Congratulations to our Homecoming court royalty! First row, l-r: Michael Moorer '18, Anthony Myrks-Brewer '17 (King 2016), Annie Reich '18 (Queen 2016), Sawyer French, age 5 (King Bearer), Jaci Linn Darst, age 7, (Queen Bearer), Elizabeth Heller '18 (Queen 2017), Daryl Sullivan '18 (King 2017) and Nestor Aviles '18 (2nd runner up). Second row, l-r: Christella Philippe '20, Andrea Dowlen '18, Ron Young '18, Treasure Rogers '18 (2nd runner up), Osvaldo Flores '18 (1st runner up), President Lyle Roelofs, First Lady Laurie Roelofs, Derby Chukwudi '19, Issac Domenech '19, Monet Perry '18, Maya Riddles '20 (1st runner up), Aldrin Vinton '18, and Guerds Jean '18. Photo by Ray Davis '11 Photography

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Homecoming 2017 brings hundreds home

Alumni from across the country and around the world returned to Berea’s campus for Homecoming 2017. From the Block Party on the Square to the crowning of the Homecoming Court, alums enjoyed dancing, cheering at the basketball games, attending department receptions, connecting with classmates at class luncheons, socializing at BereaFEST, learning the latest with the president at the Town Hall forum, and—of course—finding lots of food, food, and more food! Alumni can relive their favorite moments or catch those they missed at the photo gallery for Homecoming 2017.

Alumni Awards recipients honored at Homecoming

Each year during Homecoming selected Bereans are recognized for their professional accomplishments, contributions to the community, and commitments to the mission of Berea College. This year, Bill Daugherty ’76 received the Distinguished Alumnus Award. Dr. Kathy Bullock and Keith Bullock, members of the Teaching Faculty and General Faculty, respectively, were presented Honorary Alumnus Awards. Read more about our recipients

Roelofs honors two alumni with President’s Medallion

President Lyle Roelofs presented Carl Thomas ’78 and his wife, Deborah Byrd Thomas ’80, with the President’s Medallion at a surprise ceremony during Homecoming on Sat., Nov. 18. Read more about this honor.

Check out these highlights from Homecoming 2017!

Take a look at this video from our first live Town Hall Forum with President Lyle Roelofs