Prospective Students Pardi Hard for Badger Day


Prospective students celebrate “Pardi Gras” on the Hill and get the opportunity to celebrate one of Mobile’s oldest traditions-a Mardi Gras Parade.

Families and prospective students came to Spring Hill College to celebrate Badger Day 2023 February 3 and 4. These students were offered the unique overnight experience of staying in one of the residence halls on campus. They were offered the chance to learn about the inspiring benefits of a Jesuit, Catholic, liberal arts education, the 52 different programs of study, the variety of student organizations and service opportunities, the unique opportunities for internships and other professional studies, and The successes and influence of Spring Hill Alumni on the world around them.

Attendees had the chance to meet with faculty and staff, learn about Spring Hill’s impressive national, regional, and state rankings and learn about new degree programs and top majors. 

Incoming Fall students who attended Badger Day are eligible to earn a $500 visit grant, renewable for up to $2,000 over four years.

Rapunizal Boykin, Assistant Director of Admissions said, “Badger Day is an opportunity for students to connect with other prospective students and see how they fit on campus. They will also celebrate one of our favorite traditions by attending a Mardi Gras parade. They will learn about what makes us unique! We are excited to see all of the students on campus.” 

As part of “Pardi Gras,” SHC students hosted the annual Mardi Gras parade on campus and tossed candy and goodies to any attendees.

Thomas Prados, a junior who attended Pardi Gras said, “I really enjoyed meeting all of the prospective students while also enjoying the Mardi Gras parade. It’s a really fun event the college hosts and it brings people together. I can’t wait for next years.”

 Prospective students and families also spent their time exploring the city of Mobile and experiencing the rich culture the city has to offer. 

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