2017 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.

ANDREA BUKATY

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

JUSTINE LANZA

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.

PAUL ARCENEAUX

THE DIRECTOR'S AWARD

NANCY LASSEN

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.

MARIE LOVEJOY

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

JUSTINE LANZA

THE GIA PRIMA FOUNDATION AWARD (SCHOLARSHIP)

JESSICA BERTSCH

THE DR AND MRS MICHAEL CAREY COLOR & DESIGN AWARD

BARBARA WANS

THE DELL WELLER MEMORIAL AWARD

KATHY CHASSEE

THE MUSES PUPPETEERS AWARD

ALICE KEY

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

FACULTY
Patti Adams
Kim Bernadas
Darrell Brown
Jean Cassels
Claude Ellender
Diego Larguia
Auseklis Ozols
Carol Peebles
Nell Tilton
Zona Wainwright
Saskia Ozols Eubanks & Kathleen Matthews

STUDENT
Nancy Rix
Madelyn Petty
Kathleen Garaudy
Terri Sayre
Kathryn Zansler
Heath Bettencourtt
Monique Robinson
Lynn Parker
David Doherty
Lewis McHenry
Cheryl Riess