For Immediate Release
April 9, 2009
(Philadelphiak, PA) On Friday evening, April 3, students and faculty gathered in the Stewart Auditorium of Moore College of Art & Design for Honors Convocation 2009.
Academic Dean, Dona Lantz announced that Lauren Lafey will be the Valedictorian for the Class of 2009.
Lantz also announced this year’s Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award was awarded to Margaret Leahy, Chair of the Interior Design Department.
The award recipients at the 2009 Convocation were:
Miriam Troop Portrait Prize
1st Stephanie Zuppo
2nd Natalie Helman
3rd Margaret Stewart
Frieda Fehrenbacher Basics Award
1st Elisha Thomas
2nd Kendall Farrell
Honorable Mention Kristen Birdsey
Roosevelt Paper Calendar Competition Award
1st Miriam Dratman
Honorable mention Meredith Burall, Theresa McGlaughlin
The Sophomore Graphic Design Faculty Award for Effort and Growth
The Junior Graphic Design Faculty Plus Ultra Award
Fred and Naomi Hazell Award
International Sculpture Center Awards
Philadelphia Sculptors Awards
Sis Grenald Endowed Scholarship in Interior Design
The Haas Scholarship in Art Education
Catherine Finn Storey Memorial Scholarship
Charming Shoppes Scholarship
Frieda Fehrenbacher Leadership Award
Tiffany Women’s Leadership Fellowship
Harriet Sartain Fellowship
Sarah Peter Fellowship
Emily Sartain Fellowship
Frieda Fehrenbacher Fellowship
Michele B. Cohen
Assistant Director of Communications
Moore College of Art & Design educates students for inspiring careers in art and design. Founded in 1848, Moore is the nation's first and only women's art college. Moore's career-focused environment and professionally active faculty form a dynamic community in the heart of Philadelphia's cultural district. The College offers nine Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees for women. A coeducational Graduate Studies program was launching in summer, 2009. In addition, Moore provides many valuable opportunities in the arts through The Galleries at Moore, a Continuing Education Certificate program for adults, the acclaimed Youth Art Program for girls and boys grades 1-12, The Art Shop and the Sculpture Park. For more information about Moore, visit www.moore.edu.
April 9, 2009
On Friday evening, April 3, students and faculty gathered in the Stewart Auditorium of Moore College of Art & Design for Honors Convocation 2009.