Nine CFA students earn Creative Achievement Awards

The College of Fine Arts honored students today for their 2018-2019 academic and creative performance at the annual Achievement Awards Convocation at Crowder Hall as part of the University’s Family Weekend.

Nine Creative Achievement Award winners were recognized, including undergraduate and graduate students from each of the four schools. The Creative Achievement Award, selected by their school, honors students who have demonstrated exceptional scholarship, creativity, innovation and passion for the arts

The College also celebrated 480 students with 357 earning the Academic Distinction Award (based on 30 graded units and a grade-point average of 3.5-3.9) and 123 earning the Highest Academic Distinction award (based on 30 graded units and a 4.0 grade-point average).

Students were individually recognized by the College and received an honors cord that may be worn at graduation.

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Creative Achievement Awards

In recognition of exceptional talent, creativity and innovative artistry, this award is hereby presented to the following recipients:

School of Art

Photo of Alison Koehler

Alison Koehler, undergraduate
Nominated by Associate Professor Kelly Leslie

Photo of Marina Shaltout

Marina Shaltout, graduate
Nominated by Professor Jim Cook & Associate Professor Carlton Bradford

School of Dance

Photo of Hannah Weinmaster

Hannah Weinmaster, undergraduate
Nominated by Director Jory Hancock

Photo of Hayley Meier

Hayley Meier, graduate
Nominated by Professor Melissa Lowe

Fred Fox School of Music

Photo of Melissa Requist

Melissa Requist, undergraduate
Nominated by Professor Brian Luce

Photo of Nicky Manlove

Nicky Manlove, graduate
Nominated by Assistant Professor Dr. Alyssa Cossey

School of Theatre, Film & Television


Photo of Noah Dettman

Noah Dettman, undergraduate
Nominated by Instructor Matt Marcus

Photo of Ryan Moore

Ryan Moore, graduate
Nominated by Associate Professor Patrick Holt

Film & Television

Photo of Anthony Cutrone

Anthony Cutrone, undergraduate
Nominated by Associate Professor Yuri Makino

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