fireworks display and parade
The events celebrate homecoming/alumni
LAKELAND, Fla. (March
15, 2004) - Florida Southern College welcomes back its alumni on
March 26-28 with fireworks and a parade. The fireworks display over
Lake Hollingsworth, produced by the Grucci family, begins at 8 p.m.
on Friday, the 26th. The parade, taking place Saturday, March 27,
begins at 4 p.m., starting on Callahan Court. The route continues
onto Lake Hollingsworth Drive in front of the college and turns
up Johnson Avenue. The public is invited to enjoy both events.
The fireworks, sponsored by the FSC Alumni Association, and the
parade, sponsored by the Student Government Association, are part
of the annual celebration of homecoming/alumni weekend, March 26-28.
Approximately 500 FSC alumni will return to the area over the weekend.
Traditionally, the events also celebrate the college's association
with the Lakeland community.
In preparation for and during the events, traffic along Lake Hollingsworth
Road in front of the college will be diverted. The fireworks and
parade will each last about 20 minutes.
About Florida Southern College
Florida Southern is a four-year, private, co-educational liberal
arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The college
offers more than 40 undergraduate majors and a master of business
administration degree accredited by the Commission on Colleges of
the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Located in Lakeland,
Fla., the college is home to the largest, single-site collection
of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture in the world.