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fag: FORVA: .be o ¥ , ' fJX •tr Bf fc . ' ? . ;; ' ,!-» - ■ ' ■ ' : r if»« e ole rmiij ESTABLISHED IN y TOTAL ENROLLMENT: 536 S, GALE DENLEY STUDENT MEDIA CENTER THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI 201 BISHOP HALL UNIVERSITY. MS 7 yearbook(a . ,. :_ PEOPLE p258 Your Face starting p304 Stop Asking if Sine ' s a Reai Cop; TInelma Curry p310 Remember ttnat Guy WIno (Made IMovies and Moved to L.A. and Got Kicked Off a Reaiity Show ' ? : Micah Ginn p320 Jhe Man WIno Makes Marching Band Cooi ; David Wilison p334 THE OLE MISS THE CONTENTS GREEKS BROS NON-HOs (a. k.a. Ladies) p204 NT LIFE pl2 George Lucas Won ' t Return Our Calls pl8 Not as Think As You Drunk We Are. p34 larity Contests are Still Popular. p52 Mississippi. Eat A Freaking Vegetable p55 ACADEMICS p72 y How to Blackmail the Chancellor p74 (Had he not agreed to this, we probably would have just Photoshopped it ourselves.) y No Matter What Your Mom Says, We Think You ' re A Worthy Human Being AND Employable. pl06 )lt ' s Not Really Studying Until Pills Enter Into the Equation, Right " ? p128 ORGANIZATIONS y Overachievers pl68 ATHLETICS pl30 X Five Gins, Tnree Guys, One Really Huge Linebacker starting p136 " V We Raced Barnabas Kirui Once, ' ' it Didn ' t End Well. pl46 Winning Is Kind Of Boring. Anyway. p158 Looking Back On The 2010 Football Season. Jhe Real Reason You Love ' an e ' , pl62 And It Has Nothma To Do With A Red Solo Cud We started with only a few ideas and a monumental mission: tell the story, the real story of the University of Mississippi, ' the one the rest of the world doesn ' t know and hasn ' t known for far too long. i Marred by decades of skewed perception, we remained chained to Meredith and 1962, to songs, mascots and Confederate flags, perpetually wounded by symbols we didn ' t create and stereotypes we couldn ' t escape. Our achievements often paled in comparison to the ever-brewing controversy at that racist school down south. Recognition often stung worse than criticism as headlines boasting how far we ' ve come were, for many of us, another way of being punished for what we once were. Perhaps it was easier to let superficial and often unsubstantiated labels tell our story than to find out who we were and why it even mattered. They ' ve given us the reputation as hard drinkers, and we ' d have to be to attend one of the top party schools in the nation. When we ' re not skipping class to refill our Solo cups, you can find us waxing poetic about the G.O.P. or dreaming of the day we ' ll either become or marry the next Miss America. Gentlemen certainly have their pick of the litter at a university boasting some of the most beautiful women on earth, but they also have to work for it. Everyone knows Ole Miss girls only come here with the intention (and the ability) of earning their M.R.S. degrees, meaning the guys don ' t stand a chance if they ' re not heading to law or medical school after graduation. After all, we have to keep up appearances around here every year as Mississippi ' s wealthiest magically emerge out of the poorest state in the nation and make their way to Oxford. (Daddy ' s Money keeps us recession- proof.) Down here in the Land of Cotton, we bask in bourbon-drenched antebellum nostalgia, which is why we maintain a time-honored system of racial and social segregation. You see, in Dixie, we firmly believe in the preservation of tradition - ALL tradition - good, bad and ugly. If we did something at least once before, that ' s enough of a reason to do it forever. It ' s our motto. Ultimately, we take great pride as the best-looking and hardest-drinking halfwits in the nation, with more money than God and permanent, card- carrying membership in the Republican Party. This narrative, sustained by a university polarized for decades over what to do with its own nnurky reputation, could have lived forever HAD WE LET IT. II When considering the theme for this year ' s annual, the 2010-2011 staff of the O e Miss knew it wouldn ' t be possible to tell every story necessary to fully illustrate the contradiction between their perception and our reality. We simply pursued the belief that a diverse community comprised of thousands of people - all with their own unique traits, abilities and beliefs - could no longer accept being defined by anyone but themselves. Our mission was not to suggest the university should ever reject or try to forget any part of its past. It was simply to reflect the prevailing attitude of today ' s Ole Miss, a university that understands it cannot FACE FORWARD when constantly looking back. Though the following pages are a mere snapshot of the countless experiences we all will take away from the 2010-2011 school year, they were created with the hope of giving the university ' s story back to those who live it. This is your story. THIS IS YOUR OLE MISS. % ' " I It was the flagship school in what was then the most defiantly white supremacist state in the union. Now, Ole Miss is a diverse university where racial conflict is a topic for history classes rather than a fact of everyday life ...?5 The Associated Press. Sept. 20, 2008 Photo of James Meredith courtesy of the Library of Congress rephotography NICK TOCE The University of (Mississippi can be sure tinat change is occurring here as well. Our student body is constantly renewed; new faculty join our ranks; and there are transitions in leadership ... The wonderfully fluid body of knowledge that renews our world daily — new discoveries, devices, methods, translations — dictates not only what we teach but also how we teach. 5 5 Chancellor Dan Jones Photo of the J.D Williams Library courtesy of University Archives Special Collections, rephotography NICK TOCE jtLx mJtf ' ' f ■ H m3 X, . n T ' ' j r f i ■ . . v ■■i IBI I IB III 10 Ole Miss, except for that inflamed night in 1962, is a serene and lovely place, and it is the connective tissue in Mississippi ' s transformation. 5 The New York Times, Feb. 28, 1988 Photo of the University Circle courtesy of University Archives Special Collections. rephotography NICK TOCE J J • 4 STUDENT LI (REBEL)LIONS, LANDSHARKS BEARS? (OH MY!) pl4 WHY GEORGE LUCAS WONT RETURN OUR CALLS pl8 SPRING 2010 RECAP p20 SOMEWHERE ABOVE THE MASON-DIXON p22 PIECES OF HOPE p25 CONGRATULATIONS, YOU CAME BACK TO SCHOOL. p28 HERE COMES THE BOOM p30 I DRINK, THEREFORE I AM p34 THE BIG ONE p 36 BATTLE OF THE BOOZE 38 HOME FIELD ADVANTAGE p40 SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY p44 LOVE AND MARRIAGE p46 THE SPOT THAT EVER CALLS: HOMECOMING 2010 p50 BENEATH THE SURFACE p52 IT ' S EASY BEING GREEN p55 SEEKING SPIRITUALITY p58 OXFORD TOWN p62 THE BALANCING ACT p66 FALL 2010 RECAP p70 I i ! TT REBEL ONS, LANDSHARKS AND BEARS? (OH MY!) The controversial mascot development process polarizes the community K Uncomfortable tension silenced the crowd of students, alumni and fans that had formed outside the student union the afternoon of Feb. 23, 2010. On one side stood those seeking change seven years after former university ' mascot Colonel Reb was removed from the sidelines of aught-Hemingway stadium. In fierce opposition stood those who either sought the colonel ' s return, or simply wanted the school to remain without a mascot as it had since 2003. Nearly 3,000 students voted in that day ' s referendum, spearheaded by the Associated Student Body, wWch asked whether or not the student body wanted to develop a new mascot. Many were con inced smdents were either too apathetic or too nostalgic for the ghosts of traditions past to vote for a new sideline symbol, particularly in the land where old times are not easily forgotten. However, 74 percent of students who voted were more than ready to move on, resulting in a controversial student-led development process prompting eight months of discussion over Uons, landsharks and racially ambiguous athletes. Weeks of preliminary voting eliminated many initial concepts, including a riverboat - 5- pilot, a horse and a blues musician, undl the final selections were made, leaving voters to choose between the Landshark (an unofficial mascot started by members of the football team during the 2008 season), Hotty Toddy Superfan (a gray-colored, faceless athlete) and the Black Bear. After 13,365 students, faculty staff, alumni and season ticket holders chimed in, the final decision had been made in October 2010, prompting those to either lovingly embrace or furiously reject the Rebel Black Bear. Local politician Travis Childers found himself on the receiving end of booing students when shouting " Go Rebel Black Bears " at an on- campus rally the day the results were released. Other smdents around campus wondered what a black bear had to do with Ole Miss. The Mascot Committee explained that President Teddy Roosevelt, who refused to kill a black bear on a hunt in Mississippi in 1902, inspired the concept of the bear. The committee also drew a connection to Oxford ' s own William Faulkner and his novella, " The Bear. " " We selected the Rebel Black Bear because it was supported through the entire process and was the lead runner in the fmal poU, " said Margaret Ann Morgan, co-chair of the Mascot Selection Committee. Chancellor Dan Jones said he was impressed with the students ' effort to involve all areas of the Ole Miss community. " I want to thank the students who have served on the Rebel Mascot Selection Committee for their hard work and leadership, " he said. Led by the Ole Miss Athletics Department, plans immediately began to bring the black bear concept to life. Michael Thompson, senior associate athletics director, will chosen to lead the mascot embodiment campaign. He said that there will be much to do to make the black bear come aUve, as well as many aspects to consider in making this mascot part of the Ole Miss community. The athletics department wiU overlook the process of the creation of a mascot costume, recruiting and training someone to serve as the first mascot, and selecting a 2011 launch venue and date. " We know that the new mascot has to complement the experience at all athletics events and create a lasting connection benveen Ole Miss and children, our future Ole Miss Rebels, " Thompson said. I Story BLAIR JACKSON . eV- CATF,s e ' V- OEADe tBEAR V RtACt WHAT SHOULD HAVE BEEN CONSIDERED WHAT IT COULD HAVE BEEN THE WAY WE SEE IT Since our new on-field mascot had not been created at the time the O e Miss went to press, we decided to take matters into our own hands. Enjoy. DISCLAIMER: RENDERINGS DO NOT REFLECT ANY CREATIVE ABILITY. NONE WHATSOEVER. -V?- WHY GEORGE LUCAS WONT RETURN OUR CALLS FIFTEEN MINUTES OF FAME When ESPN arrived on campus in Summer 2010 to film a commercial parody about the Ackbar movement, students, community members and even Dean of Students Sparky Reardon were more than willing to join in on the action. H6- .,.., — . — _ OLE MISS STUDENT VM ION ' w i i I It starred as a joke and became a movement. Six davs before the student body was called to vote on whether to accept the responsibilit)- of developing a new mascot, four students came together to fill a void for those who were ready to lay Colonel Reb to rest. Drawing comedic inspiration from a squid- like Star Wars character, Tyler Craft, Matthew- Henry, Joseph Katool and Benjamin McMurtray launched the Ole Miss Rebel Alliance and unwitdngly introduced Admiral Ackbar as a potendal mascot candidate. " We were just thinking of funny ideas, " Katool said. " We were looking into pop culture and famous people around Mississippi. We really thought, AVe are rebels! Ole Miss Rebel Alliance! VCTio leads it? Admiral Ackbar! ' " Not long after, a wooden sign sat in the Grove promoting Ackbar, which immediately drew widespread attention. Katool, an art major, took creative charge designing the campaign, while Craft and Henry led faithfully from the depths of their pockets. They created a Facebook page, purchased sidebar ads and created their own website. This joke among friends quickly spread throughout campus as a way to give the student body a voice in the selection of a new mascot without negativit} ' , McMurtray and Katool said. The original ballot asked, " Do you want an on- field mascot? " , with the options ' es, ' ' No, ' or i don ' t have a preference. ' Protest campaigns launched by local organizations were suddenly on a mission to persuade students to vote ' no. ' " The whole mascot issue was getting really heated, " Katool said. " We wanted to make sure aO the smdents knew what the vote was about. " Those looking for an alternative to the battle between a new mascot and the colonel ' s resurrection suddenly had a common, albeit laughable, rallying point. And four jokesters found themselves at the forefront of not only a campus movement, but a national media blitz - one that remcwed focus from a universir - clinging to images representative of its divisive past to one where smdents were ready to move on. It took seven days for the organization to evolve from a novelt}- piece circulating around the SEC blog circuit to a national story featured on the Web sites of the Adanta journal Constitution, the Washington Post and MSNBC, as well as entertainment site TMZ. com. While the creators made their mark on campus with the alien-like mascot, they also sparked attention at a greater level when ESPN decided to feamre the universit} ' by filming a commercial on campus for the national ad campaign, " It ' s not crazy, it ' s sports. " " I was sitting in my cubicle at work and 1 got a voicemail, " Katool said. " The dean of students (Sparky Reardon) wanted my contact information to give to ESPN. " ESPN asked Katool and McMurtray to gather those involved in the development of the Ackbar movement. The commercial a ired in September 2010, feamring Reardon, Katool, McMurtray and many other students. Through their humility and passion for promoting a new on-field mascot, the group ' s creation gained a lot more attention than expected. " It ' s unbelievable how much attention it got, but at the same time it worked, " McMurtray said. story ALEX MCDANIEL HOLLY REEVES photos NICK TOCE Screen shots courtesy of YouTube ESPN. Ackbar appears courtesy of Lucasfilm, Ltd. THE MASTERMINDS BEHIND THE OLE MISS REBEL ALLIANCE: 1) TYLER CRAFT 2) JOSEPH KATOOL 3) BENJAMIN McMURTRAY 4) MATTHEW HENRY BELOW (LEFT) The Associated Student Body decides to bring the proposed mascot referendum to a campus-wide vote during a special session in Heb- ruar ' 2010. Weeks later, sevenn,-four percent of students who voted chose to begin a student-led process to develop a new mascot for the university ' . (RIGHT) A sign featuring Admiral . ckbar sits in the Grove days before the referendum. Joseph Katool developed the images used for all Ole Nfiss Rebel Mliance promnrional material. -49- SPRING 2010 TRANSITION was the resounding theme of 2010 ' s spring semester; events surrounding the inauguration of Chancellor Dan Jones and the decision to develop a new mascot kept the campus buzzing with excitement and controversy. FEBRUARY 23, 2010 WE SAID GOODBYE TO COLONEL REB (AGAIN). NEARLY 2,500 VOTES became the nails hammered into the colonel ' s coffin in February 2010, almost seven years after administrators removed him from the sidelines. After months of heated and public debate concerning the choice to develop a new mascot, the student government put it to a vote, which resulted in a landslide decision to find new representation for the university. FEBRUARY MAY WE MET FAMOUS PEOPLE. IT ' S NO SECRET Oxford is a solid draw for well-known politicians, journalists, actors and authors, but nothing compares to the Spring 2010 guest speaker lineup. Former CBS news anchor Dan Rather returned to Oxford 48 years after covering James Meredith ' s historic enrollment to discuss what it was like as a journalist on the frontlines of the infamous 1962 integration riots on campus. photo AUSTIN MCAFEE photo ELIZABETH RAINEY ONE NIGHT WITH A SURVIVOR Author and Holocaust survivor Elie Weisel challenged students to stand up in the face of adversit) ' during his Spring ' isit to campus. photo ADDISON DENT NBC correspondent Tom Brokaw spent two weeks teaching Prof. Curtis Wilkie ' s honors journalism class as a Barksdale Fellow. WUkie, a former reporter for the Boston Cilobe, met the former Nightly News anchor in 1976 when Brokaw was working for the Today Show. photo NICK TOCE " •What happens in one connmunity happens to all communities. This means evil cannot prevail. And evil can only prevail when people around it are indifferent to it. The opposite of love is not hatred. IT ' S INDIFFERENCE. -Elie Weisel -20- I THE RECAP WE LAUGHED. (A LOT) TRAPPED in controversy and often unflattering national attention, the spring sennester ushered in a brand-new era of laughing our way through the year. Of course, it always helps when fornner Saturday Night Live cast mennbers show up too. IMPROV NIGHT ( kimedian Tim Meadows, best known for his roles on Saturday Night Live (right) performs to a packed audience at the Ford Onter viith Second ( " it) ' performers Brad Morris (left) and Joe Can ale. photo NICKTOCE WE BECAME THE STORY. . ' 5 T III ' 1) I I MISSISSIPPIAN H What happens next? -WHV TUtCEV MAITa n« tE EMERGENCE or r«stoacM owa- 2,510 856 2 ' ' crjr FEB. 23, 2010: " What Happens Next? " " The ASB misconstrued what the (mascot) ballot said and they misinformed the students. " Hannah Loy, May 2010 graduate MARCH 24, 2010: " New York " " My guy stepped up and I just made a play. " Murphy Holloway, on his game-winning shot which landed the team a spot in the NIT semifinals in New York. APRIL 9. 2010: " The Docioi o in " For Dan Jones, he comes into the chancellorship at a time when tough decisions are having to be made. The good news is we know he ' s up to it. " Haley Barbour, Governor of Mississippi Sh t.% Somewhere Above the Mason-Dixon The annual Mississippi Picnic in Central Park brings a little bit of the South to the heart of Manhattan. nrmsMcniCXMn . i l» « ' iCo I St. Mi COl etr aS bel n Yo: Yo, it k] dec The road connectine Mississippi to Manhattan, famously trodden by the likes of Charlie Conerly, Eli Manning and Shepard Smith (to name a few) gets a litde busier each year. Sectional differences still remain. Southerners will always be quick to remind anyone outside Dixie ' s limits that soft drinks aren ' t pop, there ' s no such tiling as stuffing and restaurants that don ' t offer sweet tea are downright barbaric. Meanwhile, the lingering drawl of the South comes with its own misconceptions for North- erners, often painting an inaccurate picture of a South drowning in its own ignorance. However, manv on both sides believe some- where amid geograpliical conflict lies a core belief in the power of fellowship; and every year, thousands of Mississippians and New Yorkers gather in Manhattan ' s Central Park to prove it. Though the picnic is held in the heart of New York Cit ' , the event itself is designed to make Mississippians feel right at home with art ven- dors, book-signings bv Southern authors and deep-fried catfish washed down with McAl- ister ' s sweet tea - all set against the musical backdrop of classic Delta blues. ' " iou see so many people that vou have no idea lived in New York Cit ' , " alumna Margaret Taylor, who now lives in Manhattan, said. " It is just so much fun to see familiar faces, and not only familiar faces, but people who will walk up to you and have a smile on their face and talk to you because you have something in common. " Junior Taylor McGraw said it ' s great to hear " Hott} ' Toddy " while passing people on the way to the picnic. " It feels like home when you show up and see all the tents and drink sweet tea, " McGraw said. " I think it is cool to show off the best of Mississippi. " Though Mississippi is known for its blazing summers. New York Cm competed witii the South ' s sweltering temperatures. " It has been cool all spring and suddenly it ' s hot, hot in Central Park, " Adrian Benepe, New York Cit)- Department of Parks and Recre- ation Commissioner, said. " It ' s so hot, I saw a robin pulling up worms from the ground wear- ing a pot holder. " Native New Yorkers also joined in on the fes- tivities, gobbling up hush puppies, purchasing artwork and swaying to the beat of the Delta, x TOP LEFT and RIGHT Chicken tenders, fiied catfish and McAlister ' s sweet tea vi ' ere on hand tliroughout the event for Northerners and Southerners alike to enjov a taste of Mississippi. BOTTOM LEFT NLany students, alumni and fans dressed for Central Park as they would for tlie Grove, donning pearis, sundresses and suits. BOTTOM CENTER Though It was a statewide affair, glimpses of Oxford and the universit ' were ever " «here in Central Park. BOTTOM RIGHT Chancellor Dan Jones chats with an attendee. -23- HALEY SPEAKS Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour addresses the Central Park crowd about his love for Mississippi at the annual Manhattan event. All of you that have come up here from Mississippi, or your parents came up here, remember we have a place for you at home. SO COME ON HOME.55 -Governor Haley Barbour Chancellor Dan Jones said the picnic is a great way to connect with the university ' s New York family. " There is a big connection between Ole Miss and New York, " he said. " Right now, one of our big contemporary connections is Eli (Man- ning). We love following Eli, but there are lots of folks from Ole Miss who eventually find their way to the big cit) ' and find success here. It ' s good to see. " Wearing a friendly smile and red and blue is a great way to promote the school in New York, Jones added. Governor Haley Barbour also brought a warm Mississippi welcome to the Big Apple. " More than 30 years ago, some Ole Miss peo- ple started the idea for the Mississippi Picnic in Central Park, " Barbour said. " This has served as opportunit} ' for Mississippians who live in the New York area to get together, but also for people from home to come up to New York. The founders have a lot to be proud of " While many Mississippians have jobs and fami- lies in New York, Barbour told the crowd that there is always a home for them in Mississippi. " All of you that have come up here from Mis- sissippi or your parents came up here, remem- ber we have a place for you at home, " he said. " So come on home. " Barbour recalled an interview actor Morgan Freeman, a Mississippi native, once gave to a Los Angeles Times reporter. " Why in the world would you live in Charleston, Miss.?, " asked the reporter. Freeman responded, " Be- cause I can live anywhere I want. " As more Mississippians and New Yorkers alike keep discovering the picnic, it continues to grow and offer the best of both worlds. " Each year it gets bigger and better and more people have heard about it, know about it and come up for it, " Taylor said. " It ' s fun to come up to New York and do something related to the South at the same time. It is a Uttie piece of home in the big city. " story ELIZABETH PEARSON photos NICK TOCE -24- Christina Thompson holds the keepsakes from her home in Pascagoula, Miss., which was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in August 2005. -2S- i I Hurricane Camille was supposed to be the worst thing that could ever happen to the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Journalism professor Nancy Dupont was a teenager living in Gulfport when the inexplicably powerful Category 5 storm destroyed the state ' s coastline in August 1969. While many of her friends left for college, she staved at home to help her parents repair the damage Camille left behind. Decades later in 2005, after a successful journalism career and earning her Ph.D. from the UniversiU ' of Southern Mississippi, Dupont and her husband moved to New Orleans, where she began teaching full-time at Loyola University. That summer, amid the most record-breaking Atlantic hurricane season to date, what started as a tropical depression in the Bahamas had strengthened into a Category 3 hurricane by Friday, August 29. Two days later, Dupont left New Orleans for Gulfport to pick up her parents, fearful of the potentially cataclysmic impact of Hurricane Katrina, which was expected to make landfall the following day. Katrina arrived right on time, decimating most of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, killing hundreds and resulting in billions of dollars in damage. Dupont and her father found their home in ruins when they were able to return to Gulfport. Her parents, both 80, had no choice but to move in with her. Traumatized and exhausted, Dupont believed the worst was behind her until nine months later, when Loyola laidoff 17 professors, including her. " I was in complete shock, " Dupont said. " Not only was I struggling with rebuilding my life and finding a place for my parents, now I had to find a new job. " Dupont had always joked with her dad, an Ole Miss alumnus, that maybe one day she would end up teaching at the university. When she found out about an opening in the journalism department, she applied, and Dupont and her husband drove to Oxford the following week for an interview. It was after that interview that she came across a well-known Frank Everett quote displayed in the smdent union: There is a valid distinction between The University and Ole Miss even though the separate threads are closely interwoven. The University is buildings, trees and people. Ole Miss is mood, emotion and personality. One is physical, and the other is spiritual. One is tangible and the other intangible. The University is respected, but Ole Miss is loved. The University gives a diploma and regretfully terminates tenure, but one never graduates from Ole Miss. " I burst into tears as soon as I read that quote, " she said. " If this is what people thought about this universit} ' , this campus, the people, this is where I wanted to be. " The students, the facult} ' and the community were extremely supportive and understood what she was going through. " After everything I ' ve been through, I have learned one valuable lesson, " Dupont said. " Nothing is strong enough to ever take your hopes or dreams away. " Christina Thompson still relives her experience with Hurricane Katrina. A Pascagoula native, Thompson lived in the same beachfront house since she was 7. The Thompson family was always prepared for hurricanes. " When we moved into our house, it was already 50 years old and had somehow survived Hurricane Camille, " she said. " When a storm would come, we knew the house might flood a little but none of us could have anticipated Katrina. " The night before the storm struck, her family went to stay with relatives in North Pascagoula. " All we had was the clothes on our backs and maybe a toothbrush, " Thompson said. After two days, Thompson saw the aftermath for the first time. Power lines were down and trees were broken in half, but it was nothing out of the ordinary. But then, " my family and I waded through the water, it was up to our knees. We had to climb over roofs, through random trash to finally get to our house. " The entire row of houses was completely wiped out; nothing was there. Left homeless and unsure of what to do next, the Thompson family began to sift through the rubble, finding odds and ends. " We would find the weirdest things. My mom found our dishwasher a couple blocks away that still had perfectly good dishes in, " she said. " After that, everything we would find, she referred to as ' pieces of hope. ' " With help from the community, the Thompson family rebuilt their house, and more importantiy, their lives. " It was upsetting losing sentimental items you had since childhood, and of course, losing your home, " she said. " But in the grand scheme of things, it ' s just about a bunch of stuff; you ' ll always have family. " story JORDIE KIRKHAM photos SUSAN HOLT (unless specified, katrina damage pinotos from the carol m. highsmith collection, courtesy of the library of congress) -56- TOP and TOP RIGHT Nancy Dupont holds one of the few items she was able to recover from her home ' s wreckage following Hurncane K.atrina: her father ' s graduation announcement from Ole Miss. ABOVE affle House Restaurant torn apart by Hurncane Katrina on the Biloxi, Miss. coastline. FAR LEFT Christina Thompson looks through photographs of her home in Pascagoula, Miss after Hurricane KCatrina. CENTER Onlv steps left after 2005 Hurricane Katrina on the Mississippi Gulf Coast CONGRATULATIONS. YOU CAME BACK TO SCHOOL Thousands upon thousands of students arrive on campus each fall, meaning a new year is underway once again. But with each new experience comes new faces, new goals and new expectadons of learning, in and outside the classroom. For freshman biology major Rachel Simpson, leaving home for the first dme was exciting, but it was harder for her parents than it was for her. " My mom and dad cried, but I was ready to go, " she said. While attending summer school, Simpson became very familiar with the campus and beUeves it really helped her adjust to the first week as a college student. " There is definitely a lot more people, " she said. " It ' s better than high school because you get out earUer every day and have a lot more dme to do homework. " She also likes the freedom of being more than five hours away from home. " I like to be able to do whatever I want to do, " she said. While Simpson adjusts to college, Kari GriUis is a seasoned senior preparing for the next phase of her life. " I cannot wait to be finished with undergrad and have my oppormnity to go to graduate school, " Grillis said. " This year I want to enjoy my classes and enjoy what I ' m learning. " Taking 18 hours of class, working three days a week and volunteering in the community, she expects this year to be a tough one. " It ' s definitely going to be hard with the amount of work I ' m taking on, " she said. " But, I ' ll have dme to play when I ' m done. Right now, I ' m just focused with school and getdng into graduate school. " Although GriUis has learned a lot from her classes, she also learned that college is all about the experience. " It ' s a life experience, " she said. " I realized that there are a few things that really don ' t matter that you believe are so important your freshman year. " She remembers being the nervousness she felt when spending her first night on the Square and dressing up for football games her freshman year. " I sometimes would dress up, but there would be times that I would wear blue jeans, an Ole Miss sweatshirt and cowboy boots, " she said. " It doesn ' t matter and no one is going to think of you any differentiy. I learned to just let it go. " As she looks at all the freshmen on campus this year, she said she feels a bit nostalgic. " I cannot believe that I ' m finished with undergrad, " she said. " I ' m also amazed at how many freshmen are on campus this year. I look back and say, ' wow, ' I used to be one of them. It really brings back memories. " While Grillis prepares for graduate school, Robert Reece still feels at home on campus. " I ' m comfortable here, " he said. " I ' ve reached that point where it ' s like high school. " When Reece began as a freshman, he didn ' t know anyone or have any friends. " It took me a really long time to find my place here, " he said. Reece spent the past four years working toward his bachelor ' s degree in sociology and has seen the campus change during what he caUs the university ' s " perpetual state of construction. " " I know where all the buildings are, " he said. " It ' s a big thing when you can say you know where buildings used to be. " Starting out in journalism, Reece quickly discovered a future in media was not for him after he took a sociology course. " It kind of turned my world around, " he said. He is now working on his master ' s degree in sociology, and says he prefers his seminar-style classes as opposed to undergraduate courses. " Toward the end of my senior year at undergrad, I wasn ' t really getting anything out of the lecture anyway, " he said. " Everything they were teaching I knew from previous courses. There was no point. " He also Ukes being surrounded by like-minded people. " It ' s nice to be in a room where people actually think like me, " he said. " They recognize the things that I recognize and see the world the same way. " However, he said there is an unexpected amount of work. " I have friends who were in graduate school prior to my starting and they often talked about how much work it is, " he said. " I always thought they were exaggerating, but they ■(«i weren ' t exaggerating. " I loiitl Reece hopes to refine his research and get published. " I think that ' s my main goal, " he said. " Hopefully by this time next year I ' ll have two publications. And learn something along iBltsyl the way. " Mpm For German professor Corina Petrescu, a new school year means a new opportunity to educate eager young minds. tth( She begins the first day of class with " Gute Morgen. Wie geht es dir? " and hands out the new syllabus for the semester. Although she greets the smdents with the same " Good morning. How are you? " in German each day of the school year and knows a few of the students from previous classes, she carefully explains each element of -26- the syllabus as students listen intently and ask questions in German. She repeats each answer slowly and uses objects to explain the point she is trying to convey. " At the beginning of the school vear, there is a certain enthusiasm for students that are already interested in German, but in many cases there is some nervousness with the students who don ' t know their instructor, " she said. As a professor of German film and 200-level German classes, Petrescu prepared early for this year ' s classes because she spent the summer in her home country of Romania. " I start very early for each class because I want them to be as close to perfecdy planned, " she said. " It always works better during the summertime because there is more time during the break to prepare for classes. You always have a scenario in your head when you prepare for a class. " As the semester continues, Petrescu said that a comfort level develops betv -een her and her smdents. " I like their answers and they seem comfortable enough to address the issues, " she said. " They say what is on their mind even though it may not coincide uith what I think. 1 think it ' s good and I like the discussions. " Her favorite part of teaching is watching students go out of their comfort zone and chaUenge themselves, even if it means saying something that will throw them off course. " I just want to see their reactions and have them act it out, " she said. " I enjoy it when I see students do it themselves and they start thinking and pursue that farther than class time. " story ELIZABETH PEARSON STAGEY WILLIAMS photos NICK TOCE ADDISON DENT -29- HERE COMES THE BOOM. When thousands of students arrive on campus every fall, it ' s not unusual to see packed parking lots, crowded classrooms and ever- growing lines of impadent students within the bookstore, food court or registrar ' s office. However, this year ' s unprecedented enrollment increase took inconvenience to an entirely new level. With the arrival of 3,089 freshmen, a 19.9 percent increase from Fall 2009, and an increased retendon rate of 83.1 percent, total enrollment at all universit) ' campuses soared to a record-breaking 1 9,546 students. This number is up 1,223 students from 2009, a 6.7 percent increase. Though the enrollment increase was considered posidve for the university, it also affected different aspects of student Ufe, specifically transportation and on-campus housing. " So far, we have been able to house all freshmen on campus, " student housing director Lorinda Ivhrut said. " However, we were very full this past fall. " Khrut said the housing supply will have to meet the demand if class sizes continue to increase in the future, including adding an additional 720 beds by Fall 2012 in anticipation of future growth. Other changes include Crosby HaU being converted into a freshman-only residence hall, as opposed to mixed freshman and sophomore Greek women, Ivruht said. Another affected area is the financial aid department. Known for having notoriously long lines at the beginning of each semester, staff members definitely noticed an increase this year. However, Financial Aid Director Laura Diven- Brown said the amount of aid students receive is not affected by the number of students attending. " We have found a heav} ' demand for federal work-studv program opportunities this year, though, and work-study funds are limited, " Diven-Brown said, adding that Summer 2011 financial aid applications are expected to increase, but not all applications can be accepted considering summer aid is traditionally hard to come by. Students were not the only ones affected by the deluge of incoming freshmen. Staff members felt the effects of having more students to serve. " The (housing) staff does have to work longer hours, but we look at it as an opportunit} ' to be creative in our time management sldlls, " KJirut said. Likewise, financial aid staff members work harder and longer to serve students. " Our staff members have worked very hard to serve the students and have put in extended hours on weekends, nights and early mornings to accommodate the needs, " Diven-Brown said. " We know how important it is for students to have funding on a timely basis for their semester expenses. " In the admissions office, 10 staff members and two temps manage a workload of approximately 50 applications per day. " We ' ve honesdy been having to manage, with applications up and our staff the same, " said Jennifer Simmons, assistant director for admissions. " We ' ve just been trying to get all of them processed in a timely manner, which sometimes mandates overtime. " Enrollment Services Director Whitman Smith and his staff led widespread recruitment efforts to boost numbers, but doesn ' t take all the credit. " We are extremely pleased with our numbers, both in terms of our increase in enrollment and the quaUty of our students, " Smith said. " We were greatiy aided by the universit} ' recruiting community ' at large because they understand how important recruimient is at Ole Miss. " Smith said many people have taken notice of the universit} ' that previously did not, due to its " good size, good price (and) good programs. " story BLAIR JACKSON AND RACHEL JOHNSON photos ELIZABETH BEAVER, ALEX EDWARDS 1 k GET IN LINE. Busy sidewalks, crowded classes and packed parking k)ts were just a kw of the immediate effects of increased enrollment. 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A closer look into the local alcohol culture Smashed. Blitzed. Sloshed. Bashed. Plowed. Tight. Loose. Messed up. Toasted. No matter the name, it all means the same thing - a level of drunkenness a few beers above tipsy and five or six whiskey shots away from deatli. Whether you ' ve never had a drink in your life, or you spend your weekends on the ground M clutching blades of grass to avoid falling off " the earth, simply being associated with this university implies that you take part in the hard-living lifestyle that keeps us at the top of the national part) ' school rankings every year. However, the local drinking scene is more complex than its rowdy reputation, suggesting that maybe the Ole Miss educational experience isn ' t exactiy a perpetual, four-year binger resembling the toga party scene from Animal House. OUT ON THE TOWN Downtown Oxford is a local gem, with a bustling, old-fashioned town square filled with stores, offices and restaurants that would give Mayberry a run for its money. II But when the sun goes down on Thursday night, the Square transforms into the collective hot spot for students and adults alike, with a vatiety of bars and clubs to choose from. Often referred to as " The Littie Easy " by locals, these aren ' t the stereotypical Southern watering holes one might expect to find. Bouncers guard the doors daring anyone to try to sneak a fake ID past them, while charismatic bartenders serve to please, fiUing glasses to the brim with just about anything someone wants. Though smdents of all ages can typically find a spot on the Square to hang their hats, it primarily serves as an over-21 refuge for upperclassmen from the freshmen-inhabited frat party scene. Senior Rebecca Hopkins enjoys local spots thai are more laid back. " It ' s fun, but it doesn ' t get crazy, " she said. " However, the peace comes with a price. " Between the flow of conversation and martinis, it doesn ' t take long to run up a steep tab at any of the Square ' s late-night locations. Sophomore Michael Smith prefers house aarties over bars. Not only does it save lini money, but it provides a more relaxed itmosphere. ' Last year I went to the Square a lot, but this vear I tend to go to friends ' houses more, " he Uaid. 4 (tmlir 31 smanc the icep ions, FROM THE COMFORT OF CAMPUS ontrary to popular belief, alcohol is not llowed on campus (nor do smdents get " special access " to the on-campus marijuana field used for medical research); however, excepdons are made for tailgadng in the Grove during home football games, along with plenty of elaborate regulations. Because the Grove isn ' t technically located in Oxford, it falls under Lafayette Count) ' ' s alcohol regulations, which prohibits consump- tion of beer or light wine (anything LESS than 5 percent alcohol by weight). Under this rule, students and fans can consume all the hard liquor they want, provided it ' s ixk cup and the botties stay mcked away in a locked cool er at all times. Alcohol is also not allowed in Vaught- Hemingway Stadium, though some people find interesting ways to smuggle it, especially those true Southern gentiemen who keep duct tape on hand to secure a plastic flask to their date ' s inner thigh. Woven into the tapestry of the college experi- ence is turning 2 1 , which typically happens during one ' s junior or senior year. However, many smdents see no need to wait until they can legally drink and rather choose to find a way to drink without getting caught. Freshman Rebecca Clark prefers attending on- campus parties, but says they are much tamer than parties off campus due to the constant risk of being busted for underage drinking. " If you ' re off campus, it ' s not as likely that a police officer will ask you what ' s in your cup, " she said. For voung men going through fraternit} ' recruitment, these campus parties can make or break their social fumre. Active et to size up potential members while rus sget to experience fraternit} ' life firsthand. M On the flip side, women taking part in sororit) ' recruitment tend to be more cautious at these parties. Participating in underage drinking at a party could cost them their bids. CHANGING THE CULTURE Despite the horror stories, the university administration has tackled the " part)- school " status head-on. Freshmen now required to complete an online alcohol education course, which seeks to educate them on the conse- quences of irresponsible behavior. A two- strike policy has been implemented in which smdents are punished for underage drinking, on-campus drinking or public drunkenness. The policy applies to alcohol-related offenses committed off campus, as well. However, the question stiU remains. How long will it take until alcohol consumption stops being synonymous at an institution that recov- ers from athletic defeat by proclaiming we ' ve never lost a part} ' ? story BRACEY HARRIS MALLORY SIMERVILLE photo NICK TOCE HE y I J I OR IS IT? The much-anticipated 21st birthday has a reputation of its own, but doesn ' t always follow a traditional drunken path. Expectations for what a college student ' s 21st birthday should be like may seem universal, but rlie actual experiences are as varied as those who live them. Senior Ruthie Fenger celebrated her big day in )une 2010 at a Backstreet Boys concert. Though she visited a few bars before and after the concert, she said the drinking was an insignificant element compared to the overall celebration. " It was fun going to a concert of a boy band I liked when I was a preteen and just being silly and crazy! " Fenger said. " We probably annoyed the people around us, but we didn ' t care because we were aU 21 years old and at a Backstreet Boys concert. I mean, who goes to a Backstreet Boys concert sober? " While some are beginning to think outside of the box and have nights not solely focused on overworking the liver, many people are still striving to have the traditional night on the town. Senior )av lurden had the t ' pical evening full of barhopping on the Square followed by a less-than-enjoyable morning. " I had a terrible hangover, and still had to attend graduation to cheer on my friends, " jurden said. " That was quite the accomplishment. Also, I lost my shirt. " Despite the morning-after suffering, jurden realized the " of- age " experience in a coUege town is more than headaches and dry heaving. " The best part is the fact that an entirely new social scene opens up, legally, " jurden said. " You can meet some of the most amazing and interesting people post-21. " The abilit} ' to now go into bars that restricted your entry weeks before opens a new social scene with a different atmosphere, but the OPPOSITE PAGE Ruthie Fenger ' s 21st birthday had traditional and non-tradi- tional elements of celebration. Topical with drinks. At pical with a Backstreet Boys concert. THIS PAGE Fenger and friends had a night on the town which included stealing Backstreet Boys posters made b - more age-appropri- ate fans. focus doesn ' t have to be the alcohol. It ' s the conversation that drives the experience. Graduate student Clay Terry has seen his fair share of 21st birthdays in college and doesn ' t buy into the hj ' pe anymore. " They are supposed to be grand coming-of- age moments, " Terry said. " Like Dazed and Confused, age-adjusted or something, but everyone has already been wasted and been drinking for years. You usually find out the hard way that night that the bar is expensive. " Even with naysayers and those who are quick to warn you about the dangers of hangovers, junior Lindsey Neyman is patiently waiting for her 21st birthday in 2011, which coincides with Oxford ' s annual Double Decker Festival. " It kinda seems like once you start college, it ' s a big countdown to your 21st birthday, " Neyman said. " I feel Uke once you pass the ' finally- 18-years-old ' bump, your 19th and 20th birthdays are prett}- insignificant. Your 21st is that last milestone to being an adult and having restrictions removed that you look forward to, so you start looking toward that. " WTiile Neyman is thrilled about being able to order a drink an -where she pleases, her excitement springs more from the new social experiences that become available with the " under-21 " label removed. " The drinking isn ' t as big a deal to me as being able to be in the same social simations as my friends, " Ne yman said. " There are just different crowds that hang out at the 1 8-and- up and the 21-and-up bars. I ' d say I ' m more of a fan of sitting at a bar for a conversation than a wild club. Turning 21 will open up that upe of setting since there isn ' t am-where that really offers [a relaxed environment] for the under 21 crowd in Oxford. " story MIA CAMURATI photos contributed by RUTHIE FENGER ■ ?- Who drinks more? M n or women? Two sjiudant were given a montli to find out. SUBJECT: JOHN BA TOTALS J BEER: 11 WINE: 3 GLASSES LIQUOR: 9 DRINKS 2 1 2 BOTTLES TOTAL SPENT: $15.45 U •Ve ATTHE OLEMES FIND THIS NUMBER HARD TO BELIEVE, BUT HERE ' S JOHN ' S EXPLANATION (IF YOU CARE TO READ IT): iuu ' i jlK- simv ) u, ' ? io iIh- x V .ind lllM up .1 sinriii iusi so i;ii DRiNKS CONSUMED. X THERE ARE AT LEAST 50 MORE CUPS UP HERE. -1, - ' - SUBJECT: HALEY HOWELL H . ' 3n ;s h " ■?S •s L " ' - - is s 8- -°?. .• • • TV my ■ " . - . jnr Z. 8 .»» ?«■ 6355 w c o " 9W -. • ° " S4 " ?« TOTALS BEER: 64 WINE: 15 GLASSES ■ LIQUOR: 19 DRINKS TOTAL SPENT: $230.30 C.t s- On the morning of any given home game during football season, you will find a tent amid thousands of others located near the center of the Circle, bustling with acti%dty while maintaining the warmth of Southern hospitaUt) . Hanging from both ends of the tent are signs intended to let everyone know that Greenwood, Miss, loves the Rebels. You ' ll also meet an array of people, all of whom are guests of two hospitable hosts and Ole Miss alumni, Bobo and |an Champion. The Champions have tailgated since the late 1980s and have since recruited neighbors, family members, co-workers and friends into their tailgating family. Bobo attended the universit} ' in 1966, Jan in 1968. They dated for three years before getting married, when they briefly lived in Oxford while Bobo worked as sports information director for the universit} ' before moving to their present home in Greenwood. Bobo is a Cellular South executive and Jan works as an office manager for an optometrist, but their jobs never keep the Champions away from Ole Miss football. They haven ' t missed a single home game in fifteen years, which might be surprising to outsiders, but shocks few who also devote themselves to the university ' s unique tailgating experience. Part of that experience includes the Grove rush, a period of time the night before a game when taUgaters line Universit} ' Avenue waiting for the go-ahead to claim their own piece of land. X%ile the Champions now hire someone to set up their tent, they recall the heightened emotions that often came with securing a premier tailgating spot. " One year we were acmally waiting on the edges to get in there with all the people that rush the Grove, " Mrs. Champion s aid. " It ' s something everybody should experience once. " Jan is usually the first to arrive at the tent every Samrday morning, to greet visiting acquaintances. She arranges the food she and her guests have prepared on a buffet table, which sits near large coolers fiUed with ice-cold beverages, and encouraging visitors to eat all the food to avoid dealing with leftovers. Bobo arrives later, having caught extra sleep after spending his Friday nights announcing high school football in Greenwood. Once there, he joins Jan in greeting the guests with a smiling face and witty conversation. Though their tent is often filled to capacity, Jan and Bobo continue to invite visitors to their tent throughout the day, offering refreshments for the body and mind. " We have people from opposing teams that are walking through the Circle, " Mrs. Champion said. " A lot of times we invite them in to the tent! " When game time comes, the Champions make their way over to the stadium, where they experience the game first-hand. But their day isn ' t over at the end of the fourth quarter. The Champions return to the tent to continue tailgating, conversation now switched from the prospected outcome of the game to the real outcome. Win or lose, the Champions stick around for hours after each game, enjoying the company of friends, family and fellow Rebel fans. - e- V ' Vs the whole Ole Miss atmosphere. It ' s kind of why I came here. 5 5 Jimmy Pinkston Fraternity Member, Beta Ttieta Pi Though the alumni have a reputation for producing top-notch tailgating experiences, students aren ' t far behind. Being in a fraternit} ' on game day isn ' t just about having fun and hanging out at a tent. To junior and Beta Theta Pi brother Jimmy Pinkston, getting ready for the Grove is an involved process. Fraternity brothers start at 11 a.m. the Friday before the game to make sure they get a good spot. They take shifts sitting in the Grove until it opens at 10 p.m. Gameday apparel is also at the top of the list for students, when nothing is too formal. " You have to pick out the outfit for the Grove and make sure you have the matching bowties and all that good smff, " Pinkston said. He leaves the house each game day with a small cooler under one arm and a grin on his face, anticipating a day of tent-hopping, which is common for students who don ' t have a regular spot to tailgate. After hiking past the Phi Mu fountain, the Circle and halfwav through the Grove, Pinkston arrives at the Beta tent, situated on the upper half of the Walk of Champions. He jokes with his brothers before heading to the far side of the Grove, to what his fraternit} ' calls the " The Country Club, " a spot comprised of multiple tents, feamring a chandelier and plent}- of food. Hanging out with his brothers and friends is the best part of game days, he said. While walking through the Grove and Circle and back again, he constandy sees people he knows. " It ' s the whole Ole Miss atmosphere, " he said. " It ' s kind of why I came here. " Normally Pinkston ' s job is to take pledges to Continue the Grove experience with the Champions, Jimmy, Morgan Chris on page 42. the stadium early enough to save seats for the fraternirv ' , but because Rush hasn ' t begun, he stays in the Grove longer than he normally would. " There ' s not much that you can ' t like about the Grove. I look forward to it every single year, " he said. " If there ' s anything I dread the most, it ' s breaking down the tent. There ' s always like eight of us and it only takes like 1 5 minutes; it ' s the whole matter of riHng up the troops to go back. " The university ' s time-honored tradition of spirit doesn ' t only reside in the sea of blue and red pop tents, but also bv smdents practicing day after day to perfect their craft and share it with Rebel fans. Cheerleader Morgan Winkel said anyone who thinks cheerleading is not a sport has clearly never spent much time with a cheerleader during football season. " AH throughout the year we are continuously w orking to improve the squad, " she said. " Our main focus is game day, and once fall arrives that is all we focus on. " Prior to everv football game, the cheerleading squad spends every available hour ot the w eek perfecting their routines. " We have a different practice every night leading up to Samrday, " she said. " We go over the pre-game show, on-field routines and everything else we would possibly need to know- to be perfect for the upcoming game. " Game day starts off bright and early for Winkel as she makes her way to the Grove for pre- game festivities. , Cheerleader Morgan Winkel applies her eyeliner on Saturday morning before heading to the Grove. J Drum major Chris Presley prepares his headset and other items needed to lead the band on game day. Jimmy Pinkston and friends set up their tent early in the morning to prepare for a day of football festivities. Ole Miss alumnus Bobo Champion in.u uidi .1 isitor to his tent before heading to the stadium for the game - 1- The pre -game show is performed before every home football game on the Grove stage, and it is an important component in getting the fans pumped up for the game. " It gives me chills, " she said. " All I feel is excitement. It is inspiring to see the fans excited for the game and cheering along with us. It makes all the hard work worth it and I feel that my dedication to cheering has paid off " Shortiy after the pre -game show, Winkel makes her way to the stadium to cheer during the game. It is evident upon kickoff the excitement and pride that Winkel and her fellow cheerleaders carries over to the stadium. " I love cheering for the school, " she said. " My favorite part of game day is right after the National Anthem. I love when the student section erupts in cheers and the entire stadium follows. It is the type of spirit that we as cheerleaders strive to evoke. It makes me proud to cheer for the school. " For Pride of the South drum major Chris Presley, game day is a job, but one he has immense passion for. Presley, a junior, has been in band since age 12, and quickly developed a passion for music. When he ' s not playing his alto sax or bassoon, Presley spends his days conducting the marching band during rehearsals. Before even making it to campus on game day, Presley is already preparing in his home as early as 7 a.m. " The day of the game, I make sure I have my whisde with me about two or three times before I leave the house, " he said. During the Walk of Champions routine, when the team arrives by bus and makes their journey CMy favorite part of game day is right after the National Anthem. I love when the student section erupts in cheers and the entire stadium follows. It is the type of spirit that we as cheerleaders strive to evoke. It makes me proud to cheer for the school. ' MORGAN WINKEL Ole Miss Cheerleader to the stadium, Presley conducts a smaller pep band to keep the crowd energized before heading to the Grove stage for the fuU pre- game performance. The crowd surrounding Presley and the band following the routine tripled by the time the band wandered to the Grove stage for their final hurrah before heading to the stadium, ready for the familiar fight songs and chants that brings Rebel football to life. Presley rushes around, taking roll and answering questions from all different directions, all while smiling and enjoying everything he does. " My favorite part about being the drum major is knowing that I can be a positive role model for those in the band and being a voice for the band when trying to raise money and letting people know how hard we work so they will appreciate our performances at football games. " Once the game ends, he returns everything to the band hall and wishes everyone a wonderful weekend. While most people are rushing home to freshen up for a night on the Square, Presley takes a different approach: smdying and getting a good night ' s rest. " The greatest reward of being a part of the Ole Miss band are developing skills like pride, discipline and teamwork that aren ' t taught in the classroom and getting to do something I am already passionate about, " he said. story NATHANIAL WEATHERSBY, MOLLY LODEN, MIA CAMURATl, BRITTANY STACK photos NICK TOCE, EMMA WILLOUGHBY. ELIZABETH BEAVER, SUSAN HOLT, MISTY WHITE Bobo pours drinks and snacks on finger foods as the Grove fills with fans and friends arrive. Winkel pauses to take photos with young fans during the pre -game festivities. Presley conducts the pep band at the union before heading to the Grove for the final pre-game pep rally. _ Before long, the morning is in full swing, as thousands gather under the shade of the oak trees and Grove tents like the Champions and their weekend friends. After arnving in the stadium, Bobo and his wife Jan talk with an interested fan. The Champions look onward as the Rebels take on the Vanderbilt Commodores. Pinkston opens a bottle of whiskey, careful not to violate the universirj- ' s policy of keeping liquor out of sight. As Pinkston enters the stadium with friends, the anticipa- tion for kickoff quickly builds. Pinkston enjoys the view from the siulent section at ' aught-Hemingway stadium. The cheerleaders mu t irrixc long bctore the crowds beforL Winkel rushes down tlic ! i ct to the field before each game to prepare .ind discuss cheers. game time. Getting the crow il excited is sonoething Winkel takes ven, ||| seriously. ' ' 11 _::___ - __■ _ _ . -.M Presley and other band members make sure each piece is I coordinated properly with timeouts and halftime. Presley talks about the iipcomum c.mie with asst. band director. Randy Dale. Ihe halfnmc show is the main event, and PtCMi lead everyone to keep things together, even in the hot September heat. -45- f at the foil T3 (D ■■■ ■■■ ■H 1 = H im E o mt K - - ' HHR c «» % own q3 J ii k-tii-A caters more tl laii 100 chicken trays each home weekend ► V , . . ♦v- , Most tailgaters pay y as ! i a Nj i A. SANDWICHES WRAPS The most versatile and varied of all Grove food, you ' ll be hard-pressed to find a tent without a platter of some type of sandwiches, with chicken salad and pimento cheese as the classic Southern staples. 7raps ftUed with varieties of meat and cheese are also a hit at game time. O ASSORTED CHIPS DIPS- This classic party food made its way into the Grove cuUnary tradition early on, but now comes into its own with favorites such as Mexican corn dip with pita chips. 03 .- : O ! ; O u No one can stake their claim in the Grove until 10 p.m., the night before game day... j RIGHT Rebel fan Lyn Stegall (left) installs the extra touches of extravagance in his Grove tent by adding a mini-chandeUer to his taUgating tent. Jan Smith (right) places red tablecloths on the tables which wiU soon feamre food trays with tailgating staples like fried chicken, chips and dip, baked goods and an assortment drinks. -44- lege boys to set up their tents and chairs. Each room at the Inn at Ole Miss has an alumni sponsor that decorated it, and 5 CHICKEN PLATTER " Nothing says Southern like a good ole helping of fried chicken. I ' ans often opt for easy-to-eat chicken strips to bring homest)lc cooking to the (itove. . -i VEGGIE TRAY Whether fresh off the farm or freshly removed from the jar, small, snackable vegetables such as olives, pickled okra and cherry tomatoes are a tailgating favorite. ?