May 22, 2014 2:00 PM
Photos by Paula Burch-Celentano and Sally Asher
The Tulane University Commencement ceremony is without fail the most photographed event of the year around these parts. The Tulane photographers routinely shoot thousands of frames, documenting every aspect of the day, but the public only sees a small fraction of those images. As commencement coverage comes to a close, the editorial staff wants to show some of the shots that didn’t make the first cut.
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, left, grabs a selfie with Tim Francis, center, who is a member of the Board of Tulane, and Sen. David Vitter.
Student speaker Michael Callender addresses the commencement audience.
While posing for a photo Drew Brees, left, reaches across New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Tulane President Scott Cowen to shake hands with commencement speaker Wynton Marsalis as honorary degree recipient Vartan Gregorian, right, looks on.
Undergraduate teaching award winners Scott Grayson, left, and Jeffrey Gunshol congratulate each other after receiving their honor.
Streamers and confetti fall as the 2014 commencement ceremony comes to a close.
LaTasha Bundy, a junior in the A. B. Freeman School of Business, receives instruction from Wynton Marsalis while she plays his trumpet following the commencement ceremony.
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