Santa and students celebrate holiday fun with Boys & Girls Club members

Santa and Boys & Girls Club member at holiday party
December 18, 2018

McDaniel College celebrated the holiday season with the Boys & Girls Club of Westminster. The event featured food, song and arts-and-crafts activity stations organized by various student organizations. Santa also made an appearance.

The annual holiday party began in 2011 to celebrate the partnership between McDaniel and the Boys & Girls Club. McDaniel students have been involved in a number of initiatives with the Boys & Girls Club, including serving as mentors, academic tutors and program facilitators at the club.

Sophomore Patricia Dixon, a member of Alpha Phi Omega Service Fraternity, assists with making ornaments with members of the Boys and Girls Club of Westminster.

Sophomore Patricia Dixon, a member of Alpha Phi Omega Service Fraternity, assists with making ornaments with members of the Boys and Girls Club of Westminster.

Alpha Phi Omega Service Fraternity members Matt Ogorzalek and Ellie Anderson make a holiday ornament with Liam Mueller, 6.

Alpha Phi Omega Service Fraternity members Matt Ogorzalek and Ellie Anderson make a holiday ornament with Liam Mueller, 6.

Phi Mu sorority member Grace Kohn colors with Bree Vales, 12

Phi Mu sorority member Grace Kohn colors with Bree Vales, 12.

Adelina Confessore, 6, makes a holiday card with senior Kelsey Kirkman, a member of Alpha Sigma Tau.

Adelina Confessore, 6, makes a holiday card with senior Kelsey Kirkman, a member of Alpha Sigma Tau.

Madisyn Johnson helps Layla Randall, 7, and Mikayla Lighty, 9, make bracelets.

Madisyn Johnson helps Layla Randall, 7, and Mikayla Lighty, 9, make bracelets.

Boys and Girls Club of Westminster members sing along with McDaniel College professor Henry Reiff.

Boys and Girls Club of Westminster members sing along with McDaniel College professor Henry Reiff.

Boys and Girls Club of Westminster member Edouina Odam with Santa.