£ , ' At: 1 ) Tof p OUTH Ui SWEETS There ' s always room for dessert, and plenty of it. Leave the boxed cake and store-bought cookies at home. Only in the Grove will you find such a plentiful and diverse assortment of sugary-sweet pastries, gourmet cupcakes and other sinfully decadent treats. t? V :heese plate It might sound a little bougie, but don ' t be surprised to find an assortment of fine cheeses at many of the more high-class tailgating spots. Whether on bread, a Icracker, or right off the fork (assuming no one ' s watching), it ' s a sure way to keep visiting fans happy. y though you will see people staking a spot as early as b. frC " f A ■ ' - vL; Nobody does it quite like us on game cay. Leu s jus: let the food (and the decor, accoutrements and such) speak for itself. N.VJ photos SUSAN HOLT, NICK TOCE -45- w do EO 29.4% OF ALL Mississippi WOMEN ARE MARRIED BY GE 24 AND MARRIAGE Not every woman is looking for ttieir I .R.S. degree. Brittany Anderson eats breakfast with her best friend three days a week. Though it might seem pretty common for the average college student, Brittany ' s best friend also happens to be her husband, Woody. Brittany said it was " love at first sight " when she first saw Woody step out of the car at Crosby Hall. Conversing over cups of Huddle House coffee, they realized they had something special. " I had totally fallen in love with this guy that had honesdy been my best friend since I had come to Ole Miss, " Anderson said. Though a portion of the female population is constandy on the hunt for " Mr. Right, " Brittany came to college not seeking a relationship. But about three months of dating, they were already talking about marriage, deciding commitment was something they wanted to have together and fairly soon. After making a list of pros and cons about wai ting until graduation, the couple decided getting married within the next two years would be fine, regardless of their progress in school. Woody proposed in April 2009 and planned a wedding at Paris-Yates Chapel for three months later. As newl -weds, Anderson and Woody moved to Sherman, Miss., a town between Oxford and Booneville. The location was ideal for them because Brittany goes to school in Oxford and works at the university ' while Woody goes to NEMCC and works in Booneville. Although they spend every other morning together, they barely have time to say " goodbye " on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Nights vary depending on Woody ' s work schedule, but Brittany said they balance their somewhat chaotic life by embracing every oppormnit) ' to slow down and be together. Upon her graduation in 2012, Brittany wants to go to law school. Woody graduates from the two-year electrical technology program at NEM CC in May. They both would like children, but " want them to have a really stable environment with a predictable schedule, so we want to be completely settled before that happens, " she said. WTiile she didn ' t come to school expecting love, Brittany learned not to look for it and especially not in the wrong places. The newlwed also listened to her mother-in-law ' s relationship advice, " bu can ' t tell your heart who to love. " For pharmacy major Brett Barnes and biochemistry major Josh Smith, the story of their engagement began when they were in 9th grade, sitting at opposite ends of the classroom. " She was just beautiful and I absolutely couldn ' t bring myself to go over there and sit by her, " Smith, a senior biochemistry major, said. Litde did he know Barnes was thinking the exact same tiling. " I literaUy thought ' He ' s cute, I hope he sits by me, ' but instead, he went and sat on the other side of the room, " Barnes, a second-year pharmacy smdent, said. The two evenmaUy sat together and were soon talking rather than doing schoolwork. " We had an incredible teacher, who decided it would be totally okay for us to talk during class, " Smith said. They spent the next few months getting to know each other. " We hung out at each others ' houses, with our parents driving, " he said. " This was of course after we exchanged phone numbers. We have talked on the phone every night since. " Before the end of die 10th grade, the two knew they would be spending the rest of their lives together. " He told me he could see himself marr}ing someone like me within the first six months we were together, " Barnes said. " We were so young! Josh was my first love. " After almost six years. Smith decided it was time to ask Barnes to marry him. " I had been ring shopping for three months and 1 found a ring, " he said. " But, 1 just couldn ' t hold on it. It was burning a whole in my pocket. " Smith planned to " pop the question " on Dec. 31,2009. " I wanted to ask her to marry me at midnight -4 lie couple was married Dec. 18, 2010, at Broadmoor Baptist Church in Madison, Miss. on New Years ' Eve because we had always had a running joke that New Years was the worst holiday because it was all hype, and I wanted to change that, " he said. Smith first took Barnes to dinner and visited memorable places in their relationship. But he had one more surprise. " It was raining there and I asked Brett if she would follow me anywhere I went, " Smith said. " She said ' Of course, ' and I stepped out into the rain. Eventually she followed me out, and I got on one knee and proposed. " Barnes said yes. " We kissed and the fireworks for the new year went off all over town, " Smith said. " I wish I could honesdy take credit for that, but that was just a God thing. " Balancing smdy time, club involvement and planning a wedding can sometimes be a challenge. " Josh and I are both in really demanding majors, so he knew that planning a wedding and having to deal with school would be a lot for both of us to handle, " Barnes said. " We got most of the big stuff taken care of. " Although most people their age are focused simply on having a good time or beg inning a career. Smith and Barnes focus on college experiences with each other. " We ' ve never thought that we were too young to get married, " Barnes said. " Being engaged has made me feel voung, simply because we are starting a new chapter of our lives. " While they could have postponed marriage until they finished school, Barnes thinks the wait would be entirely too long. " School will not end for us for a very long time, " she said. " 1 have to complete three more vears of pharmacy school and Josh is applying to medical schools around the country. " They said their families are very supportive of their engagement. " Our families have seen us grow as a couple and agree that it ' s time for us to be married, " Barnes said. " Without their great support, this decision would have been more difficult. " .Married life is an exciting concept for Smith It ' s not that I ' m not interested in boys, I just don ' t want to cling to one right now. 5 5 Hannah Penly Senior and Barnes and they cannot wait to finally tie the knot. " We ' re reall) looking forward to marriage when ' home ' wiU the same place for us, " Barnes said. While love sometimes comes to those who wait, Hannah Penley isn ' t ready to give up the single life anytime soon. The senior classics and EngUsh major said when she finds " Mr. Right, " she will be open to a relationship. But as for now, her oudook on her love life is pretty much summed up to, " If it happens, it happens. If it doesn ' t, it doesn ' t. " Penley has been in two relationships while in college, but said they ended for the typical reasons. " I am just not actively looking for a dating life, " she said. " It ' s not that I ' m not interested in boys, I just don ' t want to cling to one right now. " Penley considers herself Independent, and is perfectiy fine with living her life without a main man bv her side. However, tiiat doesn ' t necessarily mean she ' s opposed to a relationship. When she thinks about her life in the next 10 vears, Penlev hopes to have a law degree and a famil)-. " I ' m not putting a time frame on it, " she said. As for the man that ill sweep her off her feet, Hannah said, " I don ' t tliink I could stand to be with somebody who wasn ' t intelligent with personal goals. " For now, she is focused on manv other things she believes are more important. She only has class on Tuesday and Thursday, but she fills her time with smdying, watching movies and enjoying the Oxford social scene on the weekends. Penley also works part-time at Therapy, a clothing store on the Square. After she graduates in May 2011, she plans go to law school, foreseeing litde time to hunt for a fumre husband. story ELLIE TURNER BETH THOMAS photos ELIZABETH BEAVER, SUSAN HOLT, BETH THOMAS, LAUREN CRAFT - 9- THE SPOT THAT EVER CALLS HOMECOMING WEEK 2010 HOMECOMING QUEEN Diana Price HOMECOMING COURT Freshman Maid: Jensen An[ erson Soplnomore Maid; Callie Rush Junior Maid; Marianna Breland Senior Maid; Neal Ann Parker M-Club Homecoming Court; Freshman Maid; Kori Daniels Sophomore Maid; Lor ' rena Dejurnett Junior Maid; Logan Waites Senior Maid; Rachel Jenkins HOMECOMING ESCORTS; Zach Graham Eniel Polynice Tim Ferguson Taylor Hashman Chris Bush Matt Daniels Colin Moleton Lee Moore Bryce Willen I It ' s just before sunset on a crisp November afternoon. Police cars blocking aU traffic from the Lyceum to Lamar are scattered down University Avenue; crowds of students and Oxonians gather on surrounding sidewalks to secure a good viewing spot. This annual ritual remains largely unchanged with each passing year, but it doesn ' t stop thousands from pardcipating in one of the most quintessendal tradidons of all Southern universities - the homecoming parade. Featuring decorative floats, convertibles filled with beauty queens and a closing pep rally by the Pride of the South Marching Band, the parade is the capstone event of Homecoming Week, which is sponsored by the Student Programming Board. Homecoming Queen Diana Price said she was initially nervous about her first public appearance as campus royalty. " It turned out to be a lot of fun, " Price said. " I am still working on my ' pageant wave. ' " Price said her favorite part of the week ' s festivities was attending an event to honor every former homecoming queen hosted by the Alumni Association. Almost thirt} ' women dating back to the 1950s attended. " It was just a really humbling experience to know that I am now one among a group of really fabulous women who have accomplished so much and have such a legacy at Ole Miss, " Price said. " Besides that, the support and encouragement that people have given me from day one has not only been so humbling, but has made me feel even more so that I have truly found a home and a family here at Ole Miss. " Homecoming Week is loaded with on-campus activities for students, including trivia contests, movies and laser tag in the Grove. " I always enjoy Homecoming Week, " junior Ryan McDurmon said. " With all the activities going on during the week, it reaUy helps get everyone pumped up for the game. Besides that, you reaUze that Ole Miss is one big familv. " story JORDIE KIRKHAM photos ALEX EDWARDS EMMA WILLOUGHBY -54- THESURFAC Behind the scenes with Ole Miss royalty -52- THE ' NEW COLONEL REB VCTien senior Ty New entered the race for the title of Miss ( le Miss ' male counterpart (Colonel Reb, widespread confusion was almost inevitable. It isn ' t that he lacked the qualificadons - in fact, his academic and extracurricular record were enough to classify him as a prime contender. The Olive Branch native and managerial finance major was also co-chair of the mascot selection committee - the same committee seeking a new on- field figure to replace the long-since-retired Colonel Reb (for whom the student distinction was named). However, it didn ' t stop him from running. Or winning. New ' s friends had urged him to run for three vears, a plea he ignored until his fraternity chapter began discussing his potential candidacy. Even then, he wasn ' t convinced of his abiUty to take the title against opponents Jake Chandler and Doug McDaniel. " We were running against (McDaniel), who was from Jackson and a Sigma Chi, which is a double-edged sword and very tough to beat, " he said. " But we got out there and walked around to the other Greek houses and talked to. people on campus. Wltile I never thought I ' d win, hearing everybody cheer was prett} ' incredible. " Although popularit} ' is a prime prerequisite for the tide, New said he didn ' t feel like he was part of a superficial contest. " We wouldn ' t make flyers listing what I ' ve gotten involved in on campus if it was just a popularit}- contest, " he said. " It should be based on what you ' ve done and given back to this universit) ' . " New added it often surprises him when people recognize him as Colonel Reb. " Not to say that the recognition isn ' t fun, though, " he said with a smirk. MISS CONGENIALITY VC ' hen making the decision to enter her first pageant as a junior in high school, Adrian Turner just wanted to dance. " There was a girl there that I just knew would win, " Turner said. " She was always the lead, on the homecoming court, that girl that everyone loves. But I won - and that planted the seed. " Turner nabbed the Miss University crown in February 2010, giving her a first-class ticket to the Miss Mississippi pageant in ' icksburg the following summer. " Preparing for Miss Mississippi is like preparing for Miss Universit}- — times 10, " Turner said. " Different professors and deans and different leaders around campus interview you at least two or three times a week to help you get ready. " Turner also had to commit to staying in shape, selecting a top-notch competition wardrobe, practicing her talent and whole-heartedly dedicating herself to her platform with Le Bonheur Children ' s Medical Center. Turner ' s involvement with Le Bonheur is special to her, she said, adding that winning the Miss Universit}- tide has allowed her to work more closely vnth the hospital. Aside from bake sales and tov drives. Turner raised more than S3,000 and more than 400 tovs and books for Le Bonheur patients in 2010. " Students came up to me and thanked mc for bringing Le Bonheur ' s niission to the forefront because they had been patients there, " Turner said. " That was just verv touching, seeing someone who had been helped by the organizati on that I ' m trying to help. " But behind the sequined dresses and Vaseline- coated smiles. Turner wants people to remember she is still just a girl. " I ' m a daughter and a sister, " she said. " I am a very loyal friend. I am serious when I need to be serious and at the same time I like to cut loose when it ' s appropriate. Yes, there ' s the beauty queen stereor -pe, but people need to remember I ' m intelligent and I have a lot to contribute beyond being just Miss Universit} ' . " CROWNING ACHIEVEMENT Miss Ole Miss Lauren Childers has no problem holding her own, despite her college experience getting off to a rocky start. " I came (to the university) as the only girl from my high school, and I cried every night the first two weeks I was here, " Childers said. After talking to her friend, business administration instructor Linda Spargo, Childers was motivated to simply start talking to people and get involved. " The Ole Miss family had given me so much, " she said. " (Miss Ole Miss) was a way for me to give back to them and represent something I had so much passion and love for. That was the university. " Some don ' t understand the purpose of the tide at a university which annually boasts a homecoming queen and Miss Mississippi contestant. However, Childers said has the opportunity to interact more with the community. " Through meeting new people I ' ve realized how important this role is, " she said. " It is a big deal on this campus and it ' s such a high honor. I think to put yourself on the ballot you have to have an actual love for this university and a desire to serve it and help others. " Childers insists she is still a college girl at heart. " I love to sleep in, " she said. " I love to stay up late. My friends always joke with me that I never sleep. I have a hard time sitting stUl, just watching a movie or watching TV. I always have to be doing something. I love talking to people. I love to be involved. " KILLER QUEEN Diana Price isn ' t your stereotypical Southern beauty queen, and she Ukes it that way. " I ' ve never worn a crown before in my Ufe, " Price said, noting that when it was time to I pose for her first portraits as the 2010 Homecoming Queen, I she needed assistance with putting on the tiara. " (Running for queen) went from something I was absolutely against to something I was really excited about and really wanted to do, " she said. " It evolved from two extremes. The Virginia native is no stranger to extremes, recalling a rough first semester on campus that almost drove Price to transfer to another university before her father intervened with encouragement. " ' Just stick it out, ' he said. ' I think Ole Miss has a lot to offer that other universities can ' t. ' " Staying was the best decision she ever made, noting the transformation process that takes place between freshman and senior year, she said. " You can come not knowing anyone and leave as someone worthy of representing the university, " she said. " There are divisive things on this campus that need to be changed to help people feel more welcome, but once you find your place, Ole Miss is the greatest. " The road to Homecoming royalty was not always as great for Price after campaign budgeting violations resulted in the disqualification of her opponent. Despite the controversy, she said had she not won, it wouldn ' t have been the end of the world. " It is, after all, just homecoming queen. " story MIRIAM TAYLOR photos ALEX EDWARDS EMMA WILLOUGHBY -54- T ' S EASY BEING GREEN students and community members turn to healthier nutrition options. Critics told Douglas Davis he was craz for wanting to launch Oxford ' s first evolving exercise in organic li nng and sustainable agriculture. Yokna Bottoms Farm seemed doomed from the start based on the widespread belief that it ' s impossible to grow anything in Mississippi without pesticides or insecticides. But that didn ' t stop Davis from pushing forth with a concept that had piqued his mind for years. With the help of Daniel and Alison Doyle, Oxford ' s first organic farm was born. Although organic farming has been successful in the North, it proved daunting to make it work in a small Southern town. However, Davis and the Doyles chose to ignore the naysayers who argued that organic farming didn ' t stand a chance against the state ' s nutrient-depleted soil and lack of government assistance. Fast forward one year, and Yokna Bottoms has successfully defied its critics. Lush green heads of letmce and cabbage cover the ground amid row after row of fresh onions, turnips and radishes. Dying peppers from the previous harvest splash red, green and yellow across the chemical-free ground. -5 - Using manure to enrich the soil and hard labor to rid the grounds of weeds, Yokna Bottoms ' owners proved nothing is impossible. " It ' s not the easy way to do it, " Daniel said. " The easy way to do it is to go out there with a backpack full of chemicals and spray the hell out of it. " Each day the farmers check for pests that could potentially damage the whole crop. Only the pumpkins were unable to survive their first year, but the Doyles are determined to try again with different methods. " We ' re excited about how this year went, " Daniel said. " And we ' re really excited about next year. We think next year is going to be huge. " This ever-evolving mind-set is a way of life on Yokna Bottoms farm, where the Doyles live with their one-year-old daughter, Sophia. It ' s just one local example of a nadonally expanding organic and locally grown food movement. Though organic farming is often viewed as a liberal concept, Daniel said the local farming community is conservative on an entirely different level, returning to the fundamentals of placing quality over quantity and nutrition over genetic precision. " There are thousands of reasons I could go into about ' why organic, ' ' why local ' and ' why sustainable, ' and why it is absolutely, in my opinion, vital, " he said. " Our Lives actually depend on it. " Rising concern over having access to healthier food has-also spread across campus. Kate Freeman, a junior art major, has been a vegetarian for three years. " I really like to eat healthy, " she said. " I feel like we are the only ones who have control over what we put into our bodies. I really try to take care of my body and myself " Freeman also prefers organic food, and is able to eat locally-grown produce by picking vegetables from her boyfriend ' s garden. While this might seem unorthodox for a coUege smdent, it is common for those seeking organic, vegetarian or vegan options. Freeman said the university does a " decent job " catering to the needs of those seeking organic or meat-free dairy-free options, but there is still more that could be done. " It would be cool if we had a specific place to eat that was just vegetarian, " she said. But Freeman thinks the chance of garnering enough support for such a large endeavor would be next to impossible. She estimates about half of the student body would get behind the idea, but acknowledges that the everyday lives of college smdents is " so fast- paced that students would rather just grab a hamburger. " Daniel said the issue goes well beyond convenience and availability of food choice, however. " It ' s not just about the food, " Doyle said. " It ' s about life and all Ufe as we know it, not just human Ufe. It ' s all interconnected. If we are egotistical enough to think that we ' re separate from the system of trees, the plants, the water, the animals - then we won ' t be around much longer. " In the future, patrons will not be able to buy fresh vegetables from Yokna Bottoms unless they work the land as part of the agreement, even if only for an hour. Daniel said working in the garden is an important part of eating organically. " It gets people connected with their food, " he said. Junior Charles Robinson made the snap decision one day to experience life from a meatiess perspective when, after heading to the JC for lunch, he couldn ' t any meat. " All there was were vegetables, and I thought, ' OK, let ' s do this, ' " Robinson said. " It was sort of spontaneous. " Robinson followed up his meat-free lunch with three weeks of vegetarian eating. " I just did it to see what it felt Uke and just to experience what a vegetarian goes through, " Robinson said. " Within the next three days, I felt a clarity. I won ' t say that I will never eat meat again, but I will undoubtedly continue to eat much more fruits and vegetables and very little meat, if any at all. " story EMILY CEGIELSKI photos ALEX EDWARDS SUSAN HOLT f Les Newsom speaks to die weekly gathering of students attending Reformed University Fellowship. Paris-Yates Chapel hosts a packed house of Ole Miss students each week. r • - iSEEKNi- LSPIRTUAL , ' Religious fJiwersity deep in the Bible Belt Wz K w Ai H : j H ■ 1 H ■i H Ek ' — J ■ -i ff»=i ... m -■ ■•■-J 1 im • • jM ! r» 3:» ' l " iooks line the shelves of Les Newsom ' s office, ranging from the complete works of John Calvin to Chuck Klosterman ' s " Sex, Drugs and Cocoa Puffs. " The Reformed Universit} ' Fellowship leader has led worship services on cam- pus for more than 12 years. " I reallv do love my job, I love feeUng like I ' m helping at a person ' s most crucial dme in life. " Newsom ' s parents both volunteered in college ministry at his church, so the college minister has been around college smdents his whole life. He repre- sents just one of the many different organizadons the school has to offer students seeking spiritual guidance in their day-to-day lives. " There are more of the ' big ' decisions made in college than in any other time ■ n life, " Newsom said. " As far as ministry is oncerned, the college campus is the front- ine. iophomore Hope Russell agrees. She said cheduling her prayer time is one of the most mportant aspects of college Ufe. " A schedule s the most important thing about pursuing a personal devotional, " Russell said. " It ' s hard ind it ' s a batde and if you leave it to when you lave dme, it ' ll never get done. " ivery morning at 6:30, Russell dives into her 3ible before beginning her day. I ' I get up in the morning, as hard as it is, before ny eight o ' clock classes and just read and write lown verses that stick out to me and when I et back from classes or have a break, I ' ll work It them, " she said. " When I ' m done with that, f 1 have dme, I do a smdy with a concor- ' ance. " Comparing group worship to her individual 3ible smdy, Russell feels that her alone time offers something the organizations on campus ;an ' t provide. ' Groups provide a community that ' s uplifting, " ;he said. " But when you have your alone time t allows you to take hold of it. It concretes ny beliefs in God and allows more personal growth. It ' s pretty difficult but I ' ve seen the mportance of the word and that I need it daily :o not get bogged down. It is mv time to take a jreath before the storm of the day. " (unior Manasi Dasai is of the Hindu faith but she also takes part in independent worship out of a desire to retain her beliefs in college and ilso because the closest temples are in Mem- phis and Jackson. The hardest aspect of her religious practice is fa sting while at school, she said. " If you don ' t have a good schedule, or someone to do it with you, meal times come and it ' s very difficult. " Since Dasai can ' t go to temple every week, she looks forward to Garba, a Hindu dance per- formed every year during their Navrati festival. ' Garba is so important to me, " she said. " Ever since I was little, it was my favorite thing about being Indian. It ' s just so much fun. All your friends are there, you get to dress up, our out- fits are so nice, they ' re all colorful and color is symbolic of being Indian and Hindu. " Not being able to go to the festival for the fuU nine days has been hard on Dasai while in college. " We try to go to Memphis, but that can ' t always work out, " she said. " We do have it one day on campus through ISA but because of maj or tests and football seasons and because you can ' t have loud music on campus on Sun- days, (that) cuts a toll on smff " Dasai and Russell belong to just two of the faiths that are present on campus. Christian- it} ' is the mcjst dominant with 1 8 different organizations connected direcdy with the school. Oxford has other organizations like the Oxford Muslim Society, which is affiliated with the school ' s Muslim Student Association and has more than 400 members in the communit} ' . With the varied ethnic backgrounds on cam- pus, an international outreach program was started this past year. " We see a need and we fiU it, " Melvin Man- ickavasagam, a former international smdent from Malaysia, recendy took over ' English as a Second Language. ' The classes meet Thurs- days and Fridays at Christ Presbyterian Church and are open to anyone in the communit) ' or on campus wishing to improve their English. Afterward, Manickavasagam leaves his students with an open invitation to join in a Bible study or come to church. " As an international student, what often hap- pens is if you are from India, you associate with people who are Indian, " he said. " But from the classes and meeting other interna- tionals, we can create a Christian atmosphere with other foreigners and with people from the communit ' . " story MIRIAM TAYLOR photos ALEX EDWARDS MISTY WHITE -64- rNLX ' r i ' " OXFORD Students take advantage of local dining, bars and entertainment } I 1- w 1 ARG! MUSCLES! A M. ' V n WATCH IT BUDDY. 1 «l IT ' . OLE MISS BASK PLAYER CHRIS I ' Btir HIGH-,FIVE COMMENCING i 14 • Clarence Oreenwood takes the cage, guitar in hand. Beads of sweat dance down his face and the hot lights beat down as the crowd grows anxious with anticipation. His calloused fingers gracefully pluck the strings to the opening chords of " BuUet and a Target, " a tune that is aU-too-familiar for Citizen Cope fans. Greenwood and the remaining four members of the band immediately dive into another popular hit, " Hurricane Wave, " as the packed crowd roars with excitement. The vibrations of the music traveling from head to toe is just another sign that it ' s Tuesday night at The Lyric. And instead of being stuck in the library smdying, students are enjoying the nightlife Oxford has to offer. While many students enjoy bar hopping or sharing a few drinks with friends on the Square, The Lyric offers a place that music lovers can call home. " It ' s great that we have a small concert venue to see some performers we wouldn ' t see otherwise, " junior Laura Stolberg said. She prefers The Lyric rather than chaotic bars that crowd the Square. Recently renovated and refurbished. The Lyric began as a small venue but over the years has managed to bring in popular headUners, including psychedelic phenomenon MGMT, toe-tapping Modest Mouse, Of Montreal and Old Crow Medicine Show. While The Lyric provides residents with a popular place to find good music. Proud Larry ' s also fits the mold of a music venue, as well as doubling as a restaurant. Proud Larry ' s " brings in local and indie groups and bands that are not well known, " senior Caroline Schmitz said. " It ' s a lot cozier and has more of a traditional Southern feel to it. " Oxford is not only known for it ' s terrific taste in music but also its unique restaurants on and off the Square. From home-style Southern soul food to sushi, each restaurant has its own atmosphere and flavor. " I prefer eating on the Square, " senior David Henson said. " It ' s Uke going back in time to the Old South where everything revolved around the town square. Everywhere you go you see someone you know. " Henson enjoys the Southern cooking numerous restaurants offer because he can ' t find that at home. For those who dare to venmre off the Square, Oxford is home to another plethora of restaurants, some tucked away on hidden streets. Senior Audrey Seal likes eating at Pizza Den because of its sentimental value. " My dad and I used to eat there after football games when I was Utde, " she said. " With the exception of gameday weekends, it ' s a generally quiet Uttie pizza and sandwich place. I Hke flipping through the old yearbooks they have there while I wait for my pizza. " For those who are looking for a taste of Oxford off the beaten path, take a drive down a windy dirt road into the town of Taylor, Miss. Originally built in the late 1800s, Taylor Grocery has been transformed into a grocery store, a barbershop and since 1977 has been a restaurant serving the " best catfish in Mississippi. " Taylor Grocery is also part of the unique " brown bagging, " which means customers can bring their own alcohol to enjoy with their meal, as long as it remains in a paper bag and out of view. With limited seating and usually an hour wait, customers can laze out on the lar ge front porch and enjoy local music while they wait. The decor inside is truly one of a kind; walls, table clothes and any conceivable surface are covered with signatures of previous customers -64- LEFT The Lar Lubovitch Dance Company from New York City brought an incredible performance to Oxford at the Ford Center, which consistently hosts concerts, plays and other artistic events. 1 -ee- THE BALANC ACT Don ' t know how to manage class work and extracurricular activities? Try having a job at the same time. Q Joey Mozingo, Natalia Burgos and Zachary Cruthirds grapple with going to class, mainraining tlicir grades, and making money to support themselves through college. -6 68 For most students, college is all about making grades, finding new friends and making memorable moments. For others, these experiences are definitely high on the Ust, but must be part of the balance of having a job, whether it ' s for extra spending money, to pay tuition or gain valuable work experience. The universit} ' offers many job opportunities for students each semester. Students can choose to work in an area that will give them more experience in their intended profession, or they can choose a job based on the time they have available to work. Sophomore Natalia Burgos works as a secretary in Farley Hall for the Meek School of Journalism and New Media. " Being a journalism major and working at the journalism school means I get to know all the professors and staff on a more intimate level, which is a huge plus because I know who to go to for specific help or advice in regards to my classes, " she said. " I get to learn the ins-and- outs of the office and I get to start off on the professor ' s good side because they know who I am and that makes me feel more comfortable when talking to them. " Burgos has worked for the journalism school for three semesters, and said it is one of the best decisions she has ever made. She is also happy to gain some economic independence from her parents and get work experience. The university also offers a work-study program, in which smdents can choose from options such as working for a professor, filling a secretarial position or tutoring. The program gives students the opportunity to work 1 1 hours a week for a price that can be put toward tuition. Some professors offer paid research positions to students who would like to get a jump start on writing a thesis or get research experience for medical school. The university posts job listings at the beginning of each semester so students can see all available positions for all grade levels. While working on campus is convenient for some, others choose to search for a job off campus. " I think that it is easy for students to get off- campus jobs if they want them, " junior Kendra O ' Neel said. " It really helps if you have some experience in the area that you are applying for, but the people in Oxford are really good about helping smdents out and giving them a job. " For some students, working is the only option to pay for their mition, bills and extra expenses. O ' Neel works close to 70 hours a week at the Walmart pharmac y and Baptist Memorial Hospital, while balancing her academic schedule. She said she is lucky to be able to plan her classes around her work schedule. story AMBER WARD photos GINNY LAURENCE, SUSAN HOLT, EMMA WILLOUGHBY -69- FALL 2010 THE NEW YEAR began a period of recovery for the university. With record-breaking enrollment, national distinctions and a commercial on ESPN, Ole Miss solidified itself as one of the top public universities in the nation. AUGUST ESPN CALLED US CRAZY FOR LOVING STAR WARS. WE MAY NOT have won every game, but we were on ESPN more than any university in the SEC. The Acl bar commercial drew widespread attention when it debuted. NOVEMBER WE HAD TO MAKE SOME TOUGH DECISIONS. THE UNIVERSITY spent the first half of the semester narrowing down choices for a new mascot while Oxford city officials gave into considering alcohol sales on a select number of Sundays. When all was said and done, we welcomed the black bear and couldn ' t wait for Mother ' s Day to arrive so we could take Mom out for a margarita. - ' e- THE RECAP PART TWO OCTOBER WE GOT TO MEET BILL. POLITICIAN TRAVIS CHILDERS pulled out all the stops preceding the race to represent the local congressional district, including orchestrating a visit fronn Slick Willie himself to recruit young voters. Though Childers lost the race a month later to opponent Alan Nunnelee, Clinton ' s on-campus appearance was a hit for students who probably spent their childhood asking their parents what the meaning of the word " is " actually is. MY FELLOW AMERICANS Former President Bill Clinton speaks to students about the importance of participating in the election process by voting. CUnton endorsed Democratic Congressional candidate Travis Childers. SEPTEMBER OCTOBER WE WERE HOPEFUL. THEN WE WEREN ' T. WITH VISIONS OF NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS dancing in our heads, the Rebels ' stunning loss to a non-conference team in the season opener foreshadowed a less-than-impressive season for the team. Quarterback Jeremiah MasoU heads into the stadium for his first game with the Rebels in August 2010. The h pe surrounding Masoli wasn ' t enough to secure a winning season for the Rebels. - ' Pr LETTER FROM CHANCELLOR DAN JONES p74 PAGING DR. JONES p76 AND THE HONOR GOES TO p79 BREAKING IT DOWN p82 PASSION VS. PRACTICALITY p106 GETTING PHYSICAL pllO MOTHER, DAUGHTER, WIFE, WORKER, WRITER, STUDENT p113 WORKING OVERTIME pll6 THIS IS VIRGINIA BURKE pl20 IT ' S NOT OVER YET p125 THE MIDNIGHT OIL p128 LETTER FROM THE CHANCELLOR U )hoto NICKTOCE DEAR OLE MISS STUDENTS, I hope you enjoy this 1 15th edition of the Ole Miss. It is a colorfUl chronicle of a year in the life of our university- and uill serve as this year ' s permanent record of the lives of our students, the dedication of our faculty-, the support of our staff, the lovalt - of our alumni and the strength of c ur community-. WTien the Universit)- of Mississippi opened in 1848, 80 oung men came to Oxford to form the first class of students for the first public univer- sit - in the state. Tuition w as S37 plus the cost of stove wood. The only admission requirement was that the student be at least 16 years old. Some of the classrooms were without desks, chairs and benches, and there was no libran; nor even an - t " textbooks. The Lyceum and the two dormitories were overflowing, and tliere were onl - four profes- sors. Of that now legendan- class of 80, only 47 remained through the first fiall term. By July 1849, five had been expelled, eight were suspended, 12 were allowed to withdraw and eight had walked awav from tlie university; their wiiereabouts unknown. That was our first class. As they say, w e have come a long way. Fall 2010 brought our largest enrollment in liiston, " : more tlian 19,500 students. Many people have conuibut- ed to tlie progress at our universit ; but throughout our historv, our students have pla ed lead ing roles in our defining moments. This year our students brought fresh perspectives, new ideas and boundless energy,- to the universit - communit}-. The University- of Mississippi was named to duee of tlie nation ' s top rankings lists by national publications: as die safest campus in die Southeastern Conference, one of the Clironicle of Higher Education ' s " best colleges to work for " and as " most appealing college " in a new book on liigher education. These accolades echo what all of us have know-n for -ears — that Ole Miss offers an amazing experience. I sincerely hope diat each of you will n-easure diis veai-book as a souvenir of a landmark year for die University- of Mississippi. Sincerely, DANIEL W.JONES, M.D. CHANCELLOR fe; ' ' Chancellor Dan Jones (right) is congratulated by former Chancellor Robert Khayat (center) and Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour (left) during his inauguration ceremon) ' . m-. Paging Dr. Jon He approached the podium with unexpected ease, draped in black and green-trimmed rega- lia, appearing unfazed by the standing ovation from an audience filled with friends, family, colleagues and students. The applause soon dwindled, the stage Lights dimmed and the spotlight centered on Dr. Daniel W. Jones, the newly inaugurated chancellor of the universit} ' . " The Universit ' of Mississippi, as all universi- ties, has a great and noble mission centered on knowledge, " Jones said at the April 9, 2010, ceremony. " Our university community is focused on transfer of knowledge through our programs of education; creation of new knowledge through research and the cultiva- tion of new ideas through the arts and human- ities; and the use of knowledge to transform through our service mission. " Jones ' personal commitment to service was evident when he accepted the position of Chancellor in June 2009 following a long career in the medical profession both as a physician and most recendy as an administra- tor for the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. He applied that passion to the universit} ' by charging students, facult} ' and staff with a service-based mission to improve the universit} ' . " I want us to all realize the need for improving the world around us, whether that ' s individually or corporately through the universit} ' , " Jones said. " Part of what we would like to instill in campus life through this project is service be- ing a core part of who we are. " [ones spent seven years with his family as a medical missionary in South Korea, and be- Ueves service should not considered a separate aspect of one ' s life, but as the core motivating force of one ' s Life. " Lt was the way I was raised and what I saw in my parents ' lives, a life of service to other people, " he said. " It was a namral part of Life for me. I hope that my very life is service. " The chancellor introduced his mission by launching the Service DNA campaign in the weeks leading up to his inauguration ceremony. Chancellor Dan Jones ' transitions from medicine to academia, keeping service at the forefront " One of the images people have of the uni- versit ' is that we are the ivory towers, isolated places where people come to learn, " Jones said. " I think it is our responsibiUt) ' to look out into the community, see what the needs are, and be responsive to those needs. " Jones said the proposal of a service-focused campaign had been discussed among campus administrators long before it was launched. " This is not a new idea, " he said. " The focus of Service DNA is to emphasize it as an im- portant factor in the Life of the communit ' . " Many campus organizations offer opportuni- des for students to get involved in communit} ' service. Students can access an online service directory when looking for opportunities that aUgn with their interests. " The service directory enables individuals to describe service projects, recruit volunteers, track the people who have benefitted from the acdvit}- and track service hours, " Associate Provost Noel Wilkin said. " I would recom- mend that students visit the service directory to see the opportunides to become involved. " Many students have taken advantage of ser dce opportunides by pardcipadng in acdvit --based service, such as the American Cancer Societ ' ' s Relay for Life, building houses for disaster reUef or giving blood. " I beUeve (service) is why we ' re created, " Jones said. " I believe we ' re happier, healthier, more fulfilled human beings when we focus on the well-being of others rather than ourselves. " The campus chapter of Habitat for Humanit) ' gives students the opportunit) to help build affordable housing for famiLies who wish to become independent homeowners. Students volunteer to aid in die construcdon process, including paindng and using power tools. " Every Saturday we go to our house site and work on the house, " said Marie Britt, secretary for Habitat for Humanit)-. y - ' R- Many students also participate in fundraisers to raise awareness about homelessness and povert} ' . " Last year we did the Box Cit) ' where people came to the Grove, made box houses and stayed there for the night to see what it was like to be homeless, " she said. " We raised money for Haiti after the disaster that occurred there last year. " Leap Frog, an after school program, serves first and second-graders who are at risk of fall- ing behind academically in Oxford and Lafay- ette Count} ' . Universit} ' students volunteer an hour each weekday to tutor these smdents one- on-one in reading, writing, math and home- work completion. After tutoring, students may stay an additional hour for " enrichment, " where they participate in games and crafts with the children. Many students also participate in the annual " Thanksgiving Food Boxes " project sponsored by the Baptist Student Union. Smdents spend time packing traditional Thanksgiving favorites into boxes and delivering them to families in Hispanic communities. The Baptist Smdent Union also hosts an inter- national outreach ministry. Smdents befriend the exchange smdents and make them feel welcome, helping them acclimate to their new environment. The BSLl hosts an international game night where smdents enjoy board games, card games and other activities with American smdents. Female smdents are also encouraged to join the International Ladies Club, which is open to American and exchange smdents. Another component of Service DNA is service learning. The central theme of service learning is the collaborative relationship be- tween the community ' and the university with the goal of both seeing improvements. " It was the occasion of the inauguration, a historic change in our university ' s leader- ship and the qualities of our new chancellor, that energized this service mission, " Wilkin said. " Chancellor Jones is an outstanding example of how individuals can make a dif- ference in the communit} ' , state, nation and world. " As for the fumre, Jones hopes to see the uni- versity continue to be known for service. " It is my hope that we will continue to focus on service as long as I am here at the univer- sity, and if we do a good job of that, then certainly it will go on, " he said, adding that smdents learn just as much by doing practical service work as they do sitting in the class- room, the chancellor said. " As we continue to evolve as a university and a community, it is my hope that we will see our- selves not only as a place of learning, but as a place that prepares people for applying their learning to make the world a better place. " story ELLIE TURNER photos NICK TOCE, SUSAN HOLT, ELIZABETH BEAVER One of the images people have of the university is that we are the ivory towers, isolated places where people come to learn. I think it is our responsibility to look out into the community, see what the needs are, and be responsive to those needs. 55 Chancellor Dan Jones Through Manna Ministry, students take ilaily meals to home-bound Oxford residents. Students help feed the homeless population of Oxford by participating in Manna Ministry, a project that donates prepared meals to individuals and fami- lies in and around Oxford. -m- . ' I I !»« . i it i mt ki ; ' » r ii !!l II :? ii u S I % am ii fm 0f 0 ■■ ¥m Award Go T ' ■ Many students attend the university because of family influence, the school ' s social appeal or its academic reputation. While students, faculty and alumni constantly boast the school ' s achievements, it seems the rest of the world is starting to take notice.y photo ALEX EDWARDS s v AUTHORS ANDREW HACKER CLAUDIA DREIFUS MAGAZINE -D OLE MISS CC NAMED OLE MISS MOST APPEALING 55 IN THEIR BOOK " Higher Education? How Colleges Are Wasting Our Money and Failing Our Kids - and What We Can Do About It " ol ON THE LIST OF AMERICA ' S BEST COLLEGE BUYS The aspects that affect the magazine ' s decision are a connpilation of studied student satisfaction, post- graduate success, student debt, four-year gradua- tion rate and competitive awards. .L.- ,.»t- ' V ».1 . At Ole Miss, I feel like I am part of one cohesive COMMUNITY as opposed to a single student at a university.55 TRAVIS RANG, junior journalism major, on the comparison of Ole Miss to other colleges RANKED OLE MISS SAFEST CAMPUS IN THE SEC RANKED OLE MISS No thirteen IN THE NATION COMPARED TO ALL OTHER COLLEGES THE ONLINE MBA PROGRAM A BEST BUY n AND NOW A WORD FROM THE MAN HIMSELF... CCWE HAVE WORKED VERY HARD TO CREATE A UNIQUE ATMOSPHERE FOR LEARNING TO INSTILL IN OUR STUDENTS THE IMPORTANCE OF CREATIVITY SERVICE TO OTHERS. THE RESULT IS A VIBRANT, STIMULATING ENVIRONMENT THAT IS OPEN TO ALL.55 CHANCELLOR DAN JONES This honor was given based on college towns that offer students a lifestyle-lil e atmosphere with restaurants, nightlife, music, sports and art. In the case of Oxford, it was the attractive mix of bike trails, bookstores and laid back Southern style that won us over. Ole Miss is a large school, but Oxford ' s small-town charm is n ' t lost because of it. RICHARD BEATTIE, executive Editor. TRAVEL LEISURE MAGAZINE A BREAKING IT DOWN At a university constantly expanding its academic programs and scliools, it ' s easy to forget just liow many different educational paths one can tal e wiien entering college. (Continue reading on p. 84) SCHOOL OF BERAL ARTS LIBERAL ARTS PROGRAMS Aerospace Studies African American Studies Art Biology Center for Writing and Rhetoric Chemistry and Biochemistry Classics Economics English Environmental Studies Gender Studies History International Studies Liberal Studies Mathematics Military Science Modern Languages Music Naval Science Physics and Astronomy Political Science Psychology Public Policy Leadership Renaissance and Early Modern Studies Sociology and Anthropology Southern Studies Theatre Arts i(( DEAN DR. GLENN W, HOPKINS ASSOCIATE DEANS PROFESSOR JAN MURRAY DR. HOLLY REYNOLDS ASSISTANT DEAN DR. STEPHEN MONROE ENROLLMENT BY CLASSIFICATION Freshman 2,124 Sophomore 1,132 Junior 935 Senior 1,331 ENROLLMENT BY RESIDENCY Non-resident 1, 784 Resident 3,738 TOTAL ENROLLMENT 5,522 (( -04- The CoLA is what the university was founded upon in 1848 and the disciplines then are still being studied now, forming the backbone of the university ' s schools and departments. It had several names, including the " Department of Science, Literature and Arts " and the " Academic Department. " It was not until the 1900s that the school was given an administrator in the form of a dean; the first dean was Dr. Alfred Hume who began his job in 1905. In 1916 the College of Liberal Arts was adopted while Hume was still dean. The college is one of the largest colleges in the university and so we do enjoy a broad intellectual community across the different disciplines within the college. I consider participation in that community a great benefit. 5 5 JOSEPH WARD Chair of the History Department 1 always loved going to museums and galleries and exhibits before college. When I got here I took a lot of art history courses since I liked it and did well in those. So I decided to major in it. 5 5 I ARY CIFELLI Junior Art History Major -66- SCHOOL OF EDUCATION THE ROUTE TO BECOMING A TEACHER Phase 1: complete the core curriculum, Phase 2: complete the professional education core, the program curriculum and the Praxis exam, Phase 3: apply and complete Student Teaching requirements. There are two departments within the School of Education: the Department of Leadership and Counselor Education and the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. There is also a staff for educational leadership and higher education. There are also undergraduate and graduate programs provided within the school. -86- The School of Education is so wonderful because you get to know so many people in your major who you can learn from. It is a very tight-knit group. The school is unique in that it allows students to get a hands on learning experience early on in the education process. The building itself is great because it has so many different resources for students to use. 5 5 BESS AGER Junior Education Major • The School of Education has adopted the mission to provide exemplary instruction, relevant research and effective service through collaboration with schools, businesses, community organizations and the public at large. Specifically, the school ' s goal is to prepare reflective professionals who positively and effectively interact with persons diverse in race, culture, gender, age, ability, and or developmental level. 5 5 DA VID ROCK Dean -e?- SCHOOL OF BUSINESS In 2009, the Business School was recognized as one of the top 100 business programs in the United States by the U.S. News and World Report. It ranked at 83 coming up from its previous ranking of 99. The department offers a B.A., a M.B.A. and a Ph.D. in Business Administration; they also offer a minor in Business and an Entrepreneurship minor. The four departments under the school of Business Administration are Finance, Management, Marketing and MIS (Management Information Systems). Among these departments are Banking and Finance, Managerial Finance, Risk Management and Insurance, Marketing Communications, Real Estate and Economics. The university and Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) have partnered together to provide the Mississippi Small Business Development Center, which will offer the Mississippi small business community operational assistance. -88- 1 like that I am learning actual material and ideas that will help me in the career world. Having more internship opportunities that I would not otherwise have in other schools is a pretty nice perk.?? A.J. CELESKI Sophomore Marketing Major ' The number one thing I think we have going for us is our faculty and the students, our people, those people we have here, our faculty, staff, and students- we ' re like a family. We ' re all pulling together for the same goal, preparing our students to compete in the marketplace so that they can be successful.?? KEN CYREE Dean -69- SCHOOL OF LAW DEAN RICHARD GERSHON ■ ' Jt- ' y ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS AND PROFESSOR OF LAW Ronald Rychlak ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR ADMINISTRATION Sandra Cox-McCarty m., ENTERING CLASS OF 2010 ENROLLMENT STATISTICS Number Who Enrolled 199 Resident 123 Non-Resident 76 Male Enrollment 107 (54%) Female Enrollment 92(46%) Minority Enrollment 32 (16%) Average Age 24 Median GPA 3.51 75th Percentile 3.69 25th Percentile 3,26 Number of Schools Represented 69 Number of States Represented 23 Number of Majors Represented 45 230 Female Overall 288 Male Overall 83 Minorities Enrolled Overall 518 Law Students Total -96- University of (Mississippi law students inave a reputation of being respectful intellectually curious students that work hard their first year in general. 5? John Czarnetsky Professor -9+- SCHOOL OF ACCOUNTANCY DEAN Mark Wilder (( AWARDS RECOGNITION For five consecutive years, the Ole Miss Accountancy program has been nationally ranked. In 2009, for the second year in a row, both the undergraduate and graduate programs were among the top 20 in the nation. In addition, Ole Miss is ranked No. 3 nationally in doctoral degree output over the 1988 - 2009 time period. ENROLLMENT Official enrollment this semester is 817 students, another all-time high. This total includes 689 in the undergraduate program and 128 graduate students, both of which are record numbers. To keep pace with the increasing number of career options in accounting, the university elevated its accounting program to a separate School of Accountancy in 1979. As a subject, however, accountancy has been a part of the university ' s curriculum since 1848. -92- 1 am glad I am a student at the accounting school, because I know that when I graduate, I will be able to get a job with no problem.? 5 JAKE SISSON Junior Accounting Major 1 am surprised by the geographic range of our students. They are here from all over the country, which is evidence of the strength of our reputation. 5 5 VICTORIA DICKINSON, Ph.D Assistant Professor •«3- SCHOOL OF APPLIED SCIENCE (I j; ' The School of Applied Sciences offers professional preparation programs that integrate academic study, clinical training, creative research, service-learning, and community outreach, leading to the development of leaders whose professional endeavors will improve health and well-being. The school ' s vision is for academic excellence-- that each department will be recognized by their respective scientific, professional and community organizations as a hub for scholarly thought, professional development and community impact. -94- iCCOle Miss hospitality program is different from many otiiers because tine professors really invest their time to get to know you. They also equip you very well for the real world workplace.5 5 KA I LEY KEMP Junior, Hospitality Management When I came to Ole Miss as a transfer student, I knew I made the best decision for my career, because I am learning how to be the best in my future workplace. 5 5 MORGAN TURNER Junior, Speec i Pat io ogy SCHOOL OF PHARMACY « DEAN Barbara G. Wells ASSOCIATE DEANS Marvin C Wilson, Ph.D. Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs Leigh Ann Ross, Pharm.D. Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs Charles D. Hufford, Ph.D. Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Program :( PHARMACY SCHOOL FACTS Only one in the state of Mississippi Nationally ranked Research performed on natural medicine at the Thad Cochran Center Students take Pre-Phar and Pharm l-ll on the Oxford campus, and Pharm II IV at the UMC campus in Jackson Students graduate with a B.S. in science until they go on to get their Pharmacy Doctorate which is necessary to work in the field ENROLLMENT 465 Professional students 228 Pre-pharmacy students 17 M.S. students 79 Ph.D. students -96- When asked about the perception of her major being hard CCI could never innagine nnajoring in English or Public Policy; those would be hard for nne because I knew I wanted to do sonnething with healthcare. ?5 DELANEY WREN Freshman When asked what the School of Pharmacy takes pride in The level of preparation students have. The ownership they take when they understand what it ' s like to be a professional. They take ownership of their weaknesses and deficiencies and better thenn so they can serve the community. They start to realize it ' s not just about memorizing formulas. 5 5 John Murray, Ph.D. Professor -9?- SCHOOL OF ENGIN RING " r ' lUPJ r W- •T- Iff III iimii US K I S i DEAN Alexander Cheng PROGRAMS OF STUDY General Engineering Chemical Engineering Civil Engineering Computer and Information Science Electrical Engineering Geological Engineering Geology Mechanical Engineering ENROLLMENT 95% Resident Undergraduates (67% Miss. Resident Undergraduates) 64% Resident (US) Graduate (52% Miss. Resident Graduate) 5% International Undergraduates 36% International Graduate Nine Ole Miss engineering students are on the football team. -9e- CCThe School of Engineering at the University of Mississippi is still connnnitted to its heritage of educating leaders one century after its founding. The School is also committed to the economic development of the State of Mississippi, the South, and the Nation, to create a sustainable world.? 5 SCOTT KILPATRICK Assistant to the Dean -99- SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM FACTS 2011 is the first year students will graduate with a B.A. in Journalism, instead of a liberal arts degree. In 2007, Alumni Ed and Becky Meek made a donation of $5.3 million, which made the Meek School of Journalism possible. ■ ee- CC You ' re valued as more than just a money count for the school. People are just passionate about what they ' re doing. I will never forget the feeling of walking into the journalism school, I had been told that my class was going to be the first to graduate with a degree in journalism, that was such an empowering feeling at the time. 5 5 ELIZABETH GOOGE Senior ©1- GRADUATE SCHOOL GRADUATE SCHOOL FACTS Prominent research facilities National Center for Physical Acoustics The National Center for Natural Products Research The Center for Water and Wetlands Research The Center for the Study of Southern Culture The Mississippi Mineral Resources Institute The Mississippi Center for Supercomputer Research Tuition for 15 hours of classes $3,322.00 per semester (resident) $7,552.00 per semester (non-resident) Special organizations Graduate Student Council Graduate Women ' s Group How to get in Sufficient undergraduate GPA, Sufficient GRE score Letters of recommendation Total Enrollment Approximately 2100 ■402- COURSES OFFERED MA Accountancy Communication Sciences and Disorders Criminal Justice Exercise Science Food and Nutrition Services Health Promotion Parks and Recreation Management Social Worker Business Administration Elementary Education Secondary Education Special Education Literacy Education Counselor Education Higher Education Student Personnel Educational Leadership k-12 Aeroacoustics Chemical Engineering Civil Engineering Computational Hydroscience Computer Science Electrical Engineering Electromagnetics Environmental Engineering Geology and Geological Engineering Hydrology, Material Science Mechanical Engineering Telecommunications Anthropology Art Biological Sciences Chemistry Creative Writing Economics English History Journalism Mathematics French German Spanish Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL) Music, Philosophy Physics Political Science Psychology Sociology Southern Studies Environmental Toxicology Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutics Pharmacology Pharmacy Administration PhD Accountancy Exercise Science Business Administration Elementary Education Secondary Education Counselor Education Higher Education Student Personnel Educational Leadership k-12 Aeroacoustics Chemical Engineering Civil Engineering Computational Hydroscience Computer Science Electrical Engineering Electromagnetics Environmental Engineering Geology and Geological Engineering Hydrology Material Science Mechanical Engineering Telecommunications Biological Sciences Chemistry Economics English History Mathematics Music Physics Political Science Psychology Environmental Toxicology Medicinal Chemistry Pharmaceutics Pharmacology Pharmacy Administration -»e5 SALLY MCDONNELL BARKSDALE HONORS COLLEGE DEAN Douglass Sullivan-Gonzalez -464- Became a School in 1997 thanks to a generous gift given by Jim Barksdale and Sally McDonnel Barksdale. ENROLLMENT Total 780 The Largest freshmen class ever was in Fall 2010 with 304 students. Thes e students hail from 20 states and 4 foreign countries, with 35 percent out-of-state enrollment. HONORS ACHIEVEMENTS The Reader ' s Digest recognized the SMBHC as one of the outstanding honors colleges in the nation in 2005, HOW TO GET IN Freshmen 28 or better ACT score or 1240 SAT, 3.50 or better GPA Juniors A minimum of a 3.50 undergraduate GPA is required. HONORS COLLEGE REOUIREMENTS Successful completion of the Exploratory Research Project Successful completion of the Senior Thesis Successful completion of at least one other Honors course Successful completion of the Community Action Component while a member of the SMBHC BENEFITS 24-hour access to the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors Center, which houses a computer lab, lounge, kitchen, study rooms, and classrooms, priority registration and have the option of living in honors housing. PARTNERSHIP WITH UM SCHOOL OF LAW Gives juniors and seniors a taste of law school before it starts. Students can enroll in certain law school courses to decide if law school is right for them. These courses include Introduction to American Law and Legal Reasoning, Honors Advanced Studies in Law I and II, and the options of Bioethics, Constitutional Law II, Criminal Procedure I, Environmental Torts, International Space Law, Jurisprudence ■406- Embarking on a creative career patfi isn ' t always an easy decision. 