Parent's Day Planned September 19 at SWOSU


Parent's Day activities will be held Saturday, September 19, at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

Among the scheduled activities during the day are a pancake breakfast, tailgate party, art show and SWOSU football. Also, SWOSU students will have the opportunity to win one of five $500 scholarships that will be given away.

The scholarships are made possible by participating businesses. Students or family members can register for the scholarship drawings throughout the day at participating businesses. The winners will be announced at halftime of the 6 p.m. football game.

A tailgate party/BBQ dinner, sponsored by the SWOSU Alumni Association, will be held from 5 - 6 p.m. just south of Milam Stadium. Everyone is invited. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for children under 12. Tickets can be purchased in advance in Room 201 of the Administration Building or purchased at the party/dinner.

The pancake breakfast will be held from 8-10:30 a.m. in the Memorial Student Center University Grill. The fundraising event is sponsored by the SWOSU men’s basketball team. Cost is $5 for the all-you-can-eat breakfast, consisting of pancakes, ham steak, coffee and juice. Tickets are available from team members and will be available at the door.

SWOSU is also hosting the Oklahoma Watercolor Association Show from 3-5 p.m. in the SWOSU Art Building. Admission is free.

The evening ends with the football game featuring the SWOSU Bulldogs as they entertain West Texas A & M University. Game time is 6 p.m.

Additional information about the events is available by calling 580.774.3267.