BOAZ, Ala. – Snead State Community College is set to host its annual Founders Day Pageant & Festival on Saturday, Aug. 19, to celebrate the institution’s rich history.
Returning for a second year, the Founders Day Pageant will be held from 1-4 p.m. at Fielder Auditorium, located in the Dr. Joe and Susan Story Administration Building at 220 North Walnut Street, Boaz, AL 35957. The pageant is open to current Snead State students and to juniors and seniors in high school. A winner and first runner-up will be crowned in each division.
To sign up for the pageant, complete the contestant registration packet found at snead.edu/foundersday, and submit it along with the $25 entry fee to the Business Office, located in the McCain Student Center on Elder Street in Boaz, across from the Snead State cafeteria. Instructions for submissions and payments are included in the packet.
Applications are due by 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 16. Entry fees must be paid at the time applications are submitted.
At the conclusion of the pageant, the Founders Day Festival is scheduled begin at 4 p.m. with an Opening Ceremony at the Story Administration Building. The Opening Ceremony will include placing a new time capsule as well as replacing the cornerstone at the building.
Following the Opening Ceremony, the community is invited to gather at the gazebo behind the Story Administration Building for an afternoon and evening of live entertainment, food trucks and festival vendors. There will also be a Kids Corner with inflatables and face painting for children.
Entertainment for the festival will include Kelli Dodd, Cyle and Rachel Rice, The Love Apples, and Worth the Wait. To close out the festival, the College will have a fireworks display.
The festival is free to the community, so bring a lawn chair and enjoy the fun!
For more information about the Founders Day Pageant & Festival, including the festival vendors and food trucks, visit www.snead.edu/foundersday.