Grand marshals for B-CU homecoming parade to include Henrys


131017_dt_community03bA weeklong of activities for Bethune-Cookman University’s annual homecoming celebration will kick off Friday, Oct. 18, with the Tastes of Culture around the World event. It will culminate with a football game on Saturday, Oct. 26 with the Wildcats playing South Carolina State at Municipal Stadium beginning at 4 p.m.

This year’s theme is “Wildcat Nation: A Nation Like No Other.”

Dr. Stephanie Henry and Mayor Derrick Henry
Dr. Stephanie Henry and Mayor Derrick Henry

The annual Homecoming parade will once again take place down Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard on Oct. 26. It starts at 9 a.m. from the Daytona Mall, ending at Daisy Stocking Park.

The grand marshals of the parade this year will be B-CU President Edison Jackson and Mrs. Florence Jackson; Daytona Beach Mayor Derrick Henry, and his wife, Dr. Stephanie Henry; and Joan Thompson from the Class of 1968.

A complete list of activities can be found online at



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