GHS Baseball coach named Parade Marshall for annual MLK Parade

The new head baseball coach of the Guthrie Bluejays will serve as the Parade Marshall for the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade on Monday, Jan. 16.

Terry Bennett, Jr. will hold the honor for the 2023 parade, which will begin at 10 a.m. in downtown Guthrie.

Bennett was named the Jays’ head coach this past summer after serving as an assistant for the previous eight seasons.

He is a 1996 Guthrie High School graduate. Collegiately, he played baseball for Connors State College and the University of Central Oklahoma prior to earning his degree in Health, Physical Education, and Recreation from Langston University in 2004. Related Article: Bluejays promote Terry Bennett, Jr. to lead baseball program

This year’s theme is “The Dream In Action, UNITY…It’s Up to ALL of US.”

The parade is organized by the Logan County N.A.A.C.P. and will honor the life and legacy of Dr. King with the annual parade.

The parade will begin at the Scottish Rite Temple, proceed west on Oklahoma Street, and end at City Hall.

If you wish to participate in the float please fill out an entry form.


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