Penn’s Homecoming Parade on Friday, September 23, won’t just be exciting because it’s the return of a fun tradition to usher the Homecoming Court to the football field, but it will also a contest among the 16 extracurricular & co-curricular clubs/activities/teams participating in the parade. Click here for the parade route.
Because the Penn Kingsmen are playing the Marian High School Knights, the theme of the Homecoming Parade is “Kingdom.”
Big prizes are at stake:
- $1,500 to 1st Prize
- $1,000 to 2nd Prize
- $500 to 3rd Prize
Watch the fun video below of Penn Choir students “calling” student clubs and teams to participate in the costume and float contest.
There will be two ways to cast your vote for your favorite costume or float and help raise money for the P-H-M Education Foundation. Everyone has a chance to vote, even if you aren’t able to attend the parade and see the costumes and floats in person. All monies raised by the P-H-M Education Foundation goes into funding innovative school and teacher grants which in turn provide #PHMExcellence in all 15 P-H-M schools!
- After the parade, head over to the P-H-M Education Foundation Family Fun Zone and Saint Joseph Health System Health Fair where you can donate $5 to the Foundation and vote for your favorite group. With your $5 vote, you’ll also get a giant Go Penn! foam finger to cheer on the Kingsmen at the Homecoming game.
- Can’t make it to the Family Fun Zone and Saint Joseph Health System Health Fair, you’ll be able to cast your $5 vote online from Sat., Sept. 23 – Noon, Fri. Sept. 30. Pictures of the groups in hte parade will be posted online. Click this link to view and vote starting Sat., Sept. 23.
Another fun activity taking place at the P-H-M Education Foundation Family Fun Zone especially for Penn students … a Dunk Tank featuring Penn teachers; a chance to dunk their favorite (or not so favorite) Penn teacher!
- $5, 3 balls
- $20 to just be able to push the lever for 100% guaranteed dunk!
- Click here for the teacher dunk tank schedule.