1 love how ethereal it is; you can only do a play once, and the next time the performance is completely different.5 5 Jay Jurden Graduate Theatre Major ' I I PASSION V V A V H 1 P The energ ' doubled the moment Jay Jurden bounced through the door. He is a walking, talking adverdsement for theatre: tall, dark and handsome, constandy in modon, a human echo of what he finds most capdvating about his passion. " Energy. The fact that there is energy being exchanged, that it is moment to moment, " Jurden said. " I ' d much rather be extremely happy with something I love doing than be sort of happy with something I can just do really well, " Jurden said, repeating the justification he often gives for switching his major from pre-med to theatre. It is within the theatre, a department fuU of rich triumphs and rough falls, that Jurden finds his heart. " I love... " Jurden pauses as his eyes scan left looking for the perfect description for his profession. " I love how ethereal it is; you can only do a play once, and the next time the performance is completely different. I love that it is fleeting, this only makes you strive for it that much more. You don ' t get a second chance with a live audience. " Even with his passion running wild, there are days that his chosen career path can get him down. In a profession that has less than a one percent chance of success, there is a better chance of being struck by lightning than becoming as well-known as Brad Pitt. " There are days when I ' ve questioned, ' Oh, what can I do? ' " he said. " But when that happens I have to honesdy sit down with myself and say ' How happy would I be doing something else? ' " " As unhappy as I am right now because I have a monologue due, and I have a scene to put up and a movement template to do, and I have to go in for a fitting, and I might not have time to eat, and I won ' t get to the gym, how unhappy would I be if I couldn ' t do what I love? " Jurden isn ' t the only person who has questioned his decision to pursue acting. His friends were a bit wary when Jurden declared his major as theatre. " At first they had been like, ' Jay, you seem so passionate about this, why aren ' t you doing it? ' But when I finally did it they were Uke, ' But see, you don ' t have to make it your major why don ' t you just do it for fun? ' " Through his busiest days and worst critics, Jurden takes it all in with one of his signature smiles and a joke. ' One atlii: utile m m IB -406- KtSi lit tfot tdeii a?3 " One of the most difficult things to deal with in this major is rejection, " he said. " I ' ve been in the program for three years and been in seven shows, but I ' ve been told no, or not yet or can you give me more. But on a positive note, if I get shot down in bars now I do not feel near as bad, it ' s Uke ' Oh, weU, I ' ll just audition for this other girl now. ' " AO quips aside, )urden has found other ways to use his theatre skills in real life. Tins past summer he interned for the Oxford Shakespeare Company and was house manager as well as events coordinator for the company. While there are multiple options and outlets for his career path, Jurden has an idea of what would be the end-all, be-aU for his passion. " If I had one brass ring it would be to join the Writers Guild of America, " he said. " I think writing and play-writing and building something from nothing is such an impressive art form. " Jurden said he is in exact place to put him on that path. " I think Oxford is an amazing place for theatre, " he said. " We are top tier in the Southeast. " As natural as |urden may seem on the stage, he understands the complexit} ' of his passion. " Sometimes it ' s a bit daunting what you have to do, " he said. " You have to catalog everything that you can and cannot do and then mask that. My hat ' s off to anyone who wants to be a theatre major. " It does not cross Jurden ' s mind that he ' s in that group, as well, that he works against the odds to succeed in a business that too many think of as a joke or impractical. No, to )urden, theatre is liis life, his job and his passion. " It ' s given me my best friends, my girlfriends, my ex-girlfriends, my girlfriends again, my-ex girlfriends again, " he said. " It ' s the best. I love it. " Sophomore Mary WiUiams stands, legs slightly apart, hair wrapped in curlers, makeup half-finished as she gets ready for the evening. Busying herself with the rest of her preparations, it is evident by her swift, rhythmic movements that Williams is no stranger to a dance floor. " I ' ve been dancing since I was three, and then in high school I had drill team every day after school from 6:30 to 8:30, and would dance after that each night till 10, " Williams said. However, the accounting major said her love of dance was not enough to make it into a career. " I did consider making dance a career, but I wanted to be more realistic, " she said. " Other people might feel like they have settled and given up their passions for a practical goal but I love doing math and I like where I am right now. Accounting will get me a good job and dance can still be my pastime. " Instead of regretting her decision to not include dance as a factor in her future career, WiUiams learned to love other things just as much as dance. " My dad was an accountant and I worked for him one summer and tell in love with it, " she said. " After I had been off (dance) for sbc months I thought I would regret it, but I dance on the side. I guess I get the best of both worlds. " Nathan Adams has no trouble recalling the first painting he ever did. " My mom works neo-natal intensive care, and she had this one babv that was extremely sick, " Adams said. " The baby ' s name was Faith because her parents were really strong Christians and would come and kneel by the , 107 bed and pray every day. But the baby was clearly dying. And my mom would come home crying at night telling me about it. " Adams was inspired to paint a black canvas with a bright red and pink heart, the word " Faith " written in mrquoise, and Hebrews 11:1 written at the bottom: Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. " I mailed it to the family, " he said. " And that was how I started painting. " Adams, a dark-haired artist who is quick with a smile and quicker with a laugh, didn ' t always feel so inspired to paint. " I started in the eighth grade and then after two years I hated it, just completely hated it. And I decided I wanted to be a law ' er in about 11th grade. Then after my senior year I realized I was only doing that for monetary reasons and that I really did like being an artist. I wanted to do something that was fun and not something I was just doing for other reasons. " Adams ' preference might be painting, but he ' s never limited himself to one type of art. " The roots, " Adams said, puUing up his sleeve to reveal a tattoo of a tree on his upper right arm, " represent Jesus inside of us and what you ' re rooted in wiU eventually show through the brokenness on the outside. " He pulls his Chaco off his foot and points to three birds in mid-flight. " And the birds represent not remaining in your sin, like it would be dumb for the bird to stay on the ground and not Other people might feel like they have settled and given up their passions for a . practical goal but I love doing math and I like where I am right now. 5? Mary Williams Soph mo re Accounting Major fly and enjoy all the wonders of the earth; it represents the freedom to live without sin, because we are no longer enslaved to it. " Adams faced his doubts about the uncertaint} ' of his career and others questioned his choice as well. " When 1 first told my parents I wanted to pursue art, my dad was supportive, but said, ' Wouldn ' t you rather do something else and just do art on the side? " ' he said. " My mom supports me in anything 1 do, but said ' you can do it. ' But the one question they asked, and it ' s the one question everyone wants to know, is ' What do you want to do with it? What are you going to do with it? ' " It ' s a question that almost all art, theatre, music, dance and even some EngUsh majors receive. His answer? " I would like to open coffee shops and sell my art there, and use it as a ministry tool and just a place for fun, " he said. " I love the atmosphere of a coffee shop, how welcoming it is. " Adams said he doesn ' t feel he has to be the next Jackson Pollock. " A professional artist would be great, " he laughs. " But 1 think that ' s something hard to achieve today because there ' s so many artists and so manv wavs to sell your art. " story MIRIAM TAYLOR photos ELIZABETH BEAVER ALEX EDWARDS After working for her father for a summer, Mary Williams decided to pursue accounting as a career, but her love for dancing is still an important part of her life. Sophomore art major Nathan Adams fimslus the last touches on his piece " God Loves Me and My Junk 1 " . Adams has been painting since he ' was in the ninth grade. -4oe- GETTING PHYSICAL How one professor uses unconventional methods to engage students ■ AG- Breese Quinn lays across a bed of nails covered with a thin sheet of ph-wood and a 75-pound steel block resting on his stomach. Moments later, a man holding a sledgehammer slams it into the cold metal as students gasp and cover their eyes. Quinn smiles and asks him to do it again with a stack of concrete cinder blocks. While it might sound Uke a day at the circus, it ' s just a day in the life for the physics professor who has wanted to smash protons since middle school. He walks away unharmed from the experiment, which demonstrates the concept of inertia and energy conservation. The bed of nails demo is just one of multiple demos Quinn uses in his physical science classes to teach concepts that might be hard for some students to grasp. " The big thing that keeps people away from physics is the math, " he said. " Not everyone likes to do calculus and differential equations. Some people will never open a physics book because of that, but you can teach the laws of physics, at least conceptually, without anything more than basic arithmetic and algebra. " Senior Jajuan McNeil said he was a litde nervous about the class at first because he knew there would be math involved. However, Quinn made it enjoyable with constant interaction, he said. " He made physical science relevant, " McNeil said. " He didn ' t just teach in front of the class and make you learn from pictures in the books; we went to different labs and he illustrated the things that we were supposed to learn. " Although Quinn ' s main concentration is in particle physics (he teaches a graduate class in the subject), he said his physical science class is definitely the most fun for liim because he is able to incorporate demonstrations with almost every lecture. V -m- NXHiether shooting lightning bolts from his fingers to explain electric potential or dropping different weighted objects from atop a ladder to drive home the concept of gravitational force, he is always finding unique methods to educate and involve his students. " It ' s a lot of ' hands-on ' and seeing how the world works, " Quinn said. " A lot of the class gets to participate. I tr} ' to use as many of them as I can, so when we talk about abstract stuff, they are going to understand a litde better. " McNeil said Quinn ' s demos enabled him to have a better understanding of the subject matter. " They allowed us to participate and play a bigger role in class, " McNeil said. " They were provocative enough to keep our attention and cool enough to keep us awake at 8 in the morning. " While the laws of physics don ' t exactiy come with a chance of failure, sometimes the equipment used in Quinn ' s demos can cause a few problems. With a wooden platform on a string and a cup of water on the platform, Quinn demonstrates centripetal force by swinging it around in a big circle without losing a drop of water. " One time, I was swinging it around towards the class and getting them all excited, " Quinn said, waving his hands in a circular motion. " The knot on the string came undone, the platform flew out into the crowd and drenched one young lady. That was a very interesting day. " Quinn enjoys the reactions of his students, even if water is being splattered ever ' where. " You get a lot of ' Oh, wow! ' reactions because there are so many of these things people never even really consider, " Quinn said. " The demonstrations have a real impact on their daily Uyes. " The most consistent reaction he gets is when he explains Hght and different color spectrums. " Sunlight is not the same as florescent light, " he said. " So ladies, when you put on your make up in front of florescent lighting, you need to be careful if you select a bright red lipstick because when you walk out of the house, you will look like a stop sign. These girls start taking down notes really quick. " Quinn believes it is important to tea ch physics because it enables people to be responsible members of society and have an understanding of how the world works. " Not everyone is going to be a big engineering bridge-builder, but it is important for everyone to have a basic idea of the concepts of physics, " Quinn said. " It sounds Like pretty tough stuff, but it reaUy isn ' t that difficult. It ' s just a little bit of arithmetic. " story ELIZABETH PEARSON photos ALEX EDWARDS B H 1 IS M KH 1 Dr. Quinn rests upon the bed of nail| as students squirm. 2 An assistant places a thin piece of wood on top of him, offering a minimal layer of protection. 3 Quinn braces himself as concrete blocks are placed on top of his body. 4 Staying calm, cool and collected, Quinn reassures his students that the laws of physics will prevent him from being harmed. 5 The assistant places the last cinder block and reaches for the sledgehammer (return to pgs. 110-111 fc the result). o R. AUGHTER ' A IFF. Angela Rogalski ' s alarm clock screams at 4:30 a.m., having only been set a few hours earlier. She rolls out of bed and makes her way through the silent house, careful not to disturb her sleeping family, to prepare a morning cup of coffee. After checking her e-mail, she makes break- fast for her six -year-old daughter, Harley, and mother, who recendy moved in with her after suffering a sudden stroke. " It ' s tough juggling two other people and their needs, but it has to be done, " Rogalski said. She wakes Harley soon after, helping her dress and get ready for the 6:20 bus. " I would really love to take her to school every day but I just can ' t, " she said. By 6:30, she is out the door and heading to campus from her home in Abbeville. It ' s going to be a long day. She ' s a mother, aspiring writer, hard-working employee and junior journalism student. Between balancing family Ufe, a part-time job at Walmart and a regular column in The Daily Mississippian, her fuU course load keeps her occupied. A typical day includes morning classes, an afternoon shift at work, and heading home at 6 p.m. to cook, do laundry, clean the house, and putting her daughter and mother to bed. Right around the time her husband and family fall asleep, she does her homework. When she has the occasional free moment, Ro- galski sits in front of her computer and writes whatever comes to mind. " There ' s just something about words, I can ' t even explain it, " she said. " I never really outline a story, I just sit down and write as it comes to me. " As an opinion columnist and freelance writer Rogalski had taken a few writing classes, but always wanted to go back to school. " I took an English class with PhyUis Nobles. I knew I liked her the minute I heard her speak, " she said. " She challenged us to think outside of the box and just write whatever we were cur- rendy feeling. " But it was a chance visitor to the Walmart Photo Department that changed Rogalski ' s life forever when journalism professor Samir Husni convinced her to earn her degree. " Dr. Husni often came into Walmart to de- velop picmres, " she said. " We talked often and one day I had mendoned how much I loved to write. He gave me his contact information and told me that if I was ever interested in going back to school, specifically for journalism, I should give him a call. " She enrolled a week later. She ' s typically the oldest smdent in her classes, but Rogalski said she ' s had a positive experi- ence so far. " The faculty, the students, everyone is so nice. I ' m treated exacdy the same as everyone else. " Rogalski said sometimes classes are hard to focus on with everything else going on in life. " It ' s all about making time, " she said. " The thing I struggle with the most is finding time to play with my Utde girl. She ' s 6 and doesn ' t qviite understand why I have to sit down and do homework all the time instead of playing with her. I am a perfectionist. I want to be ex- cellent at everything I do. I want a 4.0. 1 want to be the best mom. " " You can try to do aU that, but in the end, we ' re only human. " story JORDIE KIRKHAM photos ALEX EDWARDS 5: uggle r I m j wnding tiir . play with my little girl. She ' s 6, and doesn ' t quij understand why I hav sit down and do horn work all th me ins ' of playing w|Bpier. Rogalski attends classes on campus three times a week, balancing her time as best she can between being a full-tinie student, mother, daughter and wife, as well as working part- ime at Walmart. ..■i 7 ■V .J --rtr - r -N -- ms % OVERT Professors take learning beyond the Ic assroonn and into t ie real world m.M. : " .. t - , .. ,»• f l journalism alumna, surveys the Mississippi ■• " e Break 2010 of her senior year. Vowell was 1 Elizabeth Vowell Delta duruig Spring tireak zuiu ot Her seruor y part of a team of students telling the story of the rise and fall of the Delta for an in-depth reporting class. While a college education is often associated with spending four years in a classroom listening to lectures, many professors are branching out to apply traditional teaching methods to real-world experiences. Imagine sitting in a quaint cafe in Venice, sipping a cappuccino and watching the gondolas drift through the cit ' ' s canals. Each January during Wintersession, professors Ronald and Natalie Schroeder teach literature in Venice as a study abroad coarse. Prior to departure, students read a series of assignments that involve Venetian culture and liistory, and then have the chance to see what they ' ve studied in person. Students walk the same streets as characters in Shakespeare ' s Othello and Merchant of Venice. Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College students Emilie Dayan, Sarah Story and Marie Wicks, an international studies major, travelled to Dresden, Germany, with English instructor Gregory Heyworth in June 2010 to help restore a 14th-century Middle French poem that, until recently, had been lost in leftover rubble following the 1945 bombing of Dresden during World War II. Some students see the world, while others can gain real-world work experience in their own back) ' ard. Journalism instructor Robin Street ' s advanced pubUc relations course teaches students the techniques needed to work in public relations bv providing them with an internship in local public relations and marketing departments. Students work four hours a week at their assigned internship, which counts for 40 percent of the student ' s grade. Internships are based in Oxford, Tupelo, Memphis and Jackson, and include profit and non-profit organizations in banks, healthcare, tourism, event planning and other sectors. Students write press releases, plan events, surve public opinion and present an entire x — H7- campaign as a part of their assignment. After completing the course, students will have developed a portfolio containing their work that is fit to show a future employer. Senior Haley Huerta interned at the Oxford Chamber of Commerce in Fall 2010. " It is definitely a resume-builder, " Huerta said. " I now have experience on my resume so a future employer will be impressed to see that I was able to juggle school and an internship all in one semester. " Huerta worked on a campaign to promote business growth in Oxford. She participated in ribbon cuttings for new businesses and attended after-hours events. " I learned how to dme-manage when it comes to deadlines, " Huerta said. " I also was able to see all the important details that the Chamber does for the Oxford community. They really have a lot on their plate, and as an intern I was able to do a lot of hands-on work. " Anthropology students have the option of attending " field school " during the summer for hands-on experience in Mississippi and Belize. Smdents who study in Mississippi stay near Clarksdale and work at Carson Mounds, one of the largest prehistoric ceremonial centers in the Mississippi alluvial valley. Students are exposed to field survey techniques and study the structure and nature of the mounds that cover the site. Students who travel to Belize work with the Caves Branch Archeological Survey Program, which researches the history of Mayan civilizations who once inhabited the Caves Branch River Valley. The program is a branch of the university ' s study abroad program and provides students with intensive hands-on exposure to many archeological methods. Journalism smdents participated in an investigative, in-depth reporting project called the Delta Project in 2010, which was aimed at covering the effects of poverty in the Mississippi Delta and educating people on the true conditions of the largely destimte area. Nine students spent a semester reporting under the direction of a team of journalism instructors; the project was led by Bill Rose and Patricia Thompson. " The Delta Project is designed to provide students with real-life journalism experience outside the classroom and participation in a project that wUl wind up on the desks of editors across America, " Rose said. The smdents ' work was used to create a magazine and video documentary Monthly trips to the Delta allowed smdents to immerse themselves in the culture while gaining in- depth reporting experience. " I hope students who take this course will find it the most rewarding they have ever taken, " Rose said. " I think they will benefit enormously in terms of improving their reporting and writing and their knowledge of what it ' s like to work at this craft, " Rose said. story BETH THOMAS photos ELIZABETH BEAVER Delta photos courtesy of MEEK SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM -416- TOP LEFT MIDDLE Senior Marketing Communications major Haley Huerta completed her internship at the Oxford Chamber of Commerce in Fall 2010. Her duties included putting together packets for a cit) " event and keeping the office tidy. FAR LEFT MIDDLE Brittany Duhon, a sophomore broadc ast journalism major, took an internship with the Office of Administrations and Enrollment Sersices at the universit}-. Duhon also gained experience in UTiting magazine articles, working for mPhasis magazine, and also worked on promotion campaigns for Enrollment Services. LEFT ABOVE The Delta project included a combination of photographers from the journalism school ' s advanced photojournalism class, led by instructor Garreth Blackwell, as well as wnters from a depth reporting class, led by instructor Bill Rose. -H9- Candles; Serve no purpose except for •decoration (compliments of Aunt Keke, the ASB Decorator.) m ■ 120 WL Business Cards: Always a possibility that " one could fall into the hands of a future employer. WM l A Different Colored Sticky Notes; Used to " help me organize all the different areas of my life. 1 1 1 by ! V -: riPhone; I use it so much that ' it usually dies before noon. • ' iK-? " ' ♦ifta " ■ A iiXXi..-. - . r.- ' Missis N II ri ■ 1 ii V i : .aptop; Has my w -spend more time v boyfriend. -Water Bottle: Got to keep hydrated! »• . ' ' , • , ♦ 7 nis is If YOU don ' t recognize her name, learn it. This is he woman who served as your voice in the Associated Student Body. She stays busy, juggles hundreds of responsibilities, and yet, she still wants to be your representative. Take a look to the left at your ASB president, Virginia Burke. ■t r- ' i »4. L - »•» V V ;v iC: r ( . ■- Xlftl ' : ■ ' t U cc his is a big job, and I knew tinat getting into i Virginia Burke ? Dealing with the daily routine of classes, studying and social life is hard enough, but Burke also tackles the challenges of being the voice of the entire student body, a task that requires days that begin at 5 a.m. Beep. Beep. Beep. The alarm screeches at 5 a.m., waking senior and Associated Student Body president Vir- ginia Burke to the sound of a new morning. She gets up and grabs her planner to browse over the day ' s events; it ' s a Tuesday without any speeches, luncheons or receptions — a rarit} ' , which allows her to dress casuaUy for the day. She dons a long-sleeved T-shirt, North Face vest and Nike shorts, the average appear- ance of the clothing belaying the overachiever within. The alarm system beeps as she opens the door to the frigid morning air, signifying her departure and causing her roommates to sdr in their beds. They won ' t wake up for another five hours. She arrives at school around 6:30 a.m., mak- ing her way to the ASB office located on the union ' s top floor. For the next half hour she makes a to-do list, answers e-mails a nd does as much smdying as possible before making her way downstairs for a 7 a.m. breakfast meet- ing with Larry Ridgeway, vice chancellor for smdent affairs and fellow early riser. Only a handful of bleary-eyed students and in- structors lounge at tables as the two get in line for breakfast. Magnolia Kitchen for Ridgeway, Chick-fil-A for Burke. Burke talks about current issues affecting the campus, offering Ridgewav a perspecdve on current student opinion. They also discuss an upcoming launch for the Legacy Campaign, a major fund-raising endeavor that Burke and the ASB Cabinet have taken on this year. Burke cherishes her time with the vice chancel- lor. " It gives me a time to talk to someone if I need guidance on an issue and I am not really sure, " she said. " Anytime we have sometliing big going on and I don ' t know where to turn to he can direct me to the right person to talk to. This year the ASB wants to expand prindng on campus, a long-standing student complaint. But with the multimde of administrators, they weren ' t sure where to start. Ridgeway directed her to administrators who helped the ASB understand the current printing situation and how they could expand it for students. Burke said she has an open and honest rela- tionship with top administrators like Ridgeway and believes her time working with them on issues during the summer before the school year began helped cement a comfortable give- and-take relationship. " I feel like I can be very honest with (adminis- trators) if something their department is doing is not what I think is the most beneficial, " she said. " That doesn ' t always mean that they change or alter what they ' re doing, but a lot of times they will take what I say and what the students say into consideration. " One of the most controversial topics Burke has tried to tackle is implementing a dead period, a time before finals without classes so smdents can better prepare for their exams. It was a kev plank in her campaign platform. She has worked with the provost ' s office to assign a task force to look at the different ways to approach it. As she begins to list die other things she wants to get done this year, Burke immediately becomes enthused. Her passion is obvious, saving her spends 40 percent of her time and effort on the ASB, 40 percent on academics and 20 percent to her family and social life, including Delta Gamma sorority, her boyfriend and friends. " She is such a hard worker, " said fellow classmate Joey Ratcliff " She genuinely has a passion for having students ' voices heard and [looking out for] the general well being of the student body; it is something tiiat people look up to a lot. On the outside she is very sweet, comforting and genuinely wants to get to know you, but then she also has this v ery strong passion to do what ' s right and this firm notion to get tilings done. Coverall she is just a great person who I admire. " Burke and Ratcliff were both orientation leaders the summer after Burke ' s freshman year. Ratcliff s;ud being an orientation leader allowed them to truly understand what it - 53- means to give back to the university. That work helped inspire Burke to get involved in student government. Burke tries to attend as many campus events as she can, spreading herself thin, but also reach- ing out to many different constituencies. She attended the Gay, Lesbian, Bi-Sexual, Trans- gender (GLBT) reception in October 2010, which she attended in support of Diversity Month. After she walked around the room and chatted with nearly every person there, she sat down and had a conversation in Spanish with Chad Gardner, a smdent she had just met. He was delighted when she wanted to discuss her trip to Ecuador, part of an exchange program before her sophomore year where she took classes to improve her Spanish. " It was the first time I had ever been in a country by myself where they didn ' t speak EngUsh, " she said. " We didn ' t have TV or the Internet and I was alone most of the time because my host mother was divorced and she worked all day, so whenever I would get home she wouldn ' t be there. " Gardner said they also talked about school and bonded over their common interest in the Spanish language. He said her presence at the GLBT reception meant a lot to him. " If she can lead an example of acceptance maybe she will be able to change others ' minds, " Gardner said. In the fumre, Burke, an international studies, Spanish and economics major with an envi- ronmental studies minor, sees herself leading the way for change, whether it is in education policy. Teach for America or teaching abroad. She also has a goal to travel to every continent by the time she is 25, having already marked five continents off her Ust. " I want to do something the year after I gradu- ate that I could never do again, " she said. " I am very interested in going to D.C. and getting involved with some kind of internship. I really don ' t think I want a career in politics by any means, but I do think I would learn a lot from some type of internship. " Burke would like to Hve in a big cit) ' , a consid- erable change from her hometown of Charles- ton, Mo. (pop. 4,000). " People are always very surprised that I grew up in a small town, I lived on a farm and my dad is a farmer, " Burke said. As she talks about her family, most of which live in her hometown, she smiles. When asked if she ever plans on living in Charleston again, her expression becomes somber, not skipping a beat when explaining there ' s no fumre there for her. She ' s come too far, learned too much about the world, to go back to a place where oppormnities for her are limited. For now, her fumre is focused on the ASB, which she hopes to transform into a more transparent, more accessible organization. To do this, the ASB has started mentoring reme- dial freshman courses and becoming more accessible to the smdent body. " I hope when I leave (my impact wiU be) that more people feel like their voice was heard, and that more people will know what ASB is doing for smdents and what ASB initiatives are, " Burke said. Her biggest challenge? Knowing she only has a year as ASB president. " I wish that 1 could fix everything and make everything perfect and when I leave this office and this university ' that we have addressed every single problem and every single need, " Burke said. " It just isn ' t possible in the time that 1 have. " Ask Burke to describe herself and she hesi- tates, trying to pick just the right words. " I ' m not the smartest person and I don ' t know everything and I don ' t know how to address every situation, but I do always try to learn as much as I can. I try to find a way to get things done that 1 commit to and that I think are important. " Burke looks up, not for approval or any type of reaction; she simply waits for another ques- tion, anticipating another challenge. story VICTORIA BOATMAN photos ALEX EDWARDS ASB WHAT THEY DO (BECAUSE NOBODY EVER TOLD US) Appoints students to standing committees Runs the Student Senate Acts as a liaison between Students and Faculty, Administration, and Staff Plans several community service events [ Helps run and funds campus programs and student organizations Promotes student involvement Sponsors the Freshman Focus Groups I ■ ■ U4 T ' S NOT OVER (YET For some students, one degree just isn ' t enough A SUCCINCT GUIDE TO TAKING A BEASTLY TEST This is a standardized examination required for prospective medical students. The MCAT is divided into four sections: Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, Verbal Reasoning and writing. It takes about nine hours to finish. MCAT PCAT LSAT GRE This is the admission test for pharmacy school. It is divided into seven sections: verbal ability, biology, chemistry, reading comprehension, quantitative ability and two writing sections. It takes about four hours to finish. This test is required for entrance by most law schools. The LSAT is divided into Logical Reasoning (arguments). Analytical Reasoning (games), Reading Comprehension and Writing. This test takes about three hours to complete. This is a general standardized test used by graduate admissions committees to supplement undergraduate grades and achievements. It consists of three sections; analytical writing, verbal reasoning and quantitative reasoning. The GRE can also be taken with regards to a specific subject. These include Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Literature in English, Mathematics, Physics, and Psychology. It takes about four hours to finish. Counting down the days, weeks and semesters until graduation seems to be Tital to the college experience, but what comes after the caps are thrown and the real world begins is sometimes overlooked. For many students, getting an entry-level job, starting a famih- or simply packing up and moving away is the next big step in growing up. But many students con- tinue down the road of higher education by applying to graduate or professional school. Unlike applying to a universit) ' or college for an under- graduate degree, the application process for graduate school is more complex. Not onh ' is an application required, but letters of recommendation from undergraduate professors, tran- scripts and in some cases, statements of purpose, are also part of the process. But before the application process begins, students are faced with preparing for an entry exam which often determines what schools will even consider accepting them. Most smdents apphing to grad school take the GRE, while those planning to attend medical school must take the MCAT. Law school attendees cram hard for the LSAT and pharmacy school applicants need the PCAT. -+26- Sophomore biology major Andrew Matrick has already cracked open the books for die MCAT, which he will not take until June 2011. Matrick took a pracdce test as a freshman, and he said taking it so early has encouraged him to work harder than ever. " I did better than expected for a freshman, " Matrick said. " That helped to modvate me to fix what I needed to fix. " After a summer of looking over materials, Matrick already has a plan in modon for study- ing second semester. He is taking a course every Sunday for five to six hours and hopes to allot 1 more hours a week to studying. " I plan to study enough to not be nervous, " Matrick said. Although it might seem strange to start prepar- ing so early, students are often not prepared when they take the MCAT, LSAT or a similar test for the ftrst time. " I didn ' t prepare the first time I took the LSAT, " senior Katie Ryan Van Kamp said. " I ' m taking it again in October. " This time around, Van Kamp does not intend to slack on preparation. She is taking a six-week LSAT class that meets three days a week for three hours and 1 5 min- utes and takes a practice LSAT once a week. 120 " I feel like the class is making me feel more con fident, " Van Kamp said. " Of course, you are always going to be nervous when one test affects your chance of getting into law school. " Junior Melissa Newman has already taken her PCAT, and was not surprised by the difficulty of the test. " It was really long, but it was pretty much what I expected it to be, " Newman said. " I got my score back, and I got what I needed. " Although the tests seem to be the most stress- ful part for post-grad applicants, the entire process can be long and tiring, even moreso when students are admitted and begin graduate or professional school work. " Undergraduate was difficult, but doable, " said Taylor Smith, economics graduate student. " Graduate school borders on the impossible a lot of the time. We ' re usually only taking three courses a semester, and thank God, because it ' s really heavy. " A night of five or six hours of homework is a good day. Smith said, but sometimes he doesn ' t get that lucky. In addition to his studies. Smith works as an economics instructor. " Most of us are on some type of assistant- ship, " he said. " We get paid a stipend each month, and basically we agree to work either 1 or 20 hours each week for the university. For that, we get our tuition paid for and a stipend. " Smith added that first or second year graduate smdents usually work as teaching assistants until they feel they are ready to teach on their own. " It ' s been a great experience, " he said. " I love teaching. I love having the interaction with the undergraduates. Those few students that are like ' This is awesome ' — you live for those students. " Even though Smith is in his second year in the economics program, h e is not new to the " out- side world " that lurks beyond graduation day. I ' po Mer ier iteot M-tl km 811 Smith spent three years working as a computer! i programmer after graduating with a mathemat-j n [ ics degree in 2006 before deciding to come back to school. " I hated my job, " he said. " I was out in the rea world, and that sucked. " Smith began appljdng to graduate schools in January 2009. He knew he Uked small towns and wanted to find a good place for he and his wife to Uve. Oxford was like the perfect compromise. Janna Montgomery also followed her spouse to graduate school to complete her master ' s degree in choral music education. «asi(j Jitiioi bus liato 101 Tl Upon completing our undergraduate degrees, i husband and I moved to Oxford so he I )uld pursue a master ' s degree in English at le Universit} ' of Mississippi with the mutual nderstanding that I would be ' next, ' " Mont- omery said. ifter taking a full-time position in the Of- ice of Admissions, Montgomery enrolled in art-time classes to fulfill a master ' s degree 1 theatre. Unfortunately, after nine hours ■f graduate level theatre classes, the theatre raduate programs were discontinued and ' lontgomerv was at a loss. uckily, she had a plethora of musical classes rom her undergraduate school and was hired or a position in the Office of Choral Activi- les in 2004. " Upon hearing about my interest nd background, my supervisors were kind nough to allow me to start singing with the Jniversit} ' Chorus during my lunch break, " .lontgomery said. " I started investigating what : would take to finally obtain the music degree had desired all along. " Vorking in the choral office, Montgomery got n insider ' s look at how the music department unctioned. She soon realized the prestige of he music department and asked a single ques- ion around the office: " What would it take to ;et an actual music degree? " because she was a full-time employee, Mont- ;omery was able to take two classes free of harge. In doing this, she will be able to gradu- ate in May 201 1, " and after that, I don ' t really want to think about it, " she said. The love of music runs deep, and between the theory classes and choir rehearsals, teaching and performance coincide. Though Montgomery didn ' t take a traditional avenue in achieving her master ' s degree, she said she " wouldn ' t change a thing. I learned a lot on the way — I learned humilit} ' . " For Ben Child, his interest in WiUiam Faulkner and Southern literature led him to pursue his Ph.D in English. " The English department is especially strong in these areas, and I was excited to find a program that matched my interests, " he said. " I stuck around to pursue a Ph.D because of all the great people Fve been able to work with and because Oxford is a fantastic — and relatively affordable — place to live. " As a fourth-year graduate student. Child expects to be here for a couple more years. In addition to taking classes, he works as a teach- ing assistant as part of the fellowship offered by the English department. " It ' s a great opportunit} ' to get experience teaching, " he said. " I like to attend the classes myself and learn from the professors. It ' s also great to work so closely with the students. " The combination of work, teaching and classes " Pursuing a graduate degree is no small invest- ment of time and needs to be approached with a healthy measure of patience, " Child said. " But it ' s a rare experience to be able to focus so intentiy on the thing that interests you. " story EMILY CEGIELSKI EMILY ROLAND photos ALEX EDWARDS SUSAN HOLT ??- ther lors( BRAIN CANDY Students find ways to pass up sleep to gain extra study time julling all-nighters during the semester to rher gain extra study time or make up for i|ccks of procrastination isn ' t a new concept. )r some, it ' s common practice. ut what is often accomplished with a lidnight junk tood binge and a pot of coffee )esn ' t always cut it for the current generation, ading many students to turn to more potent imulants to stay alert for hours on end, eluding energy-boosting supplements and cescripdon medicadon intended for those ith Attendon Deficit H eracdvity Disorder. ;nior Paul Katool doesn ' t have time to waste, flitting his dme between a fuU-dme course ad and a night job as sports editor of The ' aily Mississippian, Katool said he often goes ithout sleep just to stay caught up in his asses. drink a lot of coffee; I ' m talking an ordinate amount of caffeine, " he said. " But ere always comes a point when it doesn ' t dp me focus anymore. " hough Katool and other students keep mpus coffee shops in business around exam Ine, high-intensit} ' energy drinks seem to have lirpassed coffee as today ' s late-night study link of choice. f the time sophomore Anna Ellingburg [arted college, she had already been hooked ■ Red Bull for two years. t kept me awake without making me jittery ;e coffee or other energy drinks, " she said. ne of the most popular energy-boosting ;verages on the market. Red Bull is reported provide maximum alertness by blending large dose of caffeine with amino acids, -vitamins, carbohydrates and sugar. any smdents seeking a simpler alternative 50 turn to " energy shots " like 5-Hour JERGY, which claims to offer hours of )nsistent endurance without the sudden energy crash that typically follows sugar and caffeine binges. While the ingredients are similar to regular energy-enhancing drinks, many of the concentrated shots include the psycho- stimulant citicoline, which is often used to treat memory loss and dizziness. Ellingburg said though she occasionally opts for the fast-acting energy shots, she doesn ' t like the resulting side effects. " The effect comes much quicker and causes my heart to race, almost as if I ' ve taken Adderall or something, " she said. " Who wants to feel that way when they ' re just trying to smdy? " AdderaU (dextroamphetamine amphetamine) is one of many types of prescription medication available for those diagnosed with ADHD reported to drastically improve concentration and increase mental alertness. Its brain-enhancing reputation gets around, however, leading some students who don ' t have the mental disorder to seek out those with extra medication to spare. When Lindsay , a sophomore English major, entered college in Fall 2009, she was overwhelmed her first semester with 1 8 hours of classes and too many extracurricular activities. " I had to stay awake until 3 a.m. almost every night just to get my regular smdying done, " she said. " I would drink Coke, coffee, whatever helped me stay awake, even if it wore off after a few minutes. " Another female student living on Lindsay ' s floor noticed her working one night and offered her something she couldn ' t refuse. " She gave me a handful of (ADHD) pills and said she never took them. I didn ' t even know what type they were, " Lindsay said. " All I know is when I took the first one, I was hooked ten minutes later. " Lindsay said the medication didn ' t just make her feel more alert, but increased her productivit} ' and improved her retention. " (ADHD medication) helps you focus in a way that just isn ' t possible when you ' re sleep- deprived, " she said. " It ' s a miracle drug. " She continues to use the drug on a regular basis, borrowing at least three different t} ' pes of ADHD medication from friends and acquaintances. While Lindsay acknowledges the risk involved when illegally taking prescription drugs, her primary concern is potential side effects. ADHD patients on medication usually have routine visits with a psychiatrist for monitoring drug use and its effect, if any, on the body. Though it is rare, some ADHD medication, particularly stimulants, can lead to cardiovascular problems and sudden death. They can also complicate or worsen conditions Like depression or anxiet) ' . Despite the risk, Lindsay said nothing has deterred her from taking medication when she feels like she needs it. " I stand to lose more if I stop doing well academically than if I stop taking the pills, " she said. " I just can ' t let that happen. " Name changed to protect anonvmitA ' story ALEX MCDANIEL photos EMMA WILLOUGHBY AND ELIZABETH BEAVER - ?9- ' J MEN ' S BASKETBALL pl32 WOMEN ' S BASKETBALL p134 SPORTS PROFILES: JOE DAVID KRISTIN BRIDGES pl36 BASEBALL p138 SOFTBALL p140 SPORTS PROFILE: COLLEEN TILLSON TERRANCE HENRY pl42 TENNIS p144 TRACK CROSS COUNTRY pl46 SPORTS PROFILE: MEREDITH SNOW MIKE GRANGER p148 GOLF p150 VOLLE YBALL pl52 SPORTS PROFILE: MATT SNYDER MAGGIE MCFERRIN p154 SOCCER p156 FOOTBALL p158 SPORTS PROFILE: ALLEGRA WELLS pl61 SPIRIT TEAM pl62 SPORTS PROFILE: JOEL KIGHT pl65 ANATOMY OF AN OLE MISS FAN p166 Though the men ' s basketball team didn ' t earn a bid to the NCAA tournament, they still had a season to remember, nabbing 24 victories, claiming a share of the SEC West crown with Mississippi State and advancing to the Nationalieca Invitational Tournament Semifinals for the second time in three years. " It was definitely a successful year, " assistant coach Michael White said. " Not as successful as we would have Uked it to have been but we got a lot accomplished and we got better throughout the year. If you can make an NIT Final Four I think it ' s something to be proud I faic Jam The team maintained a 12-2 record through its first 14 games, ranking 14th nationally. Unformnately, the team wasn ' t able to keep up that pace for the remainder of the season. JIT lose " I guess lack of chemistry caught up with us a litde bit, but it was a step in the right direction, and it gave our guys in this program a taste of getting back there, " White said. " We had gotten into that level a couple years earlier. It ' s | one of the goals you shoot for as a team. " [tsl ithei in otan Dslei Tictf tlOCK Following their 12-2 start, the team continued to surge as they won four of their next six match-ups to stand at 16-4 through the first 20 i thei games of the season. Yet, the two additional losses were both heartbreakers, including a five-point home defeat to in-state rival Mississippi State. " To lose a game Uke that and then it comes around to bite you at the end of the season, it tough, " Guard Zach Graham said. One week later, the team traveled to KjioxviIle|i(jii[ to face No. 9 Tennessee. Though it looked Uke the boys would leave Knoxville with a signature win under their belts after a winning iltntf, first half, the Volunteers came back, resulting i «[)tJ5 in another crushing defeat against a nationally ranked team. " If we would have beat Mississippi State one out of the two times we played them or beat Tennessee, it would have been a much different year for us, " Warren said. omet It coil hi White added, " We would have been a (NC7 A|lt, tournament team ... Basketball is such a game of emotion and confidence. I guess your mentality and your team confidence level gets swayed pretty easily one way or the other. " After the 16-4 start, the team hit a mid-seasot slump, dropping five of their next six along with losing their national ranking. However, they won their last four games of the regular ason to clinch a share of the SEC West rown, which provided them a first round bye 1 the SEC Tournament. Together, the Rebels atched the NCAA Selection show, but didn ' t :ceive an invitation to the big dance. ' hey did get the chance to participate in the National Invitational Tournament, receiving a ivo seed by the tournament committee, and ruising to three straight postseason wins over oy, Memphis and Texas Tech en-route to the JIT Semifinals, which are held at New York ]ity ' s legendary Madison Square Garden. It showed us that we could have been in the ther tournament, " Warren said. " We had ome close games that we pulled out in the JIT. I just wish we could have pulled out some lose games that we lost early in the season here we would have been in the NCAA. We njoyed the (NIT) run while it lasted. " Playing in the Garden, there ' s nothing like , " Graham added. " It ' s like the mega of asketball. It ' s definitely a great experience 3r any player being in New York Cit) ' placing asketball but again, like I said, we want to be 1 that other tournament. " he team ' s season would come to a close 1 their next game when they fell 68-63 to a rocious Dayton team (who went on to defeat Jorth Carolina in the final to capture the Durnament championship). We never meshed as well as we would have oped that we wanted, " White concluded. That cohesion that we reached for everyday, e just never got there. Some teams do and ome teams don ' t and I don ' t mean to sit ear and complain about a team that won 24 ames but our goal is to make the (NCAA) Durnament and we don ' t feel like we ' re as ilented this year from top to bottom but opefully as a team, we ' re better. " md the one thing Warren would like people 3 most remember about he and his teammates rom 2009-10 is the toughness they brought to ae court each night. OPPOSITE PAGE Eniel Polynice, a thcn-jumor guard, soars to the rim against McNeesc State early in the Rebels ' season. After the season, Polvnice transferee! to Seton Hall. BELOW Murphy HoUoway, a then-sophomore forward, prepares to dunk at an Ole Miss home game. HoUoway transferred to South C ' arolina following the 2009 season. BOTTOM Point guard Chris Warren dribbles past a Dayton defender in the NIT semifinals. The Flyers won 68- .3, and ended Ole Miss ' season. 24-11 DATE OPPONENT n 13 Arkansas-Little Rock n 16 Alabama State 11 19 Indiana 11 20 Kansas State 11 22 Villanova 11 29 Texas A M-CC 12 2 Arkansas State 12 5 Southern Mississippi 12 12 McNeese State 12 16 UTEP 12-19 Centenary 12 23 West Virginia 12 29 Jacksonville State 1 5 UCF 1 9 Mississippi State 1 13 Georgia 1 16 Tennessee 1 20 South Carolina 1 23 LSU 1 28 Arkansas 1 31 Arkansas 2 2 Kentucky 2 6 Alabama 2 11 Mississippi State 2 18 Vanderbilt 2 20 Florida 2 24 Auburn 2 27 Alabama 3 4 LSU 3 6 Arkansaas SEC WEST 3 12 Tennessee NIT 3 17 Troy 3 19 Memphis 3 23 Texas Tech 3 30 Dayton li RESULT o W 92-64) O W 90-53) 2 m W 89-71) z W 86-74) CD L 79-67 in 7 W 73-58 m W 79-57 CD W 81-79 r- W 83-67 W 91-81 W 108-64 L 76-66 W 90-75 W 84-56 L 80-75 W 80-76 L 71-69 W 66-57 W 73-63 W 84-74 L 80-73 L 85-75 W 74-67 L 71-63 L 82-78 L 64-61 W 85-75 W 76-73 W 72-59 W 68-66 L 76-65 W 84-65 W 90-81 W 90-87 L 68-63 3 »- ?- ' ' lB «f i loo 1 1 EADING.. . Seniors lead women ' s basketball team to winning season, national tournament. A Kayla Melson, a then-junior guard, prepares to take a shot against Florida. Melson ranked first in the Southeastern Conference in assists per game during the 2009-10 season. -«4- Uectricity filled the CM. " Tad " Smith Coli- cum the night of March 4, 2010, igniting the pirirs of thousands of devoted fans as the .ady Rebels fought to defend a 63-61 lead gainst Auburn. With seconds left, seniors hanteU Black, Katorra Lewis, LaKendra ' hillps, Liz Robertson, Tori Slusher and Bianca " homas knew the clock ' s countdown also Inarked the grand finale of Senior Night, the lulmination of a four years ' effort and the last lime they would play on their home court. )espite how much each player had evolved luring their undergraduate years, the same ;ritty determination they had as freshmen had ollowed them to the final moments of their inal home game - they came to win. t took Robertson less than three seconds to ecover the Tigers ' failed last attempt to score, ecording her fifth rebound for the night and linching a 65-61 victory, the last she ' d cel- brate at the Tad Pad. I ' m very happy for (our seniors) because ev- ry time we step on the floor, we say it ' s their ast moment, " head coach Renee Ladner said. They want to leave a legacy and they have a ;oal. " .adner said this group of seniors left a re- narkable impression on her and the team. ' I love this team, " head coach Renee Ladner aid. " I have enjoyed every minute that I have lad with this particular group ... I do not think hat every coach can say that " Thomas was an undoubtable standout hroughout her senior season averaging 20.9 )oints per game and finishing out No. 1 in the southeastern Conference in scoring and No. 17-15 10 nationally. She was drafted by the Los An- geles Sparks in April 2010, becoming the fifth Rebel in history selected in the WNBA draft. " Senior year has been amazing, " Thomas said. " I could not ask for anything better. " Thomas spoke for her senior teammates when describing the season, her career and the expe- riences with the team. " We have had our ups and downs and wins and losses, but just being around this team has been amazing, " Thomas said. Robertson finished the regular season averag- ing 9.5 points per game. Her 68 three pointers rank her third in the all time Ole Miss single season list. " To watch them grow has been very fun, " Lad- ner said. " They came from our program, they are going to do really good things, and they are going to succeed. " The team continued onto the SEC Tourna- ment and ended the season 17-15 before falling to Samford in the Women ' s National Invitational Tournament. " We play them as tough as anyone, " Ladner said. " It is not easy, but it can be done. And that ' s why we play sports. " photos ADDISON DENT, NICK TOCE, UNIVERSITY IMAGING DATE 1 1 ' OPPONENT o RESULT o 11-13 SouthEast Louisiana W(80-42)| 11-17 Sam Houston W(95-61) 2 11-20 Ark Pine Bluff W(98-56)z 11-23 Arizona L(65-59) 11-27 San Jose State W(78-33) 11-28 Florida Atlanta W(80-57) 12-2 Arkansas-Little Rock W(70-51) w 12-6 Old Dominion L(75-66) 12-13 Ohio State L(79-77) 12-16 Texas L(64-58) 12-18 Memphis W(73-72) 12-20 Winston-Salem W(101-46) 12-29 Centenary W(87-38) 1-3 Vanderbuilt L(86-72) 1-6 Alabama W(70-56) 1-10 Arkansas W(86-71) 1-17 LSU W(80-71) 1-21 Mississippi State W(66-58) 1-24 Georgia W(66-65) 1-28 South Carolina L(64-50) 1-31 Florida L(67-64) 2-4 Kentucky L(80-66) 2-7 LSU W(102-101) 2-11 Tennessee L(61-58) 2-14 Mississippi State L(73-54) 2-18 Arkansas L(67-59) 2-21 Vanderbilt L(68-59) 2-25 Auburn W(65-61) 2-28 Tennessee L(75-63) 3-4 South Carolina W(64-63) 3-5 Tennessee L(76-51) 3-18 Samford L(66-65) ■455- THIS IS HE PLAYS FULL NAME Joseph Tyler David MAJOR Nutrition; Hospitality Management FAVORITE CEREAL Crunchberries FAVORITE SONG Too many to choose from FAVORITE CARTOON CHARACTER Stewie Griffin BIGGEST PET PEEVE Bad Drivers, and when people don ' t finish what they start to say FAVORITE CITY Nashville FAVORITE MOVIE Tin Cup FAVORITE TV SHOW Gun It with Benny Spies FAVORITE BOOK I hate books MY PERFECT DAY Probably a little golf in the morning then the rest of the day on the lake with my buddies. ROLLING STONES OR THE BEATLES The Beatles CELEBRITY CRUSH Eva Mendes HOBBY Fishing and Hunting NIGHT OWL OR EARLY BIRD Night Owl for sure HOW I EAT MY EGGS Scrambled TATTOOS OR PIERCINGS No IF I COULD BE ANY FICTIONAL CHARACTER I WOULD BE Superman LAST AMAZING MEAL J. Alexander ' s (Cajun Pasta) IF I COULD BE ANY ANIMAL I WOULD BE A White Tiger COLONEL REB OR REBEL BLACK BEAR Colonel Reb 4Life MY FAVORITE THINGS ABOUT OLE MISS The Tradition CRAZIEST DREAM I EVER HAD I have had the naked in front of people ' dream but I was on the golf course on live TV NEAT FREAK OR SLOB Neat Freak to a certain extent DREAM JOB Pro Golfer I LOOK FOR THIS IN THE OPPOSITE SEX Sense of humor LIFE AMBITION To play for my country in the Ryder Cup MOST PEOPLE DON ' T KNOW THIS That I use to be an " Army Brat " -iiS photo ALEX EDWARDS THIS IS BRIDGES SHE RUNS RACK FULL NAME Kristin Marie Bridges MAJOR Business Management FAVORITE CEREAL Honey Connb m FAVORITE SONG As of now " Fancy " by Drake ■ FAVORITE CARTOON CHARACTER Tom and Jerry BIGGEST PET PEEVE Not being listened to, especially when I want to argue FAVORITE CITY Dallas, Texas FAVORITE MOVIE Sex in the City 1 and 2 FAVORITE TV SHOW A Different World or any Real Housewives season, my favorite being New Jersey FAVORITE BOOK " And Then There Were None " by Agatha J MY PERFECT DAY No accounting or track practice I ROLLING STONES OR THE BEATLES Neither COLLECTOR OF Umm, yeah, clothes. CELEBRITY CRUSH Shemar Moore HOBBY Shopping ! NIGHT OWL OR EARLY BIRD Neither A HOW I EAT MY EGGS Scrambled ' TATTOOS OR PIERCINGS Only piercings LAST AMAZING MEAL Sunday dinner with my sorority sisters i DOPPELGANGER My Mom IF I COULD BE ANY ANIMAL I WOULD BE A Panther COLONEL REB OR REBEL BLACK BEAR I ' d prefer to keep my comments to myself. Either way, Hotty Toddy. r ' MY FAVORITE THINGS ABOUT OLE MISS The warm atmosphere of home, but most of all sports. a CRAZIEST DREAM I EVER HAD I have plenty to choose ' from, but I ' d rather not entertain you guys.. NEAT FREAK OR SLOB Definitely not a slob; however, I ' m not a neat freak. I ' m just organized in my own unique way. J DREAM JOB To be a corporate lawyer for a successful law ' firm MOST PEOPLE DON ' T KNOW THIS My dad is an All- I i| American triple jumper from Ole Miss and his coach, Joe Walker, is coaching me now. . " photo ALEX EDWARDS .