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Candlelighting at Southeastern

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Candles and music filled historic Montgomery Auditorium Monday night at Southeastern Oklahoma State University.

Candles and music filled historic Montgomery Auditorium Monday night at Southeastern Oklahoma State University.

DURANT, Okla. – The 94th annual Candlelighting was held Monday night in historic Montgomery Auditorium at Southeastern Oklahoma State University

Candlelighting is anchored by the Southeastern Symphonic Choir, the largest of the University’s choral ensembles, which includes members of the greater Durant community. The auditorium was decorated with the banners of the event from past years, and the candelabras were lit by members of the Cardinal Key Society.

This year’s program was titled “Gloria! Song of the Angels.’’ The SHARE

Children’s Chorus opened the program.

This event dates back to December 18, 1921, and is an annual highlight for the University and community.