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Congratulations 2018 College of the Arts’ Award Recipients

Join the faculty and staff of the College of the Arts in congratulating our exemplary students!

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The College of the Arts congratulates its 2018 Scholarship and Award-certificate recipients (listed below) and all graduating students from the Class of 2018. Recognition is has been given to underclassmen, as well as soon-to-be-graduating students, at department and school award ceremonies and at the college’s 28th Convocation ceremony which took place on Monday, May 21 at Sprague Field.


 

Department of Theatre & Dance Recipients:

Megan Gwozdz Cento Amici Award (Theatre & Dance)
Bridgitte Francis Cento Amici Award (Theatre & Dance)
Daniel Lemache Cento Amici Award (Theatre & Dance)
Jacqui Aberger Choreographic Excellence Award
Maggie Keller Danceaturgy Award
Lauren O’Brien Danceaturgy Award
Olivia Pfeffer Department of Theatre & Dance Service Award
Lauren O’Brien Department of Theatre & Dance Service Award
Alexander Carr Garden State Arts Foundation Award
Marsha Pierre Jeanne Wade Heningburg Award
Victoria Mergola Linda Roberts Outstanding Senior Dance Award
Emily Ingersoll Linda Roberts Outstanding Senior Dance Award
Michelle Guerrizio MSU Dance Education Award
Alyssa Mercieca MSU Dance Spirit Award
Melanie Molina MSU Dance Spirit Award
Tevin Johnson Outstanding Performer Award
Tayler Riveron Outstanding Performer Award
Toni Blockburger Peins Dance Scholarship
Lauren O’Brien National Honors Society of Dance Arts Inductees
Victoria Lepore National Honors Society of Dance Arts Inductees
Madalyn Rupprecht National Honors Society of Dance Arts Inductees
Amy Timmerman National Honors Society of Dance Arts Inductees

School of Music Recipients:

Victoria Rakus Academic Excellence Award
Lisa Atkinson Graduate Academic Excellence Award
Alyssa Mannarino Graduate Academic Excellence Award
Ian Castro Benjamin F. Wilkes Scholarship
Emma Patrimonio Cali School Service Award
Evan Fleming Cento Amici Award (Music)
James Reed Ricotta Cento Amici Award (Music)
Teresa Toriello Cento Amici Award (Music)
Clay Beyert Excellence in Band Award
Richard Blake Excellence in Band Award
Gabrianna Boomer Excellence in Choir Award
Rachel Jufer Excellence in Choir Award
Devin Wason Excellence in Choir Award
Haley Teicher Excellence in Choir Award
Sal Alaimo Excellence in Jazz Award
Aurora Mendez Excellence in Orchestra Award
Erica Hollenbeck Lucille Oliva Award
Martha Watchulec Music Teachers National Association Award
Lisa Atkinson Outstanding Graduate Composer Award
Rob McNamara Outstanding Student Teacher Award
Jessica Finkelstein Outstanding Student Teacher Award
Gavin Cappon Outstanding Undergraduate Composer Award
Rob McNamara Outstanding Undergraduate Performance Award
Galo Inga Presser Scholarship
Terrance Thornhill Alumni Achievement Award
Victoria Rakus Cali School Writing Award
Martha Wachulec Social Justice Through Music Award
Jessica Finkelstein Social Justice Through Music Award
Claire Caine David Ott Scholarship for Outstanding Undergraduate Music Therapy Student
Lynn Gumert David Ott Scholarship for Outstanding  Music Therapy Intern

School of Communication and Media Recipients:

