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Fine Arts & Communication

Student Awards & Recognition 2021

An Annual Tradition

For many years, the Fine Arts & Communication Division has held an annual Division Award Ceremony.

This event is usually held on campus with many faculty, staff and administrators from both the division and the college at large celebrating the achievements of our students. Due to the pandemic, the division opted to create this webpage dedicated to recognizing the students who were selected to receive an award in lieu of the in-person ceremony.

Each year, faculty choose students with much deliberation to receive awards for reasons more than grades or test scores,  recognizing that these students often inspire others, produce works that exude their passions and/or overcome enormous obstacles and barriers to achieve success in college.

Introducing This Year's Awards Virtually for 2021

Congratulations, Students!

It is the privilege of the Fine Arts & Communication Division to honor the following students.

We invite you to listen to the videos that the departments produced to recognize these students. Each student receiving an award should feel tremendously proud. The department faculty members are truly inspired by each and every one of the students selected.

Art

Zoe Bower

Samples of Work

charcoal drawing of sauce pan   elaborate and intricate cardboard sculpture

 

Introduced by faculty ANDY RUBLE

Jessica Lee

Meet Jessica

Meet Jessica Lee

 

Introduced by faculty HILARY GOMES

Levin Rojas

Meet Levin

 

Sample of Work

Meet Levin Rojas   Levin Rojas Self-Portrait

 

Introduced by faculty HILARY GOMES

Art History

Daniel Jimenez

Meet Daniel

Meet Daniel Jimenez

 

Introduced by faculty CYNTHIA BRANNVALL

Leonid Osipov

Meet Leonid

Meet Leonid Osipov

 

Introduced by faculty CYNTHIA BRANNVALL

William Soe

Introduced by faculty CYNTHIA BRANNVALL

Communication Studies

Jayme Albritton

Meet Jayme

Meet Jayme Albritton

 

Introduced by faculty LAUREN VELASCO

Arjun Grewal

Meet Arjun

Meet Arjun Grewal

 

Introduced by faculty PRESTON NI

Devin Hildebrand

Meet Devin

Meet Devin Hildebrand

 

Introduced by faculty CHÉ MENESES

Cheyenne Spano

Introduced by faculty PRESTON NI

Graphic & Interactive Design

Shaunn King

Meet Shaunn

Meet Shaunn King

 

Introduced by faculty JORDAN FONG

Jessica Lee

Meet Jessica

Meet Jessica Lee

 

Introduced by faculty JORDAN FONG

Music

Elena Burger

Introduced by faculty DR. ROBERT HARTWELL

Shudan Deng

Meet Shudan

Meet Shudan Deng

 

Introduced by faculty DR. ROBERT HARTWELL

Seli Kall

Meet Seli

Meet Seli Kall

 

Introduced by faculty DR. ROBERT HARTWELL

Music Technology

Verity May Amsden

Meet Verity

Meet Verity May Amsden

 

Introduced by faculty ERIC KUEHNL

Cassidy Guerrero

Meet Cassidy

Meet Cassidy Guerrero

 

Introduced by faculty BRUCE TAMBLING

Photography

Samantha Ayoob

Meet Samantha

Meet Samantha Ayoob

 

Sample of Work

three faces

Introduced by faculty KATE JORDAHL

T. Mallie Brathwaite

T. Mallie

 

Sample of Work

Meet T. Mallie Brathwaite  

Dreaming of Sleep

See more on her Spark page

 

Introduced by faculty KATE JORDAHL

Sarah McBride

Meet Sarah

 

Sample of Work

Meet Sarah McBride   Deaf Equality with hand signs

Introduced by faculty KATE JORDAHL

Terry Rowe

Meet Terry

 

Sample of Work

Meet Terry   tree in landscape

Introduced by faculty KATE JORDAHL

Peggy Marik (Margaret) — John Thacker Photography Award 2021 Recipient

John Thacker Photography Award 2021 Recipient

This award is for a current student who has taken at least one photography class in the present academic year, demonstrates a genuine love for photography and has developed his/her own expressive style.

Peggy was selected by our Photography faculty for this year's $500 award. Congratulations!

 


Meet Peggy

 

Sample of Work

Meet Peggy Marik   Pink and white flower with yellow detail

 


 

Introduced by faculty KATE JORDAHL

 
More About the Award

John Thacker graduated with an Electrical Engineering degree from Cornell University and received a PhD in Applied Mathematics from Brown University. A lifelong learner, John came to Foothill and received an Associate degree in Digital Imaging in 2011. He had a passion for photography and loved hiking and going to national parks where he captured many amazing photos. John passed in late 2018 and will be remembered for his calm wisdom, sense of humor and commitment to family.

Theatre Arts

Seth Goyal

Meet Seth

Meet Seth Goyal

 

Introduced by faculty TOM GOUGH

Emma Rose Le

Meet Emma

Meet Emma Rose Le

 

Introduced by faculty TOM GOUGH

Ellen Schwartz

Meet Ellen

Meet Ellen Schwartz

 

Introduced by faculty BRUCE MCLEOD

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