Congratulations to Art majors who were honored this afternoon by Art Department faculty members at a reception in OP (Ophelia Parrish, the building on campus that houses Art, Music, and Theatre as well as the School of Arts & Letters). Some students listed below were selected by the faculty to receive awards that recognize academic achievement and dedication to their area, or extraordinary service to the Art Department. Others applied for and earned (pending final grades) Departmental Honors. Finally, others applied for and were selected by the Art faculty to receive competitive Art-related scholarships (see also this link). Department chair, Prof. Rusty Nelson, served as master of ceremonies.
Congratulations to all!
Undergraduate Student of the Year: Art (overall): Megan Dowdy
Outstanding Student in Studio Art: Allison Sissom
Outstanding Student in Visual Communications: Andrea Bailey
Outstanding Student in Art History: Cecilia Muruato
DEPARTMENT CHAIR SERVICE AWARD
ART-RELATED FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS (winner's name is preceded by the name of the Foundation scholarship)
Talley/Johnson – Anna Youngyeun
Unger – Joyce Wong
Kraus – Ashley May
Jamison – Michelle Kimberlin
Hearst - Andrew Doering
McGuire - Laura Wellington
ART DEPARTMENT SCHOLARSHIPS – Returning students