GS class to host “American Horror Story” themed haunted house

Erin McGuiness

A Georgia Southern University class will put on a free haunted house in Downtown Statesboro at the Scare on the Square Halloween Festival as part of a class project.

Brent Wolfe, associate professor of recreation and tourism management, and his Leadership/Programming in Recreation class will host an “American Horror Story”-themed haunted house that will include interactive rooms, exorcisms, demons and other scary creatures lurking around every corner.

Wolfe’s students are also responsible for running the UFO-themed haunted hayride where the community will take a tour of “Area 51.”

“This is a great opportunity for the students to learn about serving and giving back to a community that they are a part of, as well as having the chance to put classroom concepts into action through a real-life experience,” Wolfe said.

Students are responsible for designing, planning, directing and acting in the haunted house, giving students a chance to experience what goes into planning and executing an event as well as leading a group of people in a project.

The festival, held by Downtown Statesboro Development Authorities, will take place Saturday, Oct. 29 from 4:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.