Disclaimer: MCC's President, Dr. Johnette McKown, has declared the Highlands gym a gun-free zone on September 6, 2017 and September 7, 2017. Therefore, guns will not be permitted at this event.

What age group is the event for?

This event is designed for adults, but mature high school students are welcome.

How long will the event last?

The presentation will last approximately 1 hour, followed by a signing of Justice Thomas' 2007 book, "My Grandfather's Son." The book signing is first come, first serve, and it will be limited to 30 minutes.

Books will be available for purchase on site at the event or at the MCC Bookstore in the Michaelis Academic Center. Book purchased through the MCC Bookstore will be $13 each.

Is there anything else I should know?

McLennan Community College is proud to present this special opportunity to the community. We expect conduct befitting of a national leader during the event. Also, the following items are prohibited inside the Highlands Gym:

  • Weapons, Firearms & Fireworks
  • Animals*
  • Artificial Noisemakers
  • Backpacks
  • Bags & Purses Larger than 12" x 6" x 12"
  • Banners & Poles
  • Camera Lenses Larger than 4", Tripods & Monopods
  • Video Cameras
  • Chairbacks & Cushions
  • Outside Food & Beverage*
  • Tobacco, e-cigarettes or vapes

*Exceptions will be made for those with medical requirements and/or special needs

In order to create a safe and enjoyable experience for all guests, ticketholders are urged to arrive early as standard security measures will be in place. Please bring only necessary items to help expedite screenings. Prior to entry, all ticketholders will be required to have their bags checked and pass through a metal detector.