Morehead State University: Lauren Dickerson, a junior from Hustonville, is among those involved in the production of "The Elephant Man," to be staged 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13-15 and 2 p.m. today.
Dickerson will portray Pinhead in the play. A theater major, she is the daughter of David and Marti Dickerson. She is a pledge of Theta Alpha Phi and a member of Gamma Beta Phi honors society, Baptist Student Union and MSU Players.
The MSU theater students will perform the Bernard Pomerance work at the Little Theater in Breckinridge Hall.
The play is based on the life of John Merrick, a horribly deformed man who lived in London in the late 19th century.
Transylvania University: Amanda Barrick, a graduate of Boyle County High School, recently attended orientation weekend.
Students had the opportunity to participate in various social events including a reception hosted by President Charles L. Shearer and his wife, Susan, as well as meet with faculty mentors and student orientation leaders. Barrick also had the opportunity to meet every member of the incoming class during the serenade and greet line, two long-standing Transy traditions.