Each Thursday, WKU’s Student Chapter of NPPA brings you some of the best images of the past week taken by our very own classmates. To submit for our weekly posts, you must currently be a WKU Photojournalism student and have taken the images or produced the video within the last week (Tuesday to Tuesday). Send your top 1-3 selections to email@example.com by our Tuesday 7:00pm deadline and our officers and attendees will pick the best of the bunch to showcase at our open meetings every Tuesday at 7:30pm in Lab 127.
Keilana Cargo, 9, gets her hair fixed into a bun by her mother at the Country Cuties State Summer Spectacular in Louisville, Ky. on Sept. 20, 2014. Keilana hair drops down past her waist and has never cut in her 9 years. Her mother said it takes constant brushing to maintain. ADAM WOLFFBRANDT
Hardin Pascal (right) of Bowling Green keeps Mark Hudson of Bowling Green company while he fixes the lights on his motorcycle at Jimmy’s Auto Repair in Bowling Green, Ky. on Monday, September 22, 2014. DOROTHY EDWARDS
Jared Trent is a 31 Bravo Military Police Solider in the National Guard who attends college here at Western Kentucky University as a 19-year-old freshman. He dropped out of high school and has a family that never attended college nor worried about Jared going to college. Therefore Jared woke up one morning and felt inclined to join the National Guard to do something beneficial and active with his life. Because he joined the National Guard has funds that are paying for his college tuition. Since last year he had started as a recruiter in the program and has been through basic training and other military type training that has built his strong and compassionate character even more. “I want to keep my friends safe in a way that I can. If that means going across the world to fight some crazy war and it somehow, someway helps them to get by in life and makes me happy with it. ANN MARIE DISALVO
The Muhlenberg County High School Color guard warms up at Apollo High School in Owensboro, KY on Sept 20, 2014 before marching there field show “Out of the Blue.” TYLER SANDERS
Alivia Higgins, 7, and her friend Joanna plays with hair accessories as Brayden Gibbs watches, at the Country Cuties beauty pageant in Fern Valley Hotel, Louisville KY, Saturday Sept. 20. Alivia has been in beauty pageants since she was four months old, but she recently got Alopecia, an illness that causes you to lose hair, eyebrows and eyelashes. She still competes. DITTE LYSGAARD HOLM
Local Bowling Green resident Donald James waits for the smoke to clear from the drag races on Saturday September 20th, 2014 at Beech Bend Speedway. MADDIE POWERS
Jai Mason, Quia Coleman, and Christopher Wilson spend some time outside the Tower Food Court. ANDREW LIVESAY