■ -,- ■• . ■■ ' ■•. ' BRINGING Team boasts winning season, new records v Coming off a successful 2009 winning season, the baseball team was ready to get things started in 2010. Led by head coach Mike Bianco, the team entered the season ranked 17th nationally by the USA Today ESPN Coaches poU with hopes of another successful season running high. The team first hit the field Feb. 19th, 2010, taking on the Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks. Despite falling to the Warhawks in the opening game, they went on to win the series. As the Rebels continued to plow through their schedule, they had many successful moments, including a win May 12, 2010, beating Arkansas State 5-2 in Jonesboro, Ark. The win marked Coach Mike Bianco ' s 400th win as the Rebel head coach, and his 500th win overall. Many players were rewarded for their hard work and commitment to the team with awards and honors throughout the season. Relief pitcher Bret Huber was placed on the 1st team Freshman All- American team, as well as the 2nd team SEC squad and SEC All-Freshmen team. Pitcher Drew Pomeranz was also highly decorated with honors this season, including SEC Pitcher of the year and AU-SEC First Team. Pomeranz was also named a first team AU-American. The success of the baseball team led to many players being drafted into Major League Baseball. Eight players from the Rebel squad were drafted in 2010, including Pomeranz, who was drafted as the 5th overall pick of the first round making him the highest drafted player in school history Six of the eight draftees decided to return as a Rebel for the 2011 season. The Diamond Rebels finished out the season with an overall record of 39-24, and a record of 16-14 in the SEC. The rebels ended dieir run by competing in the regional held in Charlottesville, Va., where they were knocked out of the NCAA tournament by St. John ' s June 6, 2010, 20-16. The Rebels ' appearance in the regional marked the team ' s 8th straight NCAA regional appearance. The team finished ranked 24th in the nation in the USA Today ESPN Coach ' s PoU. photos ADDISON DENT, NICK TOCE, UNIVERSITY IMAGING -He- 40-21 OPPOSITE PAGE Alex Yarbrough, a freshman sensation last year for the Rebels, celebrates with his teammates at home plate after hitting a home run in a game against rival LSU. Ole Miss took the weather- shortened series with the Tigers 2-0 in Oxford. TOP LEFT An Ole Miss batter delivers on a pitch during a home game at Oxford-University Stadium. Rebel runner executes a steal against LSU. LEFT An Ole Miss emphatically throws a pitch at Oxford-Universitv Stadium. ABOVE Matt Snyder, a then-sophomore, celebrates after a big play at the plate. Snyder batted .347 last year, which was good enough for second on the team. An Ole Miss emphatically throws a pitch at Oxford-University Stadium. DATE OPPONENT RESULT 2 19 Louisiana-Monroe W 14-0 g 2 20 Louisiana-Monroe W 14-0 O 2 21 Louisiana-Monroe W 13-2 2 23 Arkansas State N Z-2 m CD W 9-1 2 26 Oakland 2 27 Oakland W 10-2 2 28 Oakland W 9-3 3 2 Memphis W 7-2 3 5 Tulane W 6-4 3 6 Tulane W 5-0 3 7 Tulane L 12-4 3 9 Austin Peay W 14-4 3 10 Austin Peay W 10-2 3 12 Louisville L 6-1 3 13 Louisville W 8-3 3 14 Louisville L 10-8 3 16 Arkansas Pine Bluff W 17-1 3 19 Kentucky W 9-0 3 20 Kentucky W 7-6 3 21 Kentucky L 12-3 3 23 Southern Mississippi W 11-6 3 24 Saint Louis W 14-5 3 26 Florida W 3-2 3 27 Florida W 15-3 3 28 Florida W 13-1 3 30 Mississippi State W 5-3 4 2 Tennessee W 7-3 4 3 Tennessee L 5-2 4 4 Tennessee L 10-6 4 7 Arkansas-Little Rock L 9-6 4 9 Georgia W 4-1 4 10 Georgia W 4-3 4 n Georgia L 6-3 4 13 Memphis L 6-5 4 16 South Carolina L 2-0 4 17 South Carolina W 9-5 4 18 South Carolina W 5-4 4 20 Southern Mississippi W 6-2 4 24 LSU W 11-9 4 25 LSU W 7-6 4 27 Murray State W 11-10 4 28 UT Martin W 15-6 4 30 Mississippi State W 4-2 5 1 Mississippi State W 12-10 5 2 Mississippi State W 19-11 5 7 Arkansas L 11-4 5 9 Arkansas L 7-0 5 12 Arkansas State W 5-2 5 14 Alabama W 5-4 5 15 Alabama L 4-1 5 16 Alabama L 6-3 5 20 Auburn L 5-3 5 21 Auburn L 18-3 5 22 Auburn L 11-1 5 26 South Carolina W 3-0 5 27 Alabama L 6-3 5 28 Auburn W 10-7 5 29 LSU L 8-0 6 4 St. John ' s W 10-5 6 5 Virginia L 13-7 6 6 St. John ' s L 20-16 Team celebrates winning season The Softball team ' s winning season began with high hopes in February 2010 under the leadership of fifth-year Head Coach Missy Dickerson. Much of the pre-season opdmism stemmed from boasting an experienced, seven-member senior class and eleven returning players that had started at least one game the previous season. The team also saw the return of all three pitchers and all but one position starter from 2009. " This senior class knew that they were the fumre of Ole Miss, " Dickerson said. " Coming into their final season, they wanted to leave a legacy at Ole Miss and in the SEC. They had already accomplished so many things, but 1 think that it was important for them to accomplish ... more things while they were here, one being to have a winning season, which they had been so close to the last three years. " The team received honors for their hard work and dedication. For the second time in her career, Senior Lauren GriU was named to the LouisvUle Slugger AU- American third team, making her the first two-time Ail-American in school history. 140 " It was an amazing honor for Lauren to be named an AU- American for the second time in her career, " Dickerson said. " It just shows what type of player she is and the talent she brought to our program. " GriU was also a 2008 first team AJl-American. She started aU 56 games during the 2010 season, and led the team with a .443 batting average, eight home runs, 39 RBI and a .705 slugging percentage. Her .569 on-base percentage this season is the fifth-best mark in SEC history, while her 44 career homers are tied for sixth best in league history. The goal of a 2010 winning season was accomplished, ending the season with a 29-27 record, and an 8-19 record in the Southeastern Conference. story MOLLY LODEN photos AUSTIN MCAFEE, NICK TOCE, UNIVERSITY IMAGING SERVICES 19 DATE OPPONENT RESULT 2 11 Arizona State L 13-0 2 11 West Michigan L 21-16 2 12 Oregon State W 6-3 2 12 Ohio W 7-3 2 13 Portland State W 5-3 2 19 Pittsburgh W 1-0 2 19 Minnesota W 3-0 2 20 Maryland L 2-0 2 20 Florida Atlantic W 2-0 2 26 Centenary W 9-1 2 26 Murray State W 5-2 2 27 SIU Edwardsville L 5-4 2 28 SIU Edwardsville W 4-2 3 3 Cental Arkansas W 7-6 3 5 Mercer W 11-0 3 6 UT Martin L 7-6 3 6 Tennessee Tech W 4-3 3 7 Rhode Island L 7-2 3 7 Georgia Tech L 1-0 3 10 South Carolina W 3-0 3 13 Florida L 12-2 3 14 Florida L 5-3 3 17 LSU L 2-1 3 17 LSU L 7-1 3 20 Mississippi State W 6-4 3 20 Mississippi State W 9-2 3 21 Mississippi State L 11-5 3 27 Tennessee L 3-2 3 27 Tennessee L 6-3 3 31 Alcorn L 9-1 3 31 Alcorn W 9-0 4 10 Georgia L 9-5 4 10 Georgia L 6-0 4 11 Georgia L 6-5 4 15 Samford W 3-1 4 15 Samford W 7-3 4 17 Alabama L 8-3 4 17 Alabama L 14-0 4 18 Alabama L 3-1 4 24 Auburn L 3-0 4 24 Auburn L 3-2 4 29 Central Arkansas W 11-1 5 1 Arkansas L 5-0 5 8 Kentucky L 2-0 5 8 Kentucky L 4-2 5 9 Kentucky W 5-3 TOP Ole Miss Softball players practice pre-game. MIDDLE An Olc Miss Softball player prepares to throw an opposing runner out. BOTTOM A Lady Rebel Softball player is shown moments away from tagging out an opponent. O O ( ) o 4 - THIS IS SHE PLAYS SHOOTS HOLDS A RIFLE FULL NAME Colleen Elizabeth Tillson MAJOR Psychology and History with a minor in Chemistry FAVORITE CEREAL Blueberry Frosted Mini Wheats FAVORITE SONG " Rockin ' the Suburbs " by Ben Folds FAVORITE CARTOON CHARACTER Snoopy BIGGEST PET PEEVE Late people FAVORITE CITY Albuquerque, New Mexico FAVORITE MOVIE All Dogs Go To Heaven FAVORITE TV SHOW MASH FAVORITE BOOK Mists of Avalon MY PERFECT DAY Sleeping in, practice and shoot well, cancelled tests, and going bed early ROLLING STONES OR THE BEATLES The Beatles COLLECTOR OF MASH Memorabilia CELEBRITY CRUSH Gerard Butler HOBBY Painting NIGHT OWL OR EARLY BIRD Early bird HOW I EAT MY EGGS Over-hard TATTOOS OR PIERCINGS 3 tattoos, 6 piercings IF I COULD BE ANY FICTIONAL CHARACTER I WOULD BE Lucy from Peanuts LAST AMAZING MEAL Scallop pasta in New Orleans i IF I COULD BE ANY ANIMAL I WOULD BE A Penguin LAST MOVIE THAT MADE ME CRY Green Mile COLONEL REB OR REBEL BLACK BEAR Colonel Reb MY FAVORITE THINGS ABOUT OLE MISS The Grove, but not on game days CRAZIEST DREAM I EVER HAD The mascot was a bear NEAT FREAK OR SLOB Neat freak DREAM JOB Psychiatric doctor at a Veterans Hospital I LOOK FOR THIS IN THE OPPOSITE SEX Baseball caps! Must look good with one on. LIFE AMBITION Become the best person I can be and encourage people to push forward MOST PEOPLE DON ' T KNOW THIS Hair is naturally strawberry blonde photo ALEX EDWARDS HIS IS 1 HENR HE PLAYS BASKETBALL •FULL NAME Terrance Tramayne Henry (MAJOR CriminalJustice IFAVORITE CEREAL Capn Crunch IFAVORITE SONG " Look at nne now " by Lil ' Boosie IfAVORITE cartoon CHARACTER Tonn the Cat IBIGGEST PET PEEVE Girls with chipped finger nail polish IFAVORITE CITY Monroe, Louisiana IFAVORITE MOVIE Friday IFAVORITE TV SHOW Martin " IFAVORITE BOOK To Kill A Mockingbird ' MY PERFECT DAY Waking up at around 11 a.m., eating breakfast, playing games all day with the team, and going to the club IROLLING STONES OR THE BEATLES Rolling Stones COLLECTOR OF Movies CELEBRITY CRUSH Lauren London IHOBBY Watching Movies INIGHT OWL OR EARLY BIRD Both jHOW I EAT MY EGGS Scrambled with cheese JTATTOOS OR PIERCINGS Ears are pierced and 5 tattoos llF I COULD BE ANY FICTIONAL CHARACTER I WOULD IBE Hancock -LAST AMAZING MEAL Grilled T-bone steak, baked potato. salad, chocolate cake IDOPPELGANGER My Daughter, Kormani IF I COULD BE ANY ANIMAL I WOULD BE A Lion, top of the food chain COLONEL REB OR REBEL BLACK BEAR Colonel Reb • MY FAVORITE THINGS ABOUT OLE MISS The support of athletics CRAZIEST DREAM I EVER HAD Acting out scenes in final destination SNEAT FREAK OR SLOB Neat freak DREAM JOB Playing in the NBA I LOOK FOR THIS IN THE OPPOSITE SEX Confidence LIFE AMBITION Be a successful young black male in America and the best father, protector, overall a good man MOST PEOPLE DON ' T KNOW THIS There is nothing I cant do and can ' t cook photo ALEX EDWARDS FOR THE LOVE The 2010 SEC West Champion Ole Miss men ' s tennis team was well-represented in the final Campbell ITA National Rankings released by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association with two singles players and one doubles team. Rising junior Marcel Thiemann earned a final ranking of No. 19 in the nation in singles. He had an excellent sophomore campaign, becoming the 25th Ail-American in the history of the program. The Lehrte, Germany native finished the year with a 27-14 overall record, 1 5-8 in dual matches. With senior Kalle Norberg out for the year with an injury, Thiemann made the jump to No. 1 singles after playing No. 6 as a freshman and earned AU-SEC first team honors. He won five of his last six, before losing to the eventual national champion in the NCAA Singles Quarterfinals. Marcel also teamed up ith his brother, Chris Thiemann, to finish No. 24 in the doubles rankings. " I am extremely proud of this young squad, especially the Thiemanns, " head coach Billy Chadwick said. " Marcel had a great run at the NCAAs and established himself as one 144 of the top players in the nation. In doubles, the twins (Marcel and Chris) qualified for the NCAA Championship and they went 10-1 in SEC play " Upcoming senior Tucker Vorster earned a final ranking of No. 82 in singles. He posted a 28- 14 overall record, 10-5 at No. 2 singles. " Tucker is one of the most improved players in the country. He has fought injuries the first two years and been limited to doubles. This past year he made AU-SEC and was a major contributor in both singles and doubles. We are very excited about the upcoming year. " The Rebels ended the 2010 season at No. 19 in the final team rankings after earning their 17th consecutive NCAA appearance and winning their ninth straight SEC West tide. The Ole Miss women ' s tennis team was one of only four programs in the nation to finish the 2010 season ranked in the top 20 and earn the prestigious Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-Academic Team Award. In addition, the Rebels, who earned the distinction for the 1 4th consecutive year, were the only SEC team to finish in the top 20 and receive this award. This award honors teams with outstanding academic achievements, requiring a minimum | overall 3.2 grade point average to be considered. The Rebels finished the year witll| a 3.43 GPA. Ole Miss won the SEC West Championship, advanced to the NCAA Sweet Sixteen and ended the year ranked No. 17 in the nation. " We ' re very proud of the team for achieving the ITA All-Academic Team Award again. To| be one of only four teams in the nation and the only one in the SEC to reach that kind of I level on and off the court is outstanding, " saiJ Mark Beyers, who will enter his ninth year witj the program in 2010-11. " When you look at how few schools are able to attain this level of success on and off the court, it shows the hard work and determina- tion that the girls put in to achieve the right balance. Those are the type of athletes we want representing the University of Mississipj and our program. " story OLE MISS SPORTS INFORMATION photos UNIVERSITY IMAGING OPPOSITE PAGE Kristi Boxx, a thcn-sophomore, prepares to serve from an aerial view. Boxx earned Ail-American honors in singles and doubles for her play during the 2009-10 season. BELOW Jonas Lutjen, a native of Schessel, Germany, concentrates on returning the ball. BOTTOM Tucker Vorster, a native of Pretoria, South Atnca, eyes his opponent intently after returning a ball. Vorster ended the year ranked No. 82 in the nation in singles and No. 42 in doubles. BOTTOM LEFT One of the Thiemann tuins (could be Marcel, could be Chris, please tell us if you know), returns a serve. -3 DATE OPPONENT RESULT 1 25 Mississippi State W4 3 o 1 30 Arkansas W4 3 o 1 31 Indiana W4 0 m 2 8 Troy W7 0 z 2 12 Georgia L4 3 H m 2 13 Alabama W4 1 1 ■ 1 z " 7 2 14 Louisville W4 3 2 27 Tulane W7 0 3 3 Memphis W6 1 3 5 Vanderbilt W6 1 3 7 Kentucl y L5 2 3 12 Arkansas W4 2 3 14 LSU W4 3 3 19 College of Charlesto n W6 1 3 21 South Carolina W5 2 3 28 Florida L4 3 4 2 Tennessee L7 0 4 4 Georgia L5 2 4 9 Auburn W5 2 4 11 Alabama W4 3 4 14 Ohio State L4 2 4 17 Mississippi State W4 1 4 22 South Carolina W4 1 4 23 Kentucky W4 0 4 24 Tenne ssee L4 0 5 14 TCU W4 1 5 15 Texas A M L4 2 - -A " SEC DATE OPPONENT RESULT 1 1 26 Southern Mississippi W7 0 1 1 30 Illinois W4 2 o 1 31 Clemson L4 3 2 6 Murray State W7 0 o z 2 20 Texas Tech W7 0 m z 2 28 Middle Tennessee W7 0 3 5 Vanderbilt W 4 3 m 2 3 7 Kentucky W6 1 z 3 12 Arkansas L5 2 CO 3 14 LSU W7 0 3 16 West Florida W5 0 3 26 South Carolina L4 3 3 28 Florida L6 1 4 2 Tennessee W5 2 4 4 Georgia W5 2 4 9 Auburn W4 3 4 11 Alabama W4 1 4 17 Mississippi State W4 0 [ 4 23 Arkansas W4 2 4 24 Tennessee L4 3 5 14 UC Irvine W4 0 5 15 Georgia Tech W4 0 5 20 Florida L4 1 HEIGH CROSS COUNTRY Barnabas Kirui continues record-breaking career TRAoM Men and women fare well in SEC Championship ic 1 fht ? • THIS PAGE Star distance runner Barnabas Kirui acknowledges fans as he competes in a race. Kirui was named the Southeastern Conference ' s Men ' s Runner of the Year in 2010. BELOW LEFT TO RIGHT l f Colin Moleton launches a javelin during competition. Sofie Persson competes in a race at the Ole Miss Track and Field Complex. Ricky Robertson soars in the air during a pole vault competition. Kirui tar I ileJ? ' V » V . .XA " L Hit tJtl ♦€ji -446- CROSS COUNTRY 2010 DATE OPPONENT 9 30 Arkansas Tech Twilight Run 9 18 Crimson Classic 10 02 Greater Louisville Classic 11 01 SEC Championships 11 13 NCAA South Regional RESULT MEN 2nd - Women 2nd Men 2nd - Women 6th Men 12th - Women 20th Men 5th - Women 9th Men 7th - Women 8th TRACK 2009-2010 31-8 DATE OPPONENT 2009 SEC Cross Country Championship 2010 SEC Indoor Championship 2010 NCAA Indoor Championship 2010 SEC Outdoor Championship 2010 NCAA Outdoor Championship Barnabas and Martin Kirui ' s legs have taken rhem even A here, from Kenya to Oxford with plenty of championships in between. The youngest of ten children, the Kirui broth- ers ' athletic ability paved the road from Litein, a smaU town in Kenya ' s Rift Valley Province, all the way to the Southeastern Conference, where they rank among the top cross-country track-and-field athletes in the country. Barnabas, a senior distance runner who based his college decision pardy on finding an American universit} ' with weather similar to the temperate Kenyan climate, completed his final year of NCAA eUgibility in 2010. Though his ego measures smaller than his 5 ft.-5 in., 1 18-pound stature, Barnabas ranks as the best distance runner in the history of the university and one of the best runners in the United States, having earned three SEC cross country championship tides, an NCAA track- and-field title in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, four individual SEC track-and-field tides, two SEC Outdoor Runner of the Year awards and three-time selection as SEC Cross Country Athlete of the Year. Martin, a junior who transferred to Ole Miss after originaUy attending Southwest Com- munity College, joined the cross-country and track-and-field teams in 2008, and has earned an SEC tide in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. Barnabas ' senior year was one of the men ' s team ' s best in school history with a fifth-place finish at the SEC Championships, the best win since 1996. • Barnabas is the fourth runner in league history to claim three SEC Cross Country titles and the only runner who has earned more than one in school history. He raced to the 8K victory with a time of 23:52.07, beating Auburn ' s Ben Cheuivot by almost ten seconds. RESULT Men 9th -Women 12th Men 8th - Women 10th Men 20th Men 6th - Women 9th Men 45th " It felt really good to win ... because it ' s my last cross-country race, " Kirui said. " I ' m glad the race went like we planned. It gives me confi- dence going into regionals and nationals. I ' m proud to have won the SEC three times. Logan Waites led the women ' s cross-country team to their best showing since 1 990. Waites turned in the school ' s highest SEC Women ' s Championships finish ever, placing 16th with a 21:27.71 time in the 6K, pushing the team to a ninth place finish. Former soccer player Katie Breathitt wasn ' t far behind with a 29th-place finish. " Barnabas ran a super race, " Head Coach Joe Walker said. " He and Coach (Doug) Blackwell had a great race plan. On the third lap, he broke the race open for a commanding victory against very good competition. " Martin placed 14th with a time of 24:41.91, while freshman Kipchirchir Kiptoo placed 25th with a time of 25:03.66. The men ' s season officially ended when Barn- abas ran the final race of his coUege career at the NCAA Cross Country Championships in November 2010, a day slated to be the pinnacle of his career. However, pain from a prior back injury forced Barnabas to drop out of the race after a strong start. " Like Barnabas, we were disappointed that his back would not allow him the finish to his career that he deserved, " Walker said. " But this doesn ' t diminish the great career he ' s had and how well he has represented Ole Miss, both with his running and his academic and commu- nity ' contributions. We are proud of him. " story MOLLY HUTTER CAIN MADDEN photos NICK TOCE, UNIVERSITY IMAGING The indoor and outdoor track seasons were filled with competitive meets for both the women and men ' s teams. Several school records were broken as well as Southeastern Conference Championship and national tides. This year ' s team is filled with young athletes, with an abundance of freshmen attending the NCAA championship as well as the USA Junior Championships. At the indoor SEC Championships, both teams placed highly, with underclassmen setting four school records were set. The women obtained a lOth-place finish with 30 points. Middle distance runner Sofie Persson finished fourth and set a new school record in the 800 meters with the NCAA qualifying time of 2:04.64. Logan Waites also set a record after placing eighth in the 5000 meters with a time of 17:23.02. The men nabbed an eighth place finish. Ricky Robertson tied the school record in the high jump while scoring 10 points. Neal Tisher set a new school record in the pole vault with a height of 12-08.75. In the SEC Outdoor Championships, Robertson and Martin Kirui and Robertson were both crowned champions. Kirui won the 3000-meter steeplechase, with a time of 8:50.08 while also placing seventh in the 5000 meters. Robertson won the high jump, achieving a recordbreaking height of 7-04.25. Barnabas Kirui scored 14 points, placing second in the 3000 meter steeplechase, third in the 1 0,000 meters and second place in the 5000 meters. In the long jump, Caleb Lee placed seventh while Brian Knight placed third. The women ' s team finished in ninth place. Sofie Persson, Lajada Baldwin and jasmine Dacus placed win the 400-meter hurdles, earning third, fourth and sixth, respectively. story MALLORY SIMERVILLE photos NICK TOCE, UNIVERSITY IMAGING ■ 49- THIS IS meredith ;now SHE PLAYS FULL NAME Meredith Anne Snow MAJOR Psychology FAVORITE CEREAL Frosted Mini Wheats FAVORITE SONG " Mr, Jones " by Counting Crows FAVORITE CARTOON CHARACTER Arthur BIGGEST PET PEEVE People waking me up from a nap FAVORITE CITY New York City FAVORITE MOVIE Billy Madison FAVORITE TV SHOW Anything on HGTV FAVORITE BOOK " The Five People You Meet In Heaven " by Mitch Albom MY PERFECT DAY Sleep in, go to the beach, hang out with friends and family and have nothing to worry or stress jbout. ROLLING STONES OR THE BEATLES The Beatles COLLECTOR OF Pigs. They are my favorite animal CELEBRITY CRUSH Justin Timberlake HOBBY Scrapbooking NIGHT OWL OR EARLY BIRD Night Owl HOW I EAT MY EGGS I don ' t like eggs TATTOOS OR PIERCINGS My ears are pierced IF I COULD BE ANY FICTIONAL CHARACTER I WOULD BE Cat Woman LAST AMAZING MEAL Filet Mignon with my mom ' s homemade mashed potatoes and green beans. DOPPLEGANGER My mom, my brother and Jennifer Aniston IF I COULD BE ANY ANIMAL I WOULD BE A Lion LAST MOVIE THAT MADE ME CRY Marley and Me COLONEL REB OR REBEL BLACK BEAR Colonel Reb CRAZIEST DREAM I EVER HAD I was swimming in the ocean and a shark came to attack me, but somehow I convinced him not to. Next thing I knew, I was walking on the boardwalk with him eating cotton candy and then we rode the ferris wheel. NEAT FREAK OR SLOB Somewhere in the middle DREAM JOB Professional Famous Singer I LOOK FOR THIS IN THE OPPOSITE SEX Sense of humor LIFE AMBITION To become successful in my profession and to be able to support the wants and needs of my family. MOST PEOPLE DON ' T KNOW THIS In 3rd grade, I sang the Star Spangled Banner a capella at a High School Varsity Basketball game. Dhoto ALEX EDWARDS THIS IS ' he runs RACK I. IFULL NAME Michael LeeAndre ' Granger MAJOR Exercise Science FAVORITE CEREAL Cinnamon Toast Crunch " tPAVORITE SONG " What if I Kissed You " by Drake and " International Players Anthem " by Outkast UGK V IFAVORITE CARTOON CHARACTER Tasmanian Devil (BIGGEST PET PEEVE Smacking • IFAVORITE CITY Charlotte, North Carolina IFAVORITE MOVIE Friday ' . FAVORITE TV SHOW The Tracy Morgan Show and Family Guy , IFAVORITE BOOK " The Canterbury Tales " IMY PERFECT DAY Just being able to relax and spend time with my family IROLLING STONES OR THE BEATLES The Beatles CELEBRITY CRUSH Stacey Dash and Christina Milian . IHOBBY Hanging with friends and sleeping INIGHT OWL OR EARLY BIRD Both »HOW I EAT MY EGGS Scrambled TATTOOS OR PIERCINGS Piercings ' IF I COULD BE ANY FICTIONAL CHARACTER I WOULD IBE The Flash or Spiderman (LAST AMAZING MEAL My mom ' s meal IDOPPELGANGER My cousins Alfred and Bobby llF I COULD BE ANY ANIMAL I WOULD BE A Leopard COLONEL REB OR REBEL BLACK BEAR Ole Miss Rebel Black Bear IMY FAVORITE THINGS ABOUT OLE MISS The campus INEAT FREAK OR SLOB Neat freak (DREAM JOB To get paid for something I would actually do for free ' |l LOOK FOR THIS IN THE OPPOSITE SEX Personality AMBITION To be more successful than my parents tMOST PEOPLE DON ' T KNOW THIS I love football and I like to be myself sometimes photo ALEX EDWARDS COURSE OF lEN ' S GOLF 2009-2010 )ATE OPPONENT Vn-113 Carpet Capital Collegiate V25-27 Mason Rudolph Championship ' 0 3-4 Gary Koch Intercollegiate 0 10-12 Brick Yard Collegiate Championship 0 26-27 David Toms Intercollegiate yi3-14 Gator Invitational V21-23 Mobile Bay Intercollegiate ) 15-16 Squire Creek Intercollegiate ) 19-2l Chris Schenkel Invitational 1 5-6 Reunion Intercollegiate 1 16-18 SEC Championship J 20-22 NCAA Southeast Regional WOMEN ' S 2009-2010 )ing into the 2009 season, Head Coach irncst Ross knew junior Jonathan Randolph v ' ould be one of the top plavers in the SF.C, )ut with the rest of the roster being filled by ophomores and freshmen, there was uncer- ainty surrounding the men ' s golf team. " he team began the season ranked 11 1 th in [he nadon after struggling in their first tourna- ment, but they rose to No. 40 before heading Into the SEC Championship. I am very pleased with the work ethic and ttitude of the guys on our team, " Ross said. For a team that is playing two sophomores, Iwo freshmen and a junior we are happy with Iv ' here we have progressed. " rhe team maintained the same five players in Iheir stardng lineup during the season, which lirovided the underclassmen with valuable learning experience. I think that is the most wide open in all my [ears of coaching I have seen the SEC, " Ross laid. " I think there are eight or nine that can Ivon it, and we are one of those teams. We ' ve Ihown that we can play with any team in the ield. " Iloss said the key for success is stardng strong. Our young players are trying to figure how ;ood they are relative to everyone else, " he aid. " If we get off to a reallv good start, it will lelp our confidence. Our players aren ' t fragile, )ut sometimes their ego and confidence are. " RESULT DATE OPPONENT RESULT 12 12 9 6-8 Hooters Collegiate Match Play-Qualifying 12 16 7 17 9 13-14 Cougar Classic 14 18 10 15 10 5-6 Johnie Imes 4 18 T7 15 10 16-18 Mercedes Benz Championship 10 18 4 14 10 26-27 UTSA T5 12 10 14 3 1-2 Kinderlou Challenge T7 18 1 18 3 12-14 LSU Classic 10 23 2 16 3 26-28 Liz Murphey 20 23 T5 15 4 2-4 Rebel Intercollegiate 3 20 3 15 4 16-18 SEC Championship 8 12 2 12 5 6-8 NCAA Central Regional 12 24 10 13 Ross said Randolph ' s confidence was an hing but fragile. " He works hard on his game; he plays it off the tee really well and he has a great short game, " he said. " We try to tell the other guys to watch what this young man is doing because he is a great player. " Randolph ' s play during the 2009 season drew national attention, but the then-junior kept a level head, ensuring the team came before his own personal accompUshments. " WTiat has impressed me is that he has re- mained humble, " Ross said. " To my vision, he has not changed at aU this year with the way he interacts with the team. He is still a nice guy and a fiin guy to be around. " story JASON SMITH photos UNIVERSITY IMAGING SERVICES The 2009 season was a record one for the women ' s golf team, led by Head Coach Mi- chele Drinkard and outstanding senior Sara Grantham. The team opened the season finishing tw ' elfth out of sixteen teams at the Hooster ' s Colle- giate Match Play, going on to finish 1 4th out of 18 teams at the Cougar Classic. They finished in the top five in three out of their eleven matches, receiving their second consecutive NCAA Regional bid to compete against 24 other teams in the Central Region. Grantham was one of 16 athletes named to the All-SEC second team uith a 75.1 1 stroke average. As the team moved into the 2010 season, they added Janell Howland, a former member of the LGPA Tour, to the coaching staff Four players earned the National Gold Coach- es Association All- American Scholar honors, including senior JUlian Brodd, juniors Ashley Lance and Haley MiUsap, as well as sophomore Haley Sanders. The ladies hope to surpass the pre ious season by making it to the NCAA finals, something never achieved by a previous women ' s golf team at the universitv. photos UNIVERSITY IMAGING SERVICES • Sh MOVIN ' ON UPrs breaks records successful year WOMEN ' S VOLLEYBALL 2010 Ashley Anderson Whitney Craven Courtney Cunningham Kellie Goss Miranda Kitts Emily Kvitle Kara Morgan Amanda Philpot Kiley Sherman Morgan Springer Regina Thomas Ashley Veach Allegra Wells Brenea White - 62- he volleyball team wrapped up their season vith a 19-1 1 record and advancement to the sCAA Tournament for the third time in the ast five seasons, and produced the first All- Vmerican selection in program history. Jnder head coach joe Getzin, the team trav- •led to the West Coast to face the North Caro- tna Tar Heels from the ACC in the first round, " ailing to end the 2010 campaign. IX ' ith onlv two seniors departing from this lear ' s team and young talent returning that Includes 10 freshman and so phomore players I ' rom 2010, the Rebels are to make another run In 2011. IWe took another step with the program tliis rear in the sense of how we did it this year, " jjetzin said. " We lost several key players from last year ' s squad, but we were able to manufac- lure wins and finish fourth in the conference. Advancing to the NCAA tournament was one l)f our goals. We were a very young team, but ve were very talented. The coaching staff and players are excited about what lies in front of lis. We realize there is a lot ot hard work ahead lo make the next level. " |rhe team finished fourth in the Southeastern Conference overall standings and second in the IX ' estern Division standings with a balanced offensive and defensive effort. liddle blocker Regina Thomas paced the quad for much of the season. Despite missing he final seven matches after tearing her ACL, Thomas wa s named a first team All-SEC selec- ion by the league ' s coaches. She was the first lebel selected for first team AU-SEC honors ince the 1990 season and was tabbed for Vll-Region honors by the American Volleyball loaches Association. Thomas became the first Vll- American in program history when she was lamed to the honor by the AVCA. Thomas ranks seventh nationally in hitting percentage at .421 and averaged 1.16 blocks )er set this year to place her among the SEC ' s eaders in blocks. Thomas is one of two play- ers among the top seven in the nation who did lot compete in the Final Four. The team opened the season with a win in the Rice Invitational and witnessed three players receive All-Tournament honors as Miranda Kitts and AUegra Wells were added to the AU- Tournament team with Thomas as the M T. After dropping a pair of matches in a three- match weekend at the Northwestern Chal- lenge, the team remrned home to su ' eep the Magnolia Invitational and claimed the event for the fourth straight season. The home tournament wins pumped the team, placing three on the AU-Tournament with Kitts with M T honors and Ashley Veach and Thomas with All-Tournament selections. Mor- gan Springer was added to the AU-Tournament team at the Northwestern Challenge after a weekend of defensive plav from the junior libero. The team turned their sights on Southeastern Conference, opening the league competition Ole Miss sw ept Alabama and beat Mississippi State in a televised match to go 2-0 in the SEC opening weekend and run their win streak to seven matches. The next nvo weekends feamred splits as the team fell to nationally-ranked Tennessee and Florida on the road, but picked up wins at Kentucky and South Carolina. The team then returned home to start a new win-streak and rattled off seven-consecutive wins again, including a shutout of No. 12 LSU to shoot to the top of the SEC Western Di ision stand- ings. The team went on to post series sweeps widi Mississippi State, Alabama, Georgia and Au- burn in the second half of the season before ending the season against North Carolina in the NCAA Tournament. story Ole Miss Sports Information photo University Imaging DATE OPPONENT RESULT 8 27 UTSA L 3-2 8 28 Texas Tech W 3-0 8 28 Rice W 3-0 9 03 Northwestern L 3-1 9 04 Utah L 3-1 9 04 Morehead State W 3-0 9 10 Southern Mississippi W 3-2 9 11 Louisiana-Lafayette W 3-2 9 11 Sannford W 3-0 9 17 Alabama W 3-0 9 19 Mississippi State W 3-1 9 24 South Carolina W 3-0 10 10 Georgia W 3-0 10 15 LSU W 3-0 10 17 Arkansas W 3-1 10 22 Mississippi State W 3-1 10 24 Alabama W 3-2 10 29 Florida L 3-0 10 31 South Carolina W 3-1 11 05 Arkansas L 3-1 11 12 Georgia W 3-1 11 14 Auburn W 3-2 11 19 Kentucky L 3-1 11 21 Tennessee L 3-1 NCAA TOURNAMENT 12 03 North Carolina L 3-1 m z CO O r- r— m OD to O - 53- THIS IS HE PLAYS BASEBALL FULL NAME Matthew Richard Snyder MAJOR CriminalJustice FAVORITE CEREAL Cocoa Pebbles FAVORITE SONG Anything by Hank Williams Jr. FAVORITE CARTOON CHARACTER Tom Jerry BIGGEST PET PEEVE Disrespectful people FAVORITE CITY New York City FAVORITE MOVIE Bull Durham FAVORITE TV SHOW East Bound Down FAVORITE BOOK " Where The Red Fern Grows " MY PERFECT DAY Wake up, Go Fishing, Hang Out, Baseball Game at night ROLLING STONES OR THE BEATLES Rolling Stones CELEBRITY CRUSH Megan Fox HOBBY Fishing NIGHT OWL OR EARLY BIRD Night Owl HOW I EAT MY EGGS Scrambled IF I COULD BE ANY FICTIONAL CHARACTER I WOULD BE Tony Stark from Iron Man LAST AMAZING MEAL All you can eat Blue Shell Crabs DOPPELGANGER My Twin Mike IF I COULD BE ANY ANIMAL 1 WOULD BE A Tiger LAST MOVIE THAT MADE ME CRY The Notebook COLONEL REB OR REBEL BLACK BEAR Colonel Reb CRAZIEST DREAM I EVER HAD Pillsbury Dough Boy Ghost (editor ' s note: we have no idea what this even means.) NEAT FREAK OR SLOB Both DREAM JOB Playing in the Major League I LOOK FOR THIS IN THE OPPOSITE SEX A great personality MOST PEOPLE DON ' T KNOW THIS I have a little niece dm ilKUUmMMl i i X,. V f photo ALEX EDWARDS HIS IS AGGIE CFERR SHE PLAYS BASKETBALL FULL NAME Maggie Elizabeth McFerrin MAJOR Undecided; I want to go to physical therapy school, though FAVORITE CEREAL Reese ' s Puffs FAVORITE SONG A lot of favorites! I love " Moment 4 Life " and all songs by Trey Songz FAVORITE CARTOON CHARACTER Franklin the Turtle BIGGEST PET PEEVE People being disrespectful of others and unappreciative FAVORITE CITY Honolulu, Hawaii FAVORITE MOVIE Remember the Titans and Sweet Home Alabama FAVORITE TV SHOW The Game FAVORITE BOOK " To Kill a Mockingbird " MY PERFECT DAY I would wake up to a wonderful breakfast in bed with chocolate milk, hang out with all of my friends, especially my DG sisters, go play basketball for fun, lay out and get a tan and swim, go to church, have no school, hang out with the guy of my dreams, get a lot of money somehow, eat a Reese ' s, eat a great dinner, and then go out and have fun at the club and dance!!! ROLLING STONES OR THE BEATLES The Beatles COLLECTOR OF Scout reports CELEBRITY CRUSH Jude Law, Trey Songz, and Bradley Cooper HOBBY Exercising, chilling with my girls, listening to music, dancing, watching movies NIGHT OWL OR EARLY BIRD Night Owl HOW I EAT MY EGGS Scrambled TATTOOS OR PIERCINGS Nope- my parents would cut me off F I COULD BE ANY FICTIONAL CHARACTER I WOULD BE The Pillsbury Dough Boy so I could eat all the sweets I wanted and get my belly tickled LAST AMAZING MEAL Kabuki- I had steak hibachi •DOPPELGANGER My mother and sister IF I COULD BE ANY ANIMAL I WOULD BE A Dog- they re lovable and fun to be around COLONEL REB OR REBEL BLACK BEAR Rebel Black Bear MY FAVORITE THINGS ABOUT OLE MISS Feels like home. Big enough but not too big! And the southern hospitality iDREAM JOB Teach math and coach basketball MOST PEOPLE DON ' T KNOW THIS I am scared of the vacuum that cleans the pool, as well as bugs and roller coasters. |)hoto ALEX EDWARDS [OPL jtftnJ !OTT Keni Soccer team endures ROLLERCOASTERE " --- ' OP LEFT Offender Meredith Snow dribbles past a pair of Middle Tennessee State Ictcnders. 30TT0M LEFT Iidficldcr Mandy McCalla na-vigates her way through two NLddle Tennessee State c tenders. IGHT Titl fielder Taylor Cunningham races past a Middle Tennessee player on the way o the goal. 3-5-3 DATE OPPONENT RESULT 8 28 Middle Tennessee State W 1-0 8 27 Western Kentucky T 0-0(2OT) 8 29 UAB L 3-1 9 03 Texas Tech L 2-0 9 05 Santa Clara L 3-1 9 10 McNeese State W 5-1 9 12 Memphis L 2-1 9 17 Southern Mississippi W 3-0 9 19 TCU W 1-0 9 24 Alabama L 2-0 9 26 Auburn W 2-1 10 01 South Carolina L 3-0 10 03 Florida L 3-0 10 08 Georgia T 0-0 (20T) 10 10 Tennessee L 1-3 10 15 LSU T 0-0(2OT) 10 17 Arkansas T 4-4 (20T) 10 21 Kentucky W 2-1 10 24 Vanderbilt W 3-2 llht soccer ream entered the rei ular season Ivith a 4-4-1 record, which included a 3-1 loss o nationally ranked. No. 8 Santa Clara and a l- loss to No. 20 Memphis. Against Memphis, |31e Miss scored an early goal, but the Tigers rallied for a 2-1 come-from-behind victory. ptarting conference play with a rough four- bame road trip which included three nationaUy ranked teams, the ladies scored only two goals [luring that span, despite both coming in a 2-1 Lpset win over No. 25 Auburn. ritwas an up-and-down season, " Head Coach IVIatt Mott said. " When you look at our record, pe were too inconsistent from start to finish lind we have to improve on that. The biggest rhallenge was us finding a rhythm in our play lind being consistent in our play. At times, we liefended well. At times, we didn ' t. At times, Ive attacked well and scored some good goals. Kt times, we were ineffective up top. " Following a scoreless double-overtime draw gainst former coach Steve Holeman and eorgia, the team jumped out to an early 1 -0 ead against Tennessee, but lost 3-1. After an- other scoreless double-overtime draw against LSU, they trailed Arkansas 3-0 in the first half, leaving any hopes of an SEC Tournament berth on life support. However, the team rallied for a 4-4 double- overtime draw against the Razorbacks, which sparked a late postseason push after back-to- back victories against Kentucky and Vander- bUt. " It showed the character of the team, " Mott said. " I felt like up until the last 22 minutes against Mississippi State, we showed great character in that last stretch. We kept fight- ing and kept finding ways to stay alive (for the SEC Tournament). " Needing a win against in-state rival Mississippi State to make the SEC Tournament, senior Taylor Cunningham led the team to an early 1-0 lead, but a victory just wasn ' t in the cards as the Bulldogs came back to win 2-1, bringing the Rebels ' season to an abrupt end. " It should burn, " Mott said. " It should be something that stays with them for a while. I know it is for us coaches. When vou have it all in front of you and you ' re not able to seal the deal, it ' s hard for a competitor and that ' s what happened. We didn ' t finish the job and it ' s painful. " After a season of transition, the team played its best soccer down the stretch, save the 2-1 season-ending loss to Mississippi State. The team will only lose senior Taylor Cunningham while juniors Kelsey Breathitt and Abbie Cur- ran wiU return from injury leave. The coaches and players will have an extra year of familiarit} ' and experience for next year, which could bode well for the futxire of the program. " I felt like the girls bought in and the effort was there, " Mott said. " I think they were buy- ing into everything, so I feel good about that going forward and where the program is going. (This season) is a building block. It ' s a starting point for us to get better. And we have to be more committed and work harder as we look forward to the spring. " story AUSTIN MILLER photos ADDISON DENT 1 5 7 EFT )le Miss coach Houston Nutt leads his team out of the tunnel in the ebels ' season-opening game against opponent Jacksonville State. Ole liss made national headlines after being defeated Ciamecocks 49-48 in ouble overtime. !IGHT lelvin Harris, sophomore wide receiver, races down the field after a xeption against Arkansas. MEN ' S FOOTBALL 2010 1-7 SEC DATE OPPONENT 9 4 Jacksonville State 9 11 Tulane 9 18 Vanderbilt 9 25 Frensno State 10 02 Kentucky 10 16 Alabama 10 23 Arkansas 10 30 Auburn 11 06 Lousiana-Lafayette 11 13 Tennessee 11 20 LSU 11 27 Mississippi State RESULT L 49-48 W 27-13 L 28-14 W 55-38 W 42-35 L 23-10 L 38-24 L 51-31 W 43-21 L 52-14 L 43-36 L 31-23 •V 103 OLE MISS SCORED MORE POINTS IN THE FIRST QUARTER THAN ANY OTHER ALL SEASON 108 THE OPPONENTS SCORED MORE POINTS IN THE FOURTH QUARTER ON AVERAGE loards of students quickly abandoned aught-Hemingway ' s south end zone after the lirst half of the Sept. 4 season opener against lacksonville State. K solid 21 -point lead against the non-confer- nce team was enough to presume victory, specially coming off back-to-back winning leasons under the leadership of Head Coach liouston Nutt and the last-minute addition of iormer Oregon quarterback Jeremiah Masoli. Irhe Grove was buzzing with mendon of |ieisman winners and nadonal championships, toping that after decades of inconsistent per- lormance in the Southeastern Conference, Ole vliss ' footbaU program was back on the rise. Then, something went wrong. Toward the end of the game, a wave of con- tusion surged through the campus as word Ijuickly spread that Jacksonville State had ral- lied in the second half Hushed silence crippled I he early celebradon as tailgaters scrambled to Iheir radios, televisions and cell phones. Less than a mile away in the stadium, the dam- age had already been done. I nd the team, rendered incapable of recover- ing from a devastating second half, lost 49-48 In double overtime by Jacksonville State in Ivhat Nutt called the loss the worst of his |:areer. rWe knew this would be a challenging year, " Nutt said. " But we didn ' t expect this. " I fter the opening defeat, the team regrouped. winning three of their next four games as they prepared for a nationally televised match-up with defending national champion, Alabama. The team ' s 23-10 defeat in Tuscaloosa led to two more losses; with such struggle so early on, the team had now placed themselves in a major hole. If they had hoped to earn a bowl bid invite, they had to win three of their final four games. The Rebels looked to be on the right track with a fourth win against non-conference op- ponent, Louisiana-Lafayette. However, that small victory would be the team ' s last, falling to Tennessee, Louisiana State and in-state rivals, Mississippi State, and finishing the season with an overall record of 4-8 and a 1-7 record in SEC play. But no one could seem to forget Jacksonville State. " We got off to the wrong start way back in September, " Nutt said. " That made it tough and it was an uphill struggle from that first game, all the way through. " Senior players said though thev didn ' t exit on the positive note they ' d envisioned at the start of training camp, they still carry with them special memories from their time being a part of the program. " We ' ve been through the ups and the downs but that ' s only helped me grow as a man, " senior cornerback Jeremy McGee said. " It was a great experience being able to plav here. " Wliile there isn ' t a simple answer to explain why the 2010 season was such a disappoint- ment, several contributing factors were at play. " The biggest thing we were missing was lead- ership, " defensive coordinator Tyrone Nix said. " I didn ' t feel like we had a true leader through- out the season and it showed in a whole lot of adverse situations. " Though pre-season anticipation centered around senior Nathan Stanley, who was slated to fill the starting quarterback slot, a last- minute controversial decision altered the roster and shed a critical light on the universit}-. Jeremiah Masoli, who months earlier led the Oregon Ducks to the 2010 Rose Bowl, was from Oregon ' s team shortiy after for two run- ins with police, one of which involved allega- tions of laptop theft. With one last year of eligibilit)- remaining, reports surfaced in Summer 2010 that Masoli was shopping around to play for another school. Several universities were reported to have shown interest in the California native, but only one could convince him to play. The universit ' announced that Masoli had been accepted to the graduate school and was offered the chance to spend his last eligible year pla ing in Oxford. Despite the fact he was an experienced, dual-threat quarterback, his reputation followed him to Mississippi, and many lacked sympathy for someone with a criminal reputation. " I am really thankful to Ole Miss, (Athletics 150 « Director Pete Boone) and (ChanceUor Dan Jones) for giving me my last chance, " Masoli said at the time. " I understand that, and I am determined to do everything with it. " What seemed like a happy ending was soon interrupted when the NCAA deemed Masoli ineligible to play based on transfer student reguladons. Nutt and the university appealed the decision, launching a campus-wide waiting game which proved unbearable for some who thought MasoU was the team ' s dcket to another winning season, and even a championship. The NCAA ruled in the university ' s favor Sept. 3, 2010, granting Masoli eligibility one day before the Rebels ' ill-fated Jacksonville State match-up. But the preceding drama surrounding Masoli might have been too much for the team to handle. " I think we had some off-the-field issues that distracted our team, " senior defensive lineman Jerrell Powe said. " I think we played inconsis- tendy. We never could get consistent on or off the field, and I think that showed up on the field all year long. " Some players have struggled with assessing their own performance and trying to deter- mine w hat role they played in the team ' s losing season. " I felt Uke I could have made more plays, " senior Linebacker Jonathan Cornell said. " I felt Uke I could have done something different, but when it ' s all said and done you have to know you gave it your all. I gave it my all. I know the other guys did too. " Nix said the biggest thing the team wiU prob- ably take away from the season is learning to pay more attention to the little things. " You can ' t cut corners, and when you do, it shows up, " Nix said. " You have to learn from these mistakes. I feel Like we ' ll be much im- proved. We ' U be better coaches and players. " story JOHN HOLT photos ALEX EDWARDS AVERAGE ATTENDANCE PER GAME AT VAUGHT-HEMINGWAY STADIUM IN 2010 55,898 TOTAL NUMBER OF ATTENDENCE IN 2010 391,289 «««i i V f A I , TOP Quarterback Jeremiah Masoli prepares to takel the snap in his first game as a RebeL an upset loss to Jacksonville State. Masoli, who threw 14 1 touchdowns and tossed 13 interceptions in 201 had an up-and-down year on the field. MIDDLE Offensive lineman stretch before a game at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. LEFT Running back Brandon Bolden barges downfiJ for one of the 17 touchdowns he scored in 20l( Bolden was just shy of a 1,000-yard season witli 976 yards on the year. 6e- HIS IS LEGRA ELLS ;he plays ' jl LEYBA ' =ULL NAME Allegra Keely Wells lAJOR Journalism AVORITE CEREAL Crunchberries mf AVORITE SONG " No Hands " by Waka Flocka Flame AVORITE CARTOON CHARACTER Squidward ilGGEST PET PEEVE People smacking P ' cAVORITE MOVIE The Notebook or The Great Debaters f =AVORITE TV SHOW Jersey Shore } =AVORITE BOOK " To Kill a Mockingbird " M ' lY PERFECT DAY My perfect day would be getting up J A henever I felt like it and shop all day [l OLLING STONES OR THE BEATLES Neither jk CELEBRITY CRUSH Trey Songz ' 1 HOBBY Shopping WIGHT OWL OR EARLY BIRD Night Owl how I EAT MY EGGS Scrambled I TATTOOS OR PIERCINGS No, my mother would kill me. ilF I COULD BE ANY FICTIONAL CHARACTER I WOULD 3E Superman Last amazing meal Newk ' s BBQ chicken pizza ■POPPELGANGER Fantasia J; F I COULD BE ANY ANIMAL I WOULD BE A Lion -AST MOVIE THAT MADE ME CRY My Sister ' s Keeper ■ MY FAVORITE THINGS ABOUT OLE MISS I would have to " • ;ay the people. " " " NEAT FREAK OR SLOB Neat freak, except for my locker DREAM JOB Becoming a sports broadcaster LOOK FOR THIS IN THE OPPOSITE SEX Looks, Dersonality, and someone who is into the same things as me . ' J.IFE AMBITION To graduate from college and become successful OST PEOPLE DON ' T KNOW THIS I hate needles - e Pounding bass drums echo through the Grove as the Pride of the South marching band kicks off a growling, brass-driven rendition of " Rock and RoU. " A few feet away, beaming Rebelcttcs rock their hips to the beat on the Grove stage, complementing the cheer squad ' s spirited pregame performance. Palpable energy surges through the surrounding crowd. Thousands of fans cram in as tightly as possible to catch a glimpse of the final pep rally before making the journey to Vaught-Hemingway Stadium - hands clapping, heads shaking, feet stomping in tempo. A trumpet blast. " Hey! Go Rebs! " A whirling pirouette. " Hey! Go Rebs! " Poms fly in the air. " Hey! Go Rebs! WE ' RE GONNA BEAT THE HELL OUTTA YOU! HOTTY TODDY, GOSH ALMIGHTY, WHO THE HELL ARE WE? HEY! FLIM, FLAM - BIM, BAM - OLE MISS, BY DAMN! " The cheerleaders, dance team and marching band form the three-piece collaboration that is the nucleus of game day spirit in Oxford. The Pride of the South is pivotal to the game day experience through on-field pre-game and halftime performances, as well as playing plent} ' of crowd favorites during timeouts, including Sweet Caroline and Hey Baby. Although traditional tunes like " Dixie " and the fight song are popular staples, the band stays in tune with modern hits as well. The band performs three different halftime shows each year, each featuring music ranging from rock- ' n-roU oldies to the Dave Matthews Band. Though the band rehearses almost every weekday for about two hours, they begin learning the music and marching formations at an annual band camp held before school starts every fall. While the grueling Mississippi heat provides less-than-optimal rehearsal conditions, band members say the effort is more than worth it. • especially considering how many friends are made through the organization. " I knew no one at Ole Miss, " freshman Lauren Casady said. " The band takes up most of my time, so those are the people who I see all the time. From August to October, you sort of become a family. You have to get to know them. " Smiles on their taces, pom-poms front and center, stunt partners standing by, Ole Miss cheerleaders prepare to rally Ole Miss fans to cheer their team to victory. The team practices throughout the year, cheering in various sporting events such as football and basketball. Freshman Morgan Davis became interested in joining the squad after attending one of the stunt clinics on campus and describes her teammates as a big family. " The guys on the squad goof around a lot, " she said. Tryouts are highly competitive and those hoping to make the squad have to be willing to bend over backwards, literally. Tumbling and stunts are used often to keep the crowd ' s attention and spark support. The team also attends a national collegiate cheerleading competition. Throughout the year the squad prepares for this event by undergoing a strength training regiment, as well as learning choreographed routines. Many cheerleaders and mmblers, can be seen icing their ankles and backs. Sprained wrists are not unheard of either. Although the cheerleaders are considered athletes, the majority of their funding comes from fiindraising efforts, such as the stunt clinics they hold on campus. The cheerleaders are also available for events ranging from children ' s birthday parties to greeting alumni on game dav at the alumni house. But the game day experience remains incomplete without the Rebelettes performing with die marching band and dancing on the sidelines alongside the cheerleaders. The team rehearses with the marching band, where they develop routines to coordinate uith each song in the halftime show. The second piece within -465- each show is n ically reserved for the Rebelettes to perform a special routine while the band plays in place on the field. They are also actively involved with entertaining crowds at other spordng events. The team attends all home and away games as well as all conference bowl dtles. After football season, the girls perform at basketball games, women ' s sporting events and charit ' events. Fundraising efforts are constant, as they don ' t receive any outside funding. " The girls raise most of the money themselves, " spokesperson Amanda Hopper said. Other funds come from donations. The team hosts clinics and sells autographed posters to buy uniforms and compete nationally. Clinics not only benefit the team financially but also generate interest in the program. In addition to their performance skills, - 64- it is important that the women are well- rounded- Off the sidelines the Rebelettes are active in community service. Many of the team members visit local Lafayette County elementary schools where they read aloud to children. Others serve as mentors in programs Hke Leap Frog. The team also sponsors a philanthropy that is involved with raising money for muscular dystrophy and the Ronald McDonald House. Tough practices and painful injuries are not just restricted to the footbaU players on the gridiron. The band, Rebelettes and cheerleaders make sacrifices daily to contribute to game day spirit. Whether it ' s playing Jaws as the defense takes the field, cheerleaders tumbling in the end zone after a touchdown or the Rebelettes rallying the crowd with their kick Line, Ole Miss Spirit will remain a game day fixture for years to come. photos ALEX EDWARDS, AUSTIN MCAFEE, NICKTOCE HIS IS .E PLAYS ..• ' - -N. J- rULL NAME Joel Jerrell Kight AJOR Broadcast Journalism FAVORITE CEREAL Cinnamon Toast Crunch tAVORITE SONG " Atlins " by Outkast AVORITE CARTOON CHARACTER Fred Flintstone blGGEST PET PEEVE Feet, they must be done and neat. FAVORITE CITY Atlanta FAVORITE MOVIE Friday FAVORITE TV SHOW Sportscenter FAVORITE BOOK Tears of the Tiger MY PERFECT DAY Wake up, pray, play football, chill with family, and end the day by going on a date Rolling stones or the BEATLES The Beatles fcOLLECTOR OF DVDs CELEBRITY CRUSH Garbrielle Union HOBBY Watching movies with friends PNIGHT OWL OR EARLY BIRD Night Owl HOW I EAT MY EGGS Scrambled with cheese TATTOOS OR PIERCINGS 2 piercings |f I COULD BE ANY FICTIONAL CHARACTER I WOULD E Superman l-AST AMAZING MEAL Fried chicken, dressing, macaroni and cheese, and collard greens IF I COULD BE ANY ANIMAL I WOULD BE A T-Rex COLONEL REB OR REBEL BLACK BEAR Rebel Black Bear Y FAVORITE THINGS ABOUT OLE MISS Knowing jverybody CRAZIEST DREAM I EVER HAD I was running and all a ;udden fell of a cliff and never stopped falling. NEAT FREAK OR SLOB In between both bREAM JOB Playing in the NFL I LOOK FOR THIS IN THE OPPOSITE SEX Great personality Life ambition Becoming the best Christian man that I ,, .OST PEOPLE DON ' T KNOW THIS I am a very big talker. hoto ALEX EDWARDS ANATOMY OF AN OLE MISS FAN We scoured the entire campus seeking someone wfio embodied t ie elements of a die-hard, red-and-blue-bleeding, tried and true fan of Ul athletics. We eventually gave up and used this guy instead. CRAZY HAIR You don ' t have time for haircuts, Ole Miss Student Fan. You ' re too consumed by Rebel spirit to worry about silly things like " style " and " looking like your mother did in the ' SOs. " Good for you. ml WW SUNGLASSES - Though you ' re probably blinded by just how cool you are. we know this is the quintessential accessory for any fan who doesn ' t want to get caught checking out sorority girls. Plus, you can hide that glazed, hungover stare from your parents. BEVERAGE OF CHOICE Oh, Student Fan. Don ' t be shy. While we don ' t exactly know what you ' re sippin ' on in that Solo cup, chances are you ' re going to let us know when it ' s empty. Over and over again POM-POM Without this, what on earth would you shove in your pants to distinguish yourself from the| snazzily dressed fans of the opposing team? CHOICE ATTIRE From the oversized loafers you borrowed from your dad to the ill-fitting jacket you stole from your roommate, you are a fashion icon. Student Fan. Who needs to iron when your clothes dryer has a " touch-up " feature ' ? Not you, that ' s for sure. -tee- ASSOCIATED STUDENT BODY EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE VIRGINIA BURKE President MARY ALEX STREET Secretary JOHN KAISER Chief of Staff CORTEZ MOSS Academic Affairs CHRIS COX Diversity Affairs RICHARD WALTERS JADE AMERSON TO RAN DEAN Student Services STEPHANIE JABALEY CORY WASHINGTON BROCK HURSTON Student Involvement JESSIE AUSTIN Student Involvement SARAH ROGERS Community Service RACHEL WILLIS Director of Communication KORI-ANN PORTER External Affairs LAUREN CHILDERS First-Year Experience JOEY RATCLIFF EMELIA WILSON Executive Liasion MARTIN FISHER Athletic Affairs BETHANY STANFILL Executive Assistant TREY NORDAN Executive Assistant CHRISTIN GATES Executive Assistant ASSOCIATED STUDENT BODY SSOCIATED STUDENT BODY SENATORS -HR- THE 2010 DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD RECIPIENTS photo by Pablo Corona 2010-2011 WOBBLE DAVIDSON M-CLUB SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS with Sarah Davidson photo by Pablo Corona 2010-2011 HERBERT E. DEWEES JR. ALUMNI ASSOCIATION LINEAL DESCENDANT SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS photo by Pablo Corona The Ole Miss Alumni Association was organized and continues for the purpose of promoting loyalty, affection and understanding between the university and former students. The Department of Alumni Affairs is responsible for arranging Homecoming activities, organizing reunions, sponsoring the Alumni Hall of Fame, publishing the Ole Miss Alumni Review magazine, operating The Inn at Ole Miss hotel, coordinating activities for former athletes through the M-Club Alumni Chapter, coordinating meetings of the local alumni clubs and many more activities. For more information about joining or the activities of the Alumni Association, please call 662-915- 7375 or visit them online at r ALUM ASSOCIATION 2010-2011 OLE MISS ALUMNI ASSOCIATION OFFICERS LEFT TO RIGHT Tim Walsh, T. Michael Glenn, Larry Bryan, Bill May, Richard Noble and Sam Lane photo by Jim Urbanek ALUMNI STAFF Timothy L. Walsh, Executive Director Sheila Dossett, Senior Associate Director Clay Cavett, Associate Director Joseph Bambaugh, System Analyst III Emily Briggs, Administrative Secretary Gaye Bukur, General Manager, Inn at Ole Miss Martha Dollarhide, Systems Programmer II Julian G liner. Assistant Director Sarah Kathryn Hickman, Assistant Director for Marketing Port Kaigler, Alumni Assistant and Club Coordinator Annette Kelly, Accountant Teresa Littlefield, Programs Assistant Thelma Mays, Senior Secretary Maggie Miller, Special Events Assistant Daniel Morrow, Web Developer Andrew Nail, Records Assistant Suzy Norwood, Records Assistant Pam Shelton, Records Supervisor Tom Speed, Publications Editor Advertising Director Scott Thompson, Assistant Director Jim Urbanek, Assistant Director for Communications Lynda Walker, Staff Assistant Rusty Woods, Assistant Director for Information Services TTS 1 Die STUDENT ALUMNI COUNCIL CLAY WAYCASTER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS Neal Ann Parker (left) and Sarah Rae Wilburn (right) with Jill Way caster West. photo by Pablo Corona BEN WILLIAMS MINORITY SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT Chris Bush photo by Pablo Corona GROVE SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT Rhett Dixon photo by Pablo Corona ■4?i MEMBERS Tori Aaron Laurie Alexander Poinesiia Barnes Peyton Beard Baker Boler Kimaya Bootii Paris Buchanan Aubry Carmody Nicholas Carr Casey Chinn Carley Cook Robert Corban Tate Davis Katie Dewitt Bill Dickerson Levi Dunagan Nathan Dye Martin Fisher Brady Fortenberry Kellee Fuller Josh Gregory Simms Hague wood Omar Hamid Caleb Herrod Josh H in ton Jessica James Blake Johnson Sid Johnson Tyler McBeth Maggie McFerrin Mason Money Meagan Monroe Emily Moore Margaret Ann Morgan Ty New Neal Ann Parker Jasmine Phillips Mary Katherine Sharman Bethany Stanfill Adam Stewart Douglas Strahan Ellen Thomas Taylor West CARDINAL CLUB purpose of providing entertainment to visiting athletic teams. The Club supervised the building of annual homecoming bonfires, acted as a guide to numerous student and faculty conventions held on the campus, sponsored the annual Outstanding Freshman Award, and helped instill Ole Miss students with spirit and love of the Ole Miss tradition. The Cardinal Club was re-chartered in 2009 with the purpose to create the best game day atmosphere, positively support Ole Miss athletics, and organize Pep Rallies, Rebel Road trips, and pre-game events. The organization ' s mission is to increase school spirit, heighten awareness for all Ole Miss sports, and boost energy and excitement for Ole Miss athletics. The Club members were famously known from 1927-1969 for wearing a white sweater with a blue M and a Red Cardinal in the background. The members kept this history and tradition with using the old logo and added the Ole Miss script. -4« . .. ( fker lite jlaiio jy. 