WAXAHACHIE — The 2017 Waxahachie High School Homecoming celebrations begin Monday, Oct. 9 and conclude Saturday afternoon with a luncheon hosted by the WHS Ex-Students association.
The annual parade is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 13 at 2 p.m. Route details will be featured in the Friday Daily Light. The Indian football team will then host the Midlothian Panthers at 7:30 p.m. There are several tailgating sites for alumni and fans prior to the game.
The Legacy Run, which consists of a fun run and 5K, is scheduled for Saturday morning, Oct. 14. More information on the run will be provided in Wednesday's Daily Light.
WHS Athletic Hall of Fame
The 2017 WHS Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Scholarship Program will be held on Thursday, October 12 at 7:00 p.m. at the WHS Fine Arts Center. This year's inductees include L.T. Felty, Jimmie Ray, Mike Turner and Tirey Wilemon, Sr. Admission is free with open seating. Sponsors, inductees and their families will have reserved seating. Proceeds from the event will fund scholarships for WHS graduates in May. For more information, visit www.waxahachieexstudents.org, or call Kim Garlitz at 469-449-4273.
WHS Ex-Students Association Homecoming Luncheon
The WHS Ex-Students Association annual Homecoming Luncheon will be held on Saturday, October 14 at 11:30 a.m. at the Ninth Grade Academy. Tickets to the event are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. To reserve seats, mail payment to the WHS Ex-Students Association, P.O. Box 906, Waxahachie, TX, 75168, or purchase tickets online at www.waxahachieexstudents.org. For more information, contact Margaret Felty at 972-921-1181.
Waxahachie High School Class of 1967 50-year Reunion
The 1967 graduating class of Waxahachie High School will be holding their 50-year class reunion, Oct. 13-14. On Friday, we will participate in the homecoming parade in the afternoon, attend the WHS homecoming football game, and then get together at the Red Oak Valley Golf Club. On Saturday after attending the Ex-Students Association luncheon, the class will meet at the old high school for a tour and a class picture. Activities will continue with a catered dinner and program at the Youth Center on Patrick Street at 6 p.m. (for 1967 graduates), followed by plenty of time to reminisce and listen to 1960’s music with fellow class members and friends. Anyone needing detailed information or to register should contact either Vickie Brown at (972)-977-3846 or John Wedel at (972)-923-1897. Former teachers and members of WHS classes of 1964 – 1970 are welcome to join us Saturday night at 8 p.m. at the Youth Center.