WWU Students Receive Awards for Portfolio Excellence
|4/18/2013||Mary Ann Beahon|
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE||(573) 592-1127|
William Woods University students in the art, communications and theatre departments recently received awards during annual portfolio awards.
Students presented their portfolios to a panel of judges consisting of various faculty and successful members of the community. They were judged in a variety of categories based on the work they’ve done at WWU and the expectation for their grade level.
The purpose of portfolio reviews is to ensure students are developing crucial skills for their future career in their given field. Awards are given to those who have excelled in their subject.
Three students earned awards in theatre: Katherine Carney, St. Peters, Mo., professional presentation; Stephan Chamineak, Hazelwood, Mo., dedication to craft; and Paige Runge, St. Louis, Mo., artistic growth.
In communications, four students received awards: Ilana Archuleta, Fulton, Mo., professional presentation; Phoebe Brown, Alameda, Calif., creativity; Lincoln Purvis, Montgomery City, Mo., technical approach; and Derek McCawley, Phoenix, Ariz., overall growth.
Six visual art students were award recipients: Sara MacCahon, Jefferson City, Mo., first place; Joni Purvis, Fulton, Mo., second place; and Julia Peairs, Chandler, Ariz., third place. Honorable mentions went to Will Terrell, Fulton, Mo.; Ashley DePew, Highland, Ill.; and Katherine Iffrig, Moscow Mills, Mo.