TVDM Majors
Nicholas Franciosa Achievement in Production Award
Kimberly Devereux Achievement in Production Award
Avery Federico Achievement in Production Award
Shane Oneill Achievement in Production Award
Corey Smith Achievement in Production Award
Collin Borow Achievement in Production Award
Nicholas Carras Achievement in Production Award
Michael Stringham Achievement in Production Award
Elizabeth Clifford Achievement in Production Award
Claudia Olsen Achievement in Production Award
Paige Leneve Achievement in Production Award
Stanley Wiercinski Faculty Award
Rosanna O’Brien Faculty Award
Georgia Salvaryn Journalism Achievement Award
Madison Glassman Journalism Achievement Award
Alexandra Clark Journalism Achievement Award
Amina Abdelrahman Journalism Achievement Award
Anthony Melillo Bill Puskas Most Promising New Student Award
Melissa Cheeseman John D Sharkey Award
Allison Giordano Angelo and Margaret J DiFlauro Award
Michael Grippa Radio Achievement Awards Scholarship
Sean McChesney Radio Achievement Awards Scholarship
Nicholas Flaherty Radio Achievement Awards Scholarship
Sean Martin Radio Achievement Awards Scholarship
Samuel Flesher Radio Achievement Awards Scholarship
Austin Resnik Radio Achievement Awards Scholarship
Francisco Perez Christopher Stasheff/Al Prieto Scholarship Award
Christina Urban Marc and Lila Roseinweig Endowed Scholarship
Shane Reed Marc and Lila Roseinweig Endowed Scholarship
Amanda Eustice Phil Pepe Sports Media and Journalism Scholarship
Tyler Monahan Phil Pepe Sports Media and Journalism Scholarship
Bryanna Luciano Phil Pepe Sports Media and Journalism Scholarship
Corey Sullivan Phil Pepe Sports Media and Journalism Scholarship
Bryant Flores Phil Pepe Sports Media and Journalism Scholarship
Kate Brauestein Radio Club of America Scholarship Award
Danielle Romanow Radio Club of America Scholarship Award
Christian Curatola Radio Club of America Scholarship Award
Pamela Burrows Radio Club of America Scholarship Award
Lataya Rothmiller Stephanie Wood Public Service Award
Babee Garcia Cento Amici Award
Jessica Schlimmer Cento Amici Award
Michael Anthony Natoli II Cento Amici Award
Danielle Weidner Richard Drukker Award in Journalism
Genesis Obando National Association of Hispanic Journalists Jose Rohaidy Award
Sunah Choudhry PICA Club of North Jersey Jack Anderson Journalism Scholarship
Samuel Carliner PICA Club of North Jersey Jack Anderson Journalism Scholarship
Chanila German PICA Club of North Jersey Jack Anderson Journalism Scholarship
Heather Berzak PICA Club of North Jersey Jack Anderson Journalism Scholarship
Robert O’Conor George and Linda Hiltzik Scholarships in Communication and Media
George Jamgochian George and Linda Hiltzik Scholarships in Communication and Media
Taylor Moore George and Linda Hiltzik Scholarships in Communication and Media
Film Majors
Samantha Dowd Excellence in Filmmaking
James Barker Excellence in Filmmaking
Alexa Werrlein Excellence in Filmmaking
Negin Sedaghat Movie Magic Producing Award
Michael Langenberger Excellence in Cinematography
Sam Mitchell Excellence in Editing
Dana Woods Excellence in Editing
Robert Acocella Excellence in Sound
Rebecca Avilleira Excellence in Make-Up
Faranak Schafian Excellence in Screenwriting
Daniel Ferrer Excellence in Screenwriting
Rebecca Sanchez Excellence in Screenwriting
Jessica Schlimmer Cento Amici Award
Jessica Schlimmer CART Advisory Board Scholarship
Annie Casella Excellence in Filmmaking
Jeffrey Ramella George and Linda Hiltzik Scholarships in Comm and Media
Jennifer Wagner George and Linda Hiltzik Scholarships in Comm and Media
Peter Chapman George and Linda Hiltzik Scholarships in Comm and Media
Communication Studies Majors
Lisa Marcellari Excellence in Public Relations Award
Jonathan Fugger Excellence in Public Relations Award
Amina Abdelrahman Excellence in Communication Studies
Alexander Clark Communication Studies – Excellence in Communication & Media Arts
Tihesah Jackson-Aaron Wayne Bond Communication Studies Achievement Award (UG)
Haley Wells LPH Thomas Venendall Scholarship
Wayne Woolley Wayne Bond Communication  Achievement Award (Graduate)
Larissa Lamont Karl Moll Graduate Award
Lindsay McNamara Karl Moll Graduate Award
Arielle Flores Lambda Pi Eta Scholarship
Nicco Baumann Georgina Solarino Scholarship
Valentina Lombardo George and Linda Hitzik Scholarships in Comm and Media
Brenna Falvey George and Linda Hitzik Scholarships in Comm and Media
Wesley Dunn George and Linda Hiltzik Scholarships in Comm and Media
Sabrina Araullo SCM Community Award
Kylie Mocarski Janet Wilson SCM Citizen Award

Department of Art and Design Recipients

Rodolfo Solano Arthur Newman Award
Valerie Dufaut Arthur Newman Award
Felix Martinez Arthur Newman Award
Masuma Begum Lilian Calcia Fine Arts
Masuma Begum Art Gallery Award
Daniel Caposele Fashion Studies Achievement Award
Jose Ortiz Ruslink Fashion Studies
Hannah Salvaryn Katharine Hall Fashion Studies
Allison Daly Art & Design Department Award
Eman Walid Alnababteh Art & Design Department Award
Suzie Tuchman Master of Fine Arts Award
Nadia Estela Master of Fine Arts Award
Morgan Bohn Machuga Visual Arts
Nicolette Pezzolla Machuga Visual Arts
Mary Scalone Machuga Visual Arts
Kimberly Balacuit Ann Chapman Award
Chloe Cruz Don & Judy Miller Award
Chloe Cruz Cento Amici Award (Art & Design)
Danielle Kocijan Cento Amici Award (Art & Design)
Nikki Zozzaro Cento Amici Award (Art & Design)
Wenci Huang Cart Advisory Board
Chloe Cruz Cart Advisory Board

College of the Arts Award Recipients

Chloe Cruz College of the Arts Advisory Board Scholarship Award
Wenci Huang College of the Arts Advisory Board Scholarship Award
Chloe Cruz Don & Judy Miller Award
Rodolfo Solano Arthur Newman Scholarship Award
Valerie Dufaut Arthur Newman Scholarship Award
Felix Martinez Arthur Newman Scholarship Award
Ramzi Husein Dean’s Scholar/Artist Award
Chloe Cruz Cento Amici Award
Danielle Kocijan Cento Amici Award
Nikki Zozzaro Cento Amici Award
Marsha Pierre Jeanne Wade Heningburg Award
Evan Fleming Cento Amici Award
James Reed Ricotta Cento Amici Award
Teresa Toriello Cento Amici Award
Jessica Schlimmer College of the Arts Advisory Board Scholarship Award
Jessica Schlimmer Cento Amici Award
Michael Anthony Natoli II Cento Amici Award
Babee Garcia Cento Amici Award
Bridgitte Francis Cento Amici Award
Daniel Lemache Cento Amici Award
Megan Gwozdz Cento Amici Award

 


Congratulations Graduates!

View select photos of the Undergraduate Commencement Watch the Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony Video