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King University Alumni Event Set for Bristol on Jan. 12

BRISTOL, Tenn., Jan. 3, 2018 – King University alumni along with faculty, staff, current students, and the community are invited to gather at Virginia High School in Bristol, Virginia, as the Tornado swim team compete against Mars Hill University and Emory and Henry College on January 12.

“I am excited to have this opportunity for alumni, faculty, staff, and students to cheer on our swim team right here in Bristol. Come make some noise for your Tornado Swim Team,” said Dana McMurray, director of Alumni Relations.

The event will kick off at 6 p.m. Admission is free. Noisemakers are permitted and encouraged. Cowbells will be given to the first 50 fans.


King University is a Presbyterian-affiliated, doctoral-level comprehensive university. Founded in 1867 as King College, the University offers more than 90 majors, minors, pre-professional degrees and concentrations in fields such as business, nursing, law, medical and health sciences, pharmacy, education, and humanities. Graduate programs are offered in business administration, education, and nursing. A number of research, off-campus learning opportunities, and travel destinations are also available. King University is a NCAA Division II and a Conference Carolinas member with 25 varsity sports. For more information about King University, visit King University does not discriminate against academically qualified students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, or disability. King University is certified by SCHEV to operate locations in Virginia. For more information on SCHEV certification, contact the King University office at Southwest Virginia Community College, 309 College Road, Richlands, VA 24641.