Best Photos of Spring 2015
Photo posted May 8, 2015 in Best of CommMedia by College of Communications.
Images by students enrolled in photojournalism classes in Penn State's College of Communications.
Ten-year-old Deven Jackson, right, hands off the football to his brother, Bentley, 3, in the backyard of their home in Perry County, Pa. In 2012 Deven was diagnosed with bacterial meningitis and had both of his legs amputated below the knee. After many months of recovery, Deven is able to play football again. / Photo by Hannah Byrne
Megan Renaut, the THON 2015 director, and the Nittany Lion mascot react to the announcement that THON raised $13.02 million. The Nittany Lion mascot danced the entire 46-hour, no-sitting, no-sleeping dance marathon. / Photo by Caity Kramer
Penn State senior forward Alan Wisniewski is emotional as head coach Pat Chambers wraps him in a Penn State blanket during the Senior Day ceremony prior to the start of a game against Ohio State at the Bryce Jordan Center on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. / Photo by Nick Thomas
Penn State junior forward Curtis Loik (15) plows though Wisconsin defender Chase Drake during their game at Pegula Ice Arena on Friday, Feb. 6 2015. / Photo by Nick Thomas
Penn State football team members perform during a Pep Rally routine at THON on Saturday, February 21, 2015. The Pep Rally is an event put on by THON's Entertainment Committee during the 46-hour dance marathon, designed to energize dancers while keeping the crowd entertained. / Photo by Caity Kramer
Grace Gasior, 10, from Pittsburgh, embraces her sister, Katie Gasior, a THON captain during the hair donation at THON 2015. / Photo by Lacey Fuller
University of Minnesota's Steve Jaciuk celebrates after competing at the 2015 Big Ten Gymnastics Championship held at Penn State's Recreation Hall March 28, 2015. Jaciuk competed on the Still Rings and earned a third place finish on the parallel bars at the event. / Photo by Mingue Cheng
Penn State head basketball coach Pat Chambers disputes a referee’s call during Penn State’s game against Minnesota at the Bryce Jordan Center on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. / Photo by Luke Smith
Penn State's Brandon Taylor goes down with an injury to his right knee during Penn State's game against Rutgers University on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. / Photo by Nick Thomas
THON dancer Andra Labanc meets dancer relations committee member Josie Fagan for the first time at the annual THON Commonwealth Campus Dancer Retreat. Andra is studying English at the Penn State Altoona Campus. Josie Fagan is studying biology at University Park. / Photo by Madeline Heckman
Go Go Gadjet performs for weary dancers during the final hour of THON 2015 in the Bryce Jordan Center on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. / Photo by Luke Smith
Members of the Blue Band Silks perform at THON 2015 at the Bryce Jordan Center. / Photo by Ateeq Alhameli
Penn State Relay For Life committee members celebrate the announcement that $103,743 was raised for the American Cancer Society. / Photo by Aly Young.
The Nachtigall sisters, Caroline, 7 and Alexandra, 4. “We like to play dress up. I play Ana from Frozen and Alexandra plays Elsa.” / Photo by Jess Kroll
Bryan Spring, left, Rachel Williams, and Michelle Komemi take part in the Valentine’s Day Massacre Workout on Saturday, February 14, 2015 in King of Prussia, PA. CrossFit King of Prussia hosts the yearly holiday workout. / Photo by Victoria Burdo
Paul McFarland, 21, of Lancaster County, laughs during the Penn State Club Rifle's Valentine's Day Shoot to raise money for the club to go to nationals. / Photo by Sarah Rafacz
Sherren McKenzie, 64, of Jackson, Mississippi, poses for a photo at the Penn State Downtown Theater Center. McKenzie works there as the group sales coordinator for the Penn State Center for the Performing Arts, though she's always loved to perform and has written many one-woman pieces. / Photo by Sarah Rafacz
Mendel Meretsky, center, dances with his friends at his Bar Mitzvah on April 19, 2015 after reciting his Torah portion at the The University Club, 331 W College Ave, State College, PA. / Photo by Erica Kasan
Kaitlyn Spanger, a junior at Penn State University, stretches after a run.. Spangler voiced how important it is to stretch after a run to avoid any running related injuries or soreness. / Photo by Maria Lerario
Centre Area Transportation Authority’s NV driver waits at the intersection of College Avenue and Allen Street.The NV provides downtown service to off-campus students and families. / Photo by Victoria Burdo
Jeff Burkhart, of Fallen Timber, smokes a cigarette as a customer tells him a story in the bar Burkhart owns in Coalport called Just 1 More. Burkhart, originally from Evansburg, moved to Fallen Timber about a decade ago. / Photo by Sarah Rafacz