Tarleton Corps of Cadets to fire cannon during Saturday morning ceremony

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, August 25, 2016

STEPHENVILLE, Texas—Tarleton State University’s Corps of Cadets will fire a cannon and light several smoke grenades as part of a special ceremony Saturday, Aug. 27.

The ceremony takes place at approximately 8:30 a.m. along Military Drive and inside Heritage Park, with the firing of the cannon at 9 a.m.

The Corps of Cadets will march from Traditions Hall South along Tarleton Street to the Stephenville Historical House Museum and back to campus using the same route, ending at Military Drive before the ceremony commences. As part of the ceremony, cadets will raise the Tarleton Class of 2020’s flag at the Military Memorial.

Tarleton, a member of The Texas A&M University System, provides a student-focused, value-driven educational experience marked by academic innovation and exemplary service, and dedicated to transforming students into tomorrow’s professional leaders. With campuses in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian and online, Tarleton engages with its communities to provide real-world learning experiences and to address societal needs while maintaining its core values of integrity, leadership, tradition, civility, excellence and service.

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Contact: Kurt Mogonye
254-968-9460
[email protected]ton.edu

A founding member of The Texas A&M University System, Tarleton is breaking records — in enrollment, research, scholarship, athletics, philanthropy and engagement — while transforming the lives of more than 15,000 students in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, A&M RELLIS at Bryan and online. True to Tarleton’s values of excellence, integrity, and respect, academic programs emphasize real world learning and address regional, state and national needs.