A Thousand Words: 2019 in Photos

Girl Dancing under Toole

Lorena James '21 performs with the Gamut Dance Company.

In this photo gallery, College Photographer Chris Record captures some of the most memorable moments of the year.

Lingle Chapel Through Flowers

The Davidson College Presbyterian Church steeple is framed by color on a resplendent spring day.

A Capella Group Singing

The Nuances sing a cappella.

Orientation team welcomes new students

Students greet parents and new students at orientation activities at the Baker Sports Complex.

Student makes a square with her fingers, framing her face

Makayla Binter '20 is a biology and studio art double major, and a record-holding heptathlete. Her Mural Panel project, funded through Projects for Peace and Spike! grants, was designed to engage the college community around issues of social inequality.

Student climbing on tree

Gaby Soden '20 gets a birds-eye view of campus. Students scaled some of the numerous tall trees on campus while getting pointers from experienced climbers.

Students racing in costumes

Participants bolt toward the promise of a sweet confection as the Cake Race gets underway.

Steph Curry and Bryant Barr at a Basketball Game Cheering

Stephen Curry brought some new gear and lots of enthusiasm as he helped cheer the Wildcats to victory. Former roommate and now business partner Bryant Barr '10 was on hand as well.

Steph Curry Poses with Students at a Game

Stephen Curry thrilled the student section when he jumped into the crowd following the Wildcat win.

Students in Walking inside the Wall building

The E. Craig Wall Jr. Academic Center is a hotbed of activity as students move to and from classes.

Friends Hug at Graduation

A joyful moment during 2019 commencement.

Students Throw Caps into the Air

New graduates fling their mortarboards in celebration.

Family members hug after commencement

A priceless moment following May commencement ceremonies.

Students lead singing with kids from Freedom Schools

T.J. Elliott '21 works with students at the Freedom School in his role as a servant leader intern. The Bonner Scholar is also a member of the Davidson College football team.

Tim Chartier writes math equations on a glass board

Professor Tim Chartier and his 'Cats Stats students are sought after for their numerical analysis of sports.

Jon Singleton plays the fiddle

Adjunct instructor Jon Singleton works his fiddle as he leads the Appalachian Ensemble during a performance.

Kessler Catterall in costume acting

Kessler Catterall '19 emotes in the Mystery of Edwin Drood.

Wall and Wind Sculpture II in Snow

April (snow) showers.

Group of Students Studying on the Lawn

A warm February day draws students outside to study.

Students running on the track

Work hard, play hard. Members of the track team have some fun during a workout at the Irwin Belk Track.

Chambers at Dawn

The day breaks as Chambers Building is shrouded by a cool mist on a chilly January morning.

DCSO Performing with conductor

Davidson College Symphony Orchestra Director Tara Villa Keith conducts Tchaikovsky's Symphony No.5. Tara and Director of Music Production and Promotion Eric Keith welcomed daughter Villanaia into the world a few weeks later.

Wall on a Foggy Day

Morning fog adds a mysterious atmosphere to the walkways in front of the Wall Center.

Silhouette of Jageth Weerasinghe as he works on his exhibit

Sri Lakan artist Jageth Weerasinghe works on his exhibit, part of the Baik Art Residency in the Van Every/Smith Galleries.

Ballet dancer is accompanied by Orchestra

The annual Holiday Gala is always a great way to get into the spirit of the season. Sydney Riemer, daughter of Associate Dean of Students Stacey Riemer, finishes a beautiful solo performance.

Macbeth's Three Witches Pose forming a column

Davidson Theatre Department's take on Macbeth, described as the chilling story of the consequences of vicious ambition.

Joelle Dietrick and Students in class

Prof. Joelle Dietrick prepares her Introduction to Digital Art students for a brainstorming session on their final projects.

Physics Lab With Three Students Building a house for Tiny Town

Cathy Xu '21 works on her addition to Tiny Town, a collection of energy-efficient mini-homes built for Prof. Tim Gfroerer's Energy, Environment, and Engineering Design course.

Football team in a huddle

The Wildcat football team has been on a roll, finishing the season at 8-4 with second-year Head Coach Scott Abell leading the team to two straight winning seasons.

Bob McKillop holding his granddaughter

Men's Basketball Coach Bob McKillop and his granddaughter Hazel keep an eye on the Cake Race activities.

Bahngra Dancers Perform

Davidson Bhangra delivers a colorful, action-packed performance. Bhangra is a high-energy folk dance originating from the State of Punjab in North India.

Person pushes child on swing

Abby Miller '20 gives her brother a push during Wildcat Weekend.


  • December 12, 2019

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