Vita Abundantior

I recently realized that I haven’t yet posted any photos from my new job at Randolph College. Like the students I photograph every day, I have learned a lot in this semester back at school. I’ve felt drawn to this school since I moved here in 2010. The spired, stately, brick buildings overlook one of the main roads through Lynchburg and they always seem to glow in the sunlight; out the back there are incredible views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Many of my first friends in Lynchburg were students or alums of Randolph. Which may not sound surprising until you consider that the school’s entire enrollment is under 700. Although I miss many things about the college life I see around me, I am very happy to be climbing my way out of the student debt hole rather than digging further in. I’ve kept busy on this 100-acre campus and enjoyed some different kinds of assignments for the school’s magazines and web sites. The title of this post is the school’s motto, which translates to “A Life More Abundant.” It is simple but really speaks to the heart of what, I think, secondary education can provide at its best (plus it makes you sound smart to use Latin words). This is a very random sample of photos from Randolph from the last year.

 

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Psychology Professor Rick Barnes for the Honor Roll 2014

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Fall convocation September 2, 2014

National Championship rings for Reynolds Martin and CHris Mitchess

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Megan Hines and Reynolds Martin for cover

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Dress rehearsal for Greek Play Oedipus October 2014

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2013 Honor Roll Calendar

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Pumpkin Parade September 27 2014

2013 Honor Roll Calendar