Article updated 11:05 a.m., with information provided by the Kirkwood School District.
To celebrate the Kirkwood High School football team's historic state championship win over Fort Osage High School Nov. 23, Kirkwood High School is organizing a community celebration on Saturday.
Order of Events:
2 pm: KHS football team arrives at KHS Essex Parking Lot (801 W. Essex), and will board two busses and depart to downtown Kirkwood.
2:15 pm: KHS football team will stop at Mike Duffy’s (124 W. Jefferson) for pictures
2:30 pm: KHS Band, cheerleaders, and poms begin playing at Station Plaza (intersection of Kirkwood Road and E. Madison Ave.)
2:30-2:45 pm: KHS football Team arrives at Station Plaza
2:45-3:30: STATE CHAMPIONSHIP CELEBRATION
- KHS principal, Dr. Mike Havener
- KSD superintendent of schools, Dr. Tom Williams
- KSD Board president Scott Stream
- KHS athletic director Corey Nesslage
- KHS ‘83 alumna and KHS Athletic Hall of Fame member Alvin Miller
- KHS football coach Matt Irvin
3:30 pm: Football team returns to KHS
In case of inclement weather, the celebration will be moved to 4 p.m. and be held in David Holley Assembly Hall, 801 W. Essex.
For a rundown of Kirkwood's dominating win over Fort Osage High School for the state title, see: Kirkwood Football Wins First State Championship.
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