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May 3, 2013

Student works displayed during reception in Wright Room


A large crowd turned out to peruse the Life: Through Words and Lens student works reception held Thursday in Cowley College’s Earle N. Wright Community Room.


reception“The event is really well supported by the campus and community at large,” director of journalism/digital photography instructor Meg Smith said

Photographic works, writing portfolios, graphic design projects, and communication video projects were on display. The work was put together by students in Cowley College’s digital photography class, creative writing class, poetry class, fiction writing class, introduction to screenwriting class, communication practicum/introduction to PR class, and graphic design class.

Smith said 90 percent of the work was student hung.

“To shoot and hang it is pretty amazing,” Smith said. “The students also did the invitations and decorations, which made our job a lot easier.”

Food for the event was provided by alumni of the digital photography class.

The items will remain on display and available for purchase through Tuesday, May 7.

Digital Photography students: Wendy Brigido, Kenneth Burrell, Brittany Collins, Ann Edwards, Ali Flickner, Alex Hatheway, Haleigh Howcroft, Alison Jamerson, Autumn Mumford, Ian Smith, and Julie White.

Communication Practicum/Introduction to PR students: Micah Fry, Ruy Vaz, Luke Austin, Tera Mills, Zach Legleiter, Brittany Collins, Karley McFadyen, Jessica Holdt, Dustin Mast, Ryan Jenkins, Shannon Mahon, Kaysi Wolf, Roy Tannehill, Minelli Valencia, and Gary Fizer.

Creative Writing Portfolios/Poetry Writing students: Neal Andrews, Emily Barnes, Rachel Bouchard, Kiley Broyles, Jasmine Dorsey, Tyler Grimes, Kaylene Humphreys, Charity Kester, Derick McGrath, Shannon Mahon, Anna Massie, Alejandro Mejia, Manuel Olivas, Nathan Rimel, Corey Rothwell, Samantha Sanborn, Zoyie Schneider, Ruy Vaz, Maggie Walker, Blaine Wilkey, and David Zavala.

Graphic Design I students: Dylan Berry, Alexandria Hatheway, Clarissa Owen, and Mollie Talbert.

Graphic Design II students: Ken Burrell, Micah Fry, Lara Schmidt, Kiefer Waltman, and Krystal Wardman.

Typography students: Katherine Altis, Michelle Andersen, Bethany Bell, Bobby Dean, Ann Edwards, Terry Hatfield, Shannon Mahon, Shane Stofferan, Will Weeks, Rayn Weldon, Brandon White, and Jason Williams.

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