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Caldwell Stierwaltt. Rachel Strait Alycia Thomas Lindsay Thomas Joshua Tolley Sarah Vancil Anna Ward Elizabeth Wofforo, Delaney Wren )m )mi I ta )obb m lai, ' loyd wbi m m ■ritsci ■u pei m kiy, (argri i Imio kks, III. Si Wg£ tag, lood, tnsi Phi Delta Chi Amanda Green Amber N. Smith Anna Claire Flake Anne-Marie Sharpe Chephra McKee Elizabeth Rodgers Eugene Lukienko Jonathan Shih Kaley Hull Karen Wilson Kayla Peeler Kevin Chi eh Melissa Newman Michael Noggle Miranda Jordan Rachel Roberts Stephen Speights Tierra Gaillard Zack Brent Grade Sills Justin Mathis B rend en Jackson Sarah Phillips Dylan Lindsay Adrian Turner Andrew Smelser Rachel Lowe Stephanie Burrow Tia Collier Farjad Khan Ryan Powell Lauren Martino Jdse t ' iisFi hk fti ' ffie Wind ¥aH tefin mm inaf i SCHOOL OF PHARMACY ord ,PhA-ASP Mers, Lindsey Jexander, Jessica Jexander, Mary Morgan ' audoin, Angelle ' rady, Lauren ' ■utier, Holly Gannon, Elizabeth ' arbrey, Kristin Carpenter, Courtney ' arpenter, Danielle ' hieh, Kevin ' orbin, Lindsey ' umnnings, Justin )ang, Ngoc )avis, Amber lemarco, Bryan ixon, Laurin bobbins. Anna ' aves, Amber ' bai, Grayce ' loyd, Justin ' onbah, Hope razier, Candace ' reeman, Lauren ritschle, Drue ' ulper, Jody lannaway, Ann Clark lurry, Autumn largroder, April lerrington, Kelli licks, Ashley nil, Sarah lodge, Andrea long, Courtney lood, Anna ' ohnson, Amanda sappa Epsilony indsey Akers essica Alexander Randall Holly Butler ' ristin Carbrey indsey Corbin Jgoe(Nina) Dang mber Davis (elli Dulaney mber Eaves auren Steward Freeman ' )rue Fritschle leasha Fulgham irittany Gross Vhitney Gross Jikkina Hankins (ay la Hawkins " Christine Hayden (elli Herrington " Courtney Hong nna Hood Johnson, Jennifer Jumper, Kara Kellum, Tyler Kirkikis, Mark Koon, Kristin Langley, Katie Lirette, Stephen Luther, Laura Lyons, Callie Ma this, Stephanie McDonald, Chad McGuire, Michael McLaurin, Emily Milewski, Mary Mizner, Karissa Moffet, Drew Noggle, Michael Parker, Robin Pavlov, Rachal Peacock, Courtney Phillips, Amber Pierce, Josh Ray, Heather Ray, Zirk Ren fore, Erika Roberts, Rachel Shrock, Laura Smith, Matthew Summers, Jessica Swindle, Cody Taylor, Bryan Thomas, Natalie Turner, Adrian Wardlaw, Hart Webb, Thomas Whitaker, Taylor Whitt, Leah Haley Huey Blair Hunt Jennie Johnson Amanda Johnson Mallory de Johnson Carrie Landers Julie Lawson Lauren Lyies Sarah Callie Lyons Johnna McDougal Emily McLaurin Kate Mislan Ashley Nettles Rachal Pavlov Natalie Poole Kristin Saxon Laura Shrock Lauren Stanford Lauren Sullivan Jessica Summers Sarah Terry Natalie Thomas Cynthia Tran Quyen Ngoc Tran Hart Wardlaw Jessica White Leah Whitt S. Ashley Willard Monica Woods Sarah Kathryn Cook Lauren Brady Bridget Breunig Emily Buckley Caroline Cheatham Chrysanthia Claiborne Crystal Clinton Hang Duong Candace Frazier Helen Gwin Jazmine Hall April Hargroder Ashley Hicks Lee Jones Kara Jumper Andi Katherine Kersn Jordan Lee (Yun Lee) Carmen Lewis Stephanie Mathis Kristin Miller Ann Elizabeth Miller Ashlee Parker Sejal Patel Courtney Peacock Deslrea Queen Erika Ren f roe Katie Shackelford Kara Sturm Claire Walley Natalie Wiles Lacey Williams Brandy Williams Elizabeth Woody ■ 77- SIGMA ALPHA IOTA SIGMA ALPHA IOTA EXECUTIVE BOARD BACK ROW BRITTANY LAMBERT President ANTON I A BIRD Sergeant of Arms CARLEY COOK Recording Secretary AMY RIVES Treasurer MARY RODGERS BEAL Corresponding Secretary FRONT ROW LIBERA GARRETT Editor MADALYN POOLE Vice President of Membership NIKKI REINEMANN Vice President of Ritual ■+?9- STUDEN ' PROGRAMMING BOARD The Student Programming Board plans and promotes over 125 activities each year to enhance student life on campus. The SPB is an elite and diverse group of students that serves the Ole Miss student body through special events, pageants, musical entertainment, and a movie series. From concerts in the Grove to the Miss University Pageant, SPB members gain real life leader- ship experience in major event production w hile making the most of their Ole Miss experience. STUDENT PROGRAMMING BOARD EXECUTIVE COUNCIL EM ELI A WILSON Director CHASE AERTKER JIMMY RICE Co-Directors of Entertainment HAYES COT H RAN ROBIN WALKER Co-Directors of Pageants DUSTIN GEORGE, KAPULE GRAY, BRITTNEY WILLIAMS WIL YERGER Co-Directors of Special Events ■■ ' 1EMBERS Constance Brown Tori Aaron Precious Adisa Laurie Alexander i ' I TaiApplewhite Tevin Brown Stephanie Burkholder Sierra Cage Kendall Caldwell Jodie Chavez Kara Cravens Alley Daily Shuntese Davis Tate Davis T rev on Day Toran Dean Annsley Dykes Alyssa Early l Stevie Farrar Rickey Floyd Nicholas Franklin Katy Fuqua Kianeshe Wilson Gail Amy Gamble Ginny Gamble Cedric Garron Anna Kate Goodwin Kishan Gopal Anna Hardaway Hope Ha thorn Robeson Heard Hailey Henderson Meagan Hill Brittney Holmes David Horton Latrisha Skye James Frazier Jenkins Katie Kaiser Jordan Kennedy Jordan Kirkham Candice Knighton Jordan Loft us Will Mays Megan McBeth Sydney McCarthy Johnna McDougal Miracle McKennis Casey McManus Cinclair D. Milton Jim Mosier Ignacio Murillo John Newman Christina Nguyen Neeley Norman Ifeoluwa Olayemi Sarah Phillips A very Pierron Stewart Pirani Olivia Purvis Susan Ragsdale Emmalee Rainey John W. Ridge way Jr. Hayley Roberts Amberly Rogers Charlson Smith Sealy Smith Emory Smith Larry D. Smith Jr. Alex Soh Wesley Sparkmon Chelsea Steen Katie Sullivan Nicki Swann Stephanie Teague Marian Tillman Mattie Tomes Cord Tutor Jennifer Varner Elyse Vesser Jasmine Warren Genia Paige Wilson - eh UM DESOTO STUDENT AMBASSADORS As representatives for The University of Mississippi- DeSoto, Student Annbassadors participate in activities on campus and promote student life. Tliey are also involved at recruiting events in the community and open houses throughout the year. MEMBERS FRONT ROW LEFT TO RIGHT Cynthia Bigham, Hannah Dunlap, and Lakesha Griffin-Davis BACK ROW LEFT TO RIGHT Andrew Woods, Ashley Eliison, l-ienson An- derson, and Lucas Dodson. Not Pictured: Bobi Foster UM DESOTO PHI BETA LAMBDA Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) is the newest organization at the UM-DeSoto campus. PBL is a nationally- organized association made up of students pursuing careers in the business and accountancy fields. Its purpose is to bring together the business world and academics in a positive working relationship. MEMBERS FRONT ROW LEFT TO RIGHT Karessa Duran (President), Cassie Piersky (Vice President), Dr Kugeie (Faculty Advisor), Heather Morrison (Treasurer) MIDDLE ROW LEFT TO RIGHT Ronda Maness, Debbie Buchanan, Amy Maness, Greg Steadman, James Henson Anderson BACK ROW LEFT TO RIGHT Andrew Woods, Michael Amaro, Derek VanDunse, Heath Bryant UM DESOTO STUDENTS FOR JUSTICE S Students for Justice (SFJ) is a student organization that includes both paralegal and criminal justice majors at the UM-DeSoto campus. This organization offers support and networking opportunities for students interested in the fields of law enforcement. It also advocates community involvement. MEMBERS FRONT ROW LEFT TO RIGHT Ursula Williams, Likeeva Grainger, Cynthia Bigham BACK ROW LEFT TO RIGHT Claire McKee, Darius Johnson, Adam Barnett, Adreanne Hale UM DESOTO STUDENT SOCIAL WORK ORGANIZATION The Student Social Work Organization (SSWO) is for students interested in the field of social work and community involvement. This year ' s projects have included a great partnership with Diersen Charities, where the students held a clothing drive and a book drive for the organization. They also spend a lot of timii volunteering with the local YMCA. PICTURED FRONT ROW LEFT TO RIGHT Lakesha Griffin, Dianne Lampley, Lauren Nelson. Anice Hines, Charlotte Abram, Amanda Bratcher BACK ROW LEFT TO RIGHT Dr. Watson (Faculty advisor), Tamera L. Jones, Stephanie Thompson, Keshia Pigues, Landon Fisher, Amanda George il I OLE MISS DESOTO y DESOTO ALPHA SIGMA LAMBDA HONOR SOCIETY " he University of Mississippi- DeSoto inducted its newest class into tine Onnicron Delta chapter of Alpha iigma Lambda (ASL) in February 2010. This unique academic honor society aims to recognize the special ichievements of students who accomplish academic excellence while facing competing interests of lome and work. ASL is also dedicated to the advancement of scholarship and recognizes high scholastic ichievement. lEMBERS =RONT ROW LEFT TO RIGHT lustina Williams, Kristi Hall, Nona Foshee, Anna Mabry, Stacy Lyons, Britni MacMillan, Amanda chultz, Stephanie Thaddies, Amanda Medley MIDDLE ROW LEFT TO RIGHT " Michael Gerrard, Bradford Farrow, Vladimir Baraniuk, Shakita Bagwell, Jennifer Alford, Caria Alexander, Stefanie Plunk, Alice Maynard, Kim Shaheen, Adrienne Moore 3ACK ROW LEFT TO RIGHT evin Jones, Michael Fitch, William Massey, Forrest Nicholson, Allison Mauney, Angela Mauney, ' rittany Barnett JM DESOTO MISSISSIPPI ASSOCIATION OF S EDUCATORS rhe UM-DeSoto Students ' Mississippi Association of Educators s comprised of education majors on the Ole Miss campus in iouthaven. This organization offers support and networking opportunities for education majors. Each year they participate n the, " Read Across America, " program to collects books or elementary school classrooms. They also host an annual. Appreciation Reception, " for their clinical instructors and iupport area schools during Teacher Appreciation Week. MEMBERS FRONT ROW LEFT TO RIGHT Dr Michelle Boyd (Advisor), Tera Shelton (President), Katherine Kubler, Allison Steel man 2ND ROW LEFT TO RIGHT Michelle Force, Kay la Knichel, Lori Edge 3RD ROW LEFT TO RIGHT Karia O ' Brien, Kelly Parr, Allison Braddock, Melissa Tippitt, Ashley Franks 4TH ROW LEFT TO RIGHT Jenni Huddleston, Annie Baker April Little, Allison Roberts, Bobi Foster, Jajuanna Greer, Jerrica Stafford, Janet Love, Jennifer Donald, Sara Ayers, Jacquelen Moore 5TH ROW LEFT TO RIGHT Sonya Sullivan, Tammy Hale 6TH ROW LEFT TO RIGHT Geri Herod. Katie Dunlap, Steven Nails 103 UM TUPELO LEGAL STUDIES STUDENT ORGANIZATION The Legal Studies Student Organization brings together students who are majoring in Criminal Justice and Legal Studies in order to serve the community through service projects such as Habitat for Humanity. The group also works to provide professional development for members through by hosting local speaker ' s from different areas of legal professions. MEMBERS Drew Cook (President), Gregory Windam, Crystal Sharpe. Beth Henry (Secretary), Terry Lyons (Advisor), Lisa Tidwell, Brandi Burcli. Ashley Robbins (Vice-President), Brandon Smith (Project Coordinator), Jerrod Hester. Not pictured is Brandon Alexander (Treasurer). UM TUPELO PHI BETA LAMBDA Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) is a nationally-organized association made up of students pursuing careers in the business and accountancy fields. Its purpose is to bring together the business world and academics in a positive working relationship. Along with professional development and community service projects, UM-Tupelo PBL members compete in state and national competitions that allow them to show their proficiency in numerous areas of business and accounting. The March of Dimes non-profit organization is the main philanthropy for the National PBL organization. MEMBERS Kristen Treadaway, Madelyn Adier, Tess Blankenship, Bruce Mapp, Sky Ray, Paige Hamberlin, Albine Bennett, Kelly Thomas, Marcus Shorter (Vice-President), Jackie McKinney, Rodney Jackson, John Branson, Tyler Kidd, Robert Davis, John Gray. Members not pictured are: Matthew Conway (President), Dustin Lindsey Ashley Miller, Kerramesha Montgomery, Jordan Powell, Clara Rock (Secretary Treasurer), April Stroupe, Laressia Thomas, Julie Warlick, Alison White, Rachel UM TUPELO STUDENT S AMBASSADORS As representatives for The University of Mississippi-Tupelo campus, Student Ambassadors participate in activities on campus and recruiting events in the community throughout the year. MEMBERS FRONT ROW LEFT TO RIGHT Krista Davis and Leah Hawkins BACK ROW LEFT TO RIGHT Maeghan Coker, Albine Bennett, April Harrell UM TUPELO TEACHERS OF TOMORROW The UM-DeSoto Students ' Mississippi Association of Educators is comprised of educatioj majors on the Ole Miss campus in Southaven. This organization offers support and networking opportunities for education majors. Each year they participate in the, " Read Across America, " program to collects books for elementary school classrooms. They als host an annual, " Appreciation Reception, " for their clinical instructors and support area schools during Teacher Appreciation Week. MEMBERS Jessie Parrish, Taffie Ray, Maggie Montgomery, Stephanie White, Sarah Roach, Keshia Nunley, Andrea Barber, Magen Owens, Susan M. Savery, Rebecca Harrisj Robyn Shelton, Courtney Wright, Nita Wilgus, Penny Barnes, Melissa Gartman, Holly Hogue, Amber Hopper Carrie Grooms, Matt Rayburn, Margie Luker, Tracye Nance, Maggie Montgomery, Nancy Wammack, Annie Motes, Lindy Brewer, Penny Grubbs. Advisors: Dr Virginia Moore and Crystal Hodges OLE MISS TUPELO I JM TUPELO STUDENT SOCIAL WORK ORGANIZATION S he Student Social Work Organization brings together students iterested in the field of social work and community involvement, ' lembers are actively involved in community service and professional development each semester. They have organized numerous fund-raising )nd charity events to aid and assist the citizens of Northeast Mississippi. -1EMBERS Amy Snyder (President), Leah Graham (Secretary), Ashley Duke, Jacqueline Reynolds, Brandie Samples, Emily Word, Krista Davis, Melissa South, Paige Sanderson, Kristi Lyies, Kenie Hutcheson, Jessica Farley, Kimberly Moore, Jennifer Hurd, Amy Senter, Katy Rutherford, Tamico Smith, Chasity Farrar, Carol Russell, Jazmin Sullivan, Staria Rush, Gina Gassaway, Liz Crawford, Jordan -ugett, Ashley Owen, Bridget Shinault, Diane Lentz, Maeghan Zoker, Krista n Downs, Crystal McDonald, Kay la Frederick, Amanda Gass, Taylor Beard, Courtney Norton, Robert Tomlinson, Sheaneter Johnson, Seneca Shumpert, Lewis Baker Melissa Ragin, Bessie Harley, Lateffa Gilbert, Monye Hill, Sheteka Rowe, Ashley Pepple, Yolanda Davis, Courtni Loftin, Tuquoia Spight, ' ichard Brueckmer. Social Work instructors Pete Campbell, herry Jenkins, and Jill Shaw (also SSWO advisor) are included. UM TUPELO ALPHA SIGMA LAMBDA S Tupelo inducted its newest class into the Alpha Sigma Lambda (ASL) honor society in April 2010. ASL is a unique academic honor society that aims to recognize the special achievements of adults who accomplish academic excellence while facing competing interests of home and work. ASL is also dedicated to the advancement of scholarship and recognizes high scholastic achievement in an adult student ' s career. UM-Tupelo Dean James Pate, center front, is pictured above with several of the new members during initiation. INDUCTEES James " Tony " Barkley. Angelica Elise Barnett, Candace Grace McAnally Brown, Davy Edward Ginn, Christopher Lee Griffith, Angela D. Harris, Amy Powell Hays, Joy Hollingsworth, Jessica Leigh Luther, Misty McCammon, Caitlin McCollum, Josh Moore, Teresa Hinshaw Osbirn, Laura Loftin-Patten, Paula Rickman Pettigrew and John K. Scott II. Gillean, Davy Ginn, Shona Groves, Amy Hays, Helen Holmes. Erica Keltz, Amber Langley, Shirley Lewis, Jessica Luther, DeLane Mabry, Caitlin McCollum, Paula Pettigrew, Amanda Petree, Daria Poutoa, Stephanie Reeves, Kim Shaheen, Jerrion Smith, Lacey Stebbins, Kelly Swindell, Jessica Trotter, and Lori Vaughan UM TUPELO KAPPA DELTA PI Kappa Delta Pi is an international honor society that works to recognize excellence and foster mutual cooperation, support, and professional growth for educational professionals around the world. INDUCTEES Ashley Allen, Ryan Barnes, Amy Boterf, Wendy Boyd, Amy Duncan, Jennifer Erickson, Courtney Finley, Amanda Fleming, Mike Garmon, Shawn Gillean, Davy Ginn, Shona Groves, Amy Hays, Helen Holmes, Erica Keltz. Amber Langley, Shirley Lewis, Jessica Luther, DeLane Mabry, Caitlin McCollum, Paula Pettigrew, Amanda Petree, DarIa Poutoa, Stephanie Reeves. Kim Shaheen, Jerrion Smith, Lacey Stebbins, Kelly Swindell, Jessica Trotter, and Lori Vaughan - 05- i MEMBERS Aaron Nichols Adam Ganucheau Addison Murpfiree Adison Jones Aleques Lanier Alessandro Subauste Alex isom Allen Carroll Allison Van Pelt Amanda Charest Amanda Frazier Amanda Holloway Amanda Knoblock Amanda Patterson Amarette Aube Amber Grady Andrea Hewett Andrew Dunham Andrew Henning Andrew Henry Andrew McNulty Andrew Ross Andrew Smiley Annah Bailey Anquirlyt McDonald Apral Foreman Ariel Rodgers Ashleigh Bristol Ashleigh Elkins Ashley Irvin Ava Hutcherson Ben McLemore Blayde Clark Brandi Sanders Brandon Irvine Brennan Irvine Bridge tt By rum Brittany Anderson Bruce James Brynn Hobbs Caitlan Eidt Caitlin Core Caitlin Reesman Cameron Allen Carley Cook Carmen Taylor Caroline Bennett Gary Robbins Cassie Bowman Cecil P. Walden Charles Jenkins Charles Johnson Charles Rasco Charles Young Charlotte Farris Christopher Henson Christopher Jordan Christopher P. Jones Christopher Presley Christopher Smith Claire Hannibal Clarissa Brumley Cody Logan Colin Cantfil Corianna Newsom Cortez Log gins Craig Floyd Craig S. Andreas Creedianiah Walker Daniel Locke Daniel Waller Danielle C. Gartman David Coleman Dennis Bramlett Derrick Marchant Desmond Yates Dustin Thrasher Dwight Ivy Edward B. Robinson Elizabeth Green Elizabeth Johnson Elizabeth Wilson Ellison Brown, Jr Emilion Hastings Emily Borcicky Emily Hilliard Emily Irvin Emily Thrash Endia Wright Erika Carpenter Erika L. Gaston Erin Poole Evan Richardson Frederick Robinson Gabriel Randolph Gregory Taylor Haley Brooks Hannah Gadd Hannah Michael Hillary Baker Hillary Puckett Hilton Mozee Isaiah Poellnitz James Buchanan James Hynes James Moak James T Wilburn JaMichael Norwood Jasmine Mclntyre Jasmine Walton Jasmyn Alexander Javaris Rodgers Jeffery Peavy Jeffrey Bloodworth Jeffrey Kuntz Jennifer Newcamp Jennitra Anyaso Jeremy Hilton Jeremy Roy Jerry D. Boutwell Jesse Johnson Jessica Haney Jessica Sherrard Jessica Walls Jodi Gilles John Ramage Jon Barnett Jon Hillman Jonathan Nabors Jordan Davis Jordan Lucas Joseph Griffin Orr Joseph Habib Joseph Scott Joshua Dunn Joshua Hall Joshua Jenkins Joshua Triplette Julie Carter Julius Booth Justin Hairston Justin McNatt Justin Wad kins Kaleigh Caldwell Kara Cravens Katherine Moore Kathleen Kendrick Kathryn Armstrong Kayla Wellington Kay la Wright Kelli Harrison Kelsey Gallagher Kendrick Hunt Kenneth Griffith Kevin Diehl Kevin Pruitt Kimbrely Dandridge Krista Jordan Kris ten Peters Kris ten Tate Kyle Hickey Kyle Robbins Lacey Nichols LaShaunda Smith La ' Shaunta Glover Latia Rush Laura Bryant Lauren Be Ik Lauren Casady Leigh Ann Stanford Leslie Sisson Libera Garrett Lindsey Mask Lindsey Pettis Lori B. Ratcliff Lucile Bueter Lucinda Mays Madalyn Poole Madison Pryor Maria Antonia Bird Maria Rodriguez Mark Price Mark Winkler Marty White Mary Margaret Sim- mons Mary Rodgers Beal Mason Tilghman Matthew McNulty Matthew Scott Matthew Smith Maxey Wiggers Meribeth Malloy Micah Johnson Michael Ketchum Michael Williams Michelle Becker Mitchell Hobbs Molly Hunsucker Murphy Turner Natalie Newcamp Nathan Logsdon Nathan Waycaster Nelson Lott Niki Tatum Nikki Reinemann Noel Childress O ' Byron Pams Olivia Stanton Paige Turner Patrick M. Watts Quintez Henry Ralph Williams Randell B. Kirby Rashad Davis Rebecca Braddock Robert Garey Robert Wyatt Ronnie J. Case Rudee Friar Russel Williamson Ryan Sherrer Sara Dedeaux Sarah A. Eidt Sarah Laney Sarah Pearcy Sarah Roberts Savannah Rishel Sean Reynolds Sharonda Hale Shauterica McKenzie Shavanna Taylor Shelby Wilbanks Stephen Savell Sterling B. Jowers Steven Shepherd Sydney Smith Sylvia Stewart Taishiana Lover Tanner Kuntz Taylor Abbey Taylor Gasman Teiandra Campbell Theodore Watson Tiffany Priewe Timothy Goss Timothy Johnson Tommie Ivy Tracy Richmond Trent Bloodworth Trinity Herod Tyler Ferrell Tyler Smiley TyNeshia Lake Victoria Franklin Victoria Shanks Victoria Stanford Vivian Hansen Walker Messer Warren Bristol Wesley Sparkmon Whitney Williams William Bird William Dunphey William Ingraham William R. Embrey William Sullivan Willie Toles rter leC BAND SSSS t " 1 1 ] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 -uu i E i ii WH m Zm EI-S2 r£rS£s£7 J J " TirSfTa ji SfS HM IMBW I M— » — ■ ■■• B naaM Baa H ■■aMBB ■ i « K i MBa • •« s n ■ » — ■ H M«a ai_ 1 f t rhe University of Mississippi Band has been giving outstanding performance :oncert and in support of Ole Miss athletic events since it was organized in 1928. n addition to performing at all home footballs games and many away games, the narching band has attended numerous bowl games including the Sugar Bowl, the jator Bowl, the Liberty Bowl, the Independence Bowl, the Peach Bowl, the Cotton 3owl. In addition to the Marching Band there several " Pep bands " formed out of ' The Pride of the South " . These Pep bands perform for numerous functions such Js pep rallies before each home game. Another extension of the Ole Miss Band s the Ole Miss Basketball band. The basketball band supports both the Rebel and Lady Rebel Basketball teams at all home games after football season, as well 53 traveling to the SEC and NCAA tournaments annually. The Ole Miss b and is :omprised of students from diverse courses of study such as Pre-Med, Criminal Justice, Engineering, Political Science, Journalism and countless others. 67- CROFT SENATE TOP ROW LEFT TO RIGHT Landin Smith, Kathy Trabue, Matthew Archer, Marie Wicl s, Patrick Fields, Emilie Dayan BOTTOM ROW LEFT TO RIGHT Shantala Weiss, Martina Cote I o, Lexi Thoman, Sarah -Fey Rumbarger, Porter Wells, Meghan Litten, Kendra Wright The Croft Institute, established in 1997 by the Joseph C. Bancroft Charitable and Educational Fund, seeks to provide students the opportunity to receive a broad, well-rounded education to equip them with the tools necessary to compete in the global job market. The Croft Student senate acts as a direct connectioi between the students and the administration to ensure quality academic development and pursue students ' social and educational interests relating to the international community. MU ALPHA MEMBERS Chris Clark Llam Clements Andrew Dunham Daniel Hodges J.R. Johnson Daniel Locke Nathan Logsdon Matt McNulty Griffin Orr O.B. Pams Chaz Rasco Stephen Savell Drew Smiley Chris Smith Patrick Smith Jordan TIppitt Shane Turner Warren Bristol Kind rick Hunt Cameron Allen Rashad Davis T.J. Smiley Connor Williams Daniel Ashmore Robby Wyatt - 69- AMBASSADORS MEMBERS Hamid, Omar Safaya, Eshan Short, Camille Jurgensen, Cassie Henderson, Emily Lang ford, Mary Allen Grissett, Brittany Taylor-Burns, Morgan Jarabica, Molly Upchurch, Megan Huhlein, Paige Watson, Erika Crenshaw, Cameron Duarte, Elizabeth Nassick, Derek Dixon, Laurin VanderHaar, Adam Campo, Gaby Zegel, Joseph Brando, Tara Gamble, Amy Jones, Ryan Lampkin, Alexa Purvis, Rocky Hurston, Brock Brock, Elizabeth Woods, Charles Anderson, La toy a Britten, Ashley Yerger, Wil Donahue, Samantha Wright, Lauren Buckheister, Adam Simpkins, Mary Lindsey Howell, Hillary Stanford, Adam Morris, Sarah Williams, Diarria Hankins, Nikkina Boydstun, Caroline McFeeters, Melissa Waltman, Jess Gregory, Josh Jackson, Troy Wallace, Justin Stafford, Casey Jackson, Brenden Garrison, Madison Diffy, Kristin Shelton, James Woods, Sttanis Nicholson, Hunter Hurston, Ben Holder, Jennifer Kenwright, Kate Jones, Matthew McKenzie, Shelby James, Jessica Dobbs, Ben Davis, Maidee-Parker Davis, Ashleigh Ward, Amber McBeth, Tyler Lang, Lucy Smith, Kati Morgan, Margaret Ann Dunagan, Levi McKnight, Daniel Newman, John Bryant, Cassie Gamble, Ginny Amerson, Jade iriey ORIENTATION LEADERS MEMBERS Aj Barrios Morgan Taylor-Burns Gretchen Mueller Justin Wallace Tyler McBeth Omar Hamid Annie Mcclellan Lauren Lyies Bethany Stan fill Abby Olivier John Newman Jake Chandler Morgan Burnett Brianna Adkins Cortez Moss John Kaiser Margaret Ann Murphy William Turner Morgan Lindsey B Carley Joette Cook Marianna Breland Orientation leaders are an essential part to the Office of Enrollment Services at Ole Miss. Every year a select group of energetic students are chosen for this group. Their job is to help incoming freshmen and transfer students during summer academic advising, campus tours, meeting new peers and helping them adjust to Ole Miss college life. -f9 SIGMA PHI LAMBDA ACTIVES AH Daniel Amanda Victory Betli Tfiomas Brett Barnes Buki Alabi Candice Knigiiton Carly Oramous Catherine McCoy Chasidy Settle Elizabeth Page Erica Nash Hayley Chappell Heather Dodson Heather Nations Heather Oldham Jennifer Hanson Jessica Lee Kara Parker Katie Hughes Keely Stankey Kelsey Gallagher Krista Jordan Maegan Anderson Maria Brummett Marielle Dirkx Melissa McFeeters Morgan Jamerson Ravon Smith Shelby Brinkley Stormie McClelland Susan Price PLEDGES Alex Paxson AH Ballard Amanda Spencer Angelica Spence Ashley Robinson Carlyn Anderson Chelsea Brock Daria Schwartz Eleanor Shadie Erica Wong Erin Cox Georgia Hrissikos Hannah Conaway Hillary Puckett Jennie Fan Jessica Foshee Jessica Nanney Jill Butler Jody Vancil Kathryn Christian Katie Davis Kayla Tidwell Kelly Osterhouse Kiersten Seward Kimberly Robinson Kristen Laprade Laiken Russell Laura Carter Layken Farrar Lizzie Kimber Raven Johnson Regina Peterson Robin Helton Stacy Wong Teri Barnett Tracey Sisco GOSPEL CHOIR Courtney Eiland Quenton Falkner Javanta Farmer Shawntae Finley Breonna Ford Keonna Ford Joyneka Gandy Norkeyah Gillespie Vanessa Gillon Amber Goode Kenisha Gordon Tyler Goree Locakeya Griffin Quintilla Griffin Cfielsea Guyton Nikia Harvey Tarra Head Krystal Henson Hannah House Beyonca Houston Gloria Howell Courtnee Hudson Matthew Hudson Amanda Hunter Danielle Ivy Darius Ivy Dwight Ivy Meghan Jackson Amber Jenkins Camisha Johnson Derrick Johnson Justin Johnson Odie Johnson Devyn Jones Katrina Jones Teresa Jones Candice Knight Quadray Kohlhiem Ty ' Neshia Lake Kecia Lee Brandon Lemon Edna Luckett Ebony Mays Sherika Mays Latoya McJunkins Cassiana Miller Jessica Miller Nori Moore Cree Morgan Cortez Moss Jaynita Myles Corianna Newsom Leah Nodar Khalana OIlie Antris Perkins Ashley Pratt Olivia Purvis Ga brie lie Rattliffe Victoria Ray Holly Reeves Jimmy Rice Ladeidra Richards Java ri us Rogers Terrance Ruffin Jeremy Scruggs Jarrod Simmons Kelvonna Stanfield Dexavier Sturdevant Alycia Taylor Carl Taylor Rekio Thigpen Darryl Thomas Victoria Thorton Kayla Tidwell Porch a Todd Nesharianna Toney Jessica Triplett Jannea Vance Stephanie V ales Corshelia Walker Deonna Walton Nathan Ward Alyssa Watson Chasity Watson Shaniqua Wesley Landria West Connor Williams Jamila Williams Valencia Williams C. Winters Lorraine York -495 i COLUMNS SOCIETY The Columns Society is an institution dedicated to serving the University of Mississippi as a body of official hosts and hostesses. Through a comnnitment to the principles of humble service, leadership, and integrity, the men and women of The Columns Society are to constantly serve their constituents in a hospitable capacity with a respectful, composed, and positive demeanor so as to promote the university in all of its functions. AFRICAN CARIBBEAN ASSOCIATION IS an organization for African Caribbean faculty, alumni, students, and friends I of the University of Mississippi. The purpose of ACA is to address issues affecting African and Caribbean students and to facilitate cultural diversity, av areness and social interaction at the University of Mississippi. ALPHA PHI OMEGA MEMBERS Kay la Adams Cantrell Anderson LeFlore Barbour Emily Bennett Jasmine Brown Robin Brown Taylor Carnes Jessica Cat ledge Simona Conley Ja-Enee Cooper Christopher Cox Paris Crawford Aysha Curtis Anthony Daniels Jonathan Dean Jessica Drake Adrienne Dunbar EJ Edney Lacee George Tiffany Glover Amber Goode I ' emari Grace Alyson Green Khrystopher Green Quint ilia Griffin Krystal Henson David Herzog Ruddle Hobson Kendrick Hunt Laquandra Johnson Steven Judson Brian Knop Kecia Lee Amanda Lowe Nickolaus Luckett Jessica Metcalf Addison Mickens Jontarius Mosby Courtney Mosely James Hosier III Maggie Murphy Jinxing Nan Rosie Nelson Tedd y Okoh Jeffery Peavy Ashley Pratt Jimmy Rice Tiffani Scott Amber Scullion April Steen Dexavier Sturdevant Reneshia Sykes Ronnie Thomas Jr. Nesharianna Toney Chigozie Udemgba Nathan Ward Connor Williams Victoria Williams BUSINESS CEO FRONT ROW FROM LEFT TO RIGHT Cameron Crenshaw, Brittany Mc- Gowan, Jasmine Phillips, Brooke Gallagher BACK ROW FROM LEFT TO RIGHT Barrett Lingle, Patrick Steelman, Tia Trotter, Danny Davis, George Bordelon LAMBDA SIGMA MEMBERS Dustin Autry Ashley Ball Tara Brando Morgan Lindsey Burnett Kegan Coleman Robert Corban Brad Dillon Ryan Ezelle Ramsey Frey Ginny Gamble Amanda Hall Molly Harris Samantha Helton Ben Hurston Brock Hurston Emma Holman Julie Holtzman Mary Margaret Johnson Gurkirat Kaur Mary Katherine Kerce Samuel McKay Shelby McKenzie Margaret Ann Morgan John Newman Hunter Nicholson Douglas Odom Grant Parian Courtney Pearson Sarah Robinson Alec Tanner Jake Taylor Charles Woods Emily Wicks Ma I lory Watson MAGE The acronym of IMAGE stands for Increasing Minority Access to Graduate Education. The IMAGE program at the University of Mississippi prepares students in science, engineering, and mathematics (SEM) to successfully enter gradu- ate school after their undergraduate studies. IMAGE incorporates many programs designed to assist and support students throughout their undergraduate education. The programs nur- ture holistic development of IMAGE students and substantially increase the likelihood of their pursuing a graduate research degree. OMEGA PHI ALPHA Omega Phi Alpha is a national service sorority based on the principles of friendship leadership and service. Omega Phi Alpha was founded on June 15, 1967 in Bowling Green, Ohio, The Alpha Beta chapter, was founded on January 25, 2003. The sisterhood promotes service in areas of university-community, community- at-large, the members of the sorority, and the nations of the world. Omega Phi Alpha ' s motto s " Today ' s friend, tomorrow ' s leaders, forever in service. " Some of their service projects include: Fall Fest with the Boys and Girls Club, Girl Scouts Badge Day with the local troops, making and distributing cards at the local nursing homes. Breast Cancer Awareness bags and Relay for Life. 1 - 99- ODK Society Inc, The National Leadership Honor Society for college students recognizes and encourages superior scholarship, leadership and exemplary character. Membership in ODK, which is a mark of highest distinction and honor, recognizes achievement in scholarship; athletics; campus or community service; social and religious activities; and campus government; journalism; speech and the mass media; and the creative and performin g arts. MEMBERS Jennifer Taylor- Faculty Advisor Jennifer Urban - President Adam Horlock - Vice President Brenden Jackson- Chief Financial Officer Brittany McGowan - Fundraising Chairman Kirby Lee- Secretary Jon Stephens- Press Secretary Jacqueline Walker - Chairman of Recruiting Jake Taylor - Events Coordinator Chase Aertker - Executive Advi- sor David Herzog Diana Lazarus Taylor Hays Lauren Mays Don Michael Lazarus Tori White Chrissi Keel Matthew Brown OMICRON DELTA KAPPA Shelby Schaufele Stevie Farrar Karlyn Hudson Sarah Ponze Leflore Barbour Brittany Shurden Chelsea Lee Molly Sanders Claire Brown Katherine Terry Elizabeth Sargent Clay Russell Hannah Ellis Kasey Kirchner Wilson Yerger Neal Ann Parker Shelby Schaufele STUDENT ALUMNI COUNCIL The student alumni council ' s mission is to bridge the gap between students and alumni to promote the positive image of the University of Mississippi and the Ole Miss Alumni Association. The Student Alumni Council strives to inform students about the Ole Miss Alumni Association through their activities and programs. The SAC also makes students aware of their potential role as alumni and helps students build the foundation for their future. -499- OLE MISS WOMEN ' S COUNCIL MORTAR BOARD Mortar Board Inc., is an national honor society that recognizes college seniors fronn distinguished ability and achievement in scholarship, leadership, and service. Mortar Board began in 1918, and since then over 200,000 college seniors have been initiated. Today, it is a national network that includes over 200 chapters, 50 alumni chapters, and 25 sections. BLACK STUDENT UNION BSU began as a political organiza- tion mainly interested in the rights of black students. BSU is so much as a lobbying organization, but more of a social organization with the same goal. The welfare of African Ameri- can students. BSU has events such as poetry slams, summits (to help students of different backgrounds understand each other) and trips to help students get a better visualiza- tion of slavery and civil rights. BSU is an organization that helps students with whatever they need. If students feel that are racial issues they need to be addressed on our campus, they help solve those problems. Any full time student can be a voting member of the Black Student Union. I Gh STUDEN " MEDIA CENTER " To keep up with a world in whicin news is now available instantaneously, the S. Gale Denley Media Center is employing many new technological means as wells as hundreds of dedicated students who tirelessly work to keep the Ole Miss campus abreast of current events. " TOP THE DAIL Y MISSISSIPPIAN STAFF ABOVE REBEL RADIO STAFF FAR LEFT ADVERTISING STAFF MIDDLE LEFT NEWS WATCH STAFF IMMEDIATE LEFT THE OLE MISS STAFF -203- y name is Kierra Washington and I am a finer woman of Zeta Phi Beta Soror- ity Incorporated. I joined Zeta for various reasons, but the most important reason started while I was in high school. When I was in high school, I considered myself an average girl. I had low self esteem I wasn ' t outgoing I just thought very litde of myself When I became an Archonette, the litde sisters to Zetas, my whole outlook about myself changed. Being mentored by Zetas had a great influence on me. That is what made my decision so evident to become a part of this organizadon. I wanted to help a young girl or woman such as myself who didn ' t believe in the things that she could accomplish. The sort of things my organi- zadon is involved in include highway cleanup, kids mentoring program, fund raisers for March of Babies, and we do a Kids Day every year. We also donate baskets that contain various food items for less formnate families on Thanksgiving and Christmas. We love to visit the nearby retirement home Azalea Gardens to give them cards that we make ourselves. I can honestiy say that since I joined Zeta that I feel that I am making a difference in m} ' community. When we donated a Thanksgiv- ing basket to a less formnate family, I felt as if we really could change some things and make a difference in a person ' s life. There is so much more to being in a Greek organization than just party- ing. It ' s all about service for your community getting your hands dirty and uplifting those that are around you. My goals for my sorority are to have more young women who can carry on the principles of my found- ers. Since joining Zeta I have gained a whole new family and a wonder- ful group of friends. I have gained a true sisterhood and a bond that can never be replaced. I am and forever will be a finer woman of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Incorporated. . n ■»« k 11 ■ w n , TAU ETA CHAPTER OF ZETA PMI BETA SOROP ' INC. ETA PHI BETA [ -50 hen I ini- dally arrived at Ole Miss, I didn ' t think the Greek system was for me. None of my fam- ily members were Greek, and the traditional fraternity lifestyle wasn ' t something I was interested in. However, during my first two years on campus, a certain group of men caught my attention. These men treated each other as genuine brothers, were involved in great organizations on campus and in the community, and excelled academically. These men were members Alpha Phi Alpha. After doing research to find out more about the organization, I became very interested in joining. Its members had historically possessed all the qualities I strived to have as a man: the abilit) to persevere through any adversity life throws at you, a genuine desire to help one ' s community in any way possible, the courage to stand up for what ' s right even if the obstacles seem insurmountable, and a constant yearning to grow every single day, both academically and morally. Alpha Phi Alpha has excelled in these areas since the day it was founded at Cornell University on December 6th, 1906. Its founders had a vision, a vision that the fraternit} ' has held high and stayed true to year in and year out The fraternity ' s vision statement is this: " The objectives of this Fraternity shall be: to stimulate the ambition of its members; to prepare them for the greatest usefulness in the causes of humanity, freedom, and dignity of the individual; to encourage the highest and noblest form of manhood; and to aid down-trodden humanit) in its efforts to achieve higher social, economic and intellectual stams. " With members such as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Fredrick Douglas, Thurgood Marshall, Eddie Robinson, and WE.B. Dubois, it was obvi- ous this fraternity took that vision statement very seriously. After taking all these facts into consideration, the choice was simple; I wanted to be an Alpha man. Since joining the organization in the Fall of 2010, 1 have been actively involved in numerous community service projects both on and off campus. We actively help with Ole Miss ' Green initiative by participating in Grove clean up after every home game as well as Highway Clean up. We regularly volunteer with tutorinJ at the local Second Baptist Church and the Boys and Girls Club. Remembering the importance of giving back to the elderly, we also go to the Azalea Gardens retirement home every month. Alpha Phi Alpha is also a part of numerous national programs such as Go-to-High School, Go-to-College, A Voteless People is a Hopeless people. Big Brother Big Sister, Boy Scouts of America, and College Life to Cor- porate Life Initiative just to name a few. However, my favorite part of being an Alpha has been the incredible brotherly bond I share with my fellow fraternity brothers. Knowing that no matter what happens, I ' U always have a group of dependable, intelligent men that I can caU, " Brother " and mean it in most sincere way possible. Choosing to become an Alpha has been om of the best decisions I have ever made, and I have no doubt that it has helped instill in me the qualities I aspire to have as a man. BROOKS TURNER, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. ALPHA PHI ALPHA I here are many great fraternities at Ole Miss. Each one for the most part is very proud of their history and what they are today Sigma Nu is no different. Going through Rush as a freshman is a challeng- ing experience. You are being pulled from so many different directions by fraternities who all have wonderful qualities. It is an important decision and one that will influence your college experience gready One of the reasons that I chose Sigma Nu was because to a man they were proud of being a Sigma Nu. They weren ' t obnoxious or over the top about it, you could just teU that they were happy where they were. Another reason was that they were very involved in all aspects of campus life and it was not considered not cool to try to make a name for yourself at Ole Miss. My experience here has been amazing and my goal for this fraternity is to keep its values and keep standing for the things that it always has. Hopefully in the future when I come back to visit Sigma Nu will still be a respected fraternity doing great things at Ole Miss. SIGMA NU i¥h t the 50th National Convention, my National President said " We are a move- ment, not a monu- ment. " This quotes sums up the reason why I joined Delta Sigma Theta: it is a sisterhood of college educated women in an organization that " change all angles " of the community by giving back through devoted service. My sorority was founded by twent} ' -two dynamic, young, educated college women who had a vision to start an organization on scholarship, sisterhood, and service. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. functions on national, regional, and local levels which focus on our Five Point Programmatic Thrust. This chapter. Lambda Sigma, implements various programs and community service projects on and off campus. We have implemented programs such as Girl Talks, Annual Spaghetti Dinner with the Thetas, Mr. Lambda Sigma Pageant, Health Awareness Week, Delta Weeks, and etc. Off campus, this chapter holds its annual Thanksgiving Dinner, volun- teers at Graceland Care Center, attends Boys and Girls Club where we have Ladies in 3D, a mentoring program for young teens, RACEWAY, and etc. One of my greatest memories was attending my first National Conven- tion in New Orleans over the summer. I was afforded the oppormnit} ' to see how Delta operated on a national level. I was a voting delegate at the convention so I got the chance to part take in the business side of Delta too. Other great memories are Black Alumni Weekend at the Uni- versity, Thanksgiving Dinner, Theta Encore, and our annual Sisterhood Retreats. Since joining this organization, my experiences have been amazing. I am a part of an organization that believes in giving back to society and a wonderful sisterhood of individuals who believe in the same things as I do. My goal for the organization is to continue to fulfill the legacy of the founders and give back to the community. J AMES HI A GRAVES. President, Lambda Sigma Ciiapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. MEMBERS JaMeshia Graves President Rachel Jenkins 1st Vice-President Arial Rogers 2nd Vice-President Ashley Clark Recording Secretary Jasmine Abbey Corresponding Secretary Shateema Randolph Financial Secretary Ashley Isom Treasurer Celesia Blackmon Journalist Tracie Harris Parliamentarian Natascha Donald Custodian Christin Gates Chaplain Jari Minnett Historian Charity Farr Sergeant-at- Arms Martini Pitts ADVISORS Jazmine Walker Advisory Council Ebony Nichols Secondary Advisor Ruth Adam Ball Primary Advisor DELTA SIGMA THETA -24i joined Chi Omega because I respected, looked up to, and had fun with the women active in the organizadon. I knew that I felt most comfortable with Chi Omega ' s ideals, purposes, and atmosphere. At Ole Miss, Chi Omega enjoys participating in and contributing to the Animal Shelter, Leap Frog, ESL (English as a Second Language), the Food Pantry, the philanthropies of our Greek community, our national philanthropy, Make-A- Wish, and our local philanthropy, the Gardner Sim- mons Home for Girls. I ' m proud of our contributions and commitment to help others. Our goals are to continue contributing in every way we can to the com- munity ' and to our campus. Both have given so much to us, and we want to continue responding in kind. I have so many great memories over the past four years, the best of which are living in the house as a senior with my pledge class, initiation, swaps and parties, and the closeness that develops within the sororit} ' during the recruitment process. I have truly enjoyed every minute of my membership experience, and it has been a pleasure to serve my sorority this year. LANE VARNER, President, Chi Omega OMEGA L ?45- INTERFRATERNITY COUNCIL EXECUTIVE BOARD NATHAN DARCE President RILEY ALLEN Vice President of Recruitment MA TTHEW McCLINTOCK Assistant Vice President of Recruitment RICHARD MARTIN DALE Vice President of Judicial TUCKER GORE Vice President of Philanthropy TA YL OR ANDERSON Vice President of Public Relations TYLER ELLIS Secre tary Trea surer COULTER WARD Assistant Dean of Students IPC Advisor RACHEL BURCH FIELD Greek Life Graduate Assisstant MA TTHEW McCarthy IPC Practicum Student NJERFRATERNITY he ETA Chapter of Sigma Chi holds a proud reputation as one of the most elite chapters in the nation. It is also among the largest Sigma Chi chapters with 238 active members after a record setting pledge class of 92 on Bid Day. For many students on campus, the name Sigma Chi may be most strongly associated packed house parties and formals, or perhaps our annual Groundhog Day and Derby Days parties. While these events have provided many great memories over the years, those associated with Sigma Chi know the ETA Chapter is much more than fratty house parties and good times. Sigma Chi is known as a place of unique diversity, countless opportunities, endless friendships, and a dedication to community service. One unique aspect that Sigma Chi brings to the table is its involve- ment not only on-campus, but off-campus as well. This year, Sigma Chi was well-represented on-campus through active involvement in ASB, communit} ' service organizations, and various Christian organizations. Perhaps the largest contribution was the annual Derby Days, as $25,000 was raised towards Heifer International (a global feeding project). Love Packs, Feed the Hunger, and various other charities. Off-campus, Sigma Chi ' s serve the community through volunteering and fuUy fund- ing Manna Feeding Ministry through St. Peter ' s Church and raising over a hundred gift boxes for Operation Christmas Child. The ability of Sigma Chi ' s to serve the community on the reg, grow spiritually and academically on the reg, all while having good times on the reg is what makes this organization so special and reputable around the Ole Miss Campus. Sigma Chi strives to continue serving Ole Miss and Oxford, while providing a venue for growth and betterment for aU actives. We look forward to another great year, Ole Miss. LOGAN RUSH, Class of 2012 SIGMA CH s a freshman going through Recruit- ment, my strongest desire was to find a group of people who could provide a foundation for a positive experience here at the University. From the outside looking in, Phi Mu offered just that and so much more. I saw leaders who strove to make a positive impact on this campus through their involvement in campus organizations. I saw women who were passionate about contributing their time and money to their national philanthropy, Children ' s Miracle Network. I saw women who, as cliche as it might sound, were a sisterhood. Phi Mu ex- ceeded my expectations of what a sorority is, becoming a home where I have friends who love and suppo rt me for whom I am. This has truly been a life changing experience. These are the women who will stand beside me on my wedding day. They will provide the support I need as I continue life ' s journey, one I cannot imagine without them. As I look to the fumre, I would like to see Phi Mu continue bet- tering themselves, the Ole Miss campus and the Oxford communit} ' by maintaining our campus involvement, striving for academic excellence, and " practicing day by day, love, honor, truth, thus keeping true to the meaning, spirit and reality of Phi Mu. PHI MU ■ 21- t is hard to believe that my senior year is already upon me, much less over halfway complete. I was always warned by older class men and friends of how fast these four (give or take some) years would fly by, but I never thought they would go as fast as they seem to have gone. As a freshman, my expectadons of a sorority were minimal. Coming from a close-knit high school class, I didn ' t know if it would be possible to make as good of friends as I had back home. After pledging Kappa Delta, I quickly learned that it was not only possible, but it was also incredibly easy. I have met some of the most diverse girls, who are so talented and blessed in so many different ways. Whether I need — the straight-A girl to help me smdy for a big test, the sports-loving girl to accompany me to the basketball game, the beloved Bible girl to go to church with on Sunday mornings, the cowboy boots girl to go to Eric Church concerts with, the bar-hopping girl to get Li- brary c ards with, or the GAMEDAY-Grove girl who will be by my side at every Ole Miss football game and Grove fesdvit} ' — I have found one of every kind in KD. In addidon to my sorority sisters, I am privileged to call these girls my best friends. The friendships I have made in Kappa Delta do not solely exist when life is easy and fun though, or when everything is going the way I want it to. The tough times in life are the times when friends are most im- portant — the times when my friends in KD provide a shoulder to cry on, an encouraging Bible verse, or maybe even just a listening ear. In addition to the friendships. Kappa Delta has provided me with end- less communit) ' service opportunities such as hands-on activities with the Girl Scouts of America and the Leap Frog organization. Our most recent philanthropic event to take on is the Susie Haskins Bash, which raises money to put into the Susan Haskins Scholarship fund in the Hospitality Management department. This scholarship was created in remembrance of our dearest sorority sister and my pledge sister, Susan Christena Haskins, who passed away in August 2009, in a car accident. Our chapter pulled together during this tragic time of loss and grew stronger. We learned to never take anyone or anything for granted, because life is too short. We learned the value of life, learned how important it is to love one another at all times, and adopted the mind set i of " Uve, laugh, love! " Kappa Delta helps tremendously by keeping all the members up to date on what campus organizations are available to join as well as what honors, awards, and contests are available to students. I, along with numerous fellow friends in the chapter, am fortunate to have been a part of different organizations such as Student Alumni Council, Student Programming Board, Lambda Sigma Honor Society, and Campus Cru- sade, which I may have missed out on if not for older, wiser friends in KD advising me. Other clubs and awards that many of the girls in our chapter participate in or receive are Associated Student Body, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Gamma Beta Phi, Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society, Reformed University Fellowship, Who ' s Who among American Colleges and Universities, Class Favorites, and Ole Miss Idol. Though it has only been four years that I ' ve spent here, it seems like I have made a lifetime of memories with my friends in KD. Each formal and swap brought on new dates, new pictures, new dresses, and new I memories for each of us. There are no words to describe the laughter and entertainment of each KD Crawfish experience! The yearly seven months of practice that go into the one week of the infamous Ole Miss Greek Rush were often dreaded but so rewarding in the end. Derby Days, Shamrock, Charity Bowl, Double Decker weekend, Woodstock, Hayseed, Old South, and Ivy League are just a few of the spring memo- ries that will last forever! From the past days of Pledge Retreat, Big Sis Lil Sis, and my KD Initiation, to the present days of Wine n ' Cheese, Candlelights, and Pass the Gavel, it has all gone so fast but has been the experience of a lifetime, and one that I never dreamed of! LESLIE HARRISON KAPPA DELTA t goes without saying that Greek life comprises a large percent of the student body at Ole Miss. However, many students might not realize the positive impact that can be made on a person through participation in a fraternity or sorority. Many people only see the social aspect of it, and I would be first to admit that I love getting to wear Greek t-shirts and going date parties and swaps, but there is so much more to being in a sorority or fraternity. I would Uke to share my experience with being a part of the sisterhood of Tri Delta. I grew up with four brothers and I had no idea what life would be like living with sisters. Pledging a sororit) ' has been one of the most amaz- ing experiences of my life and I am proud to be part of an organization that gives so much back to the community. Along with the hundreds of other girls who went through recruitment, 1 was incredibly nervous. We were not sure what to expect or what it really meant to be a member of a sisterhood. 1 will never forget how Tri Delta ' s first night of recruitment touched my heart. The first night consisted of a video containing pictures of the girls, but more impor- tantly it showed the potential new members what they raise money for. Seeing Tri Delta ' s relationship with St. Jude Children ' s Hospital made me excited to see the impact my soon to be sisters have in our com- munity. Tri delta has been part of a program that was planning to raise 10 million dollars over the course of the next ten years. I am pleased to say that my sisters in all different states completed this goal of 10 mil- lion dollars in only four short years. What an amazing goal to accom- plish for children with terminal illnesses. I am proud to know we helped save lives. I ' ll be the first to admit that when I pledged Tri Delta 1 was thrilled, but I was concerned about how 1 was going to remember the names of over 300 girls! I can honestiy say I now know them aU by name and have formed a true relationship with many of them. 1 have been for- tunate to help children from all over, and in the process I got to meet hundreds of girls who love Tri Delta also. CALLIE RUSH DE A DELTA DELTA ecoming a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. has definitely been one of the highlights of my coUege career. I have had so many great experiences at Ole Miss, and joining this organization is at the top of the list. I was introduced to Greek life during my freshman year at Ole Miss. I was impressed by the organizations that made up the National Pan-Hellenic Council because of the leadership they displayed in the African American community through service projects and also being involved in other groups outside of their Greek organizations. I did my research on all the organizations and Alpha Kappa Alpha was the one that caught my eye. The organization was founded upon principles of service, sisterhood, and scholarship as it strived to nurture strong, intelligent, college women who would make a difference in the com- munity. As a smdent who is heavily involved in extracurricular activities on campus, I knew that becoming a member of a sorority was a big commitment to make. But I also knew that I was meant to be a part of Alpha Kappa Alpha, not only because of what the organization could do for me, but what I could bring to it as well. I am a first generation member of a Greek organization, and I have no doubt that I made the right decision when choosing Alpha Kappa Alpha. As a spring 2010 initiate of the Theta Psi chapter on the campus of the University of Mississippi, I have been blessed with so many op- portunities. While serving as chapter president the fall semester of my senior year, I was able to improve my leadership skiDs as well as learn a lot about myself personally. I have been afforded the great opportunity of participating in service in the Oxford-Lafayette communit} ' as well as other areas. Our chapter has worked with many groups including the Boys and Girls Club, the American Heart Association, Oxford Elemen- tary School, the Family Crisis Center, and retirement homes in the Ox- ford area. We have also been fortunate enough to plan our first annual P.R.I.N.C.E.S.S Summit Girl Empowerment Expo, which wiU serve as our signature program for the chapter. This year, members of Theta Psi have been selected for Who ' s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, and are very active in Ole Miss Athletics, the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College, the Columns Society, and other groups on campus. Alpha Kappa Alpha has also afforded me the chance to foster relation- ships with people from aU walks of life, including other members of thi organization across the country. I am most grateful for my sisters who were initiated into the Theta Psi chapter with me in 2010. I admire all of them because, although we have different backgrounds and goals foi our personal lives, we all have something in common. That is, we love Alpha Kappa Alpha and all that she represents. I am privileged to have these women in my life. As I complete my tenure at the University of Mississippi, joining Alphal Kappa Alpha will be an experience that 1 will reflect on later in life as one of the best things 1 ever did while in coUege. My duties as a womal of Alpha Kappa Alpha do not end after graduation. Being a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha is a lifelong commitment, and I am dedicated to upholding the ideal upon which she ftrmly stands: " service to all mankind " . GLORIA HOWELL. President Alpha Kappa Alpha ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA MEMBERS Stephanie Sheriff Sherika Bradford Correspondence Kristin Bridges Secretary Morgan L. Burnett Camille Short Adrienne Cowan Meagan Thompson Brittany Duhon BrittanyTuggle Vice President Ivy Leaf Reporter Aria Gaines Chioma Udemgba Gloria Howell Parliamentarian President Annecsa Walker Raven Hudson Shannis Woods Door Keeper Secretary Jinnifer Jackson Treasurer Endia Mickey Financial Secretary ■ 2?