MSU announces 2017 student orientation leaders

MSU Orientation Leaders for 2017-18 include (first row, l-r) Anne Marie Currie, Lacey Reed, Meghan Wolf, Kendall Fiser, (second) Hugo Garcia, Nick Harris, Tyler Renfrow, J.R. Coleman, Ian Carmichael, Ray Butler, (third) Haleigh Smith, Eliza Heidelberg, Suzanne Schultz, Carol Dukes, Allie Nichols, Emily Turner, (fourth) Gage McCarty, Grady Miller, Katie Carter, FeFe Brown, Jacquelyn Massey, Katie Bostick, and Harrison Case. (Photo by Megan Bean)

Contact: Sasha Steinberg

STARKVILLE, Miss.—Twenty-three top Mississippi State students are leaders of the university’s 2017-18 orientation programs.

Working with the Office of Admissions and Scholarships, MSU Orientation Leaders provide assistance and share their knowledge of the 138-year-old land-grant institution with incoming freshmen and transfer students—and their parents—during each school year’s registration and information sessions.

Ranging from sophomores to seniors, members were selected through a rigorous screening process. This year, 78 students were considered.

The 2017-18 group includes (by hometown):

BILOXI—Haleigh K. Smith, a junior biological sciences/pre-dental major.

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama—Nicolas D. “Nick” Harris, a junior communication/public relations major.

BRANDON—Carol E. Dukes, a junior communication/public relations major.

CARUTHERSVILLE, Missouri—Anne Marie Currie, a junior biochemistry/pre-dental major.

CLARKSDALE—Dardanius L. “J.R.” Coleman, a sophomore communication/broadcasting major.

DYERSBURG, Tennessee—Suzanne T. Schultz, a senior agricultural information science/agricultural leadership major.

GREENVILLE—Kendall E. Fiser, a senior communication/public relations major.

GULFPORT—Allison G. “Allie” Nichols, a sophomore secondary education/English education major.

HATTIESBURG—Anna C. “Katie” Bostick, a sophomore pre-accounting major.

JACKSON—Phyliceia Z.A. “FeFe” Brown, a junior communication/broadcasting and public relations major; and Jacquelyn E. Massey, a junior communication/public relations major.

KENNESAW, Georgia—Grady P. Miller, a sophomore civil engineering major.

MADISON—Ian D. Carmichael, a sophomore kinesiology/clinical exercise physiology major; Harrison Case, a senior marketing and fashion design and merchandising double-major; Elizabeth A. “Eliza” Heidelberg, a junior communication/public relations and broadcasting major; Gage G. McCarty, a junior kinesiology/clinical exercise physiology major; and Emily E. Turner, a sophomore pre-accounting major.

NESBIT—Tyler Renfrow, a sophomore biological sciences/pre-optometry major.

RIDGELAND—Katherine G. “Katie” Carter, a sophomore psychology major.

SENATOBIA—Hugo G. Garcia, a sophomore marketing/international business and foreign language/French double-major.

SHELBY—Ray T. Butler, a senior communication/public relations major.

STARKVILLE—Lacey M. Reed, a junior kinesiology/sport studies major; and sophomore Meghan A. Wolf, a communication/public relations major.

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