Getting ready for THON
Photo posted February 17, 2012 in
News, THON 2012 by College of Communications
After months of preparation, the final details are finished, the stage is set and the mail is sorted as The 40th annual Interfraternity/Panhellenic Council Dance Marathon draws near. THON begins at 6 p.m. Friday and concludes 46 hours later.
This photo gallery was produced by students from Comm 469 and Comm 269 photojournalism classes.
Jen Chelko, a freshman majoring in toxicology, right, and Christopher Alland, a sophomore majoring in broadcast journalism, sort dancer mail Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012 in the HUB-Robeson Center on Penn State's University Park campus. Dancer mail will go to students dancing in THON. / Photo by Somer Wiggins
Rachel Sabinksy, a freshman member of the THON morale committee, sorts dancer mail Feb. 13, 2012. The mail will be distributed to dancers THON weekend to keep them motivated for 46 hours. / Photo by Hannah Chakan
THON committee members help hold down a large piece of flooring material during THON set-up at the Bryce Jordan Center on Friday February 17, 2012. / Photo by Casey Kelley
Morale Committee captains for THON place tape marks on the stage. These tape markers are used for reference points during the various line dances performed on-stage during THON. / Photo by Casey Kelley
Members of the OPPerations Committee for THON lay out the 2012 THON banners. / Photo by Casey Kelley
THON committee members, volunteers and Bryce Jordan Center employees worked all day Friday to prepare for the weekend. / Photo by Casey Kelley