- n bid day 2008, 1 anx- iously waited with my four best friends to find out where we would spend our next four years. Against all odds, each of us opened a different color bid card and ran to our respective new houses. For a moment, I was alone and — needless to say — terrified. As I topped the hill on Rebel Drive, I was greeted (well, swarmed) by enormous smiles and a million ' welcome home ' hugs in a sea of red and white. I immediately knew that I made the right decision choosing AOII, and I have been immersed in roses, pearls, and panda bears ever since! My favorite characteristic of AOII is our diversity. I have sisters from every corner of the nation — from as far as away as Alaska and as close as right here in Oxford. Not only are we AOIIs, we have girls who rep- resent the Ole Miss golf team, honors college. Croft, Trent Lott Leader- ship, Luckyday, Diamond Girls, and intramural sports, and we are even luckv enough to have a sister represent Ole Miss as our 2010 Home- coming Queen. It is amazing how rwo-hundred-and-something girls from all walks of life can come together to form such a cohesive bond. We live, work, play, laugh, cry, and depend on each other every single day. These girls are not only my sisters but my best friends, roommates, and fumre bridesmaids. We love to participate in our chapter ' s philanthropy, supporting the research of juvenile arthritis. In the fall, we host a kickbaU game and carnival where all proceeds go to " Strike Out Arthritis. " In the spring, we participate in a national AOII day of service, and this year, we will be hosting our first annual AOII Goes Blue for Arthritis 5k Walk Run. We proudly raise tens of thousands of dollars each year for the Arthri- tis Foundation. Apart from our own philanthropy, some of my best memories come from AOII ' s involvement with other Greek organiza- tions ' own philanthropies. I think my sisters would agree that we have the most fun together at Theta Encore and Sigma Chi Derby Days. And while they are ' competitions, ' it is great to know that the funds we raise are going to fantastic, worthy causes. Not to mention, we have a great time performing! As we come to the end of another school year, my ultimate goal for AOII is to continue to expand our chapter, grow in our sisterhood, and I exceed the expectations set before us. SHELBY ANN PORTWOOD ALPHA OMICRON PI -229- oining Alpha Tau Omega is one of the best choices that I ' ve ever made in my life. The strong christian prin- ciples and supportive leaders were some of the major reasons that lead me to join ATQ. On campus we are known for being the leadership de- velopment fraternit} ' and I think that it holds true through the positions that members of our fraternity hold. My experience with ATQ since I have joined has been a very positive one. What you get out of a frater- nity, and your overall experience, has everything to do with how much you put into it and I feel our members have gotten so much out of the fraternity during their time here. Some of the greatest memories that I ' ll always have are any of the time spent with my fraternity brothers, whether it be during philanthropies, parties or the random road trips that were poorly planned. GRAHAM INMAN, ALPHA TAU OMEGA President ALPHA TAU OMEGA I -251- I he Alpha Psi chapter of Delta Gamma and its members continue to achieve excellence within our Fraternity, on the Ole Nliss campus, and in the Oxford community. This year we held our annual Milk and Cookies fundraiser which supports our philanthropy, Service for Sight. Anchor Games were held during the spring semester to further our goals of raising money to aid the visually impaired. Our chapter continues to " Do Good " by walking a visually impaired student to each of her classes every day. Our founders ' " mu- mal club of helpfulness " truly does live-on at Alpha Psi! The ladies of Delta Gamma strive to reach their full potential by getting involved on campus. Our very own member, Virginia Burke, a senior from Charleston, MO, was elected President of the Ole Miss Associated | Student Body. Chapter members are visible in countiess organizations and honor societies on campus as well as serve in numerous leadership positions. As a special treat to our campus, we hosted the Lauren Parsekian and Molly Stroud, who are the co-founders of the Kind Campaign. Their award winning documentary was shown during the fall semester. The Kind Campaign was created to bring awareness and healing to the pres- ence and effects of girl-on-girl crime. The Kind Campaign event was a huge success not only within Delta Gamma but was also supported by many other sororities and ladies of the Ole Miss Student body. Delta Gamma is a group of young women who work hard not only to better themselves but also our campus and our community. I» t f MA i t DELTA GAMMA «r- - T • ' m IP ii ' vife: L ft: ■ ' - S| % I joined KA because I found a group of people on campus whose morals and ideals aligned with mine. Additdonally my personal goals and aspiradons for my college career were attainable when I surrounded myself with such fine gendeman as the members of the Kappa Alpha Order. On campus we have members of our fraternity that are leaders on the ASB, Alumni Council, RUF, Campus Crusade, Lott Insdtute, Lucky Day Scholars, Inter-Fraternity Council, among many others. Off campus we are involved with many community service projects, most notably the Muscular Dystrophy Associadon in which we raised over 180,000 for their cause through our annual KA Fight Night event. My time in the Kappa Alpha Order has been an experience of a life- dme. I have four years of memories and lifelong friends. WILSON BRAND. Class of 2011 KAPPA ALPHA ORDER appa Alpha Theta, to me, encompasses many things. It is more than the t-shirts, swaps, and parties. It is having sisters who love and support me through every kind of situation. It is the opportunity to be- come a better person than I am right now because we grow and learn from each other each day. To be a member of Kappa Alpha Theta at Ole Miss means much more than what we see in our four short years here. It is a lifetime of traditions and values, friendships and memories that I ' ll always cherish. It is a national sisterhood to caU home, no matter where I go or what I do. KARA STURM famous quote by Lucretius states, " We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can only fly by embrac- ing one another. " I am proud to be a sister of the Kappa Alpha Theta Fraternity which truly embodies this statement. If there is one thing life and my freshmen year of college has taught me it is that change is inevitable. How great it is to know that I can always find solace with my sisters. Although the cynics wiU dismiss it as buying friends I can firmly say if that ' s the case I truly haven ' t paid enough. From the candlelight ceremonies to initiation it is powerful to know that the rituals I partake in with the Epsilon Zeta chapter bind me not only with my sisters at Ole Miss, but with women throughout the country. For the rest of my life every time I walk down or drive by number 3 Rebel Drive a thought wiU cross my mind, I ' m home. BRACEY HARRIS KAPPA ALPHA THETA -25 2- n February 26, 1975 four pioneering gendemen brought the Eta Beta Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. to the University of Mississippi. Those four men are the beloved charter members: J. Brown, E. Brown, M. Watts, and ). Everson. They sought to create an organizadon that viewed itself as " a part of the general community rather than apart from the general community. " They wanted to create a legacy of " greater men " by exemplifying the high ideals of Brotherhood, Scholarship, and Service. Thirty-six years later that legacy has been forwarded by a legion of men dedicated to serving humanity. The Eta Beta Chapter has, at the core of its programs, a focus on edu- cation, service, and appreciation. Yearly, we host events like " Phi Beta Sigma Honors, " " Tribute to a Black Woman, " and Project D.O.V.E. to show appreciation to a campus communit) ' to which we feel strongly connected. My goal, as an individual and as a member of the frater- nity at large, is to continue to stand for what our charter members and founders stood for: " Culmre for Service, Service for humanity. " We work diligently to create memories and foster relationships that frame us as an organization for the people. he members of the Mississippi Alpha chapter of Phi Kappa Psi had another very eventful year. Heavily involved in campus activities and philanthropies, they lent a brotherly hand in the " Dash for Hash " , benefitting Ole Miss baseball player Taylor Hashman after his grievous injuries he suffered this year. The organization also held its annual Chucky MuUins Banquet honoring the traditions and values Mullins held dear, along with other numerous philanthropies. Following yet an- other very successful fall rush, the Phi Psi ' s participated in the school ' s annual homecoming traditions along side the Ladies of Kappa Kappa Gamma and Phi Mu. Holding true to Ole Miss spirit, the fraternity held frequent fall par- ties, two headlining the Ying Yang Twins and Jason Michael Carroll. This year ' s fall formal was held at Morgan Freeman ' s Ground Zero in Clarksdale, MS, a magnificent experience for the men of Phi Kappa Psi. It was a year enjoyed by all the members of the fraternity and they look forward to another great year. PHI KAPPA PS -a - I hinking back to the fall of 2007 it ' s hard to remember exactly what it was that in- spired me to get involved in Greek life on campus. Whatever is was, uldmately it was a great decision because now as a senior I can ' t imagine my tenure at Ole Miss with- out Pi Beta Phi. What originally attracted me to get involved and uldmately kept me involved in Pi Beta Phi were the girls that filled the chapter. I can distincdy remember the girls who picked me up for each round of formal recruitment. One pardcular girl stands out in my mind because of how much she reminded me of my actual older sister. We shared many of the same values, aspiradons, sense of humor and personality traits. At first I was hesitant to make a decision based off of one girl, but this hesitation subsided when I realized that she was just one of many girls in the chapter with these traits. Since joining in the fall of 2007, 1 have been given the opportunity to take part in acdvides and events that have helped shape the person I am today. If 1 were able to describe this amazing group of girls in a phrase I would say each girl is, true to herself Pi Beta Phi is strongly founded upon servant leadership and philanthropic service. I have been given the opportunity to take part in coundess numbers of philanthropy events sponsored by our members, each one teaching me sometliing meaningful. From read- ing to children at local elementary schools, working Halloween carnivals, bringing the Cat in the Hat to life for children or most notably rais- ing record breaking amounts of money for Relay for Life; who we are speaks through our acdons. Our chapter looks to condnue to positively affect the campus through our service events while also demonstrating who we are as individuals and a collective group. With this being said, if you happened to find yourself on campus during the 2010 Homecom- ing elections you may have noticed a large group of girls with a dancing banana; I am proud to say that these phenomenal girls are my sisters. This is just a glimpse into the amazing, talented, and diverse group of girls that make our chapter what it is. Thank you girls for an unforget- table four years and memories that will last a lifetime. SARAH BRANSFORD PI BETA PH -24i eing a brother of Beta Theta Pi has been an amazing expe- rience. Beta has given me the opportunity to grow as an in- dividual and has prepared me to become a leader after col- lege. At Beta, we seek actives not members and strive for perfection in and out of the classroom. I know that Beta is the strongest brotherhood at Ole Miss and I truly feel that I could not have made a better choice in fraternities. MURPHY TURNER, Vice President, Beta Ttieta Pi BETATHETA PI OPPOSITE PAGE, RIGHT Matt Minshew assists with passing out pumpkins at the Boys and Girls Club. ABOVE (Left to Right): Kevin PaluiKs, Andrew Germer, Matt McClintock, Murphy Turner, and Sy Hurdle in the Grove. LEFT Matt McBryde during our annual Beta Theta Pi and Alpha Oinicron Pi Philanthropy Hvent at the Boys and Girls Club in Oxford. -245 appa Kappa Gamma is one of the largest national women ' s fraternities and has 131 collegiate chapters and nearly 300 active alum- nae associations. Mem- bers of Kappa Kappa Gamma have always been very involved earning the reputation of leaders who make a difference on campus and in the communit} ' . Ole Miss Kappas have been elected to the HaU of Fame, student body government. Miss Ole Miss, Campus Favorite, Most Beautiful, and Homecoming Queen. Kappas have been chosen as fraternity sweethearts, Derby Day Queen, cheerleaders, Rebelettes, and smdent athletes. In 2010, our chapter was very proud to win 1 st place in Derby Days Dance. Kappas, following a strong tradition of excellence, have been listed among the top scholars on campus as Phi Beta Kappas, Taylor Medal- ists, and Carrier Scholars. Our philanthropy focus truly sets the Delta Rho chapter apart. Kappas raise money for Reading is Fundamental by hosting our annual BBQ for Books and Kappa Karnival. Our members team with the local schools working with children to promote literacy. Globally, Kappa reaches out to Africa by sending actives each summer with books and bears and to work on various special projects. Ole Miss Kappas has been recognized with numerous awards for their philan- thropic work from Ole Miss Greek Life and our National organization. Kappa Kappa Gamma at its core is friendship, leadership and scholar- ship; an opportunity and experience for a lifetime. KAPPA KAPPA GAMMA -24 appa Alpha Psi is an orga- nization that is based on achievement and I always want to accomplish that in everything I do. Therefore I join this fraternity to better myself as a person and achieve in more than just school and track. This fraternity is involved in tons of activities and community service projects on and off campus. To name a few; we are involve in health awareness fitness week, raising money for St. Jude hospital and helping the elementary kids at after school programs. Kappa Alpha Psi is an around organization and since I have became a member its been great. We are truly a brotherhood and have a bond like no other fraternity. My personal experience has been awesome and I can ' t complain at all. This organization is already on top among the fraternities I know about, but I want my fraternity to be recognized on all levels; like great networking possibilities, outstanding community service projects that earns millions of dollars and make the organization known to those that have no idea about the greatness in the organization. One of my most memorable moments of the organization was the night my Line brothers and I probated at the Lyric in front of our fellow classmates. It was a great hearing and seeing the support of my friends, family, and classmates. Another great memory is when we shut the club down on homecoming literally We had a good time sharing that with other chapters of Kappa Alpha Psi and everyone in Oxford that night. It was a successful night for our chapter here at Ole Miss. LANCE LEE I ' I KAPPA ALPHA PS » fl he True Gentleman " The True Gentleman is the man whose conduct proceeds from good wiU and an acute sense of propriety, and whose self control is equal to all emergencies; who does not make the poor man conscious of his poverty, the obscure man of his obscurity, or any man of his inferiority or deformity; who is himself humbled if necessity compels him to humble another; who does not flatter wealth, cringe before power, or boast of his own possession or achievements; who speaks with frankness but always with sincerity and sympathy; whose deed follows his word; who thinks of the rights and feelings of others rather than his own; and who appears well in any company, a man with whom honor is sacred and virtue safe. " John Walter Wayland The Mississippi Gamma chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon was founded in 1 866 by William C. Marshall in Oxford, Mississippi. We were the 17th chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon to be founded. SIGMA ALPHA EPSILON -261- i Kappa Kappa was founded at the University of Virginia on March 1, 1868. Gamma Iota chapter was founded at Ole Miss on May 27, 1927. The Pikes have a long standing tradition of campus leadership in academics, athletics, and so- cial events. Pikes are members of many organizations on campus including the Associated Student Body Senate, Pi Kappa Phi, and intramurals. Some Pike social events include football weekends, the annual Fireman ' s Ball Christmas party, the mysterious Jimmy V.D. party, the famous Charles Sumner weekend, and the always fun Pike Powder Puff sorority football tournament phi- lanthropy. Pi Kappa Alpha is proud of its history and is looking to the future for what promises to be even better. In Loving Memory of CLAY ROBERTSON PI KAPPA ALPHA 1 . ■HlW HMIto Il4 HB Hm 1 EliJ AjLiiJ ' f l((l l _r. " ' k. ' Pi?fe ' » ! rHD I 1 jkilflK or me, accepting a bid to Delta Psi was a tougiier decision because my father was already in a frater- nit) ' and that is where I thought I was going to pledge my whole life. When I first met the guys of Delta Psi I felt a strong sense of brotherhood and I knew that was the place I wanted to be. Not only was I impressed with the close knit of the members but there was also an intellecmal aspect of the frater- nit} ' that challenged everyday. Delta Psi offered me a great balance in my college career and is a truly unique organization. I have had some many great experiences with Delta Psi from the social aspect to my academic endeavors. It exposed me to a world that I did not even know existed at Ole Miss. The greatest experience hands down for me are the friendships that I have gained. I can attribute this to the qualit} ' of the guys because there is a bond much deeper than just a person to socialize with. I can honesdy say that I have found the person that I want to stand by me at mv wedding. I am looking forward to continuing developing friendships that I have already made and the ones that I will make in the future. Delta Psi has offered me a sense of security and I am proud to call it my home away from home. THAD Ml MS DELTA PS NATIONAL PAN-HELLENIC COUNCIL CASEY McMANUS President JAMIE WINDHAM VP of Recruitment TAYLOR REESE VP of Recruitment Counselors MEREDI TH FL O WERS VP of Education Judicial CLAIRE BROWN VP of Public Relations ELISABETH TURNER VP of Community Service MEGHAN L ITT EN Sec re tary Treasurer NATIONAL PAN-HELLENIC COUNCIL » 258 ■ " . i ' PEOPLE CLASS OFFICERS p260 HALL OF FAME p262 WHO ' S WHO p273 MUGS PROFILES p304 259 260 DEAR OLE MISS FAMILY, As I reflect on the past four years as an undergraduate here at Ole Miss and look forward to the future, I cannot help being reminded of Frank Everett ' s words. Everett, a member of the University of Mississippi Class of 1932, so eloquently said, " There is a valid distincdon between The University and Ole Miss even though the separate threads are closely interwoven. The University is buildings, trees and people. Ole Miss is mood, emotion and personality. One is physical, and the other is spirimal. One is tangible and the other intangible. The University is respected, but Ole Miss is loved. The University gives a diploma and regretfully terminates tenure, but one never graduates from Ole Miss. " The University has been a special place to so many people and certainly has been for me. I have been privileged to pardcipate in a wide variet} ' of opportunides our campus offers and am so thankful for the experiences I have gained as a student at the University of Mississippi. While graduation brings about mixed emotions, some of joy and others of sadness, I know Ole Miss will always be a part of me. Ole Miss truly is a family. We hear this cliche statement often, but I believe it wholeheartedly. The warm people coupled with a breathtaking campus provide a coUege atmosphere that is paralleled by few. It is with great honor that I write this letter, and I hope to leave those who read this with a chaOenge: For those who are fortunate to have remaining time as a student, I strongly encourage you to take fuU advantage of what The Universit) ' offers. Get involved in some way. Having finished my time as a student, I can confidentiy say if you give time to serve The University and others, you will receive so much more in return. The education we receive at Ole Miss prepares us for the workforce and gives us the credentials to be successful in the future, while the intangible lessons learned from experiences outside the classroom will be with us for a lifetime. For those who are moving on toward the next stage in life, I charge you, just as I challenge myself, to keep Ole Miss close to your heart and as a daily part of your life. Hotty Toddy, MARTIN FISHER SENIOR CLASS PRESIDENT SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS LEFT TO RIGHT CHRISTIN GATES - SECRETARY, MARTIN FISHER - PRESIDENT, MOLLY SIMS HAYNES - VICE PRESIDENT 261 WHO ARE THESE HAPPY PEOPLE? THEY JUST GOT iNDU( EXCLUSIVE GROUP Of HAPPY TOO. ♦z— ' P ' i vMPUS. YOU ' D B[ ' BH T i n — 1 . ' 1 - - 1 ai f — " " msg mmm --■ g ■ IRE _ -- " SSiB _ . 262 On February 4, 2011, ten university students were inducted into the 2010-2011 University of Mississippi Hall of Fame. Since it ' s inception in 1930, the Hall of Fame at Ole Miss has recognized outstanding achievements of a select group of student. " The selection of these outstanding students into the Hall of Fame is a reflection of their impact on the life at this University. They will continue to make an impact on their communities and the world as they take their talent, skills and commitment to the next phase of life, " Chancellor Jones said. photo UNIVERSITY IMAGING 263 4 FRONT ROW TY NEW, VIRGINIA BURKE, MARY KATHERINE GRAHAM, NICK LUCKETT, CHELSEA CAVENY BACK ROW LAUREN CHILDERS, CHRISTIN GATES, BILL ROSENBLATT, STEPHEN WORLEY, JESSIE AUSTIN photo UNIVERSITY IMAGING I 265 Chancellor Dan Jones speaks at a breakfast for the inductees into the 201 1 Hall of Fame, photos UNIVERSITY IMAGING 266 267 Chelsea Caveny is a public policy leadership major, was among 12 national recipients of the 2010 George J. Mitchell Scholarship and became the University ' s 14th recipient of a national Harry S. Truman Scholarship, She is listed on the Chancellor ' s honor roll and is a member of the honors college, the Trent Lott Leadership Institute, Phi Kappa Phi, One Mississippi and Ole Miss Ambassadors. Lauren Childers is a marketing communications major, is an ASB Cabinet member and was elected in 2010 as Miss Ole Miss. She has served as co-director of First Year Experience, Freshman Focus and Transfer Leadership Organization. She is on the Chancellor ' s honor roll, and is a member of Phi Kappa Phi, Omnicron Delta Kappa. One Mississippi, Ole Miss Ambassadors and the Columns Society. photos UNIVERSITY IMAGING 268 Christin Gates is a psychology major, is a senior class secretary and treasurer, Columns Society secretary and ASB executive assistant. She is listed on the Chancellor ' s honor roll and is a member of Phi Kappa Phi, the honors college and the Black Student Union. She also serves on the Black History Month planning committee. Mary Katherine Graham is a public policy leadership and accountancy double major, serves on the 2011 senior class executive committee and chairs the Columns Society judicial committee. She has been co-director and executive assistant with ASB and co-director of Ole Miss Ambassadors. She is on the Chancellor ' s honor roll and is a member of the honors college, the Lott Institute and Phi Kappa Phi. 269 Luckett, a public policy leadership major, interned at tne University ' s William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation and is a Kelly Gene Cook Chartiable Foundation scholar, Luckyday scholar and a Gresham-Duncan scholar. He was a co-founder of One Mississippi and serves on the ASB Senate Appropriations Committee, the Chancellor ' s Standing Committee for International Programming, the Gay-Straight Alliance and the Minority Affairs Leadership Council. New, a managerial finance major, has served as an Ole Miss Orientation leader and was elected 2010 Colonel Reb. He served on the Student Alumni Council, participated in the Women ' s Council Leadership Series, served as an ASB senator, executive council assistant and freshman focus mentor for ASB. He is a member of the Ole Miss Ambassadors, Alpha Lambda Delta, Omicron Delta Kappa and chair for the Mascot Selection Committee. photos UNIVERSITY IMAGING 270 a J Rosenblatt, a history major, is ASB treasurer and former ctnair of the University Judicial Council. He is on the Chancellor ' s honor roll, a member of Phi Kappa Phi, Alpha Lambda Delta and recipient of the Larry D. Givens Outstanding Junior History award and scholarship. Worley, an international studies major, received the Barksdale Fellowship, Luckyday scholarship and was a National Merit finalist. He served several terms on the ASB senate and was chosen as the freshman senator of the year. He was an Eagle Scout, co-president of Students for a Safe Ride, and participated in the Grade Scale Proposal Task Force, Judicial Council, Ole Miss Ambassadors, One Mississippi and the Student Alumni Council. 271 Dean of Students, Sparky Reardon, sorts through the envelopes carrying the certificate declaring ten universit) ' photOS UNIVERSITY IMAGING students as the 20 1 1 Hall of Fame inductees. Nick Luckett waits patiently to be handed his Hall of Fame certificate. 272 WHO ' S WH AMONG AMERICAN COLLEGES CUNIVERSITIES compiled by KATIE WILLIAMSON photos UNIVERSITY IMAGING 273 274 CARLA JANETTE AGUILAR LAURIE ELIZABETH ALEXANDER ANN STARR ATKINSO JESSIE JAMES AU! DISORDERS Communication Sciences Disorders Baptist Student Union Leadership Team Head of Grove Clean-Up Committee New Era College EngUsh Camp Leader in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Sally McDonneU-Barksdale Honors College Gamma Beta Phi Honors Society Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society Operation Christmas Child Wal-Mart Community Scholar Best Buy Community Scholar Mississippi Eminent Scholar Academic Excellence Scholarship Kappa Delta Sorority Student Programming Board Cardinal Club Campus Crusades for Christ Girl Scouts of America Leap Frog Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society Chancellor ' s Honor Roll National Society of Collegiate Scholars Freshman Leadership Scholarship Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors CoUege Member Ole Miss Ad Club Reformed University Fellowship Copy editor and staff writer for the Daily Mississippian Delta Gamma Fraternity Azalea Gardens Service for Sight Certification in French language of B2 in Angers, France Lifeguard, CPA and Red Cross certification Associated Student Body Presidents Cabinet- Director of Student Involve- ment Black Smdent Union: Director of Fundraising Men of Excellence: Co-Founder President Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc Rebels for United Way The Columns Societ) ' Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors CoUege Lambda Sigma Honor Societ) ' Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society Orientation Leader Project ALPHA Roger Friou Accounting Scholarship Recipient KPMG Intern BRETT LINDSAY BARNES_ MELISSA DANIELLA BOND GEORGE WILBUR BORDELON MEAGAN LETTERI BOYKIN Sigma Phi Lambda Phi Delta Chi Manna Volunteer Habitat for Humanity Camp Lake Stephens Sennce Chancellor ' s Scholarship ' icksburg Medical Foundation Scholarship Luckyday Memorial Scholarship Early Entry Pharmacy Solidarity LJnleashed Leader 2009 Outstanding Sophomore in Elec- trical Engineering Award Luckyday Scholar NSCS member Business School CEO ' s- Vice President Ole Miss Financier ' s Club- Treasurer Business School Career Parmership Board Investments Challenge Team SaUy McDonnell Barksdale Honors College Student Alumni Council Kappa Alpha Order Fraternity Banking and Finance Symposium volunteer Leap Frog Tutor Outstanding Student in Economics Business Advisory Board Senor Scholarship Robert C. Byrd Scholarship Omicron Delta Kappa Delta Delta Delta Sorority- American Pharmacists Association National Society of Collegiate Scholars Associated Smdent Body Community Service Committee Ole Miss Ambassador St. Jude Pancakes for Kids Steupot Community ' Services Delta Delta Delta Chi Chapter Gradu- ate Scholarship Winner 275 SARAH KATHLEEN BRANSFORD ELIZABETH MICHELLE BROCK 276 Associated Student Body Student Life Committee Associated Smdent Body Vice President Ole Miss Ambassador Habitat for Humanity Freshman Focus Mentor Catholic Campus Ministries Phi Beta Phi Soront)- BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE Secretary of Beta Beta Beta Biological Honors Society Alpha Omicron Pi Grove Tent Chair- man Tele-counselor Ambassador Panhellenic Gamma Chi Leap Frog Boys and Girls Club Volunteer Relay for Life ' olunteer Humane Society Bears and Books Contributor JAMES MICHAEL BUCHANAN PARIS BUCHANA " Associated Student Body Senator Associated Smdent Body Committee for Community Affairs Resident Assistant Vice President RAA University of Mississippi Marching Band UM College Democrats Catholic Campus Ministry Phi Kappa Phi AIDS Services of Dallas Croft Institute for International Studies Eagle Scout James M. Collins award for Citizenship Semester Abroad a I ' Universite Catholique de I ' Quest Summer Intern at US State Department Managerial Finance Chancellors Leadership Class ASB Senate Assistant ASB Athletic committee member Vice President of die Student Alumni Council President of the Cardinal Club President of Kappa Alpha Fraternity SlJiC Mascot Selection Committee Ole Miss Women CouncU Leadership Series Ole Miss Bullpen Club Rebel Sports Properties Intern One Mississippi Habitat for Humanity Children Miracle Network LeapFrog Currently coach an Oxford City Recreational Basketball team MOLLY MICHELLE BURCHAM VIRGINIA KATHERINE BURKE SARA ELIZABETH BURNS ETOSHIA RENEE BUTLER Phi Beta Lambda Vice President Universit) ' of Mississippi Booneville Ambassador Delta Epsilon Chi Phi Theta Kappa Who ' s Who in PEL for Mississippi National Leadership Conference Northeast Mississippi Community C oUege Business Division Award Associated student Body President Orientation Ixader Delta Gamma fraternity Vice-President Panhellenic College Republicans Political Coordinator Ole Miss Ambassador Smdent Programming Board Student Alumni Council Smdent Leadership Advisory Committee Ole Miss Diamond Ciirl More Than a Meal Volunteer The Big Event Steering Committee Azalea Gardens Volunteer Phi Kappa Phi Outstanding in F,C(jnomics Award Croft Institute for International Studies Scholar Trent Lott Leadership Institute Summer Scholar Alpha Delta Lambda Sorority Archivist historian Sorority President Delegate to Grand Convention this summer Chancellor ' s Honor RoU Dean ' s Honor Roll Phi Kappa Phi President of Zeta Phi Beta Soront)- Luckyday Mentor Summer Programs Counselor Orientation Leader IMAGE Gospel Choir Ole Miss Ambassador Angel Food Ministries Green Dot Mentor at Delia Davidson Elementary 277 278 BROOKE LEIGH cantwe; CHELSEA KATE CAVENY_ JAKE MAJURE CHANDLER Pi Beta Phi Sorority Associated Student Body Senator Vice Chair for ASB Appropriations Committee Smdent Coordinator of Region IV Special Olympics OMazing Games Intramural Singles Badminton Champion in spring 2009 American Cancer Society Humane Society Mississippi Blood Services Olympic Torch Bearer 2004 in St. Louis St. Johns Mercy Medical Center Scholarship Dean ' s List Order of Omega Academic Excellence Non-Resident Scholarship The Columbus Society Community Service Committee Chair Associated Student Body University Judicial Council Kappa Delta Sorority Big Event Committee Mississippi First Campus Chapter Lambda Sigma Hope for Africa Student Alumni (Council Sunflower Count) ' Freedom Project United States Public Service Academy Youth Advisory Council Harry S. Truman Scholar Phi Kappa Phi Russian Honor Society Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors (College Trent Lott I eadership Scholar THOMAS E. CHANDLEG President of Alpha Tau Omega Vice-President of Habitat for Humanity Orientation Leader Columns Societ) ' Student Ambassador Campus Crusade Leader Ole Miss Apex Habitat for Humanity Oxford Soup Kitchen Leake County Country Club Carthage, MS Lifeguard Theta Alpha Kappa Co-President Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College Phi Beta Kappa Phi Kappa Phi Gamma Beta Phi University Wind Ensemble University Symphonic Band The Pride of the South Marching Band Baptist Student Union Grove Cleanup Nancy Frohn Silent Leader Award Joel and Marion Blass Religious Studies Award i fi JOHNNA LAUREN CHILDERS TAYLOR FRANCESCA- VICTORIA MARTHA FRANCES DALTON NATHAN PAUL DARCE MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS Associated Student Body Cabinet Member First Year Experience Freshman Focus Orientation Leader Ole Miss Ambassador Public Relations Chairman for The (Columns Society Phi Mu Sorority President Relay for Life Team Chair Internship witli (Congressman John Tanner, TN-08 chf:izrs Mortar Board Colleg e Democrats United We Serve Initiative with Michelle Obama Volunteer Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention United Way Campaign Students for a Green Initiative (Children ' s Miracle Network 2(110 Miss Ole Miss Phi Kappa Phi Alpha Lambda Delta Beta Gamma Sigma Phi Mu National President ' s Scholarship Associated Accounting Student Body President Beta Alpha Psi PricewaterhousCoopers Leadership Adventure Program Luckyday Scholarship Peer Leader U Got Schooled Sardis (Clean Up Day Ole Miss Outdoors Christmas Baskets Dean of Accountancy Scholarship Recipient Home Accountancy Scholarship (Chancellor ' s Honor Roll Delta Gamma philanthropy director Gamma Chi Ole Miss Outdoors Rebel (Challenge Course Facilitator Smdent Alumni (Council Diamond Girl Reformed University Fellowship March of Dimes FU.R.R. at Ole Miss Mortar Board Azalea Gardens Mississippi High School State Swim Meet- Volunteer time official Phi Beta Kappa Plti Kappa Plti Chancellors List Intra-fraternity Council Executive Board President Student Leadership Advisory Com- mittee Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternit ' Reformed Universit) ' Fellowship Hope for Africa C.A.R.E. Walk Robert Langley Flag Football Tourna- ment Dream Riders Gamma Beta Phi Honor Societ) ' National Societ)- of Collegiate Scholars Deans list 279 SANDIPAN DATTA 280 PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES President of the Graduate Student Council Universitv ' Judicial Council Strategic Planning Council Office of International Programs Student Advisory Board Associated Student Body Rho Chi honor society Omazing Race Grove Clean up NIH pre-doctorial I ' ellowship Ministry of Human Resource Development Govt, of India Scholarship Secretary for International Student Organization Chancellor ' s Standing Committee for International Students Programs Cultural Connections Mentorship Program Board of Directors, Mahamaya Girls College Alumnae Association in North America Mahamay Girls ' College, Kandy, Sri Lanka Model United Nations Croft Ambassador Russian Club Honors College International Student Organization Habitat for Humanity Destination ImagiNation Oxford First Regional Library Phi Kappa Phi Croft Scholarship IMAGE External Publicist Tri-Beta Biological Honor Society Treasurer Luckydav Scholar Peer Leader Ronald E. McNair program American Cancer Society ' s Relay for Life for 4 years Ole Miss Move-In Day Leapfrog Chancellor ' s Honor Roll Phi Kappa Phi Kappa Omicron Nu Gamma Beta Phi Honor Societies Ole Miss First Scholar LAURIN ELIZABETH DXON Ole Miss Ambassadors Assistant Director Alpha Omicron Pi Executive Recruitment Committee School of Pharmacy Class Officer: Historian Yearbook Editor Omicron Delta Kapa Director of Alumni Relations National NBC Nighdy News and Special Report Presidential Debate Intern Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors Mortar Board The Daily Mississippian Writer Reporter Student Alumni council Phi Delta Chi OMazing Race Habitat for Humanity Relay for Life Knights of Columbus Greening of Chicago (Chancellor ' s Honor Roll Dean ' s Honor RoU Ole Miss Ambassador of the Year: Correspondence BENJAMIN LEECH DOBBS ANGELA CLAIRE DUFF BRITTANY MICHELLE DUHON KELSEY SONYA DURACHER Ole Miss Orientation leader Ole Miss Ambassador Student Alumni CouncU Ole Miss Band Student Media Center: Newswatch, The Sports Whip Television Show, Ole Miss yearbook Beta Theta Pi I ' raternit) ' Vice President Oxford-Lafayette Human Society Oxford-University United Methodist Church Boys and Girls Club of Oxford Fraternity Philanthropy Chi Omega Sorority Chaplain Habitat for Humanit) ' Relay For Life Luckyday Scholar The Financiers Club Ole Miss Marketing Organization Diamond Girl C.H.L.E.R.S, Make a Wish Foundation Ole Miss AFTERdark Volunteer Congressional Award Bronze Medal National Honor Roll Kanakuk Camp Counselor Co-founder of Peer Health Vice President of Theta Psi Chapter Alpha Kappa Alpha Sororit)- One Mississippi mediator and planner Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Freshman Class President on the Executive Board Newswatch Anchor CHEERS to the designated drive Black Student Union Tutor at Mary Chathey Headstart Boys and Girls Club of Oxford Food Pantry in Oxford Beach Clean Up Gulf Coast Communir ' Student Council Alpha Omicron Pi- President Student Spirit Committee Student Programming Board Gamma Chi- Greek Recruitment Counselor Smdent Alumni Council Boys and Girls Club Azalea Gardens Alpha Omicron Pi Foundation bl- unteer Celebrities for Charity- Dean ' s Honor Roll Sports Illustrated- Advertising Sales Intern New England Sports Network- Boston Red Sox Production Intern Archer Malmo- Public Relations Intern 281 I 282 SAMUEL HARDY FARRIS I ' MARTIN BARRETT FISH- BRIAN KEITH FLANNE BRUCE O ' BRIAN FOSTER I Sigma Nu Fraternity Order of Omega Campus Crusade for Christ Secretary of the Student Body for the Patterson School of Accountancy Chancellor ' s Leadership Class Freshman Leadership CouncU Student Alumni Council Student Programming Board March of Dimes Benefit Hope for Africa Benefit WR. Newman Scholarship Peery- Scholarship Jones Foundation Scholarship Alpha Lambda Delta Beta Alpha Psi Senior Class President The Cardinal Club Vice-President ASB Director of Athletics Fraternit) ' Chaplain Campus Crusade for Christ The Big F!.vent Steering Committee Ole Miss Sumer College Counselor Ole Miss Football and Basketball Pep Rally coordinator Lott Leadership Summer Counselor in Washington DC. Vice President for Legal Smdies Student Association President for Legal Studies Student Association Gamma Beta Phi Legal Studies Student Association Applied Science President ' s Council Baptist Student Union River Road Marching Band Pearl River Singer ' s ( hoir Smdent Nursing Association Lafayette Count) ' Volunteer Fire Department Marine Corps Platoon leaders Lafayette Count}- Reserve Officer Training Academy Veterans of Foreign Wars Post: Post 3978 National Eagle Scout Association Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.: President and NPHC Representative NAACP Education and Uplift Chair Mortar Board B.L.A.C. Macalester Football Leadership Council Project D.O.V.E. Graceland initiative Belts for Boys March of Dimes Chucky MuUins Courage Award Banquet Habitat for Humanit) ' ACES Mentorship Program Chancellor ' s Honor Roll Dean ' s Honor RoU LAUREN STEWARD FREEMAN MELODY SHARON FRIERSON BRITTANY MICHELLE DUHON ECHARIAL TANESHA GAINES Vice President, Pharmacy Student Body Gamma of Mississippi Transfer Fellowship International Christian Pharmacists Fellowship International Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society- Kappa Epsilon Pharmacy Sorority Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy Operation Christmas Child Interfaith Compassion Ministries Oxford Medical Ministries Clinic Race for the Cure N ' olunteer Upward Soccer Coach Clean-up at Arkabuda Lake Phi Kappa Phi Beta Gamma Phi Northwest Hall of Fame Collegiate All- American Scholar UM-Feminist Majority NAACP One Mississippi Retreat Omazing Race Brown Bag Lunch Lecmre Series: Women of Color CoUege Democrats Black and VChite Affair Planning Com- mittee Associated Smdent Body Academic Affairs Mississippi Safe Schools Coalition Summit Sarah Isom Smdent Gender Confer- ence X olunteer Leapfrog Tutor Barack Obama Presidential Primary N ' olunteer in Columbia, South Carolina William Winter Institute for Racial Reconcilianon Summer Youth Insrimte Youth Summit organizer Omicron Delta Kappa Feminist Majorit) ' Foundation ' s Women of Color Conference Attendee Co-founder of Peer Health Vice President of Theta Psi Chapter Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority One Mississippi mediator and planner Mississippi Gulf Coast Communit) ' College Freshman Class President on the Executive Board Newswatch Anchor CHEERS to the designated drive Black Student Union Tutor at Mary Chathey Headstart Boys and Girls Club of Oxford Food Pantry in Oxford Beach Clean Up Gulf Coast Community Smdent Council U of M Gospel Choir Epiphany Campus Ministry (Leader- ship Team) Sigma Alpha Iota Senior Class Executive Committee Orientation Leader Ole Miss Ambassador Athletic Ambassador Miss University- Pageant Parade of Beauties Chancellor ' s Leadership Class Women ' s Ensemble More than a Meal lean Jones Walk Relay for Life Volunteer Tutor at Oxford Elementary Tri-State Scholar Sang National Anthem for Bill Clin- ton Travis Childers Voter Rally Sigma Alpha Pi Alpha Kappa Delta Residential Scholar Chancellor ' s Leadership Class Educational Ser ' ices Foundation Scholar 283 MEAGHAN MICHELLE GANDY 284 Sorority Finance Deputy Sorority Scholarship Chair Sorority Vice President Administration Mortar Board Societj- Historian Kappa Alpha Theta Phi Kappa Phi Gamma Beta Phi Church Mission trip to the Appalachian Mountains Oxford Humane Society Edwards Air Force Base Thrift Store Vacation Bible School Chancellor ' s Honor Roll Dean ' s Honor Roll Lott Leadership Exchange to South Korea Senior Class Secretary Mortar Board President Honors College Columns Society Associated Student Body Black Smdent Union Orientation Leader Delta Sigma Theta Sororit) ' Inc. Vide President Lambda Sigma National Honor Society UM Delegate Mortar Board UM Delegate Gamma Beta Phi Omicron Delta Kappa Jump Start College Counselor Ole Miss Ambassador Columns Society Student Programming Board Impact National Christian Conference Omazing Games The Black and White Affair Planning Committee Minorit) ' Affairs Leadership Council ASB Academic Affairs Standing Committee American Red Cross Haiti Relief Benefit Drive Press Committee Azalea Gardens Volunteer More than a Meal Salvation Army Harry S. Truman Nominee BUI and Melinda Gates Foundation Scholar Chancellor ' s Honor Roll Harvard Law School Summer Intern Ole Miss Cross Country Ole Miss Indoor Track Ole Miss Outdoor Track National Honor Society Student Athletic Advisory Committee M-Club Tri Delta Sorority Put on the Dash for Hash Catholic Campus Ministry Girls Boys Club Athlete Edict Program Reading with Rebels Letterman for Cross Country and Track and Field Intra-fraternity Council Associated Smdent Body Elections Commission Student Involvement Committee Phi Kappa Phi Mortar Board Lambda Sigma Habitat for Humanity Big Brother Program Robert Langley Memorial Flag Football Ole Miss Tennis Camp JULIA FORT HARRIS E f 1 I J! wmi L wm i j pyi MARIET- H PSYCHOLO i Delta Gamma President The Columns Society Judicial Committee Chairman Orientation Leader ASB Presidential Cabinet Co-Director of Student Involvement ASB Executive Assistant Ole Miss Ambassador Senior Class Executive Committee for die Class of 201 1 SPB Focus Committee USpeak Organizing Committee One Mississippi Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society Speaker for Trent Lott Leadership Institute UMSFusion Green Grove Initiative More than a Meal Ole Miss Campus Favorite Chancellor ' s Scholarship Recipient Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society Lambda Sigma Honor Societ) ' Memphis Rebel Club Scholarship Recipient Captain of the Ole Miss Women ' s Golf Delta Sigma Theta Sororit -, Inc- Team Alpha Omicron Pi Gamma Beta Phi Beta Gamma Sigma SAAC SEC academic honor roll Second Team ALL-SEC President Luckyday Success Program- Peer Leader Summer College for High School Students- Summer Counselor National Societ) ' of CoUegiate Scholar National Society of Leadership and Success Luckyday Success Scholar Ben Williams Minonty Scholar Delta Sigma Theta Sororit} ' 50th National Convention- voting delegate Alpha Omicron Pi Leaders Council Psi Chi Secretary Out of the Darkness Communit ' Walk Planning Juvenile Arthritis Research Foundation Boy ' s and Girl ' s Club volunteer Chancellor ' s Honor RoU Dean ' s Honor Roll Alpha Lambda Delta Gamma Beta Phi Society- Phi Kappa Phi 285 KATHERINE CHRISTINE HEWES 286 r Committee Member for Susie Haskins Bash Shamrock Fundraiser for Prevent Child Abuse Honors College Kappa Delta Sororit) ' Campus Catholic Ministry Hope for Africa Gamma Beta Phi College Republicans Angel Ranch of Oxford volunteer Leap Frog Hope for Africa Dean ' s Honor Roll Chancellor ' s Honor RoU Academic Excellence Scholarship ANDREA LAUREN HODGE Student National Pharmaceutical Association Christian Pharmacists Fellowship International Delta gamma Domestic Violence Project Inc. North MS Regional Center Operation Chnstmas Child Gamma Beta Phi Smdent National Pharmaceutical Association National Societ} ' of Collegiate Scholars Race for the Cure Communit} ' Feeding of the 5,000 Student Disabilit) ' Services Phi Kappa Phi Alpha Lambda Delta Plough Excellence Scholarship Vicksburg Hospital Excellence Scholarship Berryhill Scholarship Chi Omega Fraternity Panhellenic Delegate Gamma Beta Phi Lambda Sigma Leap Frog Gardner-Simmons Home for Girls Phi Kappa Phi Sigma Alpha Lambda Journalism Scholarship Academic Excellence Scholarship Chancellor ' s Scholarship Habitat for Humanits SARAH FRANCES HOWARD j A - ir 1 n ' UKON, OK - - CRIMINAL JUSTICE 1 Air Force ROTC- Wing Commander Physical Fitness Officer President of Rebel Wing Arnold Air Society- Squadron Commander AWANAs Leader Civil Air Patrol- Squadron Commander 9 11 Memorial Run Veterans Day Run Baptist Smdent Union Academic Honors Award Honor Flight Warrior Flight Color Guard Membership American Legion Scholastic Excellence Award National Sojourners Award American ' eterans Award Military Order of the Purple Heart USAA Spirit Award JONATHAN CORWIN HUGHES MARGARET WHITAKER JIMMY IRBY JA ' Black Student Union-Fundraising Committee Chair Black Student Union- ' ice President Minority- Affairs Leadership Council- Co-Chair Gospel Choir- Vice President University of Mississippi Association of Black Journalists- Secretary Honors College Columns Society- Senior Class Executive Committee ASB Diversit)- Affairs Committee Omicron Delta Kappa Mortar Board Chicago Cares Boys and Girls Club Big Brother Big Sister Graceland Care Center Operation Christmas Child Luckyday Scholar Intern vAth WTV ' A News in Tupelo, MS B1C)L0G(CALSC BIOCHEMISTRY Biology Department at a Teaching Assistant Beta Upsilon Chi Academic Chair Gamma Beta Phi Honors College Taylor Medal Dean ' s List Internships at the University Medical Center WiUiam M Shoemaker Scholarship Farrell Scholarship for Deserving Students Chancellor ' s Scholarship Meek School of Journalism and New Media Student Advisory Board Delta Delta Delta Honors College Phi Kappa Phi Kappa Tau Alpha Reporter for The Daily Mississippian Hope for Africa Lynchburg German Spinster ' s Club L ' nchburg ' s Junior Miss Scholarship Program Ole Miss Intramural Washington Internship Experience Community- Night Pancakes for Kids Autrey Journalism Scholarship Academic Eixcellence President of Chi Epsilon Vice President of Instimte of Trans- portation Engineers Under Graduate Stakeholder ASCE Phi Theta Kappa New Orleans Levee Project Special Olympics 287 FRAZIER D. JENKINS RACHEL NICOLE JENKINS MORGAN LOCKE HOUSTON KARA LOU JUMPER Student Alumni Council Treasurer Men of Excellence Secretary Residence Assistant Mock Trial Student Programming Board IMAGE Men ' s Glee Peer Health Educators Graceland Citizens nursing home Boys and Girls Club Special Olympics North Regional Hospital of Mississippi Summer Academy Counselor Gamma Beta Phi National Residence Hall Honorary National Honors Scholars Society Studied Abroad in France Student Athlete Advisory Committee Vice-President of the Lambda Sigma Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Ole Miss Track And Field Graceland Nursing Home Blair E. Batson Hospital Haiti ReUef Drive CASA All SEC Freshman Team M-Club Inductee Runner-Up SEC Indoor Long Jump Fifth Best Long Jumper in Ole Miss History Johnstjn, Jennifer, Leigh Tylertown, MS Pharmacy President of Kappa Epsilon Secretary of American Pharmacists Association Gamma Beta Phi Christian Pharmacists Fellowship International Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy Oxford Medical Ministries Clinic Relay for Life Boys and Girls Club of Oxford Interfaith Compassion Ministry Miss Hospitality for Walthall County in 2007 Chancellor ' s Honor Roll Dean ' s Honor Roll Journali sm Student Advisory Board Treasurer NewsWatch Station Manager The Daily Mississippian Mississippi Broadcasters Association Awards Banquet LeapFrog Meek School of Journalism and New Media Summer Public Relations Intern The Enterprise- Editorial Intern The Yazoo Herald- Editorial Intern Mississippi Magazine- Editorial Intern Mississippi Palomino Youth Association President of PYI Pharmacy Class American Pharmacists Association Mortar Board Kappa Epsilon Gamma Beta Phi Phi Kappa Phi Honor Gamma Mississippi Baptist Student Union Susan G. 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Byrd Scholar Miss Graceville Miss Tomato Festival, 2008 PAUL KATOOL Delta Psi sophomore rush chair Honors College Senator The Daily Mississippian Sports Editor Mississippi Blood Services United Way Chancellor ' s List Dean ' s List The Daily Mississippian Sports writer of the year Student Alumni Council Chancellors Leadership Rebel Ride Committee Senior Executive Committee Omicron Delta Kappa Sigma Nu Associated Student Body Campus Crusade For Christ Leap Frog ' olunteer Habitat for Humanit)- ' olunteer Eagle Scout Senior Class Favorite Deans Honor Roll Chancellors Honor Roll Sigma Chi Intramural Sports Chairman Sigma Chi Spring Social Chairman Habitat for Humanity Cheers Hope for Africa Colleges Against Cancer Pike Count)- Ducks Unlimited Handicapped Prom Rebels for United Way TOMS Ole Miss Eagle Scout BARRETT BROWN LNGLE ■ t " " " ' ' Hh ' manager™ SPANISH President of the School of Business CEOs Vice President of the School of Business Executive Assistant to the ' ice President of the ASB Student Alumni Council Phi Kappa Phi Sigma Delta Pi Omicron Delta Kappa Mortar Board Habitat for Humanity Greek B.U.LL.D. Ser -ice for Sight Donald Picliiuno Scholarship Barksdale Honors College Forrest Mobley Scholarship Chancellor ' s Honor roU 289 ERIN MARIE LOTZ Beta Alpha Psi Publicity Chair Beta Alpha Psi Co-Director of Activities Alpha Omicron Pi Leap Frog The Pantry Project Run With It Chancellor ' s Honor Roll Dean ' s List KPMG, LLP internsl-up NICKOLAUS DAMON LUCKETT EUGENE OLEGOVICH LUKIENKO LAURA CAROLYN LUTHER William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation Intern Baptist Town Clean-Up Co- Coordinator OMazing Race Games: Co-Founder Respect Mississippi One Mississippi: Co-Founder ASB Executive Council Black and White Affair Co-Coordinator KL LC Representative UMSFusion Mortar Board Honor Society Omicron Delta Kappa Alpha Phi Omega Mississippi Youth Summit Coordinating Committee SPB Planet Partners WorldFest Gay Straight Alliance MOX United for Haiti Big Brother, Big Sister Mentor Relay for Life Walk March of Dimes Trent Lott Leadership Institute Honors College Luckday Scholar Gresham Duncan Scholar Chancellor ' s Honor Roll Dean ' s Honor Roll 2008 CNN Intern for Presidential Debate and RNC Student Affiliates for the American Chemical Societ) ' Secretary Phi Delta Chi Finance Committee Chair American Socierj ' of Health-System Pharmacists Resident Assistant Association Member Student Tutoring Human Society St. Jude Children ' s Research Oxford Medical Ministries Clinic Spring 2009 Chicago Service Trip Taylor Medal Recipient Phi Kappa Phi Honor Chancellor ' s Honor Roll Honors College Donald Pichitino Scholarship Recipient Elsohly Faily Foundation Scholarship ACPE Standards for Student Subcommittee Wesley Foundation Board Member School of Pharmacy Student Body President Student National Pharmaceutical Association International Justice Mission Gamma Beta Phi Honors College Honors Ambassador Hope for Africa SNPhA relay for life team Health Fair Student Pharmacist Service Over Self The CORE College Bible Smdy 1 CATHERINE MCCOY HALLIE PRYOR MOSBY JEFFREY TYLER NEW Resident Assistant National Residence Hall Honorary Vice President of Administration Sigma Phi Lambda Christian Sorority Phone Chairperson WlydLife Leader Tau Beta Phi Socier ' of Women Engineers Honors College Student Gamma Beta Phi Universir ' Lions Club Transylvania Blood Bowl Out-of-Darkness Walk Relav for Life Beautiful Lengths Oxford Middle School Assistant Cheer Coach Pi Kappa Phi Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity Beta . lpha Psi Alpha Kappa Psi Accounting Tutor Habitat for Humanin- Sardis Clean Up Mississippi Burned Camp Foundation Dean ' s Honor RoU XT ' Public Relations for Soront) ' Humane Societ) ' Chancellor ' s Honor Roll Beta Gamma Sigma Lambda Sigma Gamma Beta Phi Ole Miss Marketing Organization Hope for Africa Roots and Shoots Congressman Travis Childers intern in Washington D.C. Ole Miss Orientation Leader Congressional Intern for Travis Childers Co-Chair Mascot Selection Committee Ole Miss Apex Camp Leader Kappa Alpha Order- Philandiropy Chairman Ole Miss Sports Marketing Intern Ole Miss Ambassador Women ' s Council Leadership Series Ole Miss Cardinal ( ' lub ASB Senator Executive Council Dean ' s List Chancellor ' s Honor Roll Alpha Lambda Delta Honors Campus Crusade Omicron Delta Kappa Leap Frog Tutor Willie Price Tutor Hurricane Katrina Relief Team Colonel Reb 2010 291 NEAL ANN PARKER ROBIN PAIGE PARKER RYAN JAMES PARSONS Prcsklcnt " t StLicknt Alumni Council Onentation I -ader Senior Executive Committee CHEERS Kappa Delta House Manager Alpha Lambda Sigma Honor Societ ' National Societ) ' of Collegiate Scholars Sigma Alpha Pi Senior Homecoming Maid 2010 Ole Miss Idol Winner 2007 The Cardinal Club Newswatch General Reporter Ad Club Union Unplugged Campus Crusades National Anthem Soloist for the Ole Miss vs. UVA super regional baseball tournament National Anthem Soloist for the Ole Miss vs. Kentucky game Entertainer for the Miss Universiti| ' Pageant Parade of Beauties March of Dimes Volunteer President of the Student National Pharmaceutical Association Relay for Life Chair Pharmacy School Executive Council Member Class Member of the Year by fellow pharmacy school classmates Philanthropy Chair- Delta Psi Fraternit} ' Croft Student Senate Taylor Medal Chinese Prize Phi Beta Kappa Phi Kappa Phi Chancellor ' s Honor Roll Campus News Editor for The Daily Ivlississippian Feaaires Editor for The Ole Miss Communications Director CJamma Beta Phi Managing Editor of Viaggio, a food magazine in collaboration with Mario Batali Editorial Assistant for Bob Guccione, Chancellor ' s List Ranked No. 10 Feature Writer in the Southeast Journalist of the Year I ' LINDSEYK. PERRY Pitcher for the University of Mississippian ' s VX ' omen ' s Softball Team Fellowship of Christian Athletes MCLUB Humane Societi,- St. Jude Children ' s Hospital Azalea Gardens Ole Miss Softball Clinics Dash for Hash 5k run Chancellor ' s Honor Roll Dean ' s Honor RoU NFC A Scholar Athlete SEC Athletic Honor RoU Lettered three vears in Softball AMBER LUTRICE PHILLIPS " ' ■■:.■ ■ .. y-xr-i ■ %. H. j -r iU- ! d " PHARMA Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy ' ice President Student National Pharmaceutical As- sociation Zeta Phi Beta Sororit} ' , Incorporated Journalist Historian Honors College Lambda Sigma Honors Societ} ' National Societ) ' of CoUegiate Scholars I.M.A.G.E. Gamma Beta Phi NOBCChE Relay For Life Tutor Mentor at Delia Davidson Elementary Boys and Girls Club World Fest Committee Member Hurricane Katrina Relief Volunteer Early Entry Pharmacy Program THOMAS STEPHEN POWELL DIANA ALLISON PRICE Vice President nf lpha Epsilon Delta Private Tutor for General Chemistry ' ice President of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternit " ' olunteer for Presidential Debate Russian Club Wesley Foundation ECOM Orchestra Member Brass Quintet Free Clinic N ' olunteer Habitat for Humanit ' Member Inner-Cit}- Memphis Volunteer Environmental Volunteer Academic Excellence Sigma Alpha Lambda Gamma Beta Phi Chancellor ' s Honor Roll Accepted to United State Naval Academy Mary Haskell Foundation Scholarship The Columns Society: President Alpha Omicron Pi Recruitment Chair The Roosevelt Institute: Co-Founder Executive Chairman Ole NLss Ambassador 2008 Presidential Debate Staff " Respect Mississippi " Honors College Trent Lott Leadership Instiwte Chancellor ' s Leadership Class Big Brother Big Sister Honors College Medical Mission in Bolivia " Strike our Arthritis " 2010 Ole Miss Homecoming Queen Wade Scholarship 2010 in South Africa HR ' AIDS organization parmered with USAID program, PEPFAR 2009 Washington Internship with L-3 Communications 293 COURTNEY NICOLE RANDALL LESLIE JOHNS RAY Omega Phi Alpha L icc Sorority Gamma Beta Phi Luckyday Success Program Peer Mentor Undergraduate Black Law Smdent Association Black Social Sciences Collective Dobro Slovo Russian Honor Society Big Brother Big Sister Oxford Food Pantry Chancellor ' s and Dean ' s List Sigma Tau Delta Secretary Treasurer Phi Kappa Phi Mortar Board Alpha Lambda Delta Reformed Universit) ' Fellowship C.H.E.E.R.S Kappa Delta Sororit) ' Sunflower Count) ' Freedom Project Relay for Life Team Captain Tutor at Oxford Elementary Honors College Service Trip to Chicago Habitat for Humanity Self-authored paper entitled " Power and Beauty in the South " Fayssoux CorneU Campbell Award Clower- Walters Scholarship Academic Excellence Scholarship TAYLOR SUZANNE REESE Panhclleiiic Executive Council Vice President of Recruitment Counselors Gamma Chis Delta Gamma ' s " MUk and Cookies " Gamma Beta Phi Honor Teachers of Tomorrow- Habitat for Humanity Mortar Board Dean ' s List Chancellor ' s List SARAH ELIZABETH | ROGERS A • W ' K n m m u PUBLIC POLICY _EADERSHIP I Co-Founder and President of Habitat for Humanit) ' ASB Cabinet Co-Director of Student Services Co-Chair Big Event Steering Committee EDHE Mentor Program founding Committee Columns Socierj ' Ole Miss Ambassador Honors College Trent Lott Leadership Institute Mortar Board One Mississippi Lambda Sigma Rebel Pedals Freshmen Focus Mentor Chancellor ' s Leadership Class Delta Gamma Sorority: Vice-President Green Grove United Way Smdent Disability Note taker ASB Program of the Year for the movie rental machine in the union Presidential Debate Volunteer ASB Treasurer Universit) ' of Mississippi [udicial Chair Vice President of Ormcron Delta Kappa ' ice President of Fraternit) ' Phi Kappa Phi Freshman HDHE mentor Big Brother Big Sister Student Alumni Council Alpha Lambda Delta Big Brother Big Sister Mentor Larry D. Givens Outstanding Junior History Award and Scholarship from the History Department Honors College Freshman Senator Teachers of Tomorrow Ad nsory C ouncil Alpha Omicron Pi Sign Chair Gamma Chi Recruitment Counselor Chancellors Leadership Class Phi Kappa Phi Luck ■da ■ Smdent Alumni C ouncU Developed and ran an educational sum- mer program in Green%Tlle, MS " Rocking Around the USA " Barksdale Award Vice-President of Tri Beta Biological Honor Ii L GE Senior Class Executive Officer Transfer Leadership Council Coahoma Community College: Vice- President of the Student Government SAACS Gamma of Mississippi Aaron E. Henrv Communit - Health Center North Delta Medicine Clinic Oxford Boys and Girls Club Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship Program B.H. Richardson Medical Scholarship Honors College Mortar Board Omicron Delta Kappa Senator on the Graduate Student Council Secretary of Indian Smdent Associa- tion Treasure for International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Teaching Assistant Rotaract Club of Bomba ' Hills Soutli Phi Kappa Phi Drug Information Association Na- tional Student Travel Grant Full tuition scholarship and Graduate Research Assistantship Scholarship from the Sir Ratan Tata Trust for scoring Distinction in the first year of Bachelor of Pharmacy, Mumbai, India 295 SARAH EMILY SHAW ALEXANDRA MARIE SLIVKA ELIZABETH ANN SPENCE MAE DOUGLAS STRAHAN American Cancer Society Mid-South Division Alpha Omicron Pi, Legacy Chair of Executive Recruitment Committee Lafayette-Oxford-University Orchestra, ' iola Section Leader University of Mississippi Mock Trial Team, Co-Captain Croft Institute for International Studies Mentor Ultimate Frisbee Team Presbyterian College Fellowship Colleges Against Cancer Hopewell Camp Summer Group Counselor ' olunteer for Conversation Class 2008 Catholic Campus Ministry Student Disability Services, Smdent Note Taker Chancellor ' s Honor Roll Honors College Fellowship for Study Abroad Gamma Beta Phi Smdy Abroad: Montevideo, Uruguay and Quito, Ecuador Phi Mu Corresponding Secretary Delta Mu Delta Secretary and President Order of Omega Secretary Alpha Sigma Nu-Jesuit Honor Society Weeks of Welcome Committee Habitat Build Clean Up Pritchard Association of Collegiate Business Schools Programs Outstanding Leadership Award Outstanding Student Organization President Dean ' s List Magna Cum Laude American Institute " t ( hcmical Engineers: Vice President Society of Women Engineers National Society of Collegiate Scholars Engineering Orientation Leader The Daily Mississippian, Editorial Assistant Evangelist CathoKc Church Food Engineering Student Body Mentor Internships with ExxonMobil Mississippi State University in Civil Engineering Research Assistant Mortar Board Chi Omega Sorority Treasurer Student Alumni Council Secretary Cardinal Club National Society of Leadership and Success Student Alumni Council Honors College Gamma Beta Phi Ole Miss Intramural Basketball League Baptist Memorial Hospital North Mississippi - Experience Cri tical Program Azalea Gardens North Mississippi Regional Center " More Than A Meal " Campus Favorite Intern for Senator Thad Cochran Academic Excellence Award Mississippi Eminent Scholars Grant Mortar Board i President of Hope for Africa ASB Communiu- Service Committee Senior Class Executive Committee Bovs and Girls Club Oxford Elementary School UMSFUSION Habitat for Humanit • Ole Miss for Obama Chancellor ' s Honor Roll Honors College Phi Kappa Phi Alpha Lambda Delta Evans Harrington Creative riring Scholarship American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists ' ice- President of Membership Christian Pharmacists Fellowship International Ser -ice Chairman Kappa Epsilon Baptist Student Union Walk for Diabetes Nursing Home ' alenrine ' s Day Ministry Vacation Bible School VCbrker in ' aiden, MS 2010 Class Marshall of B.S.P.S. Graduating Class Chancellor ' s Honor Roll ' icksburg Hospital Medical Foundation Scholarship Recipient McCaskill Family Pharmacy Scholarship Ole Miss Rifle Team Delia-Davidson Day lunior Rifle Club Sttident Athletic Ad nsory Committee Rfjokie of the Year award freshman year for outstanding scores and potential Magna Cum Laude and an Associates Degree in liberal Arts Early Entry Pharmacy Class President Le Bonheur Children ' s Medical Center Honors College Ambassador Mississippi: Dance Company Willie Price Mvster - Reader Phi Mu Derby Day Chair Gamma Beta Phi Phi Delta Chi Showstoppers " Kids Take the Field " " A Family Affair " UM. FUSION Miss Universit) ' 2010 Quality of Life Semifinalist: 2010 Miss Mississippi Pageant Miss Tupelo 2009 Founding member of Flinge Chancellor ' s List Dean ' s List 297 JESSICA PHILLIPS- TYSON BARBARA LANE VARNER HARSHA VINNAKOTA KRISTEN M, VISE To INTERNATIONA FRENCH Chi Omega Fraterniu-: Cardinal Cabinet Board Honors College; Senior Senator Camp DeSoto for Girls: Director of Art Guild Leap Frog Alpha Lambda Delta Gamma Beta Phi Omicron Delta Kappa Croft Instimte One Mississippi Global Ambassador Program Make A Wish Gardner-Simmons Home for Girls Bottomless Closet Croft Scholar Study Abroad Fellowship Center for Intelligence and Securit) ' Studies: member of inaugural cohort Chi Omega Sororit) ' President Lambda Sigma Honor Socier - W of Hospital] t)- Advertising Club CEO School of Business Administradon Senior Class Executive Committee ASB Communir - Service Committee Ole Miss Ambassadors Beta Gamma Sigma Alpha Lambda Sigma Sigma Alpha Lambda Note-taker for student disabilit} ' office Hope for Africa Habitat for Humanity- Toms Shoes Project Semester at Sea Academic Excellence Scholarship Mortar Board Student-Postdoc Outreach Department American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists Student Chapter PHARMFXJRUM 2009 President of Indian Association India Night Susan G. Komen Foundation " Students for a Green Campus " Andhra Mahila Sabha Phi Kappa Phi RhoChi Graduate School Summer Fellowship Publicit)- Association Northern Ireland Student Workshop: Design for Visual Communication Graphic Design Intern Hope for Africa Merchandising Director Honors Senate Sophomore Senator Junior Senator Phi Kappa Phi Russian Club International justice Mission Hope For Africa Luckyday Scholar Ole Miss Club Ultimate Frisbee Humane Society Presidential Debate 2008, MP Media N ' olunteer CARE Walk Mission Trip to Chernivtsi, Ukraine SNfBHC Fellowship Recipient Marketing Alliance Inc. Award of Excellence: Mississippi Collegiate Art Competition Delta Gamma Finance Assistant Director of Social Awareness VC ' al-Mart Corporate Internship Charit)- Committee Co-Chair