Knoxville Alumni Association

Supporting our Knoxville Panthers with "Generations of Black & Gold pride!"

2016 Homecoming Celebration


10:00 AM: Dyer Hudson will be open all day for classes to gather and reminisce!

11:30 AM: Everyone is invited to the Knoxville Alumni Association Annual Business Meeting and Lunch. Lunch is FREE to Alumni members or $8.00 for non-members. Membership dues may be paid at the door; $25.00 per year or $250.00 for a lifetime membership. Pizza Hut will be serving.

KNOXVILLE ALUMNI HOMECOMING QUEENS from 1951 through 2016 will be introduced following lunch. We hope you can be there to support the Queen from your class!

ATTENTION CLASSES: The class with the most classmates attending the meeting/lunch will have a scholarship presented in their class' name to a graduating KHS Senior in 2017!

To reserve a table for the day, please contact Jody Jones Rawlings, Alumni Board President, KHS Class of 1984 at (641) 891-0645 or by e-mail at

2:30 PM: Parade Line-up at Main and Fremont. The parade begins at 3:00 PM.
If you would like to ride on the Alumni Float or reserve a spot in the parade for your own class float, please contact Pat Thomas Kading, KHS Class of 1964, at (641) 842-5749 or (641) 891-4230 or by e-mail at We will need a write-up about your class for the MC at the parade.

4:00 PM to 6:30 PM: Dinner Break! There are many churches and organizations holding delicious tailgate meals around the Knoxville area and we encourage you to support them. This Information will be on the Facebook page Knoxville Alumni Association, Knoxville, Iowa and at

6:30 PM: Class Reunion Line-up at the Stadium. Classes having reunions are asked to meet at the southwest corner of the stadium. Please notify Pennie Edwards Sommar, KHS Class of 1966 at (641) 891-4779 or by e-mail at if you plan to participate in the class reunion introductions. Class introductions will be around 7:00 PM. Special seating will be provided after class introductions. Tickets for the game may be purchased at the towers for $5.00 at game time or for tickets in advance, contact Pennie. She will be at the parade line-up carrying the black and gold class signs!

1951 to 2016 ALUMNI HOMECOMING QUEENS are asked to line up at the stone building at the south end of the stadium at 6:30. Their introduction will follow the class introductions.

7:00 PM: Support the Knoxville Panthers as they host Carlisle Wildcats at our historic Ken Locke Stadium!

7:30 PM: Evening Homecoming activities begin at the Dyer Hudson. Tickets are $5.00 at the door. Memberships may be purchased there also. Your membership helps support KHS scholarships!

8:00 PM to Midnight: Homecoming Dance (live band) at the Dyer Hudson.

We hope you will be able to join us for Homecoming 2016!

PO 662 • Knoxville, Iowa 50138