Nineteen top Mississippi State students are new selections as leaders for the 2013 orientation programs.
Working with the Division of Student Affairs' orientation and events office, the students provide assistance and share their knowledge of the university with incoming freshmen, transfer students and their parents during various registration and information sessions.
Chosen through a rigorous selection process, the new orientation leaders include (by hometown):
CHARLESTON--Sophomore Jaleshia S. Meeks, an international business major, daughter of Tracy and Janice Meeks and 2011 Charleston High School graduate.
COLLIERVIILE, Tenn.--Junior Lisa N. Hankes, a communication/public relations and broadcasting major, daughter of Ron and Carolyn Hankes and 2011 St. George's High School graduate; senior Alyssa J. Harvey, a communication major, daughter of Andy and Debbie Harvey and 2009 Collierville High School graduate; and junior Andrew C. Sprecher, an accounting major, son of Steve and Deb Sprecher and 2011 Collierville High School graduate.
COMO--Senior De'Ronnius R. Young, a political science and criminology double-major, the son of Mott and Freddy Young and 2010 North Panola High School graduate.
CULLMAN, Ala.--Sophomore Chance Dye, a finance major, son of Donnie and Debbie Smith and 2011 Good Hope High School graduate.
FAYETTE, Ala.--Junior Destyn L. Stowe, a kinesiology major, daughter of Wayne and Portia Stowe and 2010 Fayette County High School graduate.
HATTIESBURG--Junior Katie S. Molpus, a psychology major, daughter of Mark and Amy Molpus and a 2011 Presbyterian Christian High School graduate; and senior Shelby M. Sims, a political science major, daughter of Lee Sims and Suzanne Williamson and 2010 Oak Grove High School graduate.
HOLLY SPRINGS--Sophomore Henry K. "Hank" Owens, a kinesiology major, son of Keith and Christy Owens and 2011 Marshall Academy graduate.
HOOVER, Ala.--Senior Lauren A. Cleavelin, a kinesiology major, daughter of Barry and Alane Cleavelin and 2010 Hoover High School graduate.
JACKSON--Sophomore Nicholas T. "Nick" Pernell, a health fitness studies major, son of Mayes and Hope Pernell  and 2011 St. Joseph Catholic High School graduate.
KOSCIUSKO--Senior Holli V. Dawkins, a psychology major, daughter of Eric and Pauline Dawkins and 2010 Kosciusko High School graduate.
LIVINGSTON, Ala.--Senior Terri I. Peeler, a secondary education major, daughter of Terry and Shirley Peeler and 2010 Alabama School of Mathematics and Science graduate.
MADISON--Senior Bethany G. Keller, a nutrition major, daughter of Steve and Cindy Keller and 2010 Madison Central High School graduate.
MONTICELLO, Ark.--Junior Meredith E. Dickson, a kinesiology major, daughter of Dave and Memorie Dickson and 2011 Monticello High School graduate.
PONTOTOC--Junior Edward M. "Eddie Mac" Huddleston, a biochemistry major, son of E. Mac and Flavia Huddleston and 2011 Pontotoc High School graduate.
RIDGELAND--Senior Samantha R. Powell, a biological sciences major, daughter of Steve and Robin Powell and 2010 Ridgeland High School graduate.
STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga.--Sophomore Lance D. Terry, a marketing major, son of Kim Terry and a 2011 Stephenson High School graduate.