A big congratulations to all of the participants in the 2019 Merit Scholarship Competition! This year’s exhibition was an exceptional showcase of the breadth of work being created in each department of the college – outstanding work by all. The Awards Ceremony took place on April 10, 2019, and the following students were presented with awards:

Best in Show: Kiana Thayer, Junior in Graphic Design


2nd Place: Violet Weiner, Junior in Metalsmithing & Jewelry

3rd Place: Adam Fowler, Junior in Photography

4th Place: Ashley Page, Junior in Sculpture


Jury Select | Materiality: Lauren Anderson,
Junior in Ceramics

Jury Select | Concept & Narrative: Alejandra Cuadra, Junior in Sculpture

Jury Select | Innovation: Rosalind Wade, Junior in Painting

Honorable Mention: Ruthie Harrison, Sophomore, Future Animation & Game Art Major


Honorable Mention: Ben
 Grignon, Junior in Painting

Honorable Mention: Matanah Betko, Junior in Sculpture

Honorable Mention: Dylan Nadeau, Sophomore, Future Ceramics Major