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April 30, 2009

Birmingham-Southern students receive juried exhibition awards

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— A number of Birmingham-Southern College students have received awards for their work entered in the Juried Student Art Exhibition.

Entry to the exhibit was open to any BSC student enrolled in an art studio course for this academic year. The exhibit pieces were juried by Robert Lyon, professor of sculpture at the University of South Carolina.

Student winners, listed alphabetically by hometown, are as follows:

BIRMINGHAM AREA:

East: Shelley Tucker of Pinson, a sophomore art-studio major, was awarded the Branko Medenica Sculpture Award and a BSC Student Government Association Award.

Hoover/Vestavia: Rebeccah Adams of Northern Shelby, a senior art-studio major, was awarded a Cameras/Brookwood Award; Katelyn Hancock of Vestavia, a junior English major, was awarded a Forstall Art Center Award; Jasmine Higbee of Northern Shelby, a sophomore international studies major, was awarded a Forstall Art Center Award; Julie St. John of Vestavia, a sophomore art-printmaking major, was awarded a BSC Art Students League Award; and Christina Strevy of Vestavia, a junior computer science major, was awarded a BSC Student Government Association Award.

HUNTSVILLE: Rachel Kilgore, a sophomore art-studio major, was awarded an Alabama Art Supply Award and Victor Thompson of Hazel Green, a junior art major, was awarded a BSC Art Students League Award.

MONTGOMERY: Mallory Ballant, a junior art-printmaking major, was awarded a BSC Student Government Association Award and Lindsey O'Connor, a junior art-sculpture major, was awarded the Grady Barrow Best of Show Purchase Award and an Alabama Art Supply Award.

SANTE FE, N.M.: Lauren Kerwick, a senior art-photography major, was awarded a BSC Art Students League Award.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.: Grace Guyton, a senior art-photography major, was awarded a Cameras/Brookwood Award.

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