New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts

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2016 Annual Student Awards

We hereby confer the following awards to those students who showed exceptional merit, devotion to learning and progress in the mastery of the fine arts.

THE GWENDOLYN LAAN OZOLS AWARD
Established by James J. Coleman in memory of Gwendolyn Laan Ozols, this award is given for outstanding accomplishments, capability of continued growth and our anticipation of the student's future contributions to the community through art.

CARY KING

THE THOMAS EAKINS AWARD
The Thomas Eakins Award is given to a student who has shown consistent, outstanding growth and overall excellence.

JONELL LOMBARDO

THE LILA AND WALTER STUEMPFIG MEMORIAL AWARD
This award is given by Anthony Stuempfig in memory of his parents. His father, Walter Stuempfig (1914-1967), was an American painter and professor at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. This award is for overall excellence.

AL RUFTY

THE JAYE D. PERCY AWARD
Established by Billups Percy in memory of his wife, an alumna of the New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts, this award is given to a student who has shown exceptional promise, discipline and selfless devotion to studying the fine arts.

NANCY RIX

THE NOAFA SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
The NOAFA  Scholarship Award is given to a student who has demonstrated outstanding growth and progress while attending classes at a financial sacrifice, showing significant potential to contribute to the arts community.

AUSTIN ARKIN

THE GIA PRIMA FOUNDATION AWARD
This award is given for general excellence accrued over many years.

KATHRYN ZANSLER

THE DIRECTOR'S AWARD

JUSTINE LANZA

THE DR AND MRS MICHAEL CAREY COLOR & DESIGN AWARD

MARIE LOVEJOY

THE KATALIN GERGO MEMORIAL AWARD

SUZANNE SHERWOOD

THE COLOR & DESIGN AWARD

KATIE RAFFERTY

THE FANTIN-LATOUR AWARD

BELINDA KNOWLES

HONORABLE MENTION FOR GOUACHE PAINTING

LACEY POCHE

FACULTY AWARDS
Faculty members give these awards to honor students who have shown outstanding ability and a sincere interest in learning.

FACULTY
Kim Bernadas
Darrell Brown
Jean Cassels
Diego Larguia
Kathleen Matthews
Auseklis Ozols
Billy Solitario
Sarah Thibodeaux
Nell Tilton
Zona Wainwright

STUDENT
Daya Naef
Lynn Richter
Amy Lynch
Biff Motley
Claudia Campbell
Pat Post
Gayle Reynolds
Justine Lanza
Sandra Epton
Malak Morgan