Norwin plans homecoming activities
Norwin's homecoming weekend, Sept. 21-23, includes a full lineup of activities, including a hall of fame dinner, football game and dance.
The events kick off with the Norwin Athletic Hall of Fame program and banquet at 6 p.m. Thursday at Stratigos Banquet Center in North Huntingdon.
Nine individuals and three teams will be honored, including Shannon Abraham (track), Robert Montrose Sr. (basketball), Ryan Obeldobel (volleyball), Holly Peters (swimming), Bob Shrader (coach), Jay Tray (wrestling), Bob Vaughn (football, basketball, baseball), Jen Manik-Wright (soccer) and Bill Zollner (wrestling), the 1959 wrestling team and the 1985 and 1986 girls volleyball teams.
The fourth annual community carnival will be held from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday in the large gym prior to kickoff of the football game against Cannon-McMillan at 7 p.m.
Activities will include games with prizes, bouncy house, dunk tank and food vendors.
Cody Sabol, a 2013 Norwin graduate, will give two speed-painting performances for the community at 4 p.m. and at 6:30 p.m.
Food trucks will be stationed outside the gym.
The coronation of this year's homecoming king and queen and presentation of the court will take place at halftime.
On Saturday, there will be a parade at 10:30 a.m. through Irwin. The parade route begins at Immaculate Conception Church and ends at the intersection of Main Street and Pennsylvania Avenue.
Shuttle service will begin at 9 a.m. from the Norwin Knights Stadium, running until 10:10 a.m. This shuttle service will continue after the parade to return people to Norwin High School to pick up their vehicles.
The weekend will conclude with the annual Homecoming Dance from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday. The dance is open to any current Norwin High School Student in grades 9-12, and their Norwin student guest or Norwin alumni guest who is under the age of 21.
For more information, contact Patrick MacLaughlin, the high school student council adviser, at email@example.com or at 724-861-3005, ext. 3220.