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GMC to host 2019 Alumni Weekend

GMC to host 2019 Alumni Weekend

It’s that time of year again! October 18th and 19th, Georgia Military College will host 2019 Alumni Weekend. This year GMC celebrates 140 years! Below are a list of events that will take place over the course of the two-day event.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2019

Alumni Golf Tournament 
The Club at Lake Sinclair
Registration at 8 a.m., Shotgun Start at 9:30 a.m., Awards Presentation at 2 p.m.
Entry Fee is $75 To pre-register, contact Greg Zecca at 478-387-1939.

Alumni Weekend Registration
Alumni House – 410 South Jefferson Street
12-3:45 p.m.  Boylan Hall Atrium 3:45-7 p.m.
Daily Pass is $25 per person Weekend Pass is $40 per person, includes meals on Friday and Saturday, and dance on Saturday.
Link to register: alumni.gmc.edu/weekend

Bullring Tavern
Bulldog Room Opens 12-10 p.m. 
Cash bar

Alumni Parade
Grant Parade Field at 3:45 p.m.

Knockout Drill
Grant Parade Field at 4:25 p.m.

Welcome Home Dinner
The Atrium at 6 p.m.
Cash bar

Homecoming Prep Football Game – GMC Prep vs. Washington Wilkes Comprehensive High School
Davenport Field at 7:30 p.m.
Admission - $7; Children 7 and under are free

Young Alumni Social
8:30-10 p.m. in the Bullring Tavern after Halftime

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2019

Will Robinson Memorial Run
Fun Run at 8 am., 5K Run at 8:30 a.m.
Both start on the North Bricks
$30 entry fee
Link to register: alumni.gmc.edu/robinsonrun

Alumni Weekend Registration 
11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Prep School Annex Bulldog Cafe

GMC Archive Gallery Opens
Opens at noon in the Sibley-Cone Library

Campus Tours
Start at noon in the Prep School Annex Bulldog Café
Second tour starts at 3 p.m. at same location 

GMC Junior College Football vs. Community Christian College
1 p.m. at Davenport Field
GMC students, faculty and staff admitted free with ID. Reserved seating $15. General admission $10. Kid’s Zone $5. College student with ID and children age 9 and under $3.

Historical Exhibit with Dr. George Coletti 
2 p.m. in Sibley-Cone Library 

Bullring Tavern 
Open 4:30 pm-10 p.m. in Prep School Annex reception area & Pursley Patio
Cash bar

Alumni Awards Ceremony and Dinner  
5:30 p.m. in the Prep School Annex Bulldog Café

Alumni Awards:

  • Distinguished Alumnus – The Honorable Henry Craig
  • Alumni Achievement – Dr. John Wood
  • Honorary Alumna – Mrs. Polly Echols
  • GMC Service – Mr. Grady Torrance
  • Emerging Young Alumni Leader – The Honorable Trevor Addison 
  • Community Service – Mr. Lyn Chandler
  • Military Service – CPT Kris Farrar
  • Alumni Fallen Hero – Deputy William E. Robinson, IV

Alumni Live Music and Dancing 
7-9:30 p.m. in the Prep School Annex Bulldog Café

For more information and to register, visit alumni.gmc.edu/weekend. We hope you’ll join us for Alumni Weekend 2019!