Snow Day

UMW students took advantage of the snow day on Feb. 13 to take pictures of the winter weather. (Photo by Norm Shafer, University of Mary Washington).

A heavy wet snow blankets UMW, Thursday Feb. 13, 2014. (Photo by Norm Shafer, University of Mary Washington).

The facilities team worked hard to make sure the Fredericksburg campus was safe for students, faculty and staff. (Photo by Norm Shafer, University of Mary Washington).

For some students, the snow day meant a snowball fight. (Photo by Norm Shafer, University of Mary Washington).

Snowball fight! (Photo by Norm Shafer, University of Mary Washington).

Ball Circle was turned into a winter wonderland. (Photo by Norm Shafer, University of Mary Washington).

With nearly a foot of snow on campus, the outdoor snow day activities seemed limitless.

And for other students, the snow day was all about sledding — on whatever makeshift sleds they could find. (Photo by Norm Shafer, University of Mary Washington).

Snow angels or snow eagles? (Photo by Norm Shafer, University of Mary Washington).

The weather was perfect for building snowmen. (Photo by Norm Shafer, University of Mary Washington).

A new addition to UMW. (Photo by Norm Shafer, University of Mary Washington).

A second round of snowfall on Thursday night wasn’t enough to keep students inside. (Photo by Norm Shafer, University of Mary Washington).

About Brynn Boyer

Brynn Boyer is assistant director of media and public relations and a 2010 graduate of UMW.

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