Congratulations 2011 Department of Broadcasting Graduates and Award Winners

Montclair State University’s College of the Arts will hold its Convocation ceremony on Saturday, May 14, at the University’s Amphitheater. Byron Pitts, multiple Emmy Award-winning journalist who’s currently chief national correspondent for CBS News with Katie Couric and contributing correspondent to 60 Minutes, will receive an honorary Doctor of Letters degree. Scott Schneider, owner and president of Full Production Services (FPS), a special event-production company based in South Jersey, will receive the Leonardis Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award.

The College of the Arts congratulates its graduating students and all 2011 Award Recipients from the Department of Broadcasting!

Achievement in Production Award
Cali Burks
Claudia Savelli
Felipe Henriquez
Nelson DePasquale
Oscar David Torres-Olarte

Stacey Sommer

Radio Club of America Scholarship Award
Andrew Jupina

Erika Santoro

Magdalena Doris

Angelo and Margaret J. DiFlauro Award
Asha McKenzie

Carol J. McCracken Award
Rose Lamela

Christopher Stasheff/Al Prieto Scholarship Award
Ian Elliott

Stephanie Wood Public Service Award
August Paule

John D. Sharkey Award
Meghan Gorman

Mary C. Lozada Award
Bianca Benevenga

Tanya Mokin

Kaufman Travel Award
Kenneth Spooner
Bill Puskas

Most Promising New Student Award
Jasmina Polanco

Cento Amici Award
Angela Strignile
Theresa Lewis

Faculty Award
Brian Lutz

James Carolan

Leo Kiely Award
Lindsey Hresko