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GCC holds 12th annual Samson Fest


September 5, 2019

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Aryanna Buckley, a sophomore GCC student from Ironwood, tries her luck dropping pennies through 10 gallons of water into small glasses, as carnival volunteer Kristi Montonati, right, a GCC accounts payable and purchasing employee watches during Wednesday's Samson Fest event at Gogebic Community College.


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IRONWOOD - Students of Gogebic Community College were treated to a barbecue picnic lunch and a carnival as a socializing event to get better acquainted after two weeks of classes.

The Samson Fest started 12 years ago as the campus kickoff event in the fall, said Dayle Jackson, director of student outreach and engagement at GCC. Students can stroll through and enjoy a free lunch while playing some games and interacting with students, staff and faculty in an informal way, she said.

"They come for the new gear and then really just to interact," Ja...

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