Moore Announces 2012 Scholarship and Fellowship Recipients

For Immediate Release
April 16, 2012

(Philadelphia, PA) – Moore College of Art & Design is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Fellowships and Scholarships. Winners were named at Honors Convocation held Friday, April 13, at 5:30 pm. Students, faculty and staff gathered in Stewart Auditorium at Moore for the presentations. This year's event included four new awards: the Penny Fox Internship Fellowships, the Ruth Lynn Leiter ’37 Memorial Prize for Excellence in Interior Design, the Shirley Vernon Endowed Scholarship for Excellence in Design and the Fanny Brennan Scholarship for Excellence in Painting.

Graphic design major and business minor Samantha Emonds, from Bridgeton, NJ, was named Valedictorian for the Class of 2012.

2012 Convocation award, scholarship and fellowship winners were:

Valedictorian for the Class of 2012
Graphic design, business minor: Samantha Emonds
Miriam Troop Portrait Prize
Jacquelyn Deberry, First Place
Sara Savage, Second Place
Carrie May, Third Place

Frieda Fehrenbacher Foundation Award                    
Caroline Frumentyo First Place
Lisa Eckenrode, Second Place

Sophomore Graphic Design Faculty Award for Effort and Growth
Stephanie Paone

The Junior Graphic Design Faculty Plus Extra Award
Samantha Hurst

Roosevelt Paper Calendar Competition Award
January Waters, First Place
Erika Bradford, Honorable Mention
Jess Massabrook, Honorable Mention

Ruth Lynn Leiter’37 Memorial Prize for Excellence in Interior Design*
Michelle Reese

Harriet Glashofer Jolles Memorial Prize in Fine Arts
Christina Kaufmann

Presentation of International Sculpture Center Award
Lauren Tucker

Philadelphia Sculptors Award
Nora Spillane

Sis Grenald Endowed Scholarship in Interior Design
Abigail McGinnis

Shirley Vernon Endowed Scholarship for Excellence in Design*
Elizabeth Todd

The Haas Scholarship in Art Education
Anastasia Angelillo

Catherine Finn Storey Memorial Scholarship
Aimee Gilmore

Fanny Brennan Scholarship for Excellence in Painting*
Jodee Gamel

Charming Shoppes, Inc. Endowed Scholarships
Jasmine Bagley
Erin Corrigan     
Naichelle Davis

Tiffany & Co. Leadership Award
Charmaine Yeung

Presentation of Sis Grenald Women’s Leadership Award
VJ Thomas

Presentation of Frieda Fehrenbacher Leadership Award
Karla Coriat

Fox Internship Fellowship Awards*
Jasmine Bagley
Gabriella Farfan
Marilyn Foehrenbach
Aimee Gilmore
Michelle Lynch

Harriet Sartain Travel Fellowship                                 
Christina Kaufmann           

Sarah Peter Travel Fellowship                           
Megan Means

The Emily Sartain Travel Fellowship                
Michelle Lynch

Sis Grenald Travel Fellowship                             
Chloe Van Stralendorff

Frieda Fehrenbacher Travel Fellowship         
Samantha Hurst

*Denotes New Award

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 launched 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 91-year-old acclaimed Youth Art Program for girls and boys grades 1-12, The Art Shop and the Sculpture Park. For more information about Moore, visit
Published on April 16th, 2012