Graduate Awards Ceremony

The Graduate Awards ceremony held non April 26 honored several art history students: Reed O’Mara and Katelyn Jones for the best papers; Lauryn Smith for the overall performance; and Julie Polsinelli for excellence in teaching. Marina Mandrikova, Sam Truman, Morgan McCommon, and Sarah Lavin received Pancoast awards. Two awards were given posthumously to Simone Perry, a graduate student in art education who tragically passed away in February of this year.


Sarah Lavin and Morgan McCommon received Pancoast awards


Katelyn and Reed received Friends of Art best paper awards


Prof. Gertsman reads the citation for Simone Perry’s awards


Dean Joy Ward joins Prof. Gertsman, Katelyn Jones, and Reed O’Mara for a photo op after the ceremony