Drury photography students offer free family portraits to veterans

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Nov. 9, 2015 — Commercial photography students at Drury University are doing their part to thank those who have served our country by offering free portraits to military veterans and their families. The project, now in its fifth year, is led by Rebecca Miller, associate professor of Art & Art History and coordinator of the photography program at Drury.

The service is open to the first 50 families who reserve a time slot. Slots remain open at the following times and dates:

  • 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 10
  • 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 12
  • 10 a.m. to 2:45 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 14

To make an appointment, contact Rebecca Miller at (417) 873-6337 or rmiller01@drury.edu.

“We are so thankful for the service and sacrifices our veterans and their family members have given in support of our country and its citizens,” Miller says. “We are humbled to offer these photographs of celebration and thanks, which also provide our students with an engaged and personalized classroom experience.”

Media outlets interested in covering this project may also contact Miller to discuss the best times and dates to do so.


Media Contact: Rebecca Miller, Photography Program Coordinator. Office: (417) 873-6337; email: rmiller01@drury.edu.