By Kevin Harvison
Eastern Oklahoma State College will celebrate “Mountaineers Forever” during the college’s annual Homecoming week celebration with a variety of activities for alumni, students, their families and the community.
Wilburton Mayor Stephen Brinlee, an Eastern graduate and president of the Eastern Alumni Association, signed a proclamation today declaring Oct. 28 through Nov. 2 as Eastern Homecoming Week. Eastern’s annual Halloween Community Carnival is set for Thursday, Oct. 31 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Families can enjoy an evening of Halloween festivities including games, prizes, food, candy and Trunk-or-Treat. Children are encouraged to wear their costumes and enter the Boo Parade costume contest. Registration for the Boo Parade begins at 5 p.m. and the contest begins at 5:30 p.m. Pictured seated from left, Wilburton Mayor Stephen Brinlee signs a proclamation declaring Oct. 28 through Nov. 2 as Eastern Homecoming Week. He is joined by Eastern President Dr. Stephen E. Smith and cheerleaders and mascot from left, Courtney Cohen of Hartshorne, Rebekah McIntosh of Kellyville and Hailey Luker of McAlester. Visit www.eosc.edu/homecoming for more information about Eastern’s 2013 Homecoming activities.