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The Drill 2015

The Drill 2015

Dawg Daze, Mississippi State's 10th annual welcoming activities for new freshmen and transfer students, concluded Monday [Aug. 24] with The Drill on the university's historic Drill Field. The annual welcome back pep rally featured guest speakers including MSU President Mark E. Keenum, Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman and Men's Head Basketball Coach Ben Howland. The Famous Maroon Band, Spirit Groups, Bully, and Miss MSU Randi Kathryn Harmon also made appearances. In addition to receiving free t-shirts and MSU ice cream, attendees had the opportunity to participate in the traditional signing of the MSU Creed. Additional Dawg Daze 2015 photos, including ones from The Drill, can be viewed here and a full album of The Drill photos can be viewed on Facebook.

Photo by: Megan Bean

August 25, 2015