October 31, 2016
Olympic medalists Michael Carter '83 and his daughter, Michelle Carter will lead the Homecoming Parade as grand marshals at noon Saturday, Nov. 5, along Bishop Boulevard through the center of campus.
Michelle won the gold medal in the shot put in the 2016 Olympics in Rio. Her father, Michael , won the silver medal in the shot put in the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles, played football for SMU's undefeated teams in 1981 and 1982 and was an NCAA track champion.
The parade features the theme, "Road Trip Home to SMU." Fifty entries in the parade, which circles Bishop Boulevard, include marching bands, drill teams, student-built floats, drum lines and dignitaries. Stand back for the children who line the route ready to catch candy thrown from the floats.
See the map for information on the parade route and other Homecoming activities.