College to Celebrate Homecoming 2015

Posted October 16, 2015

The Missouri Valley College community will celebrate Homecoming festivities Oct. 23-25 on the MVC campus. The 2015 Homecoming theme is Camp MVC.

Activities include the 46th annual torch run, homecoming bonfire, alumni banquet, homecoming parade, pre-game tailgate, MVC Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony, 50-Plus Club breakfast and a schedule of Viking athletic events.

“This year at "Camp MVC" we're extending our events and providing new fun activities. There is truly something for everyone including reunions, dinners, receptions, a food truck inside the Viking Tailgate Zone, beer garden, football game and much, much more,” said Jennifer Hiller, director of alumni relations. “Camp MVC is a throwback to camp experiences from the past with a modern twist. It will rekindle your love for Missouri Valley College. Return for Homecoming 2015 and be prepared to be a very happy camper.”

Four alumni will be recognized at the alumni banquet on Friday, Oct. 23 in the Charles L. Bacon Conference Center. Outstanding Alumni Award recipients include: Ron Porter ‘64 of Marshall, Missouri; George Robinson ‘71 of Minneapolis, Minnesota; Frank Massaro ‘76 of New York, New York; and Outstanding Young Alumni Award recipient Mark Samsel ‘07 of Prairie Village, Kansas.  The anniversary classes of 1955, 1965, 1975, 1985, 1995, 2005 and 2010 will also be recognized.

The 2015 MVC Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees include: Leonard Milton Carr ‘47, posthumously; Melvin L. Rogers ‘61 of Fairfax, Missouri; Gary S. Sowell ‘77 of Lenexa, Kansas; Darryle D. Todd ‘80 of Omaha, Nebraska; Carl Douglas Fenstermacher Jr. ‘95  of St. Charles, Missouri; and Deandre Campbell '97 of St. Louis, Missouri. The induction ceremony will take place Saturday, Oct. 24 in the Malcolm Center.

For more information, visit or contact the alumni office at 660-831-4006.


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