SSU Parade Theme: “We Are One SSU: Catch the Fever”


Broadnax
Broadnax

Downtown streets will be lined with spectators to see the marching bands, walking units, decorated cars and floats that will lead Savannah State University’s annual Homecoming parade beginning at 9 a.m.

Chiza
Chiza
on Oct. 20. Parade entries will depict this year’s celebratory theme: We Are One SSU: Catch the Fever

Parade Grand Marshals

The 2012 Parade Grand Marshals are Lawrence Young (c/o ’48) of Lumpkin, Ga., and

Ruben Chiza
Ruben Chiza
Jacquelyn W. Stephens (c/o ’60) of Savannah, Ga. Young, a retired Fort Valley State University administrator, is a former member of the Lumpkin City Council and served as mayor pro tem in 2001. He is
Horace Broadnax
Horace Broadnax
secretary of the New Horizons Community Service Board and chairman of the Lower Chattahoochee Regional Development Center. Stephens, professor emerita at Armstrong Atlantic State University, served as acting head and professor of elementary education before
Lawrence Young
Lawrence Young
retiring. She is the founding president of the Reading and Speech Communication Institute of Savannah.

Honorary Marshals

The Honorary Marshals are Horace Broadnax, head Tiger basketball coach, and Ruben Chiza (c/o ’12), a twoterm Student

Jacquelyn Stephens
Jacquelyn Stephens
Government Association president.

The parade starts on East Broad St. and travels to Broughton St., then MLK Jr. Blvd. to Anderson St. to Ogeechee Rd. where parade units will disband. After the parade, the Homecoming

Huntley
Huntley
celebration continues at Theodore A. Wright Stadium with the football game between the SSU Tigers and Edward Waters College. The game begins at 2 p.m.

SSU National Alumni Association Queens

Prior to the

Magwood
Magwood
crowning of Miss SSU, the SSU National Alumni Association will hold its coronation ceremony at 5 p.m. at Gordon Library. Carolyn McCoy Huntley of the Jefferson County Alumni Chapter will be crowned as the national
Thomas
Thomas
queen. A 1972 graduate, Huntley is a retired educator. Her attendants are Barbara Greene Magwood (c/o ’66) of the Savannah Alumni Chapter and Barbara Stewart Thomas (c/o ’71) of the Augusta Alumni Chapter. Both are retired educators.












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