Gamma Beta Phi National Societ}- of Collegiate Scholars Honor ' s CoUege America ' s funior Miss lumnae Council Diabetes Exposition Youth Bridge Service for Sight Big Brother Big Sister Dean ' s List Immunization Certification Collaborative Institutional Training ELLIOTT WARREN BROOKS NATALIE LEILANI FERRELL iffiRni SES: KATHERINE GRACE WATSON Internship with the Office of Campus Sustainabilit ' PROJECT CRUNCHTIME Sigma Chi Fraternity- Philanthropy Chairman Ole Miss Ducks Unlimited Ole Miss Women ' s Council Leadership Series Mortar Board Gamma Beta Phi Trent Lott Leadership Institute College Republicans Hope For Africa UM Fusion Project Oxford Rec cling Center Manna Feeding Ministries- Love-Packs Internship for Senator Thad Cochran Republican Governor ' s Association Dean ' s List at Ole Miss President ' s List at Mississippi College Associated Accounting Student Body- Graduate Rep Graduate Smdent Council Senate Senator Annie Belle H. Fnou Tax Fellowship Northrop Grumman Scholarship Boolos Scholarship Chancellor ' s Honor RoU Trent Lott Leadership Institute ASB Elections Commission Vice President of the National Societ) ' for Leadership and Success President of Alpha Lambda Delta Senior Class Executive Committee Panhellenic Delegate and Ritual Chair Honors College Ole Miss First Gamma Beta Phi Lambda Sigma CHEERS Lott Institute study abroad in South Korea Oxford Film Festival Operation Christmas Child Girl Scout Exchange Club Prevent Child Abuse America Phi Beta Kappa Phi Kappa Phi Southern Smdies 2010 Coterie Student Paper Award winner 299 RICHARD CALVIN WEILAND GABRIEL AMADEUS WEISS MARIE ELIZABETH WICKS DIARRIA K. WILLIAMS Vice President of C hi l si l-raternity H. Seeger Slifer Award Emergency Care Specialists of Mississippi, Ltd. Family Practice Section Emergency Medicine Section Interim Director, Keesler AFB Emergency Department Chief Sports Physician, Mississippi Sea Wolves Hockey Member, County of Maui Governors Task Force on Emergency Preparedness Council member, Upcountry Board of Directors, MAUI ASB Director of External Affairs Chancellor ' s Standing Committee Student Involvement Committee Army R.O.T.C. Cadet Battalion Commander Honors CoUege Fraterniu ' Member and Pledge Class President Croft Center for Intelligence and Security ' Studies Chinese National Language Flagship Program Studying Abroad in China Ole Miss Ambassador One Mississippi Chinese Language Club Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Gulf Coast clean-up BP oil spill Volunteer in clean up in preparation for 2008 Olympics in Chicago Phi Kappa Phi Legion of ' alor, Bronze ( " ross ROTC Outstanding Cadet Award Mississippi Eminent Scholars Grant President of charter University Lions Club Senior Class Executive Committee Columns Society Senator on Croft Student Senate Ole Miss Mock Trial Chancellors Leadership Class Guest musician at reception for the Board of Trustees for the Gertrude CasteUow Ford Center Participant in the Miss Mississippi pageant Hummingbird Migration Celebration " Think Global, Act Local " Backstage assistant to Ballet Theatre South productions of " The Nutcracker " Green Week Heart Walk Habitat for Humanity Salvation Army Honors College: travel to Dresden Germany Phi Beta Kappa Phi Kappa Phi Newman Scholar Croft Scholar Residential Scholars Lott Leadership Institute Nu UpsUon Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternit}-, Inc: Community Service Chair and President IMAGE: Internal Publicist Ole Miss Spirit Committee Sigma Alpha Lambda Beta Beta Beta Ole Miss Global Ambassador Ole Miss Ambassador One Mississippi Big Brothers Big Sisters Second Baptist Tutor Walk for Alzheimer ' s Azealea Gardens Grove Recycling Adopt a Highway Clean Up BRANDON THOMAS WILLINGHAM Assistant Director of Communications- ASB Database Administrator- Beta Alpha Psi Vice President of National Aca sts Gamma Beta Phi College Republicans Campus Crusade for Christ Intramural Sports Project Hope Sardis Clean Up KPMG Ser ice Day- NYC, NY San Jose, CA Camp Breathe Ezzze University- Gift Baskets Oxford Food Bank Dean ' s List Chancellor ' s List Darrvl Blair Memorial Scholar RACHEL ELIZABETH WILLIS Columns Societ} ' Member ASB Cabinet ASB Executive Council- Legislation Monitor Roosevelt Institute- PoHcn ' Director College Republicans-President Alpha Omicron Pi Sororit - ' ice President of Academics Model L ' nited Nations President LJSpeak Delegate Honors College Ambassador One Mississippi- Secretan- Sunday School Teacher Leap Frog Tutor Campaign Intern for Congressman Marsha Blackburn More Than A Meal blunteer Relay for Life Volunteer Truman Scholarship Finalist, 2010 Oxford Park Commission U-10 Girls Soccer Smdent Programming Board Executive Director ASB Cabinet Executive Liaison ASB Elections Commission Delta Gamma Sororit)- Director of Senior Programming Delta Gamma SororiU " PanheUenic Representative Ole Miss Women ' s Council Leadership Series Omicron Delta Kappa Mortar Board Ole Miss Ambassador Trent Lott Leadership Instimte United Wa - American Red Cross blunteer C.A.R.E Walk Participant Jean )ones Walk Run Participant Post Katrina Restoration ' olunteer Trent Lott Exchange Program- South Korea, South Africa, and Germany Northrop Grumman Scholar Omicron Delta Kappa Mortar Board Assistant Lead Server at Cracker Barrel Nagoya Japanese Restaurant Lead Server CATHERINE DANE WOODYARD ASB Communit)- Service Committee UMFUSION Site Leader September Coast Trip Organizational Leader Graduate Student Council Senator HESRM Hope for Africa Diamond Girl Medical Evangelical Mission Trip to Peru Mission Trip to Pia Blanca, Honduras uith Salt and Light Ministries H. Leon Garrett Graduate Student Achievement Award in Health Promotion Publicanon in the |ournal of American College Health " Differences in College Smdent T)pical Drinking and Celebration Drinking " 301 302 JOHN STEPHENS WORLEY.i EMILEE CHRISTINE YOUNG ASB Presidential Cabinet Executive Liaison University Standing Committee ' s Textbook Price Awareness Week ASB Senate Ole Miss Academic Mentor Program Peer Mentor Fraternity Scholarship Chair Judicial Council Student Grade Scale Proposal Task Force UMSFUSION Ole Miss Ambassadors Chancellors Leadership Class One Mississippi National Society of Collegiate Scholars Spanish Club Fraternity Member Eagle Scout Habitat for Humanity- College HUl Presbyterian Church Chancellor ' s Honor RoU Dean ' s List Omicron Delta Kappa Sigma Delta Pi Honors College National Merit Finalist Academic Excellence Luckvday Academic Excellence Order of Omega Trent Lett Leadership Institute Eagle Scout Boy Scout Troop 8 Intern, Office of Senator Roger Wicker Smdy Abroad, Pontifica Universidad Catlica de Valparaso Phi Kappa Phi Beta Alpha Psi Gamma Beta Phi Boys Girls Club Right of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) Ole Miss First Scholarship Ole Miss Swim Club Ole Miss Women ' s Council Leadership Series KPMG Internship NOT PICTURED JAMES ALLEN WILLARD VICTORIA LAINE APPLEWHITE CHAD HESTAND BERRY WILLIAM JOSEPH BOGAN MALLORY ALYSE BRITT CAITLYN BROWN MATT PORCH DANIELS AMBER NICOLE DAVIS SAMANTHA KALYNN EGGER JENNIFER PAIGE GORDY BRIAN THOMAS HOVANEC JAMES HAY HUMPHRIES SARA K. HYDE CHIEDOZIE TONY-JUDE IBEKWE BARNABAS KIPROTICH KIRUI ALLISON MARGARET KNEIP TARA LEIGH MCLELLAN EDWIN POTEAT LUTKEN RICHARD MITCHELL MARTINDALE VICTORIA LYNN MEADOWS JOHN SYLVESTER NORDAN, III LAURA ELIZABETH RIDER MALLORY REED ROBERTS BEN HAMMOND SATYSHUR JULIANA BLAMO SMITH KIMBRELL CLARE SPENCER WILLIAM FRANCIS STANLEY CATHRYN SCOTT STOUT SUSANA LEIGH SWEENEY LAURANNA CORNELIA VAN DE STOET SARA ELIZA VAUGHN WALLACE BLAKE JUSTIN REBECCA ASHLEY WERNER TAYLOR REBECCA WEST JAMIE LYN WINDHAM 303 PROFILE! MUGI LYDIA JONES 306 THELMA CURRY 310 DOUGLAS SULLIVAN-GONZALEZ 316 MICAH GINN 320 CATHY GRACE 326 GREGORY SCHRIMER 330 DAVID WILLSON 334 AMY E. MARK 340 KIM CHRESTMAN 344 RANDY WADKINS 350 VALERIA ROSS 354 306 M LYDIA JON WIFE OF CHANCELLOR DAN JONE We use the Carrier House for lots of events. That is one of the things I get to do and one of the things I love to do. I come from distant relatives who loved to entertain so I was always learning new things. Coming here, and this being one of the things I consider to be my major jobs, is so easy. I love it. I have often said that some of the most important relationships are made around a dinner table. We let this house be our home. I do not think of it as a pubUc building on campus. I think of it as our home. We do have a little space at the end of the hallway that I call " our suite, " where we have our bedroom and a little TV room and that ' s where we can retreat. If they ' re still cleaning up after an event, that ' s where you ' ll find us. The most defining moment for me was when my husband and I met. He was already focused on community, work and making the world a better place when I met him and that ' s the way he was and dU this day that ' s the way he is. The opportunities we have had throughout our life, we honesdy could have not thought through all of that, it has just kind of happened as we have gone through our life. We knew we were going go overseas at some point in time; at least, we felt Like that was going to happen. When it happened it was a big surprise because we had our two children, and we really thought it was going to be earlier in our married life. We just knew when it was right, that we were supposed to do that. We went with the mission board through our church. We were there for seven-and-a-half wonderful years. That ' s one of the greatest defining moments in our life too, because it gave us a world view and allowed us to see outside ourselves. To know his heart and to know what he is trying to do for our university and people not always understanding that, on a personal level, it hurts. But he is a lot stronger than I am about some of those things, so we ' re OK. I guess what I would love for students to know is that we are here because of them. We are here for the students. It ' s a wonderful place to be and it ' s a wonderful place to go to school, and we are just going to try and make it better everyday. story ALEX DEJOY photo ALEX EDWARDS . I i ■ V- ttf Jasmine Abbey Kimberly Adams Justin Wade Addison Madelynn Adler Ann Jolley Agnew Carla Agiular Janette Aguilar Cordero Ahmed Adebanke Olubukola Alabi Alexis Alexander Austin Bruce Alexander Brandon Matthew Alexander Brian Thomas Alexander Christi Alford I Courmey Michelle AUbritton Michael Zane Allcorn Cameron Allen Christie Allen Reniel Michael Amaro Jordan Daniel Amy Frank Joseph Toombs Anderson Lamesha Marcionna Anderson Latoya Shauntae Anderson William D. Anderson Sarah Nicole Annand Matthew Archer Elizabeth Ards Jessica Carol Armstrong Lillian Elizabeth Askins Amarette Hope Aube Crystal MicheUe Ausburn Jacqoline Austin Jessie James Austin Amanda Elaine Auttonberry Charles Azu Annah BaUev Randle Bane Andrea Marie Barber Jasmine Lyn Barnes Penny Nichole Barnes Jay Barnhart Jenna Nicole Barone Rebecca Clare Barr Victoria Barrera Natashia Patrice Bates Mary Rodgers Beal Shanta Nicole Bean Shalesa Yousundra Beene Beverly Lynn Behringer AJbine Z. Bennett Lisa Bennett ■■■■■■■H Elizabeth Ann Berkman K Ronald Lee Bias iJ F Elizabeth Bibbs iS -La Scott Mccullough Bierman ' ' - ' wLi. Cynthia Delores Bigham feiH Maria Antonia Elizabeth Bird Tkm 308 CJxomans and uiu crsit students watch fireworks shot from Swayzc bield on the Fourth of ]ulv. photo ADDISON DENT 309 THELMA CURRY UNIVERSITY POLICE OFFICER Students come to me and ask, " Are you the real police? " and we are continually informing them, " Yes, we are the real police. " I came to Ole Miss as a student. I came as a freshman in 1975. My parents really stressed education. I have a cousin who got in a little trouble as a juvenile and a child. One thing I was going to do is be a probation officer for juveniles, so I just leaned that way. The police academy was a really happy time because of all the endurance you had to go through there. There were tough moments from day to day but you just don ' t quit. I ' m not going to just give up on doing anything. I may not be the one who finishes first but I am going to finish regardless of what it is. One of the hardest things you hear is officers being away from home. Of course the physical training part is really rugged, but you just get through it. I have come through the ranks from patrol officer, and now I am the crime prevention coordinator. My goal is to keep the students and propert} ' here on campus as safe as possible by just educating people as best we can. Whatever we do here we try to make it a lifelong experience. The university is a unique place. We have the law enforcement duties, but then we have those other special things that we do for the student population. A normal police department wouldn ' t think about going and unlocking a car for free, and getting a call for giving someone a ride. You think in terms of every year you get a new batch of kids in. It ' s always changing. No day is the same. Every day is something different. The students have been wonderful over the years. It ' s just meeting different folks and doing different things everyday. story GRANTHAM ROBERTSON photo ALEX EDWARDS 4 N 1. « ■V ■% - i .. ' . V i ■ ' " " t ■ " ' ! •m r fc ' Mf- ' r : ' •• ' ■ ' ■ " ' J- ' - ■• ' ■ ■■ ' ■■.-■■•-.-.H ' - ■ " ■■- • ' -.■ - . ■ ■ - • J - ' ■ . , Snow covers a bench between the Student Union and Fulton Chapel during a January snow storm. Oxford received at least 8 inches of snow during the storm photo ADDISON DENT 312 filtapAv, BIS Matthew Bishop Tess Blakenship Benjamin Swann Blanchard Cassy Blaylock Jeffrey Bloodworth Trent Bloodworth William Joseph Bogan Patnnia Dcnisc Bolden Tamaria Shaunte Bolton Kimaya Booth Matt Borg Carmen Elaine Bouldin Charles Bowman Zachary Adams Bowman lustin Allen Boyd Lindsey Boyd . llison Prince Braddock Carrie Lynn Braden Sherika Louise Bradford |ohn Adam Brady John Christopher Branson Adam Heath Brassfield Amanda Michelle Bratcher Bailey St.Claire Bnggs Eddie Lynn Bright Joshua Bright Laura Kathenne Bntt Jordan Broadstreet Anna Blair Brown Constance Kiara Brown Gregory Brown ]ustin Brown Lakierra Brown Robin Letrish Brown Shannon Trekicl Brown Sierra Moore Brown Laura Bruster Edgar Paris Buchanan [ames Buchanan Lucile Doris Bueter Molly Michele Burcham Stephanie Burkholder Sara Elizabeth Burns Angela NLchelle Burt iAleia Lynn Burton Trinity Bush Bishop Etoshia Renee Buder Lana Buder ' alerie NUchelle Cadden Sierra Cage Davana Cain Caroline Upchurch Campbell Teiandra CampbeU Heather Capps Ananiaria Caradine Kristin Ann Carbrey Lisa Carnathan Latonya Carodine Caitlin Mccullough Cassidy Kori Casde Jason Cathey Jake Majure Chandler Yu-Hsuan Chang L 313 Hayle)- Chappell Asliley Monique Chestnut (Christine Marie Cinatl Matthew Thomas Civera Chrysanthia Claiborne Ashley Clark Atia Breayle Clark Ericia Sherree Clark Trent Lane Clark David Wallace Clayton Emily Clinard Bethany Cole Amanda Marie Coleman Anna Louise Coleman Sarah Elizabeth Connelly Richard Arthur ( )ntartesi Tashunda Conwa ' Carleyjoette Cook Patrick Holmes Cook Taylor Coombs Willie Shawn Copeland Andrea Kaye Corbitt Elizabeth Fort Cottrell Christopher Ross Cox Courmea Katerria Cox Megan Cox Bonnie Sue Craft Kayla Creel William Franklin CressweU Jarred Crisler Tabitha Hux Criswell Myron Critde Meredith Leigh Crockett Allison Marie Croghan Stephanie Crump Erica Dale Crunkilton Angel Cuellar Lianyue Cui Benjamin Cunningham Aysha Curtis |anice Moncell Dancer Anjerlina Jonique Dancy Lauren Davis Portia Davis Robert Davis Sabrina Natasha Davis Shuntese NagaU Davis Devon Merrelle Deberry Robert Lacev Dees 314 photo ADDISON DENT Senior biology major Ethan Tillotson searches his sweep net for marked long and short-horned grasshoppers at the University of Mississippi I ' lckl Station. This mark and recapture experiment is one way biologists estimate population size. The experiment was part of a general ecology class, wliich was hckl at the field station for the first time in Summer 2010. 315 316 DOUGLAS SULLIVAN- GON HONORS COLLEGE DEAN I am the dean of the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College as well as an associate professor of Latin American history. I have been here since 1993. I have a family of two daughters, one is 14 years old and one is 19 years old, she is a sophomore in chemical engineering here, and my wife teaches in the modern language department. Is it a sin when we set up a structural situation where people are not allowed to live as long as others because of impediments in society? I have come to believe that the answer to that is yes. If I impede your development because it favors my wealth, that is a sinful condition. I saw a life changing moment and that awakened me. A 25-year-old woman died of tetanus. She stepped on a nail and couldn ' t take anything to help stop the reaction. They had to drive 2-3 hours to the hospital and by the time they had arrived she had passed. Just on the other side of the Rio Grande about 90 miles away they was a great hospital but the boundary between the 2 nations impeded that from happening. It struck me as a strong moral issue and it was a theological situ ation. To me, sin was a personal act from one person to another, so the nature of the question changed. I was able to look beyond an individuals understanding to a cooperate understanding of sin. I became very much involved in Latin American history at that point and the role of power. story JENNIFER PETERSON photo ALEX EDWARDS ii Senior managerial finance major Preston Dowell gives Beth McLemore a taste of Kappa Alpha ' s chili at the Chili Bowl event which raised money for the homeless in Oxford. photo ADDISON DENT 318 Connie RIainc Dcfazio Tammy Renee Delcourt William Matthew Deloach Shauniece Contrell Deloney Manasi Desai Sarah Elizabeth Detring Morgan Deweese G. Dylan Dcwitt Asantha Dharmaratne )ulie Dhossche Karima Dhrolia Natalie Rose Dickson Paul Meade Dickstjn Sheletha Dillon Yashimabet Dbcon Shokhsanam Djalilova Benjamin Leech Dobbs j lyssa Dodd Jennifer Nicole Donald Anna Elizabeth Donnell Selena Murphy Douell Mary-Myers Draper Elizabeth Duarte David Trey Dubard Kerry Wayne Dubuisson Angela Claire Duff Erin Lee Duff P nn Dugat Bnttany Michelle Duhon Anna Camille Dulanev Artesha Chante ' L Dunning Karessa Lynne Duran Nathan Dye Annsley D. Dykes Mallory Clair Eagan Dolishia Rene Edmond Desire Dominique Edwards Samantha Kalvnn Egger Regina Fay Eichelberger Boyd Samantha Jean Elliott Hannah Ellis Joshua Ellis Ashley Ellison Laura Katherine Ely Edwin Chance Embry Frank Alexander Estrada Ashlei Michele Evans Lisa Michelle Everly-Jackson Dana Brooke Ewing Quenton Falkner Ryan Heath Fanning Stexie Farrar Charlotte Farris Esther Rutli Fenger Steven Glenn Fennell lanette Fields Tamico Finley-Smith Martin Barrett Fisher Brian Keith Flanner Kimberly Flannigan Ricky Floyd Sabina lennette Floyd Tara Chiquita Foard 319 I 320 MICAH GINN MEDIA PRODUCTIONS All growing up 1 wanted to make movies. I wanted to make films. I wanted to be in films, write them, direct them. Probably the biggest turning point in my life was in 1984. My brother John bought a 8mm film camera and a projector. He brought it home, he ordered some film from Kodak and we made a short movie. It was the biggest thrill of my life. It ' s been that kind of experience that I have worked to recapture and re-experience ever since. When I got to L.A. I was waiting tables, bussing tables, cleaning restaurants and that kind of stuff. Just doing whatever I could to make money to pay my bills. Then I met two ladies who were casting agents and they put me to work in their office. One thing led to another and I was eyeball deep in Hollywood production. After 5 years we hit our saturation level of being in that big cit ' and being in and around that industry. We said " Let ' s get back to Mississippi. " We have gotten our feet wet, we have seen a lot of production, we have taken a part in a lot of production, we can do this on a smaller scale back home, which was my ultimate goal. I had been doing a sort of a comedy bit routine singing along side on of my good friends named Travis Lamb, who ' s an Ole Miss graduate. We would sing songs about Ole Nliss. We would dress up in red and blue suits and play at Thacker Mountain and people ' s tents in the Grove, but we didn ' t think a whole lot about it. We got contacted by a show called Can you Duet. They literally told us in the audition, we want to put you on this show, but you need to lose the suits, lose the sunshades, take this seriously and you wiU have a chance. So we did that; we didn ' t come back in our suits, we came back as regular guys. In retrospect, especially once we got kicked off the show, we might as well have gotten kicked off in character as opposed to turning into just average-looking guys and then get kicked off I would kind of like to get back off on my own and see if I couldn ' t get into some bigger independent film projects. WhUe I love working here and I love Ole Miss and will always want to do things that contribute to Ole Miss and the success of Ole Miss, I don ' t know, I just really wanna dance. story SYDNEY RAGON photo ALEX EDWARDS V Alexander Folsom David Christopher Fontenot Ruth Michelle Force Apral Foreman Ashley Lynne Forester Jennifer Lee Foshee Robelene Raye Foster Chasity Nicole F ' oster-Jernigan Clay Fowler Danny Ray Francis Nicholas Warren F ' ranklin Brent Alexander French Sharon Melody Frierson Michiyo Fujimoto Blair FuUilove Margaret Montee Gaddy Echarial Tanesha Gaines Kelsey Gallagher Joyneka Cierra Gandy Meaghan Michelle Gandy Chadrick Charles Gardner Mike Garmon Jennifer Joan Hughes Ciarrett Matthew Stephen Garrett Cedric Garron Danielle Cooperlee Gartman Gina Gassaway Erruly Katherine Gasson Davis Gates Kirsten Ketteece Gatson EUa Zita Cientry Adam James Gibson )aperry Ciilbert Lateffa Renaa Gilbert Rannie Gillentine Lacey Cjilmore Jamar Farentino Gilson Tina Ginn Ashley Glover Tiffany Nicole Cilover Younna Gooden Kishan Gopal Talisha Gordon Tranquility Gordon Tucker Gore William Brett Gore Jeremiah Goree Jessica Gradolf Ashley Elizabeth Graham Leah Ritter Graham Likeeva Michelle Grainger Jameshia Dachelle Graves Hannah Brooke Gray Asya Green Jajuanna Remisha Greer Chelsea Gregory Andrea Lashanna Griffin Lakesha Griffin Erin Renee Grimm Keith Grubbs Lee Morgan Gunn Lisa Anne Gustafson Chelsea Shenae Guyton 322 l . Junior psychology major Wyatt Dabney draws a scene on the Square. photo ADDISON DENT 323 Freshman liberal arts undecided major Taylor Gosman eyes his competition at Delta Delta Delta ' s pancake eating competition. Gosman won the contest for his fraternity. Beta Theta Pi. Proceeds from Delta Delta Delta ' s pancake sale and competition went to Oxford Medical Ministnes. photo ADDISON DENT 324 i Anna Kathrj ' n Hailey Nfia t lairston Cameron Rashad Hall K the Dereck HaU I.aura Kav I lallstrom Paige Hambcrlin loshua Derell Hamer Omar Hamid |ustin Hampton Gary Sykes Haney Vivian Rachael 1 lansen Staci Harbin Dare Harcourt Molly Hardin Samantha Alyson Mann Hardwick Bessie Harley Darren Trent Harmon Dallas Tate Harrington Angela D. Harris Bianca Zuri Harris Minnie Harris Rebecca Harris Tracie Nicole Harris Ixslie Nicole Harrison Allen Harvev Richard ' iera Harvey Camden Hastings Alicia Michelle Hathcock Zenija Hauck Kavla Leann Hawkins Leah Hawkins Michael Brett Hawkins Ka -la Michelle Hayes Haley Kristen Heath John Elliott Hedges Ijsa Kathenne Hedges Teresa Vowell Helmes Robin Helton Laura Kathenne Henderson Lauren Michelle Hendtix Christina Henrv James Kyle Henry Mary Henry Robert Wesley Henry I ay Steven Herrington Thomas Rlliott Hester Kelvin Levon Hill Lacreighsha Danielle Hill Ke -in Hindman Jasmine Marie Hines Harrv Ho lelicity Hodges |anee Hodges Jennifer Ixe Holder I lalev Amanda Holley Joseph HoUowell Meredith White Holman Britmey Holmes Elaine Mckim Holtzman Derek Allen Hoppe Adam Garrett Horlock Kimva Yakine Home- Hill jason Wilson Horton 325 326 CATHY GRACE GEOLOGY INSTRUCTOR One of my most vivid memories that was an epiphany of sorts was in the fourth grade when obviously someone figured out that I was blind as a bat and I got my first pair of glasses. I can still remember being so amazed at the leaves on the trees. Now, I wasn ' t an idiot. I knew that trees had leaves, but I what I wasn ' t aware of as that everyone didn ' t see these trees the way I did. I was seeing this green blur, unless I got them right on my nose or put glasses on and it was just cool. And this has kind of stuck with me as well as status quo in that what you are accustomed to can be so out of the norm for other people but if you don ' t know its out of the norm, then you think trees are big fuzzy green things. I v as in a wreck when I was about 18 with my best friend that we shouldn ' t have walked away from. We managed to turn that Volk- swagon over all by ourselves. We didn ' t wear seat belts in 1971. As a matter of fact, if I had been wearing a seatbelt, I think the outcome would have been different because it was a bug and the roof had been completely crushed in, so if I would have been strapped in, it would have crushed me as well. I realized that ' s not the way I want to go— in a wreck. I remember colored-only water fountains. I remember segregated South. I remember asking my mother when I was in elemen- tary school, " Why are people burning down churches? " That didn ' t make any sense to me. I remember the death of my grandmother in fourth grade just blew my socks off. Very unexpected. And we all have the first wake up call on the reaUdes of life and death. I would want to meet my grandmother as an adult. I have been a bartender, a bouncer, I have delivered Chinese food. I would do odd jobs. Then, I got caught up in a poUdcal batde over my job at the library and they did away with my position thinkin g they could get rid of me that way. The only job they offered me was maintenance man, that ' s what they called it. I preferred maintenance person. I was never able to get a woman working sign for when I had to work in the men ' s bathroom. They would come in and just do their stuff with me in there working. I got an Associate ' s Degree from Meridian Community College and I was a participant in a scholars bowl. My team placed second up here which gave me a $250 scholarship which was the best deal I had going. That ' s how I ended up here. Fifteen years from now, you are probably not going to remember your GPA or what you made in your English class or journalism class. I bet you will remember the day your child was born, the day you got married, the cool and even the not-so-cool stuff of Ufe that ' s out there waiting on you. That ' s the good stuff that ' s yet to come, but you ' ve been totally indoctrinated up to this point. Work hard and play hard, but get the order right. Try to be empathetic. Put yourself in some- one ' s else perspective. It will make you a better person, I think. A littie empathy goes a long way. I never remember being tired when I was 1 8 or 19. I could get up work all day and party all night, then get up and do it again. I love going home and putting my pajamas on now. I put my sweatpants on and I am a happy woman. The way I play the game, it ' s a good feeHng. I try to make it the least painful on all partici- pants. story ELLIE TURNER photo ALEX EDWARDS 4. _-- ' ' . ' - J Adam Ross Houpt Jasmine House Joshua Darren House Samantha Houston Courtney Kartier Patrice Howard Sarah Frances Howard Kayla Howe Gloria Leyshir Howell Haley Crawford HoweU Harrison Adkins Howie Annie Hu Jenni Danielle Huddleston Courtnee Hudson Matthew Hudson Rebecca Elizabeth Huff Jonathan Hughes Katie Hughes Sonya Humphrey James Hay Humphries Jennifer Hurd Jessica Lynn Hurdle Kerrie Hutcheson Maura Lynn Huzinec Chiedozie Tony-Jude Ibekwe Brandon Alexander Irvine Danielle h Darius Ivy Dwight Ivy Brenden Jackson Jimmy Irby Jackson Lisa Jackson Lorenzo lackson Rodney Jackson Caleb HUliard James Jennifer Paige Jamieson Whidey D.Jefferson Keshandria Jeffries Frazier De ' Mano Jenkins Rachel Nicole Jenkins Zachary Jenkins Alison Jimenez Angela Renee Johnson Bethany Loren Johnson Blakeley Johnson Daketa Johnson Darius Dewayne Johnson Derrick Antwain Johnson Sheaneter Johnson Yavonda Kenyetta Johnson Adison Jones Camille Trenica Jones Carman Jones Jonathan Jones Katrina Jones Rosezlia Franchella Jones Ryan Jones Shannyn Jones Tamera Latrea Jones Grace Anne Joseph Kasey Lashea Joyner Neiko M. Judon Jessica Renee Judson ]ohn Steven Judson 328 Ole Miss lock Jason Darby pushes towards the goal line to set up the tirst tn- ot the match against Mississippi State, The Rebels beat the Bulldogs 12-0. photo ADDISON DENT 329 330 r GREGORY SCHIRMER ENGLISH PROFESSOR I have fond memories of Chicago and also Wisconsin. My family had a place on a lake in Wisconsin and we used to go up there for a good part of every summer, sometimes the whole summer when I was a boy and into my teens. My mother used to say, when I took up Irish literature 30 years ago and started to go to Ireland every summer, that I was doing exacdy what I used to do as a child. I have my life in Oxford and then a life in Ireland where we go for the summer. It is kind of like an escape. We have friends there, work there, a house there, a car there - we have a life there. I hadn ' t diought about it, but my mom was right. When I was an undergraduate (at the Univer- sit} ' of Illinois), I had a friend that worked for the paper. The Daily lUini. We roomed together, or next to each other. We were both interested in reading literature and writing. He worked for the paper and he said to come down some night. I wasn ' t really working there, but he said, " WTiy don ' t you write a headline for the story? " So, I did. When it came out the next day and I saw it in print, it was a great moment. I became sort of addicted to having my words, even though it was only six words, in print. I still am interested in seeing my words in print. I do work here too, but there, I am not teaching for three months, so essentially that ' s where I do my work. After I left Columbia with my degree in jour- nalism, I went into the business. I worked for the Wall Street Journal for a year and then went to Newsday. I had to make a decision to give up literature and keep working as a journalist for the res t of my life or try to get my Ph.D and find a teaching job so I applied around to differ- ent schools. By some miracle I never under- stood, I got into Stanford. That was it. I quit the job, sold the house, sold one of the cars, sold the sailboat— had a very nice sailboat in Long Island—and moved into graduate student housing. That was a hard decision to make. 1 was married and had one child. We went from our own house, own garden and a block from Long Island sound and went into graduate student housing— a littie tiny apartment with no room for much of anything. We were there for four years. I didn ' t like high school when I was in it and I loved college when I was in it. I had a terrific undergraduate experience. AH I wanted to do was just get there and when I got there, I was delighted to be there. In a public institution, what we are told is you get a much wider range of students in terms of their abilities to do college level work and I don ' t think that ' s true. I think what you get is a wide range of students in terms of there prepa- ration and in terms of the amount of work they are willing to do. My experience is the students that excel are not necessarily anymore gifted than anybody else. It ' s just that they work. They do the work. If you tell them to read a four- hundred page novel, they read the novel. You tell them to write a paper, they stay up all night and they pour their heart and soul into it and they get good grades. I don ' t think it is a matter of inherent ability. Some people come here with less preparation for college than others and I think that is a serious problem, but most of these things can be ironed out on account of academic work ethic. In short, my experience is that students who work hard almost always suc- ceed. Not always, but almost always. I am suspicious and skeptical, I won ' t say against, to simplistic approaches to anything especially something as complicated as a hu- man life and even more human relations. I just think the tendency to reduce things to formulas, mottos, and powerpoint presentations is off the mark. I mean life isn ' t like that. You need to be open, especially at the age of college students, you need to be open to lots of different pos- sibiUries that you never considered— things that you may have rejected, things that your parents said were wrong, things that your parents said were right. I mean this is a chance to explore what you want to think and who you want to be and it ' s one of the great opportunities, I think, that you have as a student. story ELLIE TURNER photo ALEX EDWARDS , ' 1: ' . ' " Former Ole Miss football player Michael Oher signs his new book " I Beat The Odds " for sophomore art major Morgan Hough at Off Square Books. photo ADDISON DENT 332 Kara Ix)u Jumper William Tyler Jumper Sarthak Kapoor F.rica Keating Katie Keatley Krissi Keel loseph Kennedy Jcffery Kidd Katie Jo Kidd Tyrowone Louis Kimble Kasev Kirchner Kate Kirkpatrick Mary Kirkpatrick April Kitchens I lunter Kitchens Brett C. KJauer Allison Kneip Kayla Ann Knichel Katie Knight Hedy Rose Veronica Kraft Lauren Elizabeth Labella Angela Marie Lackey Emily Jane Laird Holli Anne Lancaster Andrew Langley Shannon Dora Lassiter C urrissia La ' Shae I akes Ermly Ann Leath Chelsea Renea Lee Helen Marie Lee Katie Lee Benjamin Scott Lenard ( amesha Lashay Lenard Thomas Wayne Leppert Kelsey Bre Letzring Christi Linville [ennifer Anne Ijttrell Cailen Loague Daniel Locke Jeremy Benjamin Locke Kathleen Elizabeth Longoria Taishiana Lover Amber Lowe Rachel Lowe Nickolaus Luckett Michaela Luecke Margie Riley Luker Kristen Marie Lutts Krisri Kay Lyles Lauren Lyles Deantae A. Lynwood Xiaoxi Ma Cain Madden Devine Andres Maiden Ashley Nicole Mallett Kelsev Malone Kenyata Malone Matthew Randall Maples Marv Ball Markow Shayla Marlotte Joshua Ixe Martin Kawanda Monette Martin Kirstin Ashley Martin 333 334 DAVID WILLSON BAND DIRECTOR The band doesn ' t just happen. People think the band is here just because Ole Miss is here and it ' s not. They have to eat, they have to have time to go to the restroom. We don ' t even get one minute of brealc at the game. Most of it ' s just not knowing and I am trying to educate people so they ' ll respect what these kids do. My mom tried to commit suicide when I was two. I have no memory of her. My father was a blue collar man under a lot of pressure in the fifties to raise a daughter and a son with no mother. He was pretty gruff and hard on me. I lived in fear and anxiety. I didn ' t have an example or an environment or a role model to live up to, I just didn ' t. I had no vision that you went to school to be a doctor or a lawyer or an accountant. I had no idea about that. I remember the day that my high school band director said, " What are you going to do next year? " I said, " I ' ll probably go out to Hinds Junior College and take some kind of auto-mechanics course. " I had no clue what I was going to do. He said, " No, you ' re not; you ' re going to go to Ole Miss and major in music. " Ole Miss might as well have been in Alaska. I didn ' t know what it was or where it was. The director said to my dad, " I can get you financial aid if you make less than $10,000 a year. " I remember this vividly. My dad said, " Well, I make less than 5. " The band director from Ole Miss said, " Well, how do you make it? " Dad said we managed. Well, we didn ' t manage. I have tried to turn around and use that to make sure when I approach a child or am teaching somebody I do it in a totaUy different context, so that when they leave here my students will say, " I am so glad I had him as a teacher. " I have two powerful missions to the band, and that ' s to bring positive recognition to what students do here and before they got here to serve the University. The other one is to endow to $2 million. I haven ' t done everything I would like to do but I can at least say I ' ve made one hell of a shot at it. story NATALIE WOOD photo ALEX EDWARDS r ' J- Morgan Keleigh Martin Emelia Susie Mata Kaley Alicia Mata Steplianie Lynn Mathis Zachary Howard Matkins Christopher Allan Mattox Lane EHzabeth Maxcy Kelsey Maynord Cindy Mays Ray Mays Tilda Mays Kristin Mc Kay Jackie Mc Kinney Austin Mcafee Kanesha McaUister Maude Kathryn Mcarver Brent Mccaleb James Glenn Mcdaniel Linita Brooke Mcewen Brittany Mane Mcgowan Tawanda Lanette Mcgowen Samuel Mckay Claire Mckee James Andrew Mckenzie Tiffany Quinette Mckinney Mitchell James Mclain Lauren Mclean Casey Lynne Mcmanus Kaitlinjean Mcmanus Barbara Mcmillin Lauren Mcmillin Jajuan LaveU McneU Victoria Lynn Meadows Ashleigh Means Alisa Melton Faith Melville Cody AUen Melvin Sarah Marie Memar Sandra Merriweather Walker Messer Johnny Franklin MUes French Edward Miller Jessica Miller Sabrina Lelynn Miller Chelsea Denise Mills Cinclair Milton Jarijion Minnett Erin Michelle M itzenberg James Lucas Moak Kerramesha Montgomery Maggie Kutak Montgomery Jamie Lee Moore Karsunn Ezekiel Moore Kimberly Moore Lee Ellis Moore Meredith Moore Natalie Moore Tiffon Moore Louis Hamilton Morehouse Gray Morrison Brady Hall Mosher Vincent Montrell Moss Annie J. Motes 336 Taylor McGraw is congratulated by supporters after winning the ASB presidential election. McGraw won with 50.46 percent of the vote. photo ADDISON DENT 337 Air Force jets fly over Vaught-Hemmingway Stadium before the kick-off of the Ole Miss vs. Auburn football game. photo ADDISON DENT 338 Sli " Antoinette Atlanta Moulds Emily Fvloisc Mowers Ignacio Murillo Robbie Murphey Shemika Nicole Murphy Zachary Marion Murphy Mexsandra Murray Jaynita B. Mylcs Jinxing Nan Tracye Miranda Nance Stephanie Neely Natalie Ann Nelson Stevan Patrick Nelson Jennifer Marie Newcamp Daquisha Trinique Newson Robert Fmmitt Nichols Gabrielle Anne Nieves Chasity- Nobles Danielle Marie Nodurft Kayla Michelle Nowell Keshia Renee Nunley Hailey D. Nun Karla Lynn O ' Brien Festus Obinna Oguhebe Jr. Ifeoluwa Olayemi Jeffrey Ryan Oliver Khalana OIlie Enn Ashley O ' Neill Ndukwe Orizu Ciera Ouellette [essica Marie Palmer Nhchelle Jeanette Pankey Rebeca Maria Pareja Hecimovach Sophia Maria Parham Aeriel Parker Neal Ann Parker KeU Crawford Parr Jessie Parrish Ke -in Edward Parrish Ryan James Parsons Christina Joy Pate Milan Patel Sheetal Mahendra Patel Amanda Lyn Patterson Lauren Elizabeth Patton Lauren Brooke Payne Courtney Peacock Elizabeth Pearson )a ous Matthew Peavey Tvler iAllen Penny William Peoples Antris Perkins Sofie Carolin Persson lasmine Phillips Michael PluUips Tanner Phillips Ryan Pierce Cassie Victoria Piersky Charkcshia Denise Pigues Audrey Anna Pinner Latonya Sharee Pittman Josefh Pope Lauren Elizabeth Pope 339 340 AMY E. MARK COORDINATOR OF LIBRARY INSTRUCTION ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Let ' s say your class needs help, or anybody ' s class needs help with finding resources, they bring them into the library and I, among other librarians, we show them for this topic or this paper the stuff ' ou would find. I lived in New Orleans for five ears. I moved there prett} ' much right after graduation. I loved it but I was so poor. First I tried to get my MFA in creadve writing, cause I was supposed to be a writer. 1 turned in an application to one place, UNLA, and after I didn ' t get accepted the first time, I said oh, weU. I decided I would become a librarian after being in a bookstore for 5 years. I went back up north to get a degree because I was still very prejudiced against the South. New Orleans is not very much like other southern cities, at least not to Yankees, so I thought you couldn ' t get a good education in the south. There was so much mythology for Northerners about Mississippi. Scary Boss Hog kind of guys. When I went on a tour and they were so open about the difficulties in the past and so open about the race issue, it formed the heart of the story about Ole Miss. I felt reassured. I felt, this is a place where I would like to be. What is this fight about Colonel Reb and Ole Miss? Ole Miss means a plantation owner ' s wife, that ' s really humiliating to a lot of people. I think people should look back into their backgrounds, a lot of poor whites even were humiliated and have been humiliated in the past by upper class people. It ' s a really terrible trick we play on ourselves, where we try and find somebody below us to humiliate. I think I might do it in some ways and that ' s something always to watch for. I Uke the students here because I think they realize there ' s got to be a balance between what you want to do with your life and how you ' re going to make it with money. I don ' t take anybody to be a snob here and I think the students don ' t act like snobs around me, maybe they do in parties at sorority houses, but 1 love the students here. They seem Uke they come from a background where they are not assuming that they get what they want to out of life. They have hope; obviously everybody has their dreams. story RACHEL HARPER photo ALEX EDWARDS -i - Charlie Medlin Porch Meghan Porter Thomas Stephen Powell Allie Prater Bethany Lauren Pratt Savannah Bowen Pratt Christopher Presley Steven Joseph Price Susan Marie Price Sidney Roderickus Pride Tiffany Margaret Pritchard Derrick Lavarus PuUins Olivia Pur ' is Kyle Matthew Putman James Ke in Pyatt Brittany Jane Quigley David Stephen Quigley Brittany Raffel Melissa Lorraine Ragin Mary Catherine Ragland Courtney Nicole Randall Kevin Christian Randolph Catherine Pepper Raper Lori Ratcliff Kristen Ray Sky Ray Taffie D. Ray SharreU Denise Reed Taylor Suzanne Reese Holly Reeves Kevin Riley Reeves Dana Reinemann lanthony Marie Reiner Nabil Brent Remadna John Robert Repetti Jacqueline Reynolds Jimmy Rice Stephanie Nicole Rice Ladeidra Shanein Richards Kristen Danielle Richardson Jeffery Riddle Lacy Taylor RidUng Steven Wayne Ridout Stacie Ledawn Riley Sarah Elizabeth Roach Ashley Blair Robbins Daniel Roberts Rachel Gussielee Roberts Frederick Robinson Grant Gardner Robinson Clara Mabus Rock Ariel Rodgers Aracelia Flor Rodriguez Rashida Rogers Weston Roher Tiffany Rooks Bill Rosenblatt John Williams Ross Lindsey Nicole Ross Garrett Ballard Rowland James Stanley Rozycki Theresa Franceslee Rue Jonathan Thad Ruff SSC 342 Through the heat of September, football fans enthusiastically cheer on the Rebels during the Jacksonville State game. photo ALEX EDWARDS 343 344 KIM CHRESTMAN SENIOR STAFF ASSISTANT, SCHOOL OF EDUCATION I grew up in Fairbanks, Alaska. I was actually born in Houston, Mississippi, because my mother had come back for a funeral. Her brother was killed in a car wreck. I have always considered myself my father ' s only son. Since Pam would always be in the kitchen cooking with Mom, I didn ' t learn to cook very well. I always helped dad work in the garage and work on houses. I was married for 1 4 years. My husband worked construction. He was a pipe fitter pipe welder and then he was a crane operator. Once he became a crane operator, there were a lot of jobs that were caUed shut downs, for 6 or 8 weeks at a time we would live in a different state. All four of my children were born in different parts of the United States. I currently work in the School of Education in the Department of Leadership and Counselor Education. I am the senior staff assistant but acmally the only secretary in the department, so I handle all of the daily duties that have to do with that department. The most important to my heart are my family - my immediate family - which is my mother and my father and my sister, and then of course my children. I really enjoy my job. I feel like I am on Cloud 9 right now. I think the biggest advantage of being in so many different states, and raising my children in so many different places, and finally coming back to Bruce, Mississippi, where my roots originated from, is that you reaUze that people everywhere are honestiy the same. Now that we are settied here in Bruce it feels Uke home, and it feels like I have been out and worldly enough to be able to relate to any people that I meet. That ' s what makes Ole Miss so interesting too. There are so many different nationalities and personalities of people that come through and being blessed with the ability of meeting them and living around them is a great experience. story CHLOE BAGLEY photo ALEX EDWARDS 5-iV.-. M: m ' u : . v ' ■ ' . ■-. A crowd of former fraternity members of Chi Psi gathered on August 17 to watch the removal of the Chi Psi house from campus. The building had been left vacant for years and was torn down after being condemned. photo ELIZABETH BEAVER 346 Ruben Ruiz I leather Rush 15riana Elise Russell KaU ' Rutherford Brandie Samples Drew Sanders Molly Alyse Sanders Brooks Lamar Sanderson Stephanie Sanderson Sarah Bctli Sappington Rebecca Sasser Ben Hammond Saty-shur Lionel Aaron Saucier Maggie Savely Susan Mize Savery Shixa Lani Sax Lrin Krisitine Schmertz William Cory Schnare Katie Rebecca Scott Matthew James Scott leremy Scruggs Tyler Scruggs Edward Lee Seals Jr. MoUy Beth Shaffer Paul Terrell Shanks ' ictoria Shanks ( ystal Sharpe Amorita Marlena Shells Tera Kav Shelton lames Shelton Jr. Kesondre Shipp Anastasia Michelle Sholar Camille Short Sarah Kaitlin Shows Sarah Elizabeth Shroads Brittany Scarlett Shurden (ackie Allison Shwarts Sara Sigler Britany Elisabeth Simoneaux Brittany Nicole Simpson (Caroline Cordes Paige Denise Sims Jessica Sinclair Alexandria Elizabeth Small Andrew M. Smiley Brittney Gail Smith Christopher Thomas Smidi fared Dalton Smith Jarrod Deandre Smith Kiara C. Smith Lauren Nicole Smith Michael Smith Patty Michelle Smith Sydney Smith Tanya M. Smith Larrv D. Smith [r. Amy Randle Snyder Alex Soh Melissa Soudi Morgan Nicole Sparrow Kalaila Spearman ■Mlie Spencer Tuquoia Spight 347 Robert Hugh Stevens Shinekia Michelle Stevenson Ashley Caroline Stewart Leslie Michelle Stewart Douglas Strahan Rebecca Linn Streetman John Magruder Sullivan III Kyler Forrest Taylor F " H Miriam Taylor 1 Shavanna Taylor [Mh l Alain Leopold Tchamba F B Lauren Chnstian Teare Concetta O. Tellis Aa HI Dayane Patricia Terrazas Herrera H Elisha Thomas Jason Allen Thomas Ronnie Thomas Jr. Christina Marie Thompson Dauquiri Champale Thompson Jake Thompson Stephanie Thomp; Danielle Thornton Victoria Thornton Troy Clark Thurman Alyss a Tidwell Jeorgia Tidwell Nathan Tidwell Hanna Le Tiep Marian Tillman Eric Wade Tillotson Ethan Louis Tillotson Nicholas D. Toce Christ Tompkins Demetrica Antonia Toombs Aminah Irfan Toor Tyler Touchstone HHH| VIonique TeUcia Townes r Octavia Townsend B ■ Kimily Trehern Michelle Nicole Trest Dalton Montague Trigg Brittany Lashae Tuggle P - 348 Ronald Vernon graciously accepts applause foUowing a performance by the UM Orchestra. photo EMMA WILLOUGHBY 349 350 RANDY WADKINS ASSOCIATE CHEMISTRY BIO-CHEMISTRY PROFESSOR I was always interested in science. I grew up in a small town in luka and there were no scientists there. You just thought about doctors being in health and medicine a nd they worked with technology, and that was all very cool. But I didn ' t realize you could just be a scientist and make a living out of it. That changed when I got to coUege. I still give " chalk talks. " A lot of colleagues use nice PowerPoint slides and things Uke that, but (using a chalkboard) is almost like revealing an answer on Wheel of Fortune. The letters come up and you ' re saying, " What is it? What am I doing here? Can you foUow? " Then sud- denly they get it, and they get the right answer, and they realize you are trying to solve puzzles but they are puzzles that evolve the real world and reality. Which came first the chicken or the egg? The egg by hundreds of millions of years, those kinds of questions aren ' t even questions any more. It ' s not even a paradox. What scientists are now looking at, we are looking forward and how do we use the information that we have. I love what I do. I love my job but then also like to go to the football games and tailgate in the Grove just like everybody else. You always try to balance those two. I wish I could tell you we ' re going to do smff that is going to change the world, and I don ' t know that any scientist ever thinks that while doing it. Who knows? Twenty years from now, some- thing that we did, someone may look back and say, " Oh, wow, that really shines things. " Most guys I know are not doing this because we are making lots of and lots of money. We are doing it because we are deeply curious about the way the world works and we want to more about it. story EMILY BULLOCK photo ALEX EDWARDS ifiii. li Im. li Christina Ann Tunne - Porscha Tunstall Jasmine Turner Leslie Turner Lindsay Meredith Turner Paris Denise Turner Dustin Michael Turin Melanie Christina Tutor Jennifer Ann Urban Mary Malinda ' alentine Vera Van Der Vyver Chapman Allison ' an Pelt Allison Leigh Vance Whitney Vance Michael Lenard Venton II Kayla Corrigan Vescovo Lindsev Ann Vinson Kjisten Marie Vise Olivia Claire Waggoner Sophie Renee Waites William Austin Wallace Erica Tennille Walls Jess Waltman Jamarr Ventez Walton Nancy Quortilla Wammack Amber Ward Brittni Ward MoUye Elizabeth Ward Nathan Ward Stephanie Kay Ward Sunita Elisha Ward Kristie Warino Julie Cassandra Ann Warlick Natalie Knstine Warner lasmine Warren Cory Washington Deja Jawanda Washington Brandy Machelle Watson Katherine Grace Watson Haley Weathersby Rebecca Ashley Werner Brittany West Lanette Westbrook Laurie Kay Westbrook Jennifer Nicole Westerfield Sarah Kathleen Whadey Joy Manetta Wheeler Charity Hope Wheelington AUson Shea White Mary MccaU White Misty White Stephanie Nicole White Anna Whitiey Marie Wicks David Wilbanks Nita Carol Wilgus Stephen Cole Wilkerson Blake Williams Brandon Cody Williams Caroline Williams Connor Williams Diarria Kevin Williams Melissa Rena Williams BISII 352 HS ' Shakieta Williams Shannon Marie Williams Ursula Nicole Williams Ashley Williamson Rnttany Paige Willis Rachel EUzabeth Willis Elizabeth Wilson Emelia Pearl Wilson lake Wilson Tarkisha Wilson Gregory Lamar Windom Lacey Winstead Jimmy Roe Winter Emily Word Kentra Wright Stephen Mcnair Wright Rachel Yi Bobbie Jean Young Emilee Christine Young Telisa Renee Young Kjnj ' onna Youngblood Kate Zachow Xi Zhao 353 354 VALERIA ROSS ASSISTANT DEAN OF STUDENTS ' I was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, in April of 1964. I truly love what I do. I really do. I love working widi students. I love advocating for students. I am married to Charles Ross; he is a professor here on campus. I want to be remembered as a good mother, a good friend, a good spouse, a good daughter, and a good sister. Those things are probably the most important to me. Work is important but family is really important to me. My favorite relative would definitely be my big mama on my mother ' s side. Her name is Mary Williamson or Rose Mary WiUiamson. She passed away at the age 104. On the last day she couldn ' t talk and she was in the bed cause she couldn ' t walk, but she remembered us, she remembered birthdays. Big Mama could rub an ache, and she would say, " Out of your body. " She was the wisest person I have ever known. She was goodness in a body. My mother is just like her. She is just a big package of goodness. I don ' t know how it gets any better. I hope I have a litde bit of that as I get older. story JERRA SCOTT photo ALEX EDWARDS COVER DIIPLAY AND DIVIDER PAGE DliPLAY lEYT IN LT OKiANA IN VARYING VEIGHTi AND ilZEi CYAN C 100 M 0 Y 0 K 0 YELLOW C 0 M 0 Y 100 K 0 ORANGE C 0 M 65 Y 100 K 0 ALL OTHER DISPLAY, STATISTCAL, AND ROSTER TEXT IN GOTHAM IN VARYING WEIGHTS AND SIZES ALL BODY COPY AND OUTLINES IN GARAMOND IN VARYING WEIGHTS AND SIZES COLOPHO TURQUOISE C 100 M 0 Y 30 K 23 HISTORY The Ole Miss has been the official yearbook of the University of Mississippi since 1897. That same year, Elam Meek submitted the name " Ole Miss " in a student contest to determine the name of the yearbook. Gradually, the name became the affectionate nickname of the university. COVER ENDSHEETS The cover and endsheets were de- signed by Callie Blackwell witih the input of Alex McDaniel, Nick Toce and Garreth Blackwell. The cover material consists of .160 binder ' s board with 5 spot kote color printed on Sterling Ultra Bright CIS 100 material. The font on the cover is LT Oksana. PHOTOGRAPHY Portrait photographs for the 2011 book were taken by Herff Jones Photography. All other photographs were taken by staff photographers under the management of Nick Toce, or contributed by University Imaging Services, University Library Archives, Athletic Media Relations, The Library of Congress or the individuals pictured. The majority of the photographs were taken using Canon cameras. GENERAL The 115th volume of The Ole Miss, with the theme " Face Forward, " was printed at Friesens Publishing; 1 Memory Lane, Altona, Manitoba, Canada ROGOBO. The book was created by a staff of ' ' students including five editors: Editor- in-cheif, Alex McDaniel, Managing Editor, Jasmine Phillips; Features Editor, Elizabeth Pearson; Photography Editor, Nick Toce and Design Editor, Callie Blackwell. Katie Williamson served as editorial assistant. The editorial content does not necessarily represent the opinions of the university. The cost of The Ole Miss is included in the tuition of every full-time student and pages are sold to every Greek and student organization. 356 DESIGN The Ole Miss 2011 was designed using three font families: Garamond, Gotham and LT Oskana. Samples of each font can be seen above as well as swatches THE OLE MISS S. GALE DENLEY STUDENT MEDIA CENTER 201 BISHOP HALL UNIVERSITY, MS 38677 of the colors used throughout the book. YEARBOOK(a)OLEMISS.EDU EQUIPMENT This 368-page book was produced on one 3.06 GHz iMac and three 2 GHz Power Mac G5 ' s. Design and Photog- raphy staff ' s used Adobe CS3 InDesign, Photoshop and InCopy. The book was submitted using Friesens Page Perfect and printed the all-color book using eight-color Heidleberg Speedmaster on Envirolux paper. The press run was 5,500 copies. NDEX aron, Tori 174, 181 vbbey, Grant 176 vbbey, Jasmine 212, 308 bbey, Taylor 186 bram, Charlotte 182 dams, Kayla 195 dams, Kimberly 308 dams, Nathan 107-108 ddison, Justin Wade 308 dkins, Brianna 191 dler, Madelyn 184, 308 ertker, Chase 181, 198 kger, Bess 87 gnew, Ann Jolley 308 guilar, Caria gu ar Janette 274, 308 hmed, Cordero 308 :| kers, Lindsey 177 fjMabi, Buki 192 ; ' Mbom, Mitch 148 t|Mexander 98, 136, 174, |! 177,181,183-184,186, 1, 274, 308, 319, 322, 328 Alexander, Alexis 308 lexander, Austin Bruce 308 Mexander, Brandon 184, 308, 328 Mexander, Brandon Matthew 308 Mexander, Brian Thomas 308 Mexander, CarIa 183 Mexander, J. 136 Mexander, Jasmyn 186 Mexander, Jessica 177 Mexander, Laurie 174, 181 Mford, Christi 308 Mford, Jennifer 183 Mlbritton, Courtney Michelle 308 MIcorn, Michael Zane 308 Mien, Ashley 185 Mien, Cameron 186, 189, 308 Mien, Christie 308 Mien, Kimberly 176 Allen, Mary 190 Allen, Riley 216 Amaro, Michael 182, 308 Amaro, Reniel Michael 308 Amerson, Jade 170, 190 Amy, Jordan Daniel 308 Anderson, Ashley 152 Anderson, Brittany 47-48, 186 Anderson, Cantrell 193, 195 Anderson, Carlyn 192 Anderson, Frank Joseph Toombs 308 Anderson, Henson 182 Anderson, James Henson 182 Anderson, Lamesha Marcionna 308 Anderson, Latoya Shauntae 308 Anderson, Maegan 192 Anderson, Robin 193 Anderson, Taylor 216 Anderson, William D. 308 Andreas, Craig S, 186 Aniston, Jennifer 148 Ankerson, Jensen 50, 176 Ann, Margaret 16, 70, 174,190-191, 196 Annand, Sarah Nicole 308 Anyaso, JenNitra 186, 193 Applewhite, Victoria 302 Archer, Matthew 188, 308 Ards, Elizabeth 308 Armstrong, Jessica Carol 308 Armstrong, Kathryn 186 Arnett, Mary 176 Around, Rocking 295 Ashmore, Daniel 189 Askins, Lillian Elizabeth 308 Aube, Amarette 186 Aube, Amarette Hope 308 Ausburn, Crystal Michelle 308 Austin, Jacqoline 308 Austin, Jessie 170, 194, 265, 267, 308 Austin, Jessie James 274, 308 Autry, Dustin 196 Auttonberry, Amanda Elaine 308 Avery, Brieann 193 Avery, Taylur 193 Ayers, Sara 183 Azu, Charles 308 Bagwell, Shakita 183 Bailey, Annah 186, 308 Bailey, Ashley 308 Bailey, Catrissa 193, 308 Bailey, Tonya Lavette 308 Baker, Adam Ray 308 Baker, Annie 183 Baker, Hillary 186 Baker, Lewis 185 Baker, Rachel 308 Baldwin, Lajada 147 Ball, Ashley 196 Ball, John 38 Ball, Ruth Adam 212 Ballard, Ali 192, 308 Ballard, Brecken 308 Bambaugh, Joseph 173 Bane, Randle 308 Baraniuk, Vladimir 183 Barber, Andrea 184 Barber, Andrea Marie 308 Barbour, Leflore 195, 198 Barnes, Brett 47-48, 192 Barnes, Jasmine Lyn 308 Barnes, Penny 184, 308 Barnes, Penny Nichole 308 Barnes, Poinesha 174 Barnes, Ryan 185 Barnett, Adam 182 Barnett, Angelica Elise 185 Barnett, Brittany 183 Barnett, Jon 186 Barnett, Teri 176, 192 Barnhart, Jay 308 Barone. Jenna Nicole 308 Barr, Rebecca Clare 308 Barrera, Victoria 308 Barrios, Aj 191 Bash, Susie Haskins 222, 286 Batali, Mario 292 Bates, Natashia 193 Bates, Natashia Patrice 308 Beal, Mary 179, 186, 308 Bean, Shanta Nicole 308 Beard, Peyton 174 Beard, Taylor 185 Seattle, Richard 81 Beaver, Elizabeth 42, 49, 78, 108, 118, 129, 346 Becker, Michelle 186 Beene, Shalesa Yousundra 308 Behringer, Beverly Lynn 308 Belk, Arissa 193 Belk, Lauren 186 Benepe, Adrian 23 Bengal, West 280 Bennett, Albine 184, 308 Bennett, Caroline 186 Bennett, Emily 195 Bennett, Lisa 308 Berkman, Elizabeth Ann 308 Berry, Chad 302 Beyers, Mark 144 Bianco, Coach Mike 138 Bianco, Mike 138 Bias, Ronald Lee 308 Bibbs, Elizabeth 193, 308 Bierman, Scott Mccullough 308 Bigham, Cynthia 182 Bigham, Cynthia Delores 308 Bird, Antonia 179, 186 Bird, Maria Antonia 186 Bird, Maria Antonia Elizabeth 308 Bird, William 186 Bishop, Matthew 313 Bishop, Trinity Bush 313 Black, Shantell 135 Blackmon, Celesia 212 Blackwell, Callie 356, 364-365 Blackwell, Garreth 119, 356, 365 Blanchard, Benjamin Swann 313 Blankenship, Tess 184, 313 Blaylock. Cassy 313 Bloodworth, Jeffrey 186, 313 Bloodworth, Trent 186, 313 Boatman, Victoria 124 Bogan, William 302, 313 Bolden, Brandon 160 Bolden, Patrinia Denise 313 Boler, Baker 174 Bolton, Tamaria Shaunte 313 Bonheur, Le 53, 297 Boone, Director Pete 160 Booth, Julius 186 Booth, Kimaya 174, 313 Borcicky, Emily 186 Bordelon, George 196 Borg, Matt 313 Boterf, Amy 185 Bottcher, Lauren 176 Bottoms, Yokna 55-57 Bouldm, Carmen Elaine 313 Boutwell, Jerry D. 186 Bowl, Charity 222 Bowman, Cassie 186 Bowman, Charles 313 Bowman, Zachary Adams 313 Boxx, Kristi 145 Boyd, Dr. Nichelle 183 Boyd, Justin Allen 313 Boyd, Lindsey 313 Boyd, Regina Fay Eichelberger 319 Boyd, Wendy 185 Braddock, Allison 183 Braddock, Allison Prince 313 Braddock, Rebecca 186 Braden, Carrie Lynn 313 Bradford, Sherika 227 Bradford, Sherika Louise 313 Brady, John Adam 313 Brady, Lauren 177 Bramlett, Dennis 186 Brand, Wilson 234 Brando, Tara 190, 196 Brandon, Tunisha 193 Bransford, Sarah 242 Branson, John 184 Branson, John Christopher 313 Brasher, Stephen 176 Brassfield, Adam Heath 313 Brat, Army 136 Bratcher, Amanda 182 Bratcher, Amanda Michelle 313 Breathitt, Katie 147 Breathitt, Kelsey 157 Breland, Marianna 50, 191, 194 Brent, Zack 176 Breunig, Bridget 177 Brewer, Lindy 184 Bridges, Kristen 130, 137, 227 Bridges, Kristin Marie 137 Briggs, Bailey St. Claire 313 Briggs, Emily 173 Brigh t, Eddie Lynn 313 Bright, Joshua 313 Brinkley, Shelby 192 Bristol, Ashleigh 176, 186 Bristol, Warren 186, 189 Britt, Laura Katherine 313 Britt, Mallory 302 Britt, Marie 77 Brittany, Tuggle 227 Britten, Ashley 190, 193 Britten, Latoya 190 Britton, Rachel 176 Broadstreet, Jordan 313 Brock, Brock 170, 190, 192,196, 276 Brock, Chelsea 192 Brodd, Jillian 151 Brokaw, Tom 20 Brooks, Haley 186 Brown, Anna 176 Brown, Anna Blair 313 Brown, Caitlyn 302 Brown, Candace Grace Mcanally 185 Brown, Claire 198, 256 Brown, Constance 181, 313 Brown, Constance Kiara 313 Brown, E. 238 Brown, Ellison 186 Brown, Gregory 313 Brown, J. 238 Brown, Jasmine 193, 195 Brown, Justin 194, 313 Brown, Lakierra 313 Brown, Matthew 198 Brown, Naomi 193 Brown, Robin 195, 313 Brown, Robin Letrish 313 Brown, Shannon Trekiel 313 Brown, Sierra Moore 313 Brown, Tevin 181 Brueckmer, Richard 185 Brumley, Clarissa 186 Brummett, Maria 192 Bruster, Laura 313 Bryan, Larry 173 Bryant, Heath 182 Bryant, Laura 186 Buchanan, Debbie 182 Buchanan, Edgar Paris 313 Buchanan. James 186, 313 Buchanan, Paris 174, 276, 313 Buckheister, Lauren 190 357 Buckley, Emily 176-177 Bueter, Luciie 186 Bueter, Luciie Doris 313 Bullock, Emily 350 Burch, Brandi 184 Burcham, Marcus 176 Burcham, Molly Michele 313 Burchfield, Emily 216 Burke, Ask 124 Burke, Virginia 72, 121- 123,170,232,265, 267 Burkholder, Stephanie 181, 313 Burnett, Morgan 191 Burnett, Morgan Lindsey 191,196, 227 Burns, Sara Elizabeth 277, 313 Burrell, Laken 176 Burrow, Stephanie 176 Burt, Angela Michelle 313 Burton, Aleia Lynn 313 Bush, Chris 50,173 Business, Senior 126 Butler, Etoshia Renee 277, 313 Butler, Gerard 142 Butler, Jill 192 Butler, Lana 313 Butler, Randall Holly 177 Butz, Greg 176 Byrd, Nathan 176 Byrum, Bridgett 186 Cadden, Valerie Michelle 313 Cage, Sierra 181, 313 Cain, Davina 193, 313 Caldwell, Kaleigh 186 Caldwell, Kendall 181 Calvin, John 59 Campaign, Kind 232 Campbell, Caroline Upchurch 313 Campbell, Pete 185 Campbell, Teiandra 186, 313 Camurati, Mia 37, 42 Canale, Joe 21 Cantfil, Colin 186 Capps, Heather 313 Caradine, Anamaria 313 Carbrey, Kristin 177 Carbrey, Kristin Ann 313 Carmody, Aubry 174 Carnathan, Lisa 313 Carnes, Taylor 195 Carodine, Latonya 313 Caroline, Sweet 163 Carpenter, Erika 186 Carpenter, Katlyn 176 Carr. Nicholas 174 Carroll, Allen 186 Carroll, Jason Michael 240 Carter, Julie 186 Carter, Laura 176, 192 Casady, Lauren 163, 186 Case, Ronnie J. 186 Casey, Ethan 176 Cassidy, Caitlin Mccullough 313 Castle, Kori 313 Cathey, Jason 313 Catledge, Jessica 195 Cato, Aftan 176 Caveny, Chelsea 194, 265, 268 Cavett, Clay 173 Cegielski, Emily 56, 127 Celeski, A. J. 89 Chadwick, Billy 144 Challenge, Kinderlou 151 Chalmers, Brandon 193 Champion, Bobo 41 Champion, Jan 40 Chandler, Jake 53, 191, 194 Chandler, Jake Majure 278, 313 Chang, Yu-Hsuan 313 Chante, Artesha 319 Chapman, Vera Van Der Vyver 352 Chappell, Hayley 192, 314 Charest, Amanda 186 Charitable, Joseph C. Bancroft 188 Charities, Diersen 182 Charlottesville 138 Chavez, Jodie 181 Cheatham, Caroline 176-177 Cheng, Alexander 98 Chestnut, Ashley Monique 314 Cheuivot, Ben 147 Chi. Rho 280, 298 Chieh, Kevin 176-177 Child, Ben 127 Childers, Lauren 54, 170, 194, 265, 268, 279 Childers, Travis 16, 71, 283, 291 Childress, Noel 186 Chinn, Casey 174 Chitwood. Linda 94 Chrestman, Kim 304, 344 Christian, Kathryn 192 Church, Eric 222 Cifelli, Mary 85 CinatI, Christine Marie 314 CiVera, Matthew Thomas 314 Claiborne, Chrysanthia 177, 314 Clark, Ann 177 Clark, Ashley 212, 314 Clark, Ati a Breayle 314 Clark, Blayde 186 Clark, Chris 189 Clark, Clayton 176 Clark, Ericia Sherree 314 Clark, Trent Lane 314 Clayton, David Wallace 314 Clements, Liam 189 Clinard, Emily 314 Clinton, Crystal 177 Cochran, Senator Thad 296, 299 Coker, Jalissa 193 Coker, Maeghan 184-185 Cole, Bethany 314 Coleman, Amanda Marie 314 Coleman, Anna Louise 314 Coleman, David 186 Coleman, Kegan 196, 314 Coleman, Tamar Jocelyn 314 Collier, Tia 176, 314 Collierville 294 Collins, James M. 276 Collins, Janeka Shante 314 Collins, Sheree Killough 314 Collins, William C. 314 Company, Dance 65, 297 Conaway, Hannah 192 Conerly, Charlie 23 Conley, Simona 195 Conley, Takita 314 Connelly, Sarah Elizabeth 314 Contartesi, Richard Arthur 314 Conway, Matthew 184 Conway, Tashunda 314 Cook, Carley 174, 179, 186 Cook, Carley Joette 191, 314 Cook, Drew 184 Cook, Patrick Holmes 314 Cook, Sarah Kathryn 177 Coombs, Taylor 314 Cooper. Bradley 155 Cooper, Ja-Enee 195 Copeland, Willie Shawn 314 Corban, Robert 174, 196 Corbin, Lindsey 177 Corbitt, Andrea Kaye 314 Cordes, Caroline 347 Core, Caitlin 186 Cornell, Jonathan 160 Cornwill, Hannah 176 Corona, Pablo 172-173 Cotelo. Martina 188 Cothran, Hayes 181 Cotton, Land Of 4 Cottrell, Elizabeth Fort 314 Counselor, Kanakuk Camp 281 Courson, Christian 176 Cowan, Adrienne 227 Cox-Mccarty, Sandra 90 Cox, Chris 170 Cox, Christopher 195 Cox, Christopher Ross 314 Cox, Courtnea Katerria 314 Cox, Erin 192 Cox, Lanaesha 176 Cox, Megan 314 Craft, Bonnie Sue 314 Craft, Lauren 49 Craft, Tyler 19 Craven, Whitney 152 Cravens, Kara 181, 186 Crawford, Liz 185 Crawford, Paris 195 Crawford, Paula 193 Creel, Kayla 314 Crenshaw, Cameron 190, 196 Cresswell. William Franklin 314 Crisler. Jarred 314 Criswell. Tabitha Hux 314 Crittle, Myron 314 Crockett, Meredith Leigh 314 Croghan, Allison Marie 314 Crump, Stephanie 314 Crunkilton, Erica Dale 314 Cruse, Hope 194 Cruthirds, Zachary 67 Cuellar, Angel 314 Cui, Lianyue 314 Cunningham, Benjamin 314 Cunningham, Courtney 152 Cunningham, Midfielder Taylor 157 Cunningham, Taylor 157 Curran, Abbie 157 Curry, Thelma 2, 304, 310 Curtis, Aysha 195, 314 Cyree, Ken 88-89 Czarnetsky, John 91 ■ Dhossche, Julie 319 Dhrolia, Karima 319 X Dickerson, Bill 174 Dickerson, Head Coach 1 Missy 140 1 Dickinson, Victoria 93 f Dickson, Natalie Rose 319 Dickson, Paul Meade 319 Diehl. Kevin 186 w Dillon, Brad 196 Dillon, Shalethal93 D, Jimmy V. 252 Dillon, Sheletha 319 Dabney, Wyatt 323 Dirkx, Mariellel92 Dacus, Jasmine 147 Dixon, Rhett 173 Daily, Alley 181 Dixon, Yashimabet 319 Dale, Randy 43 Djalilova, Shokhsanam Dancer, Janice Moncell 319 314 Dobbs, Benjamin Leech Dancy, Anjerlina Jonique 281, 319 314 Dodd, Alyssa 319 Dandridge, Kimbrely 186 Dodson, Heather 192 Daniel, All 192 Dodson, Lucas 182 Daniell, Heather Kathryn Dolan, Mark 365 314 Doles, Jonathan 176 Daniels, Anthony 195. 