Lumpkins Stadium will be the site of what school officials are describing as the “largest pep rally the Waxahachie community has ever seen” on Thursday.

Hosted annually by the Quarterback Club, this year’s “Meet the Indians Night” has been expanded to involve more students and clubs.

The event will feature the football players, cheerleaders and the Cherokee Charmers drill team, as well as the volleyball team, the cross-country team and the Spirit of Waxahachie band.

“This is a great way to kick off the 2007-2008 school year,” said deputy superintendent David Truitt. “We welcome the community and want them to be a part of this fantastic event regardless if they have students in the district or not. Our goal is to pack the stands with all types of Indians fans.”

The free event will begin at 8 p.m. and should last about an hour, with KBEC vice president and general manager Ken Roberts serving as host.

There will also be opportunities for community members to purchase Indian spirit gear and to learn more about other Waxahachie ISD spirit organizations.

“We hope that everyone will come out and show their support for the Waxahachie Indians,” Truitt said. “Put on your green and white, bring your Indian spirit and come out to Lumpkins Stadium.”

For more information, contact the district at (972) 923-4631.