Rain Spoil Our Vegas-Style Fun? Don't Bet on It!

Published 05.10.2016

Student News
Faculty & Staff

Smiles meet the welcoming faces of (from left) commuter assistant Morgan N. Keyser and community assistants Ashley N. Irish and Josiah D. Stoltzfus.Arden F. Campbell, a culinary arts and system student from Lebanon – and a member of Students of Musical Development (among the night's entertainment) – tries his luck with the slots.A spinning roulette wheel adds to the "Vegas" ambience.Students of Neal Palmer, maitre d'hotel, shared nonalcoholic "mocktails" with block-party patrons.Looking for blackjack players are dealers-in-waiting Leslie M. Medina (left), a pre-dental hygiene student from Kennett Square, and Cindy M. Ruiz, of Easton, majoring in surgical technology.The Wildcat Block Party, the fourth annual collaboration of the Wildcat Events Board, Penn College's community/commuter assistants and the Off-Campus Housing Organization, treated students to a free night of casino games and other diversions to celebrate semester's end. Although the weather turned "Vegas on Vine" into "Vegas in the Field House," the recent event provided food, T-shirts, prizes, novelties (custom license plates and poker-chip photos, among them) and live music by Students of Musical Development and DJ James Hendrie.  Organizers gave a shoutout to the night's student/staff volunteers: Robin L. Bilbay, Caleb E. Cartmell, Chesnya I. Cherelus, Glendalis Guadarrama, Eileen N. Harrington, Kyle N. Johnson, Mary Lee L. Kelly, Carlos J. Sanchez Maldonado, Leslie M. Medina, Alex D. Mytinger, Zachary T. Peachey, Cindy M. Ruiz, Daniel M. Trump, Elizabeth G. Verbos, Nicholas S. Visconti, Kacie L. Weaver, Mallory L. Weymer and Allen D. Wilson.
Photos by Tia G. La, student photographer