Easter Egg Hunting: You’re Never Too Old

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Samford University students participated in the fourth annual, highly-anticipated Easter Egg Hunt. The campus-wide event took place on the picturesque Quad where just over 4,000 plastic Easter eggs were stuffed with candy, gift-cards and other surprises. The Student Activities Council’s Special Events committee was in charge of planning and executing the festive event.

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“I loved getting close with the amazing girls on my committee! I couldn’t have done it without all their help and they made the whole process so enjoyable,” Ashley Martin, director of the Special Events committee said.

“We had a blast distributing that many eggs on the Quad and getting to see the event come to life. It was worth every minute when I saw the students diving after those eggs! All of our hard work paid off and I’m so thankful I got to share in this Samford tradition.”

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About 400 students met on the Quad just before 6 p.m. As soon as a horn sounded, the eggs were up for grabs. A few students were especially lucky — five won either a $200 gift certificate to The Summit, Beats by Dre or a mini iPad.

“The hunt was a lot more like a race. Think the Hunger Games,” said senior family studies major Caroline Dill, “Still, I loved getting to participate in this Samford tradition for the last time.”

No matter the prizes, all participants gathered together after the race for the eggs for dinner and candy.

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Students gathered in front of Hodges Chapel for dinner after the “race.”

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