Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2005-02-10

Samford University students will present Step Sing, the 54-year-old tradition in which competing groups sing and dance their way to the coveted Sweepstakes award, Feb. 17, 18 and 19.

Performances are at 7 p.m. each night in Wright Center Concert Hall. Ten competing groups will vie for honors. Two exhibition groups, Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority and the Samford Dance Team, will also entertain.

This year's Step Sing community service project will support Sav-A-Life, Inc. Audience members may leave baby items or monetary contributions at a drop-off station in Wright Center Lobby.

Step Sing tickets are $10, Thursday; and $13 (floor) and $15 (balcony), Friday. The Saturday performance is sold out. Tickets may be purchased online at: For information, call (205) 726-2345.

Allison Tyler, a senior from Birmingham, is Step Sing director.


About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.