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Student Stories : Apr 28, 2014

School of Theatre + Dance hosts Spring 2014 Convocation Ceremony

School of Theatre + Dance students, faculty members, staff, alumni, friends and donors gathered in Constans Theatre on April 23, 2014 for the Spring 2014 Convocation Ceremony. The event, which fell on the last day of the semester, served as a celebration of student talent and as a means to honor those whom scholarships are named in honor of. 

More than 40 scholarships and/or awards were presented to students. This year’s honorees were: 

Geraldine Ledoux Scholarship: Daniel Fuentes

SoTD Musical Theatre Enhancement Scholarships: Anna Dvorak, David Leppert, Emily Lewis, Charles May, Dean Thomason, Jacob Titterington and Daniel Womack

Natasha Gaziano Scholarship: Jenny Squires

Chris Williams Memorial Scholarship: Kyle Mosler

Ethel L. Ingraham Theatre Scholarships: Sam Casanova, Katie Hipschman, Janiel Myers and Colette Rackleff

Florida Theatrical Association Scholarships: Stephanie Lynge, Michael McShane, Michael Martinez-Hamilton, Amanda Schlachter, Sunny Smith and Becki Stafford

Dr. Albert F. C. Wehlburg Scholarship: Topher Stumreiter

Lawrence Baynard Hubbell Scholarship: Shannon Healey, Alyssa Couterier-Herndon, Dan Hopper, Jesse Fryery, Michael Pemberton, Brittany Pena, Megan Wicks and Kim Yeoman

 Jim Richardson Memorial Theatre Scholarship: Patricia Coleman and Lindsay Head         

Mark W. Stoughton Theatre Scholarship: Nicole Bianco, Stephanie Capon, Sara Nelson, Kevin Roost and Amanda Strombosky

Robert N. and Beverly T. Singer Theatre and Dance Fellowship: Tiana Alderson, new MFA lighting student

Stephen Root and Romy Rosemont Scholarship: Thaddeus Walker

Leonard Family Scholarship in Dance: Ora Rae Knopik

Friends of Theatre and Dance Summer Scholarships: Nicole Assanti, Stephanie Capon and Mia Redding

Friends of Theatre and Dance Merit Scholarship/Outstanding Undergraduate and Graduate Student: Stefanie Anarumo and Tracy Floyd

To view photos from the event, click here