit Competition. Admission is free and open to the public.
“Midnight Breakfast 11- 12:30 p.m. —Student Cafeteria (Zee A. Barron Student Union)
Tigers will enjoy an early start to breakfast during this activity. In keeping with the “Clash of the Classes” theme, an eating contest will be held to test who can hold down the most pancakes and sausages. Music and door prizes will also be available.
Tuesday, March 31
Online voting will continue for Mr. and Miss CCC and SGA President.
“Get the Scoop” Ice cream Social and Voter Registration 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. —
Student Affair Multi-Complex & Wellness Center
Students will receive information on academic counseling, behavioral counseling, and health services all while enjoying a big scoop of ice cream during this activity.
“Campus & Community” 6-8 p.m.
Residents in the West Tallahatchie area will learn more about the Tiger Nation during a special visit to the West Tallahatchie High School in Webb, MS. Residents will also enjoy special guest by comedian, hypnotist and magician Richard Aimes.
Wednesday, April 1
Election Results will be announced at 2p.m.—Zee A. Barron Student Union
“Hypnopalooza” 2- 3 p.m. —The Pinnacle
Hypnotist, mind-bending illusionist Richard Aimes of Las Vegas, NV will be on campus providing entertainment that you have to see to believe!
“Class Cookout & Mixer” 4:30- 5:45 p.m. —The Pit
Tigers will enjoy free food, music and entertainment outside of the Zee A. Barron Student Union.
Laser Tag 6:15 p.m.- 8 p.m. —The Pinnacle
Freshmen and sophomores will face-off during a fun, competitive game of Laser Tag.
Bubble Soccer 8:15 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.—James E. Miller Stadium
Tigers will challenge each other to a fun, energetic game of soccer while enclosed in a giant ball during Bubble Soccer.
Thursday, April 2
“Intramural All-Star Battle” 6 p.m.—The Pinnacle
The week will wrap up with an “Intramural All Star Battle” that’ll feature a 3-point shoot out, dunk contest and free throw.
For questions, contact CCC’s Division of Enrollment and Student Services at (662) 621-4155.
CLICK HERE to view the 2015 Spring Fest Banner.