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‘Mocktails,’ Healthy Advice Dispensed at Spring Break Sendoff


A colorful Mardi Gras entry took second place in the "mocktail" contest.
A colorful Mardi Gras entry took second place in the “mocktail” contest.
First prize went to the "Shocked Shamrock," concocted by Robin K. Morrison a hospitality management student from Lock Haven, and Samuel Bagel, a culinary arts and systems major from Landenberg.
First prize went to the “Shocked Shamrock,” concocted by Robin K. Morrison a hospitality management student from Lock Haven, and Samuel Bagel, a culinary arts and systems major from Landenberg.
With Penn's Inn converted to a tropical paradise, Happy Hour attendees sample appropriate cuisine.
With Penn’s Inn converted to a tropical paradise, Happy Hour attendees sample appropriate cuisine.
Second prize went to "Hurricane Katrina," the creation of culinary arts technology majors Katrina N. Grado (left), of Williamsport, and Alison M. Rote, of Lewisburg.
Second prize went to “Hurricane Katrina,” the creation of culinary arts technology majors Katrina N. Grado (left), of Williamsport, and Alison M. Rote, of Lewisburg.
Hospitality management major Angela R. Snyder, of Jersey Shore, and Donnie L. Evans, a culinary arts technology student from Williamsport, snagged third place with their "Sangria" recipe.
Hospitality management major Angela R. Snyder, of Jersey Shore, and Donnie L. Evans, a culinary arts technology student from Williamsport, snagged third place with their “Sangria” recipe.

Before students leave campus for a weeklong Spring Break, a variety of helpful offices collaborated to provide tips on safety, sobriety and sanity during their time away from classes. The annual event – Tuesday’s theme was “Cheeseburgers in Paradise” – includes a School of Hospitality competition to create the tastiest nonalcoholic drinks. Sound advice was also offered on “Healthy Wildcat Wednesday,” when Kristi L. Hammaker, health and fitness specialist, engaged students outside the Capitol Eatery at dinnertime.
Photos by Whitnie-rae Mays, student photographer

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