Pictures of the Year 2019 Relive the best moments of the year on campus. Wooster Chorus members let loose during a performance. An amazing view outside Kauke Hall from this past fall. As the end of the academic year approaches, Wooster seniors often pull bricks from walkways as mementos. The new owner of this missing brick left the tools of its removal. It’s time to celebrate when one turns in Independent Study. After a long, hard day of abuse from seniors on I.S. Monday, an inflatable Tootsie Roll tries to recover. The bagpipers lead the Fighting Scots’ football team into Papp Stadium. After receiving her diploma, a student shares an embrace with Wooster President Sarah Bolton. Incoming students respond to an orientation question by waving glow sticks A Wooster alumni power couple since 1959. Wooster students prepare for an exciting day of discovery in Williams Hall of Life Science. Hannah Appleman tees off with inspiration from Eva Shorb Weiskopf. The 2019 Culture Show had many inspiring moments. Wooster students, who happen to be women’s basketball players, sprint past faculty assembled for a group photograph during opening Convocation. The men’s basketball team’s pre-game routine now includes a spotlight during player introductions. Wooster bagpipers leave a photo session with at least one hoping for some dog therapy. Nancy Ditmer leads the Scot Symphonic Band one last time. Ditmer served as the band’s director for 27 of her 35 years at the College. Head coach Frank Colaprete is lofted skyward by an offensive lineman after the Fighting Scots defeated Wabash for the first time since 2004. New Wooster families are greeted by none other than President Sarah Bolton as they drive up Beall Avenue for Move In. Led by the drum majors, the Fighting Scots’ band and pipers head to the field on game day. Miura Wiley speeds past several Oberlin players during a win for the women’s lacrosse team on April 6. Wooster’s trombone section powers on during game day at Papp Stadium. An inflatable Tyrannosaurus Rex was among the creative costumes during the I.S. Monday parade. The 2019 Culture Show had many inspiring moments. Teammates celebrate a score by Dani Halbing (center) during an eventual 3-2 win over DePauw. Professor John Lindner shares a lighthearted moment with a student during the stoling ceremony. Chelsea Copley completes a highlight-reel diving catch for Wooster softball. A large number of Wooster students took part in the Global Climate Strike demonstration on Sept. 20. Wooster faculty and student interaction. Bridget Milligan (right) has a surprise greeting for colleague Christa Craven (left) following opening Convocation. Comedian Mamoudou Ndiaye ’14 brought his standup back to the Underground. Khaylen Mahdi hits the floor to secure a loose ball during Wooster’s season-opening win. A Wooster dancer, photographed in black and white, prepares for the fall dance concert, featuring contemporary modern dance. Wooster’s offensive line explodes into Oberlin’s defense. A special visit from entertainer/fashion designer/philanthropist Pharrell Williams, pictured here with President Sarah Bolton at McGaw Chapel, helped kickoff the 2019-20 academic year. Cooper Pewitt scored with 0.2 seconds remaining to lift Wooster past rival Wittenberg 8-7 in a men’s lacrosse thriller April 27. David Westcott hits the finish line a winner for the Fighting Scots. Wooster’s theatre and dance department staged “The Normal Heart,” a look back at the onset of the HIV/AIDS crisis in New York City in the early 1980s, during the spring semester. Catcher Dan Gail congratulates pitcher Evan Faxon (right) after closing out a 6-5 victory over then-No. 9 ranked Denison. Marian Frazier, assistant professor of statistical and data sciences, multitasks in her office. Wooster students collaborate with common music. Wooster students sometimes get their hands dirty in the name of higher education. Wooster’s rugby team means business. The Wooster Chorus is a fan favorite of all ages during Black and Gold Weekend. The Fighting Scots’ football team roars onto the field. This year, Wooster students began a new tradition, planting flags in the college mall to honor victims of the 9/11 attacks. Virtual reality provides a good time along with academic rigor for these students in an Organic Chemistry I class. A’Janay Nicholson drew a great reaction from the crowd and Pharrell Williams by asking him about his skincare routine during the superstar’s visit to campus. Family and friends celebrate during Commencement exercises.