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Pictures from Centenary College's President's Convocation, August 23, 2005


At 10:15 a.m. Aug. 23, students, faculty, staff and alumni gather for a punch reception on the patio between Magale Library and Mickle Hall.


Centenary College Choir members sophomore Carrie Mercer of Beaumont, Texas, and senior Mat Brooksher of Baton Rouge, La., chat over punch before donning their choir robes for the convocation.


Provost Darrel Colson (right), who would speak on academic integrity and the Honor Code at the convocation, visits here with Assistant Professor of English Jeanne Hamming.


President Ken Schwab engages in conversation with a few colleagues.


Local attorney Don Weir poses with convocation speaker, the Rev. Paul Rasmussen '90.


The Maroon Jackets kick off the fall semester with hospitable smiles and helpful attitudes.


Members of the Class of 2006 flank the walkway leading to Brown Memorial Chapel, waiting for the first-year students to march in — to the sound of the seniors' cheers.


First-year students are accompanied by their Orientation leaders as they learn an annual Centenary tradition.


The Class of 2009 enters Brown Memorial Chapel.


Following the first-year students, Centenary professors and staff members continue the procession.


Decked out in colorful regalia, the faculty and staff make their way to their seats across the aisle from the first-years.


Students listen to President Schwab's opening remarks about Centenary's history and tradition.


President Schwab distributes special medallions to each first-year student as they leave the chapel.


Dr. Will Andress holds Nicholas Young, perhaps recruiting him at his early age for Centenary and the Choir.


Photos by: Peggy Cooper and Kelsey Johnson, Office of Public Relations

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