Nineteen top students are leaders of the 2012 orientation programs at Mississippi State. Working with the Office of Admissions and Scholarships, team members provide assistance and share their knowledge of the university with incoming freshmen and transfer students—and their parents—during various registration and information sessions. Selection of orientation leaders involves a rigorous screening process; more than 50 students applied for this year’s positions. The area 2012 MSU Orientation Leaders include (by hometown): LOUISVILLE—Sophomore Mary Claire Porter, a history major and the daughter of Alfred and Rhonda Porter. She is a 2010 Winston Academy graduate. PHILADELPHIA—Sophomore Joshua T. Stewart, a biological sciences major and the son of Granville and Laura Stewart. He is a 2010 Neshoba Central High School graduate. For more information about Mississippi State University, visit www.msstate.edu.