Published on December 10, 2013 by Brad Radice 

Samford University ushers in the Advent season with its traditional Hanging of the Green and Lighting of the Way ceremonies.

The time of worship reflects on the meaning of Christmas through responsive readings and decorating with garlands, candles, the Advent wreath and Chrismon tree.

Special senior honorees assist with the program.  They are chosen by a selection committee that looks at leadership, scholarship, spiritual commitment and community service.

Senior Honorees

Laura Beth Allen

Brian Anderson

Margaret Bazemore

Sarah Anne Elliott

Grant Frederick

Frances Isbell

Kaleb Loomis

Zach Melton

Codi Norred

Patrick O'Connor

Victoria Rogers

Cameron Thomas

Katherine Thomas

Hanna Weaver

Alex Wolf


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Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference and ranks 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.