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Students welcomed to Brewton-Parker College with Baron Week Fall semester began August 23

Fishing Tournment

Students participate in a fishing tournament while enjoying free snow cones at Jones Lake. (Photo by Raymond Minks)

By Kelley M. Arnold

Director of News and Public Information

MOUNT VERNON –New and returning students blazed through Baron Week, Brewton-Parker College’s Orientation week/week-end, August 18-22, and Monday, August 23, began the first day of the Fall 2010 semester on the Mount Vernon campus.

Dr. David Smith social
Dr. David Smith, BPC President, and his wife, Jackie, welcome new students and their family to their home Wednesday, August 18 for a cookie social. Shown is Dr. Smith greeting a new Baron and her family. (Photo by Mandy Corbin)

Activities during Baron Week included paddle boat races, sand volleyball, worship services in Saliba Chapel and the Briscoe Center, a fishing tournament and concert at Jones Lake and a President’s Welcome with a Cookie Social at the President’s home on the day of move-in, August 18.


The Brewton-Parker College administration, faculty and staff welcome the students to campus and wish them a healthy and successful semester. Classes at the Newnan Center also began August 23 at 8 a.m.


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Brewton-Parker College is the only accredited four-year Christian college in south Georgia. With its main campus located in Mount Vernon, the college also offers bachelor’s and associate’s degrees at its three external sites in Newnan, Norman Park and Liberty County.

BCM Andrew Michael Tucker
Andrew Michael Tucker, Baptist Collegiate Ministries president, welcomes students back to campus with a BCM-led Worship Service. (Photo by Raymond Minks)
Moving in Becoming a Baron - move in

Mom makes everything better – even the dorm room bed! New students moved in to their residence halls August 18, as these two young ladies are doing in the newly-renovated McAllister Hall. (Photos by Elizabeth Poythress)

Rene Martinez
Rene Martinez Osorio is one of the new faces on campus this fall. Rene is one of 23 international students studying with Brewton-Parker College this year. He is from Honduras. According to International Student Services Director Sandra Clay, the college may even host 24 international students this fall, as she expects one more student to arrive in Mount Vernon next week if all goes well. (Photo by Elizabeth Poythress)
Orientation 2010
Incoming Freshman and Transfers and members of the Orientation Team (O-Team) pause in the midst of their high-energy Baron Week for one big group shot in front of Saliba Chapel. (Photo by Elizabeth Poythress)
Moving in and becoming a Baron
Moving in and becoming a Baron August 18. (Photo by Elizabeth Poythress)


Pastor Karl Hay
Pastor Karl Hay, right, and his band from the First Baptist Church of Mount Vernon entertained the students at Jones Lake August 20 during Baron Week. (Photo by Raymond Minks)
More fishing fun
More fishing fun. (Photo by Raymond Minks)




Brewton-Parker College News & Information
Brewton-Parker College | Located on U.S. 280 at 201 David-Eliza Fountain Circle, P. O. Box 197, Mount Vernon, GA 30445
with a site in Newnan
912-583-2241, 1-800-342-1087
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The mission of Brewton-Parker College, a Georgia Baptist college, is to develop the whole student through the application of Biblically-centered truth to a liberal arts curriculum in a community of shared Christian values.
Brewton-Parker College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Brewton-Parker College.
Updated on: August 24, 2010 2:40 PM