Homecoming 2015

Friday, April 24 and Saturday, April 25, 2015

Celebrating the Hargrave class years of: 1955, 1960, 1965 (50th), 1970, 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990 (25th), 1995, 2000, 2005 (10th), 2010, 2014.

The “red carpet” rolls out for all returning alumni. Graduates, former students, faculty and staff meet for a great weekend of camaraderie and fellowship. Alumni weekend includes an alumni social, a round of golf, alumni breakfast, class photos, a Cadet parade and an awards ceremony. Please check below for the next Homecoming information.

Registration and Lodging

To register for Homecoming 2015, please return the reply card by April 11 or register online at the Homecoming Registration Page. Attire is casual. Comfortable dress is encouraged for all weekend activities.

A block of rooms are reserved at the following hotels. Courtesy transportation will be provided to these hotels from evening events in Chatham.

Courtyard Marriott - Danville
2136 Riverside Drive, Danville, VA 24540
Note: The Courtyard Marriott is SOLD OUT as of April 7, 2015.
Hampton Inn - Gretna
200 McBride Lane, Gretna, VA 24557

Holiday Inn Express - Danville
2121 Riverside Drive
Danville, VA 24540

Special Rates are also offered at Holiday Inn, Comfort Inn and Best Western Hotels in Danville. For more options, visit Hargrave's Lodging page.
Relive your Hargrave experience. Limited rooms are available in Booker Hall on a first-come-first-served basis. Contact to reserve your space. Booker Hall is now full as of Tuesday, April 21, 2015.

Homecoming 2015 Schedule

Friday, April 24, 2015

Noon - 6:00 p.m.  •  Camden Hall

Refreshment Station
Noon - 6:00 p.m.  •  English Center, Camden Hall

Gift Shop
Noon - 5:00 p.m.  •  Camden Hall

Alumni Golf Outing - $60 per player
10:00 a.m. Tee Time  •  Danville Golf Club
Join your fellow alumni and Hargrave faculty for a fun day of golf.  Bag lunch provided.
email or call 434-432-3187 to register.

Tattoo Ceremony
6:00 p.m. •  Company Street
Officially kick off the weekend with this entertaining historic military ceremony. Hargrave's Tattoo Ceremony is a military music and display performance in honor of all returning alumni. Check out last year's performance:

Alumni Social - $10 per person
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.  •  Chatham Community Center, 115 South Main Street
Open to alumni and former faculty and staff - join us for hors d'oeuvres, beverages and great fellowship!

Varsity Lacrosse ve. Fork Union
7:30 p.m.  •  Dyer Field
Cheer the Tigers to victory at a great lacrosse rivalry. Night game!

2015 Homecoming BannersSaturday, April 25, 2015

7:30 a.m.  •  Camden Hall

Refreshment Stations
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  •  English Center / Cannon

Gift Shop
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  •  Camden Hall

Kids Play Day
All day!  •  Practice Field
Fun and games for all ages. Meet the Tiger!

Alumni Breakfast
8:30 a.m.  •  John D. Smith, III ‘56 Student Center
Join the Hargrave Class of 2015 at the Annual Alumni Board sponsored Breakfast.  

Class and Decade Photos
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.  •  Camden Hall Steps
Schedule times will be posted.  Please proceed to Simpson Parade Field as photos are completed.

Alumni Parade
11:00 a.m.  •  Simpson Parade Field
Dress parade, alumni awards and pass in review for all alumni.  Reunion Class guidon photos immediately following the parade.

Opening of Lankford House Museum at Hargrave (Former Yesteryear Hall)
12:15 p.m. (Immediately following the parade)  •  Lankford House (located directly behind the chapel)
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for new location of Yesteryear Hall.

Alumni Lunch
12:30 p.m.  •  (Immediately following the Yesteryear Hall ribbon cutting ceremony)  •  Lankford House grounds
$10 per person (Kids eat free)

Barracks Inspection / Company Reunions
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.  •  Barracks
See how they stack up to the ‘good old days.’  See your former barracks and meet the Cadets who call it home.

Varsity Baseball vs. Fuqua
1:30 p.m.  •  Rogers-Fuller Field

Alumni Memorial Service - Master Sgt. Thomas A. Saunders '99
2:00 p.m.  •  Thomas Vitagliano ‘89 Memorial Climbing Tower

Open Swim
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  •   Onishi-Davenport Aquatic Center

Alumni Board Meeting
2:30 p.m.  •  John D. Smith, III ‘56 Student Center, Overflow Room
Spring meeting and installation of new members of the Alumni Association Board of Directors.

Skeet Shoot
2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  •   Spradlin Skeet Range

Open Climb
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.  •  Thomas Vitagliano ‘89 Memorial Climbing Tower

Tiger Cornhole Challenge
4:00 p.m. - until ???  •  Simpson Parade Field

Party at the Academy - $10 per person
5:00 p.m. until close  •  Cosby House (Former President's Home)
All alumni and their guests are welcomed for BBQ, fellowship and music!

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Breakfast and Devotions
8:30 a.m.  •  John D. Smith, III ‘56 Student Center
An informal breakfast with message provided by Hargrave chaplain, Joe Moran.