HPU Stinger Spectacular

Save the date for Stinger Spectacular 2023! | Friday, Oct. 13, & Saturday, Oct. 14

HPU’s Stinger Spectacular includes Homecoming, Yellow Jacket Preview and Family Weekend. The weekend schedule is now available. Registration will open on August 14, 2023, for all events. 

Parade Information:

For overnight accommodations visit:

2022 Alumni Honorees

Distinguished Alumna
Mede Nix ’80

Coming Home Queen
Elizabeth (Santos) Garcia ’72

Outstanding Young Graduate
Stephen Cox ’10

Grand Marshal
Bobbie Price

Medal of Service
Pat Hardy ’70

Medal of Service
Bertha (Rey) Valle ’09 (posthumous)

Dr. José Rivas Distinguished Service Award
Rev. Roland Johnson


HPU friends and alumni are invited to campus for Homecoming, being celebrated as part of the Stinger Spectacular. Join us for reunions, the Alumni Banquet, Homecoming musical, the HPU Football game and more.

Family Weekend

Parents and families of current students are invited to participate in all Stinger Spectacular events. Some key events to look for are the HPU Student and Family Dinner, Cobbler on the Campus, the Stinger Spectacular parade, HPU Family Picnic, and the HPU Football Game.

Prospective students and their families are invited to join us for a great day of connecting with HPU faculty, staff and learning more about HPU. Be sure to connect with your Admission Counselor to sign up for YJP activities.

Gold Sponsors

Bruner Auto Group

City of Brownwood

Chick-fil-A Brownwood

Early Texas Visitors and Events Center

HPU Alumni Association

Wendlee Broadcasting

Navy Sponsors


Dr Pepper Bottlers


Underwood’s Bar-B-Q

United Supermarket

Willie’s T’s

White Sponsors

Citizens National Bank

Common Grounds Coffeehouse

Double H Mercantile

MC Bank

Painter & Johnson Financial

Robnett Integra Insurance Services

Smith & Sharpe Agencies

Partner Sponsors