hunt entertains local children
It wasnt your imagination, there really was an oversized
bunny on campus this weekend.
The Easter Bunny and SuperFrog helped more then 750 children
find Easter eggs on Sunday. The area in front of Sadler
Hall from Clark Hall to Reed Hall was roped off for the
children to run around searching for eggs and candy.
Chancellor Victor Boschini said the event was a
great way to bring campus into the community and the community
Six thousand brightly colored eggs filled with toys and
candy as well as 1,000 loose pieces of candy were strewn
about three sections. The children were broken up into
three age groups with 13 eggs containing golden
tickets, or coupons to receive special prizes, said
Hallie Lorimer, assistant director of alumni relations.
The prizes ranged from cookie bouquets to free birthday
parties, Lorimer said.
The Easter egg hunt was sponsored by the Fort Worth Alumni
Chapter. All alumni that graduated after 1988 and still
living in the Fort Worth area were invited to bring their
children or volunteer, Lorimer said.
The alums do so much for TCU, Lorimer said,
It is a good way to thank them by bringing joy to
In addition to alumni, Boschinis family also attended
the event and his two youngest children took part in the
Anything on campus appeals to them because it is
a chance to be around college students, Boschini
Lorimer, who has been in charge of the event for the past
two years, held an egg stuffing party for
Student Foundation Members to help prepare for the event.
Laughing, Lorimer said, I spend four months getting
ready and it is over in 10 minutes."
of children and parents, along with a few Student
Foundation members, the Easter Bunny and SuperFrog,
mingle through Sadler Lawn after searching for eggs