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Snapshots of Orientation 2005: New Student Move-In

SHREVEPORT, LA — The Orientation 2005 staff along with returning students, staff, faculty and alumni assisted new Centenary students and their families move into their residence halls on Wednesday, Aug. 17.

To see the Orientation 2005 schedule, visit http://www.centenary.edu/firstyear/studentorientation.

Centenary welcomes members of the Class of 2009.


Sexton Hall

It's move-in time on campus and Sexton Hall greets its new residents with colorful banners and balloons.


RAs receiving new residents in Sexton Hall (left to right): Sarah Gardner of Dallas, Texas; Emma Raburn of Pineville, La.; and Amy Burt of Wassau, Wis.


Megan LeBato of Lake Charles, La. assists with move-in .


A heavy refrigerator is no trouble for Sexton Hall helpers James King of New Llano, La. and Nathan Wisenbaker of Calhoun, La.


James Hall residents haul boxes of belongings into their new home.


Second floor James Annex Resident Assistant Emily Waggenspack of St. Amant, La. assists with checking in new student Alysha Wallace and her mom, Debbie, from Dallas, Texas.


Centenary faculty and staff members lend a hand. Pictured are (left to right) Kelly Schellinger, MBA program coordinator; Amy Giglio, director of annual giving; and Betsy Rankin, professor of economics.


Kappa Sigmas handing out cold water on a very hot day: Ben Crismon of Little Rock, Ark. and Gif Gillen of Shreveport.


Megan Vaughn of Greenwood, La. and Centenary Chaplain Betsy Eaves push a cart through James Hall's front entrance.


Cline Hall, a primarily first-year student residence hall, is abuzz with activity on move-in day.


In Cline Hall lobby, Matt Webb of Kansas City, Mo., receives a welcome from Andrew Barkley of Longview, Texas, Class of 2005, along with a gift, an insulated mug, from the Centenary Alumni Association.


On the second floor balcony of Cline Hall, four soccer players from Texas relax on a couch. They are (left to right) Ed Behrens of Houston, Brody Sager of Arlington, James Speed of Corpus Christi and Michael Smith of Carrollton.


Chris Martin, dean of the Frost School of Business, mounts the Cline staircase with new student's luggage.


New swim team members and first-year students Leslie Clampett and Murphy Crain, both of Dallas, Texas, move into their room in Cline Hall. Among the many faculty, staff and students helping to carry belongings was Coach Butch Jordan (not shown).


Courtney Meyers, a tennis player from Baton Rouge, pauses for a photo with parents Judy and Brad in her Cline Hall room.


"I would help, but clearly I'm the cook," said Taylor Campbell, a junior from Minden, while cooking up hot dogs. Assisting were Robert James of Dallas and Wally Stuka of Shreveport.


Drumming up business for KSCL, the campus radio station, were Steven Turner of Shreveport, news director, and Lauren Brown of New Orleans, a disc jockey.


Representatives of the Shreveport Baptist Collegiate Ministry traveled to campus to assist with the move. Wearing playful "We Haul" shirts, (left to right) Smink Sangusura of Shreveport; Ben Neiser of Jonesboro, Ark.; along with Amy Bennett and Christy Holcombe, both of Shreveport, and Tim Stewart of Bossier City.


Jeremy Fagan of Texarkana, Texas, takes a quick break for a photo.


A group of helpers unloads the trunk of an SUV.


DPS officer Eddie Walker helps direct traffic in Cline Hall parking lot.



Photos by: Kelsey Johnson and Lynn Stewart, Office of Public Relations


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