Alumni Weekend

Reunite | Remember | celebrate

Baylor Alumni Weekend, October 1-3, 2021

Alumni Weekend for those celebrating reunions with class years ending in ‘0’ or ‘5’ will now take place Oct. 1-3, 2021, along with class reunions for those who have class years ending in ‘1’ or ‘6’. Baylor is doubling down for twice the fun!

We are thrilled to be able to bring these amazing classes back to campus in the Fall," said alumni board chair and Baylor trustee Charles Mayfield '92.

FRIDAY, OCT. 1: Golf, Games & Gatherings

ALUMNI, FAMILY, & FRIENDS GOLF TOURNAMENT

Black Creek Golf Club
8:30 a.m. Registration | 9:00 a.m. Shotgun Start
$150/ per player: Kick off the weekend with classmates and friends on the links. Registration includes golf, cart fees, gifts, prizes, and lunch.

BAYLOR vs. McCALLIE FOOTBALL GAME

Spears Stadium at McCallie
Kick-Off at 7:30 p.m.
A very small number of alumni tickets will be available for purchase online starting Sept. 13. Due to limited ticket availability, a maximum of two tickets are allowed for purchase.

BAYLOR vs. McCALLIE FOOTBALL GAME WATCH PARTY

State of Confusion, 301 E Main St.
6:00 p.m. until end of game
Join alumni and friends for our BIG RED watch party and enjoy the big game with on-screen viewing on the patio! Food/drink purchase on your own.

BAYLOR, GPS, McCALLIE BLACK ALUMNI GATHERING

Chattanooga Brewing Co. 1804 Chestnut St.
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Join combined alumni from Baylor, GPS and McCallie for a Black Alumni Gathering. For more info, please contact Linda Cooke at lrcooke@baylorschool.org or Tawambi Settles at tsettles@baylorschool.org.


SATURDAY, OCT. 2: Welcome Home!

MEET and GREET LUNCH WITH PEGGY & CHRIS ANGEL ’89 +BIG RED ACTIVITIES

Wilson Activity Center | 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Join us for activities and BIG RED FUN! Meet Peggy & Chris Angel ’89 and many of our Baylor coaches, players, and teachers. We’ve got athletics, art, theater, outdoors and more! All ages are welcome and there will be age-appropriate activities for all. The pool will be open and staffed with lifeguards - plan to bring your swimsuit so you can experience the newest venue on campus and cool off after all the activities! All activities are complimentary. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult at the pool.

BAYLOR HISTORY 101 PRESENTATION

Old Chapel | 11:00 a.m.

Bo Chamberlain ’90, a fourth-generation alumnus and Baylor history instructor will present an in-depth look at the founding of Baylor in 1893 and its history.

CAMPUS TOURS

Quad | Tours run from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Revisit your favorite spots on campus, tour classrooms, and check out our newest campus additions. Our Red Circle student admissions team will be your tour guides!

ALUMNI, FACULTY, AND FRIENDS LUNCHEON

Rike Field | 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

$15 per person / $10 ages 5-10 / under 5 eat free

It’s not Baylor/McCallie weekend without a traditional lunch and picnic on Rike Field. It’s the perfect time to re-connect with classmates, friends, and Baylor faculty while you relive past traditions & memories!

SATURDAY, OCT. 2: Reuniting

COCKTAIL PARTY & RECEPTION

Stanley Lewis Patio @ Guerry Dining Hall| 6:15 p.m.
This reception honors our 50th reunion classes and those in our Half Century Club.
Sponsored by the Alumni Engagement Office.

CLASSES OF 1970 & 1971, 50th Reunion Dinners

Guerry Dining Hall | 7:00 p.m.
Sponsored by the Alumni Engagement Office.

HALF CENTURY CLUB Reunion Dinner

Guerry Dining Hall | 7:00 p.m. | $30 per person
All alumni celebrating 50+ years are invited to attend.

EVENING CLASS REUNION PARTIES

We are pleased to invite the classes below to their class reunions.

“0” CLASSES (1950: 70th, 1960: 60th, 1970: 50th, 1980: 40th, 1990: 30th, 2000: 20th, 2010: 10th)
“1” CLASSES (1951: 70th, 1961: 60th, 1971: 50th, 1981: 40th, 1991: 30th, 2001: 20th, 2011: 10th)
“5” CLASSES (1945: 75th, 1955: 65th, 1965: 55th, 1975: 45th, 1985: 35th, 1995: 25th, 2005: 15th, 2015: 5th)
“6” CLASSES (1946: 75th, 1956: 65th, 1966: 55th, 1976: 45th, 1986: 35th, 1996: 25th, 2006: 15th, 2016: 5th)

Click on the links above (or on the left) for more specific information on individual class reunions, including venues, how to RSVP, etc.


SUNDAY, OCT. 3: Celebrating & Remembering

HEAD OF SCHOOL AWARDS and MEMORIAL CHAPEL SERVICE

Alumni Chapel | 10:00 a.m. | Brunch in Guerry Dining Hall following service

Join Head of School, Chris Angel ’89, for this special awards presentation. We will also acknowledge alumni who have passed away in the last year and enjoy a performance from the Baylor Concert Choir. Following the ceremony, you are invited to enjoy brunch, compliments of the Alumni Engagement Office.


Questions & Helping With the Events

Do you have questions about your reunion or Alumni Weekend? Contact Director of Alumni Engagement Melissa Love Snyder '90 at 423-757-2822 or email msnyder@baylorschool.org.

Interested in helping with class giving efforts? Contact Assistant Director of Annual Giving Maggie Corey '04 at mcorey@baylorschool.org.

As we transition to the opening of school and hosting events, we are continuing to monitor the spread of the COVID-19 Delta variant and are in regular communication with our health advisors. Plans for Alumni Weekend are based on information that we knew at the time this brochure went to print in mid-August. We will continue to update our alumni community on any changes in a timely and transparent manner. For info, contact (423) 757-2822.