McMurry University Students Participate in Spring Thing Week

  Gary Ellison
  Wednesday, March 18, 2015 8:48 AM
  Archives 2014 - 2015

Abilene, TX

McMurry University students will be enjoying a number of special events next week as part of the annual “Spring Thing” activities hosted by McMurry Student Government each year.  

A student team will take on a faculty/staff team in softball on Thursday, March 26, at 5:30 p.m. at the practice field next to McMurry’s Walt Driggers Baseball Field.

On Saturday, March 28, students will host a 5K run benefitting the Billy Cole III Memorial Endowed Scholarship. Scholar athlete Billy Charles Cole, III, of Sachse, Texas, who died on August 12, 2014, as a result of a traffic accident while returning to campus to begin his junior year.

This year’s schedule includes the following events:  Monday - Gatti's Night from 5-8 p.m.; Tuesday – Chapel from 11 a.m. to noon; Wednesday – Snow cones on the Quad from noon to 1 p.m.; Thursday – Students vs. Faculty/Staff Softball Game from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.; Friday - Cook-out at Residence Halls from 5 to 7 p.m.; and Saturday - BIG Event featuring a 5K run benefitting the Billy Cole III Memorial Endowed Scholarship. 

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