College of the Ozarks to host annual Honor America event
Public Relations Director
Office: (417) 690-2212 Cell: (417) 365-2727
Email: [email protected]
POINT LOOKOUT, MO. — College of the Ozarks will host its 34th annual Honor America Celebration on the College campus Sunday, June 25. The public is invited to attend this free event and may bring blankets and lawn chairs for a picnic on the grounds. The fireworks display will take place at sunset.
Schedule of events
6 p.m. — Festivities Begin
- There will be food available from Parlor Doughnuts, Weber’s Blazin’ Cattle, and London Calling. Other refreshments for sale will include fresh-squeezed lemonade, old fashioned sodas, and student-made products. Food service closes promptly at 8:30 p.m. for the patriotic program.
- Children’s activities will include face painting, bounce houses, basketball, and a craft area where guests can make thank-you cards for Veterans.
- Musical acts take the stage and feature some of the area’s best acts. Featured entertainment will include the music of The Hunt Family Band, Jason Pritchett, and Aftershock, 135th Army Band.
8:45 p.m. — The patriotic program is a well-loved tradition. The Hard Work U. Concert Band will perform a patriotic program and provide the musical backdrop for the fireworks display that concludes the event.
For additional information, contact Public Relations Director Valorie Coleman at (417) 690-2212.
About College of the Ozarks
College of the Ozarks is a private, Christian, liberal arts college, located in Point Lookout, Missouri, on a 1,000-acre campus. Christian values, hard work, and financial responsibility comprise the fundamental building blocks of the “Hard Work U.” experience. The College earns numerous accolades yearly, including No. 1 Most Innovative School in the Midwest, No. 1 Best Value Regional College in the Midwest, and No. 1 Top Performer on Social Mobility in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report for 2022-23. College of the Ozarks also earned No. 1 Best Christian Colleges and Universities by College Consensus for 2022 and No. 3 Best Bang for the Buck by Washington Monthly for 2022. To achieve its vision, the College pursues academic, vocational, Christian, patriotic, and cultural goals. These goals are mirrored in School of the Ozarks, a laboratory school that completes the K-college model.
The Keeter Center — the College’s award-winning lodge, restaurant, and conference facility — consistently earns TripAdvisor® Traveler’s Choice Awards. It features historic lodging, fine dining, and meeting rooms. With more than 350 student workers, it is the largest workstation on campus.
College of the Ozarks will host its 34th annual Honor America Celebration on the College campus Sunday, June 25.
The fireworks display will take place at sunset.
The public is invited to attend this free event and may bring blankets and lawn chairs for a picnic on the grounds.