314 Dollarhide, Martha 173 Daniels, Kori 50,176 Donald, Jennifer 183 Daniels, Matt 50 Donald, Jennifer Nicole Daniels, Matt 302 319 Darby, Jason 329 Donald, Natascha 212 Darby, Krysten Michelle Donnell, Anna Elizabeth 314 319 Darce, Nathan 216 Dossett, Sheila 173 Dasai, Junior Manasi Douell, Selena Murphy 60-61 319 Dash, Stacey 149 Douglas, Fredrick 208 David, Joanna 314 Dowell, Preston 318 David, Joe 130, 136 Downs, Kristan 185 David, Joseph Tyler 136 Doyle, Alison 55 Davidson, Sarah 172 Doyle, Daniel 55, 57 Davis, Alexa 314 Dozier, Whitney 193 Davis, Amber 177 Drake, Jessica 195 Davis, Amber 302 Draper, Mary-Myers 319 Davis, Danny 196, 314 Dreifus, Claudia 80 Davis, Douglas 55 Drinkard, Head Coach Davis, Jordan 186 Michele 151 Davis, Katie 174, 192 Drummond, Witney 176 Davis, Krista 184-185, 314 Duarte, Elizabeth 190, Davis, Lauren 314 319 Davis, Leslie 176 Dubard, David Trey 319 Davis, Portia 314 Dubuisson, Kerry Wayne Davis, Rashad 186, 189 319 Davis, Robert 184, 314 Duff, Angela Claire 281, Davis, Sabrina Natasha 319 314 Duff, Erin Lee 319 Davis, Shuntesel81, 314 Dugat, Erin 319 Davis, Shuntese Nagail Duhon, Brittany 119. 227 314 Duhon. Brittany Michelle Davis, Tate 174, 181 281. 283, 319 Davis, Yolanda 185 Duke, Ashley 185 Day, Delia-Davidson 297 Dukes, Brittany 193 Day, Trevon 181 Dukes, Courtney 176 Dayan, Emilie 117, 188 Dukes, Paige 176 De, Frazier 328 Dulaney. Anna Camille De Johnson, Mallory 177 319 De Stoet, Lauranna Dulaney, Kelli 177 Cornelia Van 302 Dunagan, Levi 174, 190 Dean, Jonathan 195 Dunbar, Adrienne 195 Dean, Toran 170, 181 Duncan, Amy 185 Deberry, Devon Merrelle Dunham, Andrew 186, 314 189 Dedeaux, Sara 186 Dunlap, Hannah 182 Dees, Robert Lacey 314 Dunlap, Katie 183 Defazio, Connie Elaine Dunn, Joshua 186 319 Dunning, L 319 Dejoy, Alex 306 Dunphey. William 186 Delcourt, Tammy Renee Duong, Hang 176-177 319 Dupont, Nancy 26-27 Deloach, William Duran, Karessa 182 Matthew 319 Duran, Karessa Lynne Deloney. Shauniece 319 Contrell 319 Durham, Bull 154 Desai, Manasi 319 Dye, Nathan 174, 319 Detring, Sarah Elizabeth Dykes, AnnsLey 181 319 Dykes. Annsley D. 319 Devil, Tasmanian 149 Deweese, Morgan 319 Dewitt, G. Dylan 319 Dewitt, Katie 174 Dharmaratne, Asantha 319 Eagan. Mallory Clair 319 Early, Alyssa 181 Eaves, Amber 177 Echols, Danisha 193 Echols, Maricia 193 Edge, Lori 183 Edmond, Dolishia 193 Edmond, Dolishia Rene 319 Edney, Ej 195 Edwards, Alex 51, 54, 56, 61, 64, 79, 108, 112, 114, 124, 127, 136-137, 142-143, 148-149, 154- 155, 160-161, 164-165, 306, 310, 316. 320, 326, 330, 334, 340, 343-344, 350, 354 Edwards, Desire Dominique 319 Eftink, Maurice R. 102 Egger, Samantha Kalynn 302. 319 Eidt. Caitlan 186 Eidt. Sarah A. 186 EilaNd. Courtney 193 Elkins, Ashleigh 186 Ellingburg, Anna 129 Elliott, Samantha Jean 319 Ellis, Hannah 198, 319 Ellis, Joshua 319 Ellis, Tyler 216 Ellison, Ashley 182, 319 Ely, Laura Katherine 319 Embrey, William R. 186 Embry, Edwin Chance 319 Engineering, Chemical 98, 103, 296, 316 Erickson, Jennifer 185 Estrada, Frank Alexander 319 Evans, Ashlei Michele 319 Everett, Frank 26, 260 Everly-Jackson, Lisa Michelle 319 Everson, J. 238 Ewing, Dana Brooke 319 Ezell, Lance 176 Ezelle, Ryan 196 (eer leer Rnc Falkner, Quenton 193, 319 Falvey, Sonja 176 Fan, Jennie 192 Fanning, Ryan Heath 319 Farley, Jessica 185 Farmer, Javanta 193 Farms, Daniel Doyle Of Yokna Bottoms 55 Farr, Charity 212 Farrar, Chasity 185 Farrar, Layken 192 Farrar, Stevie 181, 198. 319 ilo lUc 358 irris, Charlotte 186, 319 irrow, Bradford 183 iulkner, William 16, 127 mger, Esther Ruth 319 ?nger, Ruthie 37 nger, Senior Ruthie 37 jnnell, Steven Glenn 319 jrguson, Tim 50 ?rrell, Tyler 186 eld, Swayze 309 elds, Janette 319 elds, Patrick 188 nance, Mangerial 281 nIey-Smith, Tamico 319 nley, Courtney 185 nley, Shawntae 193 sher, Landon 182 sher. Martin 170, 174, 194, 260-261 sher, Martin Barrett 282, 319 tch, Michael 183 ake, Anna Claire 176 anner, Brian Keith 282, 319 annigan, Kimberly 319 eming, Amanda 185 intstone, Fred 165 owers, Meredith 256 ioyd, Craig 186 loyd, Lillie 176 Ioyd. Rickey 181 loyd, Ricky 319 loyd, Sabina Jennette 319 oard, Tara Chiquita 319 olds, Ben 142 olsom, Alexander 322 ontenot, David Christopher 322 orce, Michelle 183, 322 orce, Ruth Michelle 322 ord, Breonna 193 ord, Keonna 193 oreman, Apral 186, 322 orester, Ashley Lynne 322 ortenberry, Brady 174 oshee, Jennifer Lee 322 oshee, Jessica 192 oshee, Mona 183 oster-Jernigan, Chasity Nicole 322 oster. Bobi 182-183 oster, Robelene Raye 322 owler. Clay 322 ox, Megan 154 rancis, Danny Ray 322 ranklin, Nicholas 181 ranklin, Nicholas Warren 322 ranklin, Victoria 186 ranks, Ashley 183 razier, Amanda 186 razier. Candace 177 rederick, Kayla 185 reeman, Kate 56 reeman, Lauren Steward 177, 283 reeman, Morgan 24, 240 rench. Brent Alexander 322 rey, Ramsey 196 riar, Rudee 186 rierson, Sharon Melody 283, 322 ■ritschle, Drue 177 ■ugett, Jordan 185 " ujimoto, Michiyo 322 •uigham, Aleasha 177 -uller, Kelleel74 •ullilove, Blair 322 -uqua, Katy 181 Gadd, Cayla 176 Gadd, Hannah 186 Gaddy, Margaret Montee 322 Gail, Klaneshe Wilson 181 Gaillard, Tierra 176 Gaines, Ana 227 Gallagher, Brooke 196 Gallagher, Kelsey 186, 192, 322 Gamble, Amy 181, 190 Gandy, Joyneka 193 Gandy, Joyneka Cierra 322 Gandy, Meaghan Michelle 284, 322 Ganucheau, Adam 186 Garden, Madison Square 132-133 Gardens, Azalea 206, 208, 274, 277, 279, 281, 284, 293, 296, 300 Gardner, Chad 124 Gardner, Chadrick Charles 322 Garey, Robert 186 Garmon, Mike 185, 322 Garrett, Jennifer Joan Hughes 322 Garrett, Libera 179, 186 Garrett, Matthew Stephen 322 Garron, Cedric 181, 322 Gartman, Danielle C. 186 Gartman, Danielle Cooperlee 322 Gartman, Melissa 184 Gass, Amanda 185 Gassaway, Gina 185, 322 Gasson, Emily Katherine 322 Gaston, Erika L. 186 Gates, Christin 170, 194, 212, 261, 265, 269 Gates, Davis 194, 322 Gatson, Kirsten Ketreece 322 Gentleman, True 250 Gentry, Ella Zita 284, 322 George, Amanda 182 George, Dustin 181 George, Lacee 195 Germany, Dresden 117, 300 Germer, Andrew 245 Gerrard, Michael 183 Gershon, Richard 90 Getzin, Joe 153 Gibson, Adam James 322 Gilbert, Japerry 322 Gilbert, Lateffa 185, 322 Gilbert, Lateffa Renaa 322 Gillean, Shawn 185 Gillentine, Rannie 322 Gilles, Jodil86 Gillespie, Norkeyah 193 Gillon, Vanessa 193 Gilmore, Lacey 322 Gilner, Julian 173 Gilson, Jamar Farentino 322 Ginn, Davy 185 Ginn, Davy Edward 185 Ginn, Micah 2, 304, 320 Ginn, Tina 322 Glenn, T. Michael 173 Glover, Ashley 322 Glover, Shaunta 186 Glover, Tiffany 195, 322 Glover, Tiffany Nicole 322 Goforth, Stephen 367 Goode, Amber 193, 195 Gooden, Younna 322 Goodwin, Anna Kate 181 Googe, Elizabeth 101 Gopal, Kishan 181, 322 Gordon, Kenisha 193 Gordon, Talisha 322 Gordon, Tranquility 322 Gordy, Jennifer Paige 302 Gore, Tucker 216, 284, 322 Gore, William Brett 322 Goree, Jeremiah 322 Goree, Tyler 193 Gosman, Taylor 186, 324 Goss, Kelliel52 Goss, Timothy 186 Grace, Cathy 304, 326 Gradolf, Jessica 322 Grady, Amber 176. 186 Graham, Ashley Elizabeth 322 Graham, Guard Zach 132 Graham, Katherine 194, 265, 269, 285, 287 Graham, Leah 185, 322 Graham, Leah Ritter 322 Graham, Mary Katherine 194, 265, 269, 285, 287 Graham, Zach 50, 132 Grainger, Likeeva Michelle 182, 322 Granger, Mike 130, 149 Grantham, Sara 151 Graves, Jameshia Dachelle 212, 285, 322 Gray, Hannah Brooke 322 Gray, John 184 Gray, Kapule 181 Green, Alyson 195 Green, Amanda 176 Green, Asya 322 Green, Elizabeth 186 Green, Khrystopher 195 Greenwood, Clarence 64 Greer, Jajuanna Remlsha 322 Gregory, Chelsea 322 Gregory, Josh 174, 190 Gresham-Duncan 270 Griffin-Davis, Lakesha 182 Griffin, Andrea Lashanna 322 Griffin, Lakesha 182, 322 Griffin, Locakeya 193 Griffin. Quintilla 193, 195 Griffin, Stewie 136 Griffith, Christopher Lee 185 Griffith, Kenneth 186 Grill, Senior Lauren 140 Grillis, Karl 28-29 Grillis, Senior Kari 29 Grimm, Erin Renee 322 Grocery, Taylor 64 Grooms, Carrie 184 Gross, Brittany 177 Gross, Whitney 177 Groves, Shona 185 Grubbs, Keith 322 Grubbs, Penny 184 Guccione, Bob 292, 364 Guccione, Bob Jr. 292, 364 Gunn, Lee Morgan 322 Gustafson. Lisa Anne 322 Guyton, Chelsea 193 Guyton, Chelsea Shenae 322 Gwin, Helen 177 Habib, Joseph 186 Haguewood, Simms 174 Hailey, Anna Kathryn 325 Hairston, Justin 186 Hairston, Mia 325 Hale. Adreanne 182 Hale, Sharonda 186 Hale. Tammy 183 Hall, Amanda 196 Hall, Cameron Rashad 325 Hall, Erica 176 Hall, Farley 68-69 Hall, Holman 107 Hall, Jazmine 177 Hall, Joshua 176. 186 Hall. Kristi 183 Hall. Kythe Dereck 325 Hallstrom, Laura Kay 325 Hamberlin, Paige 184, 325 Hamer, Joshua Derell 325 Hamid, Omar 174, 190- 191, 325 Hampton, Justin 325 Haney, Gary Sykes 325 Haney, Jessica 186 Hankins, Nikkina 177. 190 Hannibal. Claire 186 Hansen. Vivian 186 Hansen. Vivian Rachael 325 Hanson, JennifEr 192 Harbin. Staci 325 Harcourt. Dare 325 Hardaway. Anna 181 Hardin. Molly 325 Hardwick, Samantha Alyson Mann 325 Hargroder, April 177 Harley, Bessie 185, 325 Harmon, Darron Trent 325 Harper, Rachel 340 Harrell. April 184 Harrington. Dallas Tate 325 Harrington. Joshua 176 Harris. Angela D. 185. 325 Harris. Bianca Zuri 325 Harris. Bracey 35. 236 Harris. Melvin 159 Harris. Minnie 325 Harris. Molly 196 Harris. Rebecca 184. 325 Harris. Tracie 212. 325 Harris. Tracie Nicole 325 Harrison, Kelli 186 Harrison, Leslie 222 Harrison, Leslie Nicole 325 Harvey, Allen 325 Harvey, Nikia 193 Harvey, Richard Viera 325 Hashman, Taylor 50, 240 Haskins. Susan Christena 222 Hastings. Camden 325 Hastings. Emilion 186 Hathcock. Alicia Michelle 325 Hathorn, Hope 181 Hauck. Zenija 325 Hawkins. Kayla 177. 325 Hawkins, Kayla Leann 325 Hawkins, Leah 184. 325 Hawkins, Michael Brett 325 Hayden, Christine 177 Hayes, Kayla Michelle 325 Haynes, Molly Sims 261 Hays, Amy 185 Hays, Amy Powell 185 Hays, Taylor 198 Hazelhurst 274 Head, Tarra 193 Headstart, Mary Chathey 281, 283 Heard. Robeson 181 Heath. Haley Kristen 325 Hecimovlch. Rebeca Maria Pareja 339 Hedges. John Elliott 325 Hedges, Lisa Katherine 325 Helmes, Teresa Vowell 325 Helton, Robin 192, 325 Helton, Samantha 196 Henderson, Hailey 181 Henderson, Laura Katherine 325 Hendrix. Lauren Michelle 325 Henning, Andrew 186 Henry, Andrew 186 Henry, Beth 184 Henry, Christina 325 Henry. James Kyle 325 Henry. Mary 325 Henry. Matthew 19 Henry. Quintez 186 Henry. Robert Wesley 325 Henry. Terrance 130. 143 Henry. Terrance Tramayne 143 Henson. Christopher 186 Henson. David 64. 195 Henson. Krystal 193. 195 Herod, Gen 183 Herod, Trinity 186 Herrera, Dayane Patricia Terrazas 348 Herrlngton, Jay Steven 325 Herrlngton, Kelli 177 Herrod, Caleb 174 Herzog. David 195. 198 Hester. Jerrod 184 Hester. Thomas Elliott 325 Hewett. Andrea 186 Heyworth. Gregory 117 Hickey. Kyle 186 Hickman, Sarah Kathryn 173 Hicks, Ashley 177 Hill, Kelvin Levon 325 Hill, Lacreighsha Danielle 325 Hill, Meagan 181 Hill, Monye185 Hilliard, Emily 186 Hiliman, Jon 186 Hills. Vestavia 290 Hilton. Jeremy 186 Hindman. Kevin 325 Hines, Anice 182 Hines, Jasmine Marie 325 Hinton, Josh 174 Ho, Harry 325 Hobbs. Brynn 186 Hobbs. Mitchell 186 Hobson. Ruddie 195 Hodges. Crystal 184 Hodges. Daniel 189 Hodges. Felicity 325 Hodges. Janee 325 Hogue, Holly 184 Holder, Jennifer Lee 325 Holeman, Steve 157 Holley, Haley Amanda 325 Hollingsworth, Joy 185 Holloway, Amanda 186 Holloway, Murphy 21, 133 Hollowell, Joseph 325 Holman, Emma 196 Holman, Meredith White 325 Holmes, Brittney 181, 325 Holmes, Helen 185 Holt, John 133,160 Holt, Susan 26, 42, 45, 49, 56, 68, 78, 127 Holtzman, Elaine Mckim 325 Holtzman. Julie 196 Hong. Courtney 177 Hood, Anna 177 Hopkins, Dr. Glenn W. 84 Hopkins. Senior Rebecca 34 Hoppe, Derek Allen 325 Hopper. Amanda 164 Hopper. Amber 184 Horlock, Adam 198 Horlock, Adam Garrett 325 Horne-Hill, Kimya Yakine 325 Horton, Courtney 185 Horton, David 181 Horton, Jason Wilson 325 Hough, Morgan 332 Houpt, Adam Ross 328 House. Carrier 306 House. HannAh 193 House. Jasmine 328 House. Joshua Darren 328 House. Ronald Mcdonald 164 Houston, Beyonca 193 Houston, Sam 135 Houston, Samantha 328 Hovanec, Brian Thomas 302 Howard, Courtney Kartier Patrice 328 Howard. Sarah Frances 286. 328 Howe. Kayla 328 Howell. Gloria 193-194. 226-227 Howell, Gloria Leyshir 328 Howell. Haley 39. 328 Howell, Haley Crawford 328 Howland, Janell 151 Howie, Harrison Adkins 328 Hrissikos, Georgia 192 Hu. Annie 328 Huber, Bret 138 Huddleston, Jenni 183 Huddleston, Jenni Danielle 328 Hudson. Courtnee 193, 328 Hudson, Karlyn 198 Hudson, Matthew 193, 328 Hudson, Raven 227 Huerta, Haley 118-119 Huerta, Senior Haley 118 Huey, Haley 177 Huff, Rebecca Elizabeth 328 Hufford, Charles D. 96 Hughes, Jonathan 328 Hughes, Katie 192, 328 Hull, Kaley 176 Hume, Dr. Alfred 85 Humphrey. Sonya 328 Humphries. James Hay 302. 328 Hunsucker, Molly 186 359 Hunt, Blair 177 Hunt, Kendrick 186, 195 Hunt, Kindrick 189 Hunt, Leslie 176 Hunter, Amanda 193 Hurd, Jennifer 185, 328 Hurdle, Jessica Lynn 328 Hurdle, Sy 245 Hurston, Ben 190, 196 Hurston, Brock 170, 190, 196 Husni, Dr. Samir 114, 365, 367 Husni, Samir 114, 365, 367 Hutcherson, Ava 186 Hutcheson, Kenie 185 Hutcheson, Kerrie 328 Hutter, Molly 147 Huzinec, Maura Lynn 328 Hyde, Sara K. 302 Hynes, James 186 Jefferson, Whitley D. 328 Keshandria 328 Amber 193 Charles 186 Frazier 181 Joshua 186 Mario 328 Ms. Johnette Imes, Johnie 151 Ingraham, William 186 Inman, Graham 230 Institute, William Winter 270, 283, 290 Intercollegiate, David Toms 151 Invitational. Magnolia 153 Irvin, Ashley 186 Irvin, Emily 186 Irvine, Brandon 186 Irvine, Brandon Alexander 328 Irvine, Brennan 186 Isom, Alex 186 Isom, Ashley 212 Ivy, Danielle 193, 328 Ivy, Darius 193, 328 Ivy, Dwight 186, 193, 328 Ivy, Tommie 186 Jabaley, Stephanie 170 Jackson, Blair 16 Jackson, Brenden 176, 190, 328 Jackson, Jimmy Irby 287, 328 Jackson, Jinnifer 227 Jackson, Lisa 328 Jackson, Lorenzo 328 Jackson, Meghan 193 Jackson, Rodney 184, 328 Jackson, Troy 190, 194 Jamerson, Morgan 192 James, Bruce 186 James, Caleb Hilliard 328 James, Jessica 174, 190 James, John 194 James, Latrisha Skye 181 Jamieson, Jennifer Paige 328 360 Jeffries, Jenkins JenkinS: Jenkins Jenkins, Jenkins, Jenkins, 365 Jenkins, 328 Jenkins, 288, Rachel 50, 212, Rachel Nicole 328 Jenkins, Sherry 185 Jenkins, Zachary 328 Jimenez, Alison 328 Johnna 177, 181, 279 Johnson, Amanda 177 Johnson, Angela Renee 328 Johnson, Bethany Loren 328 Johnson, Blake 174 Johnson, Blakeley 328 Johnson, Camisha 193 Johnson, Charles 186 Johnson, Daketa 328 Johnson, Darius 182, 328 Johnson, Darius Dew ayne 328 Johnson, Derrick 193, 328 Johnson, Derrick Antwain 328 Johnson, Elizabeth 186 Johnson. J. R. 189 Johnson, Jennie 177 Johnson, Jesse 186 Johnson, Justin 193 Johnson, Laquandra 195 Johnson, Mary Margaret 196 Johnson, Micah 186 Johnson, Odie 193 Johnson, Raven 192 Johnson, Sheaneter 185, 328 Johnson, Sid 174 Johnson, Timothy 186 Johnson, Yavonda Kenyetta 328 Jones, Adison 186, 328 Jones, Camille Trenica 328 Jones, Carman 328 Jones, Chancellor 78. 263 Jones, Chancellor Dan 8, 16, 20, 23-24, 72, 76- 78, 81, 160, 266, 306 Jones, Christopher P. 186 Jones, Daniel W. 75, 77 Jones, Devyn 193 Jones, Dr. 72, 77 Jones, Dr. Daniel W. 77 Jones, Jonathan 328 Jones, Katrine 193. 328 Jones, Kevin 183 Jones, Lee 177 Jones, Lydia 304, 306 Jones, Mr. 148 Jones, Paging Dr. 72, 77 Jones, Rosezlia Franchella 328 Jones, Ryan 190, 194. 328 Jones, Shannyn 328 Jones, Ta mera L. 182 Jones, Tamera Latrea 328 Jones, Teresa 193 Jordan, Christopher 186 Jordan, Darrel 367 Jordan, Krista 186, 192 JorDan, Miranda 176 Joseph, Grace Anne 328 Joyner, Kasey Lashea 328 Judon, Neiko M. 328 Judson, Jessica Renee 328 Judson, John Steven 328 Judson, Steven 195, 328 Jumper, Kara 177 Jumper, Kara Lou 288, 333 Jumper, William Tyler 333 Jurden, Jay 37, 106-107 Jurden, Senior Jay 37 Jurgensen, Camille 190 Justin, Wallace Blake 302 K., Diarria 300 K., Lindsey 293 Kaigler, Port 173 Kaiser, John 20, 170, 191, 194 Kaiser, Katie 181 Kamp, Van 126 Kang, Arvinder 367 Kapoor, Sarthak 333 Katherine 174, 176-177, 183, 186, 194. 196, 198, 265, 269, 277, 285- 287, 299, 313, 319, 322, 325, 348, 352 Katool, Joseph 19 Katool, Paul 129, 289, 365 Katool, Senior Paul 129 Kaur, Gurkirat 196 Kay, Kristin Mc 336 Keating, Erica 333 Keatley, Katie 333 Keel, Chrissi 198 Keel. Krissi 333 Keke, Aunt 120 Kelley, Alex 78 Kellum, Meghan 176 Kelly, Annette 173 Kelly, Traci 176 Keltz, Erica 185 Kemp, Kailey 95 Kendrick, Kathleen 186 Kennedy, Jordan 181 Kennedy, Joseph 333 Kerce, Mary Katherine 196 Kersh, Andi 176 Kersn, Andi Katherine 177 Ketchum, Michael 186 Khan, Farjad 176 Khayat, Chancellor Robert 76 Kidd, Jeffery 333 Kidd, Katie Jo 333 Kidd, Tyler 184 Kight, Joel 130,165 Kight, Joel Jerrell 165 Kilpatrick, Scott 99 Kimber, Lizzie 192 Kimble, Tyrowone Louis 333 King, Dr. Martin Luther 208 Kinney, Jackie Mc 336 Kiptoo, Kipchirchir 147 Kirby, Randel! B. 186 Kirchner, Kasey 198, 333 Kirkham, Jordan 181 Kirkham, Jordie 26, 51, 64.114 Kirkpatrick, Kate 333 Kirkpatrick, Mary 333 Kirui, Martin 147 Kitchen, Magnolia 123 Kitchens, April 333 Kitchens, Hunter 333 Kitts, Miranda 152-153 Klauer, Brett C. 333 Klosterman, Chuck 59 Kneip, Allison 333 Kneip, Allison Margaret 302 Knichel, Kayla 183 Knichel, Kayla Ann 333 Knight, Brian 147 Knight, Candice 193 Knight, Katie 333 Knighton, Candice 181, 192 Knoblock, Amanda 186 Knop, Brian 195 Kohlhiem, Quadray 193 Kraft, Hedy Rose Veronica 333 Kubler, Katherine 183 Kugele, Dr. 182 Kuntz. Jeffrey 186 Kuntz. Tanner 186 Kvitle, Emily 152 L., Adrian 297 L., Georgia 139 L., Tennessee 139 L., Virginia 139 La, Currissia 333 Labella, Lauren Elizabeth 333 Lackey, Angela Mane 333 Ladner, Renee 135 Laird, Emily Jane 333 Lake, Neshia 193 Lake, Tyneshia 186 Lamb, Travis 320 Lambert, Brittany 179 Lampley, Dianne 182 Lancaster, Holli Anne 333 Lance, Ashley 151 Landers, Carrie 177 Lane, Sam 173 Laney. Sarah 186 Langley, Amber 185 Langley, Andrew 333 Lanier, Aleques 186 Lann, Jillian 176 Laprade, Kristen 192 Larry, Proud 64 Lassiter, Shannon Dora 333 Laude, Magna Cum 296-297 Laurence, Ginny 68 Law, Jude 155 Lawson, Julie 177 Lazarus, Diana 198 Lazarus, Don Michael 198, 289 League, Ivy 222 Leakes, Shae 333 Leath, Emily Ann 333 Lee, Caleb 147 Lee, Chelsea 198 Lee, Chelsea Renea 333 Lee, Helen Marie 333 Lee, Jessica 192 Lee, Jordan 177 Lee, Katie 333 Lee, Kecia 193. 195 Lee, Lance 248 Lee, Yun 177 Leeandre, Michael 149 Leesecretary, Kirby 198 Lemon, Brandon 193 Lenard, Benjamin Scott 333 Lenard, Camesha Lashay 333 Lentz, Diane 185 Leppert, Thomas Wayne 333 Letzring, Kelsey Bre 333 Lewis, Carmen 177 Lewis, Katorra 135 Lewis, Shirley 185 Lindsay, Dylan 176 Lindsey, Dustin 184 Lindsey, Mary 190 Lingle, Barrett 196 Linville, Christi 333 Litten, Meghan 188, 256 Little, April 183 Littlefield, Teresa 173 Littrell, Jennifer Anne 333 Loague, Cailen 333 Locke, Daniel 186, 189, 333 Locke, Jeremy Benjamin 333 Loden, Molly 42, 140 Loftin-Patten, Laura 185 Loftin, Courtni 185 Loftus, Jordan 181 Logan, Cody 186 Loggins, Cortez 186 Logsdon, Nathan 186, 189 London, Lauren 143 Longoria, Kathleen Elizabeth 333 Lott, Nelson 186 Love, Janet 183 Lover, Taishiana 186, 333 Lowe, Amanda 195 Lowe, Amber 333 Lowe, Rachel 176, 333 Loy, Hannah 21 Lucas, Jordan 186 Luckett, Edna 193 Luckett, Nick 265, 270, 272 Luckett, Nickolaus 195, 333 Luecke, Michaela 333 Luk, Adrial76 Luker, Margie 184 Luker, Margie Riley 333 Lukienko, Eugene 176 Lumpur, Kuala 274 Luther, Jessica 185 Luther. Jessica Leigh 185 Lutjen, Jonas 145 Lutken, Edwin Poteat 302 Lutts, Kristen Marie 333 Lyies. Kristi 185 Lyies, Kristi Kay 333 LyIes, Lauren 177, 191, 333 Lynchburg 287 Lynwood, Deantae A. 333 Lyons, Sarah Callie 177 Lyons, Stacy 183 Lyons, Terry 184 M., Kristen 298 Ma, XIaoxi 333 Mabry, Anna 183 Mabry, Delane 185 Macmillan. Britni 183 Madden, Cain 147, 333 Madison, Billy 148 Maid, Dejurnett Junior 50 Maid, Jensen Ankerson Sophomore 50 Maid. Kori Daniels Sophomore 50 Maid, Logan Waites Senior 50 Maid, Senior Homecoming 292 Maidee-Parker 190 Maiden, Devine Andres 333 Mallett, Ashley Nicole 333 Malloy, Meribeth 186 Malone, Kelsey 333 Malone, Kenyata 333 Maness, Amy 182 Maness, Ronda 182 ManickaVasagam, Melvin 60-61 Manning, Eli 23-24 Maples, Matthew Randall 333 Mapp, Bruce 184 Merchant, Derrick 186 Mark, Amy E. 304, 340 Markow, Mary Ball 333 Marlotte, Shayla 333 Marshall, Thurgood 208 Marshall, William C. 250 Martin, Joshua Lee 333 Martin, Kawanda Monette 333 Martin, Kirstin Ashley 333 Martin, Morgan Keleigh 336 Martindale, Richard 216 Martindale, Richard Mitchell 302 Martino, Lauren 176 Mask, Lindsey 186 Masoli, Jeremiah 71, 159-160 Massey, William 183 Mata, Emelia Susie 336 Mata, Kaley Alicia 336 Mathis, Justin 176 Mathls, Stephanie 177 Mathis, Stephanie Lynn 336 Matkins, Zachary Howard 336 Matrick, Andrew 126 Mattox, Christopher Allan 336 Mauney, Allison 183 Mauney, Angela 183 Maxcy, Lane Elizabeth 336 May, Bill 173 Maynard, Alice 183 Maynord, Kelsey 336 Mays, Cindy 336 Mays, Ebony 193 Mays, Lauren 198 Mays, Lucinda 186 Mays, Ray 336 Mays, Sherika 193 Mays, Thelma 173 Mays, Tilda 336 Mcafee, Austin 20, 133, 140, 164, 336 Mcallister, Kanesha 336 Mcarver, Maude Kathryn 336 Mcbeth, Megan 181 Mcbeth, Tyler 174, 190- 191 Mcbryde, Matt 245 Mccaleb, Brent 336 Mccalla, Midfielder Mandy 157 Mccammon, Misty 185 McCarthy, Matthew 216 10 ■0 ,0 iCI I CI iCI iCI I CI Ici I a IC( 1C( C( lc( I IK rcE icf Icf 1 let i leg I leg j 1 I leg I leg L I leg ileg jleir lei " tk itti Itti tti Hi A Ickf tt! 1! ttii tiai lele; tiel ttr Icier Mec lemi te II tma 53 ' mi to! bnu tai biat tnyii Wl tmiil tedc Jo; eagh fans, (die) ecM «M elctio ilSOfl elton, Slllls ilvin. af ! ;carthy, Sydney 181 Merrill, Alan 24 Motes, Annie J. 336 Nodurft, Danielle Mane Parker, Neal Ann 50. 173- Porch, Charlie Medlin ;cay, Tyler 176 Merriweather, Sandra Mott, Head Coach Matt 339 174, 198, 292, 339 342 :clellan, Annie 191 336 157 Noggle, Michael 176-177 Parr, Kelly 183 Porter, Kon-Ann 170 :clelland. Stormie 192 Messer, Walker 186, 336 Moulds, Antoinette Norberg, Kalle 144 Parr, Kelly Crawford 339 Porter, Meghan 342 :clintock. Matt 245 Metcalf, Jessica 195 Atlante 339 Nordan, John Sylvester Parrish. Jessie 184, 339 Portwood, Shelby Ann iclintock, Matthew 216 Michael, Hannah 186 Mounds, Carson 118 302 Parrish, Kevin Edward 228 :collum. Caitlin 185 Michaels, Jordan 176 Mountain, Thacker 320 Nordan. Trey 170. 194 339 Posecai, Spencer 364 :cown, John 176 Mickens, Addison 195 Mowers, Emily Eloise Norman, Neeley 181 Parsekian, Lauren 232 Poutoa. Daria 185 :coy, Catherine 192, Mickey, Endia 227 339 Norton. Dean Will 100, Parsons, Ryan James Powe. 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Savannah Bowen 181 Miller, French Edward 339 Nutt, Hailey D. 339 Patton, Lauren Elizabeth 342 cdurmon, Ryan 51 336 Murphy, Zachary Marion Nutt, Head Coach 339 Presley, Chris 41-42 cewen, LInlta Brooke Miller, Jessica 193, 336 339 Houston 159 Pavlov, Rachal 177 Presley, Christopher 186, 336 Miller, Kristin 177 Murray, Alexsandra 339 Nutt, Houston 159 Paxson, Alex 192 342 cfarland, Valencia 135 Miller, Maggie 173 Murray, John 97 Payne, Beth 64 Price, Diana 50-51, 54, cfeeters, Melissa 190, Miller, Sabrina Leiynn Myles, Jaynita 193 Payne, Lauren Brooke 194, 303 192 336 Myles, Jaynita B. 339 , V 339 Price, Mark 186 cferrin, Maggie 130, Mills, Chelsea Denise 336 Peacock, Courtney 177, Price, Mary 176 155,174 Millsap, Haley 151 w A 339 Price, Steven Joseph cferrin, Maggie Milton, CinclairlSl, 336 m 1 Pearcy, Sarah 186 342 Elizabeth 155 Mims, Thad 254 I 1 Pearson, Courtney 196 Price, Susan 192, 342 cgee, Jeremy 159 Minnett, Jari 212 1 1 Pearson, Elizabeth 24, Price, Susan Marie 342 cgowan, Brittany 196, Minnett, Jarijion 336 m i 29, 112, 339, 356, 364 Pride, Sidney Roderickus 198 Minshew, Matt 245 V M Peavey, Javous Matthew 342 cgowan, Brittany Marie Mislan, Kate 177 339 Priewe, Tiffany 186 336 Miss, Ranked Ole 80 Peavy, Jeffery 186, 195 Pritchard, Tiffany cgowen, Tawanda Miss, Toms Ole 289 Peeler, Kayla 176 Margaret 342 Lanette 336 Mitchell, Charles D. 100 Penley, Hannah 49 Pruitt, Kevin 186 cgraw. Junior Taylor Mitchell, Dean Charlie O., Erin Ashley 339 Penly, Hannah 48-49 Pryor, Madison 186 23 367 O., Karia 183 Penny, Tyler Allen 339 Puckett. Hillary 186, 192 cgraw, Taylor 23, 337 Mitzenberg, Erin Michelle O., KarIa Lynn 339 Peoples, William 339 Pullins. Derrick Lavarus cintyre. Jasmine 186 336 Nabors, Jonathan 186 O., Kendra 68-69 Pepple, Ashley 185 342 cjunkins, Latoya 193 Moak, James 186 Nail, Andrew 173 Odom, Douglas 196 Perkins, Antris 193, 339 Purvis, Alexa 190 ckay, Samuel 196, 336 Moak, James Lucas 336 Nails, Steven 183 Oher, Michael 332 Persson, Sofie 146-147 Purvis, Olivia 181, 193, ckee, Chephra 176 MoLeton, Colin 50, 146 Nan, Jinxing 195, 339 Okoh, Teddy 195 Persson, Sofie Carolin 342 ckee, Claire 182, 336 Monroe, Dr. Stephen 84 Nance, Tracye 184 Olayemi, Ifeoluwa 181, 339 Putman. Kyle Matthew ckennis. Miracle 181 Monroe, Meagan 174 Nance, Tracye Miranda 339 Peters. Kristen 186 342 ckenzie, James Montgomery, Janna 126 339 Oldham, Heather Peterson, Jennifer 316 Pyatt, James Kevin 342 Andrew 336 Montgomery, Nanney, Jessica 192 Nations Heather 192 Peterson, Regina 192 Queen, Desirea 177 ckenzie, Shauterica 186 Kerramesha 184, 336 Nash, Erica 192 Oliver, Dante 176 Petree, Amanda 185 ickenzie, Shelby 190, Montgomery, Maggie Neely, Stephanie 339 Oliver, Jeffrey Ryan 339 Petrescu, Corina 28-29 196 184, 336 Nelson, Lauren 182 Olivier, Abby 191, 194 Pettigrew, Paula 185 Ickinney, Jackie 184 Montgomery, Maggie Nelson, Natalie Ann 339 OIlie, Khalana 193, 339 Pettigrew, Paula W ickinney. Tiffany Kutak 336 Nelson, Rosie 195 Oramous, Carly 192 Rickman 185 1 Quinette 336 Moore, Adrienne 183 Nelson, Stevan Patrick Orizu, Ndukwe 339 Pettis, Lindsey 186 Iclain, Mitchell James Moore, Dr. Virginia 184 339 Orr, Joseph Griffin 186 Phi, Tau Beta 291 1 336 Moore, Emily 174 Nettles, Ashley 177 Osbirn, Teresa Hinshaw Phillips, Elizabeth 176 1 Iclarty, Michael 176 Moore, Jacquelen 183 New, Ty 53, 70, 174, 265, 185 Phillips, Jasmine 174, 196, 1 j Iclaurin, Emily 177 Moore, Jamie Lee 336 270 Osterhouse, Kelly 192 339, 356, 364-365 V A Iclean, Lauren 336 Moore, Josh 185 Newcamp, Jennifer 186 Ouellette, Ciera 339 Phillips, Michael 339 x . Iclellan, Tara Leigh 302 Moore, Karsunn Ezekiel Newcamp, Jennifer Owen, Ashley 185 Phillips, Sarah 176, 181 i Iclemore, Ben 186 336 Marie 339 Owens, Magen 184 Phillips, Tanner 339 Iclemore, Beth 318 Moore, Katherine 176, Newcamp, Natalie 186 Philips, Lakendra 135 Icleod, Ashley 176 186 Newman, John 181, 190- Philpot, Amanda 152 Quigley, Brittany Jane Icmanus, Casey 181, 256 Moore, Kimberly 185, 336 191,196 v Pickle. Natalie 176 342 Icmanus, Casey Lynne Moore, Lee 50, 336 Newman, Junior Melissa 1 A Pierce. Ryan 339 Quigley. David Stephen 336 Moore, Lee Ellis 336 126-127 1 1 Pierron, Avery 181 342 Icmanus, Kaitlin Jean Moore, Meredith 336 Newman, Melissa 126- 1 1 Piersky, Cassie 182 Quinn. Breese 111 336 Moore, Natalie 336 127, 176 1 M Piersky, Cassie Victoria Quinn, Dr. 112 Icmillin, Barbara 336 Moore, Nori 193 Newsom, Corianna 186, 1 339 Icmillin, Lauren 336 Moore, Shemar 137 193 Wm Pigues, Keshia 182 Icmurtray, Benjamin 19 Moore, Tiffon 336 Newsom, Les 58-59 1 Pinkston, As 43 Icnair, Ronald E. 280 Morgan, Cree 193 Newson, Daquisha 1 Pinkston. Jimmy 41 1 Icnatt, Justin 186 Morgan, Kara 152 Trinique 339 1 Pinkston. Normally 41 1 1 Icneil, Jajuan Level! 336 Morgan, Margaret Ann Neyman, Lindsey 37 Pinner. Audrey Anna 339 1 1 Icneil, Senior Jajuan 111 16, 70, 174, 190-191, Nguyen, Christina 181 Pirani, Stewart 181 1 M Icnulty, Andrew 185 196 Nguyen, Ha 176 Page, Elizabeth 192 Pitt, Brad 106 1 Icnulty, Matt 189 Morgan. Mary 177 Nichols, Aaron 186 Pageant, Mr. Lambda Pittman, Lance 176 W w Icnulty, Matthew 186 Morgen, Gute 28 Nichols, Ebony 212 Sigma 212 Pittman. Latonya Sharee 1 V leadows, Victoria Lynn Morris, Brad 21 Nichols, Lacey 186 Palmer, Jessica Marie 339 1 302, 336 Morrison, Gray 336 Nichols, Robert Emmitt 339 Pitts, Martini 212 1 leaghan 284, 322 Morrison, Heather 182 339 Paluilis, Kevin 245 Plunk, Stefanie 183 leans, Ashleigh 336 Morrow, Daniel 173 Nicholson, Hunter 190, Pams, Byron 186 Poellnitz, Isaiah 186 ledley, Amanda 183 Mosby, Jontarius 195 196 Pams, O. B. 189 Pollock, Jackson 108 Raffel, Brittany 342 leek, Becky 100 Mosely, Courtney 195 Nicholson, Renel 176 Pankey, Michelle Polynice, Eniel 50, 133 Ragin, Melissa 185 leek, Elam 356 Mosher, Brady Hall 336 Nickolausl95, 290, 333 Jeanette 339 Ponze, Sarah 198 Ragin, Melissa Lorraine ■lelchor, Sheridan 176 Mosier, James lii 195 Nieves, Gabrielle Anne Parham, Sophia Maria Poole. Erin 186 342 lelson, Kayla 134 Mosier, Jim 181 339 339 Poole. Madalyn 179. 186 Ragland. Mary Catherine lelton, Alisa 336 Moss, Cortez 170, 191, Nix. Tyrone 159 Parian. Grant 196 Poole, Natalie 177 342 lelville. Faith 336 193-194 Noble, Richard 173 Parker. Aeriel 339 Pope, Josefh 339 Ragon. Sydney 320 lelvin, Cody Allen 336 Moss, Vincent Montrell Nobles, Chasity 339 Parker, Ashlee 177 Pope, Lauren Elizabeth Ragsdale. Susan 181 ' lemar, Sarah Marie 336 336 Nobles, Phyllis 114 Parker, Dylan 367 339 Raines. Mandi 176 lendes, Eva 136 Motes, Annie 184 N odar, Leah 1 33 Parker, Kara 192 Rainey. Elizabeth 20 361 Rainey, Emmalee 181 Rally, Travis Childers Voter 283 Ramage, John 186 Randall, Courtney Nicole 294, 342 Randolph, Gabriel 186 Randolph, Jonathan 151 Randolph, Kevin Christian 342 Randolph, Shateema 212 Rang, Travis 80 Raper, Catherine Pepper 342 Rasco, Charles 186 Rasco, Chaz 189 Ratcliff, Joey 123, 170 Ratcliff, Lori 186, 342 Rather, Dan 20 Rattliffe, Gabrielle 193 Ray, Kristen 342 Ray, Taffie 184, 342 Ray, Victoria 193 Rayburn, Matt 184 Reardon, Dean Of Students Sparky 18- 19, 272 Reardon, Sparky 18-19, 272 Reb, Colonel 15, 19-20, 53,136-137,142-143, 148-149, 154-155,165, 270, 291, 340 Reece. Robert 28-29 Reed, Sharrell Denise 342 Reese, Taylor 256 Reese, Taylor Suzanne 294, 342 Reesman, Caitlin 186 Reeves, Holly 19, 193, 342 Reeves, Kevin Riley 342 Reeves, Stephanie 185 Reinemann, Dana 342 Reinemann, Nikki 179, 186 Reiner, lanthony Marie 342 Remadna, Nabil Brent 342 Renfroe, Erika 177 Repetti, John Robert 342 Reynolds, Dr. Holly 84 Reynolds, Jacqueline 185, 342 Reynolds, Sean 186 Rice, Jimnny 181, 193, 195, 342 Rice, Stephanie Nicole 342 Richards, Ladeidra 193 Richards, Ladeidra Shanein 342 Richardson, Evan 186 Richardson, Kristen Danielle 342 Richmond, Tracy 186 Riddle, Jeffery 342 Rider, Laura Elizabeth 302 Ridgeway, John W. Jr. 181 Ridgeway, Larry 123 Ridling, Lacy Taylor 342 Ridout, Steven Wayne 342 Right, Mr. 47, 49 Riley, Collen 176 Riley, Stacie Ledawn 342 Rishel, Savannah 186 Rives, Amy 179 Roach, Sarah 184 Roach, Sarah Elizabeth 342 Robbins, Ashley 184 Robbins, Ashley Blair 342 Robbins, Gary 186 Robbins, Kyle 186 362 Roberts, Allison 183 Roberts, Daniel 342 Roberts, Hayley 181 Roberts, Mallory Reed 302 Roberts, Rachel 176-177, 342 Roberts, Rachel Gussielee 342 Roberts, Sarah 186 Robertson, Grantham 310 Robertson, Liz 135 Robertson, Ricky 146-147 Robinson, Ashley 192 Robinson, Edward B. 186, 208 Robinson, Frederick 186, 342 Robinson, Grant Gardner 342 Robinson, Junior Charles 56 Robinson, Kimberly 192 Robinson, Sarah 196 Rock, Clara 184 Rock, Clara Mabus 342 Rock, David 86-87 Rodgers, Ariel 186, 342 Rodgers, Elizabeth 176 Rodgers, Javaris 186 Rodriguez, Aracelia Flor 342 Rodriguez, Maria 186 Rogalski, Angela 113-115 Rogers, Amberly 181 Rogers, Arial 212 Rogers, Javarius 193 Rogers, Rashida 342 Rogers, Sarah 170, 194 Roher, Weston 342 Roland, Emily 127 Roll, Deans Honor 289 Rooks, Tiffany 342 Rose, Bill 118-119 Rosenblatt, Bill 265, 271, 342 Ross, Andrew 186 Ross, Charles 354 Ross, Head Coach Ernest 151 Ross, John Williams 342 Ross, Leigh Ann 96 Ross, Lindsey Nicole 342 Ross, Valeria 304, 354 Rowe, Sheteka 185 Rowland, Garrett Ballard 342 Roy, Jeremy 186 Rozycki, James Stanley 342 Rue, Theresa Franceslee 342 Ruff, Jonathan Thad 342 Ruffin, Terrance 193 Ruiz, Ruben 347 Rumbarger, Sarah-Fey 188 Rush, Callie 50, 224 Rush, Heather 347 Rush, Latia 186 Rush, Logan 218 Rush, Staria 185 Russell, Briana Elise 347 Russell, Carol 185 Russell, Clay 198 Russell, Laiken 192 Rutherford, Katy 185, 347 Rychlak, Ronald 90 Sabha, Andhra Mahila 298 Sabine, Christopher 176 Samples, Brandie 185, 347 Sanders, Brandi 186 Sanders, Drew 347 Sanders, Haley 151 Sanders, Joshua 176 Sanders, Molly 198, 347 Sanders, Molly Alyse 347 Sanderson, Brooks Lamar 347 Sanderson, Paige 185 Sanderson, Stephanie 347 Sappington, Sarah Beth 347 Sargent, Elizabeth 198 Sasser, Rebecca 347 Satyshur, Ben Hammond 302, 347 Saucier, Lionel Aaron 347 Savell, Stephen 186, 189 Savely, Maggie 347 Savery, Susan M. 184 Savery, Susan Mize 347 Sax, Shira Lani 347 Saxon, Kristin 177 Schaufele, Shelby 198 Schmertz, Erin Krisitine 347 Schmitz, Caroline 64 Schnare, William Cory 347 Scholar, Gresham Duncan 290 Scholar, Luckday 290 Scholar, Newman 300 Scholars, Carrier 246 School, Nathan 245 Schrimer, Gregory 304 Schroeder, Natalie 117 Schultz, Amanda 183 Schwartz, Daria 192 Scott, Jerra 354 Scott, John K. li. 185 Scott, Joseph 186 Scott, Katie Rebecca 347 Scott, Matthew 186, 347 Scott, Matthew James 347 Scott, Tiffani 195 Scruggs, Jeremy 193, 347 Scruggs, Tyler 347 Scullion, Amber 195 Seal, Senior Audrey 64 Seals, Edward Lee Jr. 347 Senator, Junior 298 Senter, Amy 185 Settle, Chasidy 192 Seward, Kiersten 192 Shackelford, Katie 177 Shadie, Eleanor 192 Shaffer, Molly Beth 347 Shaheen, Kim 183, 185 Shanks, Paul Terrell 347 Shanks, Victoria 186, 347 Sharman, Mary Katherine 174 Sharpe, Anne-Marie 176 Sharpe, Crystal 184, 347 Shaw, Jill 185 Shells, Amorita Marlena 347 Shelton, James Jr. 347 Shelton, Pam 173 Shelton, Robyn 184 Shelton, Tera 183 Shelton, Tera Kay 347 Shepherd, Steven 186 Sheriff, Stephanie 227 Sherman, Kiley 152 Sherrard, Jessica 186 Sherrer, Ryan 186 Shih, Jonathan 176 Shinault, Bridget 185 Shipp, Kesondre 347 Sholar, Anastasia Michelle 347 Shore, Jersey 161 Short, Camille 190, 227, 347 Shorter, Marcus 184 Shows, Sarah Kaitlin 347 Shroads, Sarah Elizabeth 347 Shrock, Laura 177 Shumpert, Seneca 185 Shurden, Brittany 198 Shurden, Brittany Scarlett 347 Shwarts, Jackie Allison 347 Sigler, Sara 347 Sills, Gracie 176 SImerville, Mallory 35, 147 Simmons, Jarrod 193 Simmons, Mary Margaret 186 Simoneaux, Britany Elisabeth 347 Simpkins, Adam 190 Simpson, Brittany Nicole 347 Simpson, Kate 176 Simpson, Rachel 28-29 Sims, Paige Denise 347 Sinclair, Jessica 347 Sisco, Tracey 192 Sisson, Jake 93 Sisson, Leslie 186 Slusher, Tori 135 Small, Alexandria Elizabeth 347 Smelser, Andrew 176 Smiley, Andrew 186 Smiley, Andrew M. 347 Smiley, Drew 189 Smiley, T. J. 189 Smiley, Tyler 186 Smith, Amber N. 176 Smith, Brandon 184 Smith, Brittney Gail 347 Smith, Charlson 181 Smith, Chris 189 Smith, Christopher 186, 347 Smith, Christopher Thomas 347 Smith, Emory 181 Smith, Jan 44 Smith, Jared Dalton 347 Smith, Jarrod Deandre 347 Smith, Jason 151 Smith, Jerrlon 185 Smith, Josh 47 Smith, Joshua 48 Smith, Juliana Blamo 302 Smith, Kiara C. 347 Smith, Landin 188 Smith, Larry D. Jr. 181, 347 Smith, Lashaunda 186 Smith, Lauren Nicole 347 Smith, Matthew 177, 186 Smith, Michael 34, 347 Smith, Patrick 189 Smith, Patty Michelle 347 Smith, Ravon 192 Smith, Sealy 181 Smith, Shepard 23 Smith, Sydney 186, 347 Smith, Tamico 185 Smith, Tanya M. 347 Smith, Taylor 126-127 Smith, Tiffany 176 Snow, Defender Meredith 157 Snow, Kayla 194 Snow, Meredith 130, 148, 157 Snow, Meredith Anne 148 Snyder, Amy 185 Snyder, Amy Randle 347 Snyder, Matt 130, 139, 154 Snyder, Matthew Richard 154 Soh, Alex 181, 347 Soles, Brian 176 Songz, Trey 155, 161 South, Melissa 185, 347 Spargo, Linda 54 Sparkmon, Wesley 181, 186 Sparrow, Morgan Nicole 347 Speaks, Haley 24 Spearman, Kalaila 347 Speed, Tom 173 Speights, Stephen 176 Spence, Angelica 192 Spencer, Allie 347 Spencer, Amanda 192 Spencer, Kimbrell Clare 302 Spies, Benny 136 Spight, Tuquoia 185, 347 Spiller, Alfred Mi 348 Spinster, Lynchburg German 287 Spring, Weldon 278 Springer, Morgan 152-153 Stack, Brittany 42. 348 Stack, Samantha 348 Stafford, Jerrica 183 Stanfield, Kelvonna 193 Stanfill, Bethany 170, 174, 191 Stanford, Lauren 177 Stanford, Leigh Ann 186 Stanford, Victoria 186 Stankey, Keely 192 Stanley, Nathan 159 Stanley, William Francis 302, 348 Stanton, Olivia 186 Stark, James Dolph 348 Stark, Tony 154 State, Jacksonville 71, 133, 159-160, 343 State, Murray 139, 141, 145 State, Portland 141 Staten, Megan 176 Steadman, Greg 182 Stebbins, Lacey 185 Steelman, Allison 183 Steelman, Patrick 196 Steen, April 195 Steen, Chelsea 181 Steen, Rodney Lynn 348 Stegall, Lyn 44 Steinert, John Wilder 348 Stephenspress, Jon 198 Stephens, Kelsey 176 Stevens, Robert Hugh 348 Stevenson, Shinekia Michelle 348 Stewart, Adam 174 Stewart, Ashley Caroline 348 Stewart, Leslie Michelle 348 Stewart, Sylvia 186 Stierwalt, Caldwell 176 Stolberg, Laura 64 Story, Sarah 117 Stout, Cathryn Scott 302 Strahan, Douglas 174, 296, 348 Strait, Rachel 176 Street, Mary Alex 170 Street, Robin 117 Streetman, Rebecca Linn 348 Stroud, Molly 232 Stroupe, April 184 Sturdevant, Dexavier 193, 195 Sturm, Kara 177, 236 Subauste, Alessandro 186 Sullivan-Gonzalez, Douglas 304 Sullivan-Gonzalez, Douglass 104 Sullivan, Jazmin 185 Sullivan, John Magruder III 348 Sullivan, Katie 181 Sullivan, Lauren 177 Sullivan, Sonya 183 Sullivan, William 186 Summers, Jessica 177 Summers, Mary Adel 348 Sumner, Charles 252 Superfan, Hotty Toddy 16 Swann, Nicki 181 Swanson, John Brent B. 348 Sweeney, Susana Leigh 302 Swindell, Kelly 185 Swing, Keyara 348 Sykes, Reneshia 195 Tadano, Keizo 348 Tanabe, Daichi 348 Tanner, Alec 196 Tate, Kristen 186 Tatum, Morgan Leigh 348 Tatum, Niki 186 Taylor-Burns 190-191 Taylor-Burns, Morgan 190-191 Taylor, Alycia 193 Taylor, Carl 193 Taylor, Carmen 186 Taylor, Gregory 186 Taylor, Jake 196, 198 Taylor, Jennifer 198 Taylor, Jennifer Brooke 348 Taylor, Kyler Forrest 348 Taylor, Margaret 23 Taylor, Miriam 54, 61, 81, 108, 348 Taylor, Shavanna 186 348 Tchamba, Alain Leopold I 348 Teague, Stephanie 181 Teare, LauRen Christian 348 Tech, Tennessee 141 Tellis, Concetta O. 348 Tennessee 132-133, 135, 139.141,145,153,157, 159 Terrell, Jennifer Lauren 348 Terry, Clay 37 Terry, Katherine 198 Terry, Katherine Grace 348 Terry, Sarah 177 Tettleton, Rebekah 348 Thaddies, Stephanie 183 Th iemann, Chris 144 Thiemann, Marcel 144 Thigpen, Rekio 193 Thoman, Lexi 188 Thomas, Alycia 176 Thomas, Beth 49, 118, 19: Thomas, Beth Dianne 348 I to liri l»i k idi nil ' idv ig; illd illo illo 3 lb illS( 1. irt ipp ipp iitii oce oce 2. 71 M 31 odd a 16 s oil ome omli omp one) 191 OOfll Ar oor, OIICl ' li o n! eher ft I iiplef otter lomas, Bianca 135 Tunney, Christina Ann % % JBtts, M. 186, 238 Williams, Ursula 182, 353 m m lomas, Darryl 193. 348 352 atts. Patrick M. 186 Williams, Ursula Nicole lomas, Derek 348 Tunstall, Porscha 352 paycaster. Nathan 186 353 lomas, Destin Cordairo Turner, Adrian 53, 176- A ayland. John Walter Williams, Valencia 193 348 177 k r 250 Williams. Victoria 195 lomas, Elisha 348 Turner, Brooks 208 ' Weathersby. Haley 352 Williams. Whitney 186 lomas, Ellen 174 Turner, Elisabeth 256 A Weathersby. Nathanial Williamson, Ashley 353 r lomas, Jason Allen 348 Turner, Ellie 49. 78, 326, 42 Williamson, Katie 273, T lomas, Kelly 184 330 m m Weisel. Elie20 356, 365 1 lomas, Laressia 184 Turner, Jasmine 352 ▼ ▼ Weiss, Shantala 188 Williamson, Mary 354 1 lonnas, Lindsay 176 Turner, Leslie 352 ▼ ▼ Wellington. Kayla 186 Williamson, Rose Mary ■ lonnas, Natalie 177 Turner, Lindsay Meredith Wells. Allegra 130, 152- 354 lomas, Reglna 152-153 352 W., Austin Peay 139 153.161 Williamson, Russel 186 Yarbrough, Alex 139 „iomas, Ronnie Jr. 195, Turner, Morgan 95 W., Georgia 139 Wells, Allegra Keely 161 Willie, Slick 71 Yates, Desmond 186 348 Turner, Murphy 186, W., Murray State 139 Wells, Barbara G. 96 Willis, Brittany Paige 353 Yerger, Ashley 190 nompson, Christina 244-245 W., Tennessee 139 Wells, India 78 Willis, Rachel 170, 194, Yerger, Wil 181, 190 25-27 Turner, Murphy William Wadkins, Justin 186 Wells, Porter 188 353 Yerger, Wilson 198 lompson, Christina 191 Wadkins, Melanie 367 Welty, Eudora 368 Willis, Rachel Elizabeth Yi, Rachel 353 Marie 348 Turner, Paige 186 Wadkins, Randy 304, Werner, Rebecca Ashley 301, 353 York, Lorraine 193 lompson. Dauquiri Turner, Paris Denise 352 350 302, 352 Willoughby, Emma 42, Young, Bobbie Jean 353 Champale 348 Turner, Shane 189 Waggoner, Olivia Claire Wesley, Shaniqua 193 51, 54, 64. 68, 129, Young, Charles 186 nompson, Jake 348 Tutin, Dustin Michael 352 352 West, Brittany 352 349 Young, Emilee Christine nompson, Meagan 227 Tutor, Cord 181 Waites, Logan 50, 147 West, Jill Waycaster 173 Willson, David 2, 304, 302, 353 nompson, Michael 16 Tutor, Melanie Christina Waites, Sophie Renee West. Key 284 334 Young, TelisA Renee 353 nompson. Patricia 118 352 352 West. Landria 193 Wilson, Elizabeth 186, Youngblood, Kinyonna nonripson, Scott 173 Walden, Cecil P. 186 West. Taylor 174 353 353 nompson, Stephanie Wales, Stephanie 193 West. Taylor Rebecca Wilson, Emelia 170, 181. 182, 348 Walk, Jean Jones 283, 302 353 nornton, Danielle 348 301 Westbrook, Lanette 352 Wilson, Emelia Pearl 301, nornton, Victoria 348 Walker, Annecsa 227 Westbrook, Laurie Kay 353 iSk ' horton, Victoria 193 Walker, Corshelia 193 352 Wilson. Genia Paige 181 f hrash. Emily 186 Walker. Head Coach Westerfield. Jennifer Wilson. Jake 353 hrasher, Dustin 186 Joe 147 Nicole 352 Wilson. Karen 176 hurman, Troy Clark 348 Walker. Jacqueline 198 Whatley. Sarah Kathleen Wilson. Marvin C. 96 i idwell, Alyssa 348 Walker. Jazmine 212 352 Wilson. Tarkisha 353 idwell, Jeorgia 348 L M Walker. Joe 137, 147 Wheeler. Joy Manetta Windam, Gregory 184 idwell, Kayla 192-193 m Walker. Lynda 173 352 Windham, Jamie 256 idwell, Lisa 184 Walker. Robin 181 White. Alison 184 Windham, Jamie Lyn idwell. Nathan 348 Wallace, Justin 190-191 White. Alison Shea 352 302 ilghman. Mason 186 Udemgba, Chigozie 195 Wallace. William Austin White. Brenea 152 Windom, Gregory Lamar illman, Marian 181, 348 Union, Garbrielle 165 352 White. Jessica 177 353 Zachow, Kate 3 53 illotson, Eric Wade 348 Urban, Jennifer 198 Waller. Daniel 186 White. Marty 186 Winkel, Morgan 41-42 Zeta, Epsilon 236 illotson, Ethan 315, 348 Urban, Jennifer Ann 352 Walley. Claire 177 White. Mary Mccall 352 Winkler, Mark 186 Zhao. Xi 353 illotson, Ethan Louis Urbanek, Jim 173 Walls, Erica Tennille 352 White, Michael 132 Winstead, Lacey 353 Zulfer. Travis 245 348 Walls. Jessica 186 White, Misty 42. 61. 352 Winter, Jimmy Roe 353 illson. Colleen 130, 142 Walsh, Tim 173 White. Stephanie 184. Winters, C. 193 iilson. Colleen Elizabeth % Walsh, Timothy L. 173 352 Wofford, Elizabeth 176 142, 297 % Walters, Richard 170 White. Stephanie Nicole Wong, Erica 192 imberlake, Justin 148 % Waltman, Jess 190, 352 352 Wong, Stacy 192 ippitt, Jordan 189 % Walton, Deonna 193 White, Tori 198 Wood, Natalie 334 ippitt, Melissa 183 m Walton, Jamarr Ventez Whitley. Anna 352 Woods, Andrew 182 isher, Neal 147 % 352 Whitt, Leah 177 Woods. Charles 190. 196 oce, Nicholas D. 348 l Walton, Jasmine 186 Wicks. Emily 196 Woods. Elizabeth 190 oce, Nick 6, 8, 10, 19-21, 1 Wammack, Nancy 184 Wicks. Marie 117. 188, 352 Woods. Monica 177 24, 29. 35. 42. 45, 74, W Wammack, Nancy Wiggers, Maxey 186 Woods. Rusty 173 78, 133, 135. 138, 140, f Quortilla 352 Wilbanks, David 352 Woods. Shannis 227 147. 164. 356. 364- Ward, Amber 68, 190, Wilbanks. Shelby 186 Woody. Elizabeth 177 365, 368 352 Wilburn, James T. 186 Word. Emily 185. 353 odd, Porcha 193 Valentine. Mary Malinda Ward, Anna 176 Wilburn, Sarah Rae 173 Worley. Stephen 265. oddy, Hotty 16, 23, 137, 352 Ward. Brittni 352 Wilder, Mark 92 271 163,260, 365 Van Kamp. Katie Ryan Ward. Coulter 216 Wiles. Natalie 177 Wren. Delaney 97. 176 oles, Willie 186 126 Ward. Joseph 85 Wilgus. Nita 184 Wright. Courtney 184 oiley, Joshua 176 Van Pelt. Allison 186, 352 Ward. Mollye Elizabeth Wilgus. Nita Carol 352 Wright, Endia 186 omes, Mattie 181 Vance, Allison Leigh 352 352 Wilkerson. Stephen Cole Wright. Kayla 186 omiinson, Robert 185 Vance, Jannea 193 Ward. Nathan 193, 195, 352 Wright. Kendra 188 ompkins, Christ 348 Vance, Whitney 352 352 Wilkie. Curtis 20 Wright. Kentra 353 bney, Nesharianna 193, Vancil, Jody 192 Ward, Stephanie Kay Willard, James Allen 302 Wright. Samantha 190 195 Vancil. Sarah 176 352 Willard. S. Ashley 177 Wright, Stephen Mcnair oombs, Demetrica Vandunse. Derek 182 Ward. Sunita Elisha 352 Willen. Bryce 50 353 Antonia 348 Varner. Jennifer 181 Warino. Kristie 352 Williams. Blake 352 Wyatt, Robby 189 oor, Aminah Irfan 348 Varner. Lane 214. 298 Warlick. Julie 184 Williams. Brandon Cody Wyatt, Robert 186 ouchstone, Tyler 348 Vaughan. Lori 185 Warlick, Julie Cassandra 352 " our, Lgpa 151 Vaughn, Sara Eliza 302 Ann 352 Williams, Brandy 177 ownes, Monique Telicia Veach, Ashley 152-153 Warner, Natalie Kristine Williams. Caroline 352 % 348 Venton. Michael Lenard 352 Williams. Connor 189. " ownsend, Octavia 348 li 352 Warren. Chris 63. 133 193.195. 352 ' rabue, Kathy 188 Vernon. Ronald 349 Warren. Jasmine 181. 352 Williams. Diarria Kevin ' ran, Cynthia 177 Vescovo. Kayla Corrigan Washington. Cory 170. 352 " ran, Quyen Ngoc 177 352 352 Williams, Hank Jr. 154 " readaway, Kristen 184 Vesser. Elyse 181 Washington, Deja Williams. Jamila 193 If Yehern. Kimily 348 Victory, AManda 192 Jawanda 352 Williams. Justina 183 A " rest, Michelle Nicole Vinson, Lindsey Ann 352 Washington, Kierra 206 Williams. Lacey 177 348 Vise, Kristen Marie 352 Watson, Alyssa 193 Williams. Mary 107-108 g V " rigg. Dalton Montague Volunteer, Michelle Watson. Brandy Williams. Melissa Rena 348 Obama 279 Machelle 352 352 " riplett, Jessica 193 Vorster, Tucker 144-145 Watson. Chasity 193 Williams, Michael 186 " ripletTe, Joshua 186 Vowell, Elizabeth 117 Watson, Dr. 182 Williams, Ralph 186 " rotter, Jessica 185 Watson, Katherine Grace Williams. Shakieta 353 " rotter, Tia 196 299, 352 Williams. Shannon Marie " uggle, Brittany Lashae Watson. Mallory 196 353 348 Watson, Theodore 186 Williams, Stacey 29 363 This was undoubtedly the most rewarding project I ' ve had the privilege to help produce. My staff, without question, was extremely dedicated to their work, and seeing their talent and effort appear in the photos they produced was inspiring. I ' ve learned so much more about photography from my staff throughout this process. I knew that at any moment I could call on any of them for assign- ments. Their creativity, and abiUt} ' to produce amazing photography in some- times the most unlikely situations is one of the tilings that makes this book so special. Thank you, everyone. It ' s been an amazing experience and an honor to be your editor. NICK TOCE PHOTO EDITOR -Wai K? JASMINE " MICHEL HIUS MANAGING EDITOSW |. ii .1 This year has been a tough one. It began with my return from New York City and somewhere in the middle I discovered that I would have to take a year and a half of classes in one year, my senior year at that. As much stress as this caused, I ' m thankful that I had the opportunit} ' to work as features editor for The Ole Miss. I have been blessed to work with a great group of writers and a very talented editorial staff Alex McDaniel, Callie Blackwell, Nick Toce, Jasmine Phillips and my writers have been nothing short of incredible, and I diank them for all of their hard work. r iv I would also like to thank my boyfriend Spencer Posecai for being so supportive and encouraging, and my mentor Bob Guccione Jr. for helping me realize my talents and potential. My family and friends have been behind me the whole way, and I don ' t think that I could have done it with out them. I want to thank them for putting up with my most stressful moments and helping me realize that there is nothing that I can ' t do or overcome. ' A % ' S The time I have spent at Ole Miss has been so special to me, and I know I will cherish every memory from my first football game to the day I accept my diploma. Every time I look back on this yearbook, it will remind me of great friends, inspirational professors and unforgettable experiences at this university. Thank you for everything, Ole Miss. ELIZABETH PEARSON FEATURES EDITOR b ALEX " EDITOR FROM HELL " MO k EDITOR-IN-CHIEF 364 OUR THANK-YOUS i ' w ' l i LLIE " lUKA IS REAL PLACE " LACKWELL •ESIGN EDITOR Where did all the dme go? I feel Like it was just yesterday when I had my first meeting with Alex discussing the plans for this year ' s yearbook. It has been an amazing experience working on this publication, and it ' s something I will always take with me. To Alex, you are truly the hardest-working person I have ever met. I admire you for all you have done for the yearbook and your passion to make this publication perfect. To Gallic, you and your design skills are absolutely fabulous. It was so great getting to know you. To Elizabeth, I enjoyed all our random moments and stories together. You always kept me laugliing! And to Nick, thanks fo r all your work with the photos, especially the Greeks and organiza- tions, I know they were a handful, but you were able to puU through every time. Big Thanks to Ms. Johnette Jenkins, the Dean of Students ' Office, the Ole Miss Athletic Department and all the student organizations and Greek organizations that were a part of tliis yearbook. A special thanks to Ms. Darcy (better known as " Momma Darcy " ) for always keeping me in check. To the entire yearbook staff, thank for everything you have done and know that there wouldn ' t have been a yearbook without you! This is has truly been a great adventure, and I know The Ole Miss will continue to be a great representation of our University. God Bless, and oh yeah, Hott} ' Toddy Go Rebs! JASMINE PHILLIPS MANAGING EDITOR ■mM 1 don ' t know how she did it, but I ' m glad Alex talked me into being Design Editor of this book. I ' m grateful for her in many ways, mosdy because she ' s a great friend and I ' m glad we ' ve gotten to be even better friends through this process. I also wouldn ' t have made it through putting up with Nick Toce through aU of this. That goober just won ' t quit, but I love him. We all love him. Most of all I ' m grateful and deeply indebted to my wonderful, loving husband. I do not know what I would have done without the blessing of mv husband, especiaUv through this. His constant advice, encouragement and love were invaluable. Thank ou Garreth. You ' re my favorite. I love vou. Also, thank you to mv famih- for their support and to mv son Charlie for his kisses. (He ' s a dog.) Thank you also to Dr. Samir Husni who spared his wrath on me for letting me get this done. y lso, thank you to Darcy for letting me ask her incessant questions. Thanks, but in all lionestv, thank God this is over. CALLIE BLACKWELL DESIGN EDITOR SPECIAL THANKS Garreth Blackwell Mark Dolan Katie Williamson Paul Katool Chancellor and Mrs. Jones Archives and Special Collections 365 LETTER FROM THE EDITOR 11 il ALEX MCDANIEL h 366 hough I knew I would eventually have to t down and write mv final remarks once we jmpleted the book, I can honesdy say I ' m still Dt a big fan of these things. It seems every liter ' s letter in every yearbook in the history f the world says the same thing every year. lah, blah, blah, I ' m so tired ... blah, blah, blah, I had ich a great staff ... blah, blah, blah. Bye. " orgive the cynicism. ' s not that I ' m not exhausted. I ' m barely anging on, despite thrice-daily espresso binges, nd it ' s not that I didn ' t get the chance to work ith an incredible group of people; you ' ll hear Dout them soon. just think after a year of piecing together this oUective snapshot of our lives at this universit) ' , should probably come up with something etter than a few paragraphs lamenting about IV own experiences. " his book was not produced out of the interest f being controversial or combative, nor was it itended to gloss over the difficulties that have lagued this universit} ' with nebulous ideas of lange and progression. Ve. developed every page with the primar - ;oal of accurately telling our story within he framework of where we now stand as a iniversit} ' , not how far we ' ve come. This staff sought to reflect the culture of oday ' s Ole Miss, which ultimately revealed that ve are not defined by a mascot, a school song, )r any other representative symbol, no matter low much we argue about tradition. ' e are ultimately defined by what we do during he brief time we have at the Universit} of Mississippi. Xliether it is through academic ichievement, communit} ' service, campus nvolvement or social activity, we must face forward, sending a message to the rest of the A ' orld regarding who we are, what we do and why it makes a difterence. Onl} ' time will tell if even a fraction of our goal was achieved. I lost countiess nights of sleep fretting over the stories we didn ' t have the time or resources to tell, the fascinating people we didn ' t meet and the experiences we didn ' t get to document. However, there are few words to describe how proud I am of what this staff has produced through a hectic year of assignments, rewrites and deadlines. They were charged with a daunting mission to cover the aftermath of one of the most controversial years in the history of the universit ' and did so beautifully. To the writing, photography and design staff: I am eternally grateful for your efforts in producing tliis book. Thank you for your patience, your kindness anci your diligence in helping us transform ideas into tangible work. Jasmine, thank you for using your past experience to help me find my way this year. You have been a blast to work with and I ' ve loved getting to know you better. Elizabeth, your dedication and organization as features editor was invaluable. I ' m not sure anyone else could have handled the stress and endless complications, but everything turned out so well because of your persistence to get the story. Katie, thanks for coming in toward the end to help us pull off the impossible. You are one heck of a journalist; I can ' t wait to see where your future will carry you. Nick, I still can ' t believe I convinced you to work for me again after you did such an amazing job last year at The Daily Mississippian, but somehow I did, and I ' m gratefiil. Aside from ensuring this book was filled with beautiful photography, I thank you for your friendship, laughter and love which kept me going night after night, no matter what. Thank you for being one of my best friends in the world, kid. I hope we work together again someday. Callie, my eyes flood with tears as I write these last few words to you. Though you ' re sitting less than six feet away, putting the final beautiful touches on the book, the sting of saving goodbye seems much closer than it did last July when we started planning this thing. You are one of the most talented people I ' ve ever known. Without ' ou and your awe-inspiring abilin; there is no way any of our hair-brained ideas could have come to life. You were my rock, in every sense of the word, and helped me get through ever} trial and tribulation we faced. I can ' t imagine ha -ing done this without you, and I hope and pra)- 1 can work with you again someday, perhaps when we develop Women ' s Esquire} Darcy, thank you for helping us get through this year and for all ot your support. I hope we ' ve made you proud. Pat, as always, I don ' t have words for how much your constant advice and encouragement means to me. You ' ve been my " mom away from mom " for two years, and I ' m thankful for the opportunit} ' to have learned from you. Special thanks to the SMC professional staff, including Stephen Goforth, Arvinder Kang, Darrel Jordan, Dylan Parker and Melanie Wadkins - I ' m sorry if I drove you crazy as a two-year manager. I ' d also like to thank the Meek School faculty- and staff who supported me this year, including Dr. Samir Husni, Asst. Dean Charlie Mitchell and Dean Will Norton, who helped me balance my responsibilities. Zach, I ' m still not sure why you ' d want to marr} ' someone who has had to work almost even ' night since the day you asked her out, I ' m so lucky to have ' ou with me every step of the wa ' , even if our most romantic dates happened at Office Depot. I love you. To my family: Your endless love and support has not gone unnoticed, despite the number of unreturned phone calls you ' ve made this year when I was at work, or the countiess weekends I couldn ' t come home when I was too busy. Please know I kept you at the forefront of ever thing I did, whether it was remembering Dad ' s always-do-the-right-diing mentalit)-. Mom ' s all-you-can-do-is-all you-can-do support or Mar}f ' s that ' s-a-stupid-idea accountability ' (haha). Thank you for lo ang me enough to give me a chance, to give me a life. I will always be a direct product of the house that built me. When I walked into the Student Media Center three years ago, all I wanted was die chance to teU a few stories. Thank you, Ole Miss, for letting me be part of your stor) ' . I will never forget this place, or the memories made within this beautiful, vibrant communit} ' . Here ' s to the next 1 1 5 years. ALEX MCDANIEL EDITOR IN CHIEF 367 Photo of Lyceum courtesy of University Archives Special Collections rephotography NICK TOCE i Bli im:mm r B --: . ' V ' . . ' ' V . ■ ' ■. " -. ' J

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