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Milligan storytelling class presents ‘Buffalo Tales’

MILLIGAN COLLEGE, TN (Nov. 25, 2013) — Students in Milligan College’s Introduction to Storytelling class will share their talents at the annual storytelling event, “Buffalo Tales,” on Thursday, Dec. 5, in Milligan’s McGlothlin-Street Theatre, located in the Gregory Center for the Liberal Arts.

Students will perform in two groups. The first group takes the stage at 4 p.m., and the second performance begins at 7 p.m. Both events are free and open to the public. Doors will open 30 minutes prior to each performance.

“This is the largest class we have ever had in storytelling, and they are all extremely talented,” said Dr. Bruce Montgomery, professor of communications at Milligan and member of the Jonesborough Storytellers Guild.

Performers in the 4 p.m. session include: Tyler McElfresh of Plainfield, Ind.; Jasmine Carter of Pennington Gap, Va.; Micah Stephens of Knoxville, Tenn.; Andrew Dennis of Cincinnati, Ohio; Caitlin Hensley of Telford, Tenn.; and Danielle Merante of Louisville, Ky.

Performers in the 7 p.m. session include: Mikayla Vosler of Country Club Hills, Ill.; Kelsey Teel of Linthicum, Md.; Kristen Quon of Richmond Hill, Ga.; Hillary Hughes of Savannah, Ga.; Adam Derrick of Boone, N.C.; Lindsey Campbell of Mountain City, Tenn.; Nathan Cachiaras of Fallston, Md.; Doyle Hunter Carpenter of Sneedville, Tenn.; and Megan Guerra of Paoli, Ind.

Stories drawn from personal experiences, Bible stories and children’s literature will entertain, inspire and touch audience members of all ages.

“The evening is sure to provide family entertainment,” said Montgomery. “It has been a joy to work with these students and be amazed by them.

For more information about art events at Milligan, visit www.milligan.edu/arts.

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MILLIGAN COLLEGE is a Christian liberal arts college in Northeast Tennessee whose vision is to change lives and shape culture through a commitment to servant leadership. The college offers more than 100 majors, minors, pre-professional degrees and concentrations in a variety of fields, along with graduate and adult degree completion programs.  To learn more about Milligan College, visit www.milligan.edu or call 800-262-8337.

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