Article: Highlands celebrates homecoming, 125 yrs.

Article: Highlands celebrates homecoming, 125 yrs.

From the Las Vegas Optic

New Mexico Highlands University is set to celebrate its homecoming next week, along with its 125th anniversary.

With a theme of “Celebrating 125 Years – Highlands Strong,” the nine-day event will begin today and run through Sunday, Oct. 21.

The Homecoming Parade will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, at Fifth Street and Friedman Ave., ending at the Las Vegas Plaza.

“Our Las Vegas community loves parades, and it’s a wonderful time to be celebrating both Highlands’ homecoming and 125th anniversary,” Margaret Gonzales, Campus Life director said in a release. “We’re hoping to see many creative floats given our theme this year.”