ART CONTEST WINNERS
>> SAN ANGELO Zachary Vigil-Minyard of Odessa won one of the top prizes for Angelo State University’s annual University Symposium Student Contest that is conducted each year in conjunction with ASU’s E. James Holland University Symposium on American Values. Vigil-Minyard, who specializes in graphic design, won first place and a $300 prize for his digital print titled “Natalia.” Second place and $100 were awarded to Adriela Zavala, a graphic design major from San Angelo, for her digital print titled “Mas Amor, Por Favor.”
The $75 third-place prize was awarded to Hyoseung Allyson Woo of Incheon, South Korea, for her digital print titled “More than just Art.” Ceramics major Rebekah Raschke of San Angelo earned Honorable Mention and a $25 prize for her painting titled “The New Vision.”
All of the 19 artworks submitted for the contest will be on display Feb. 25-March 1 in Gallery 193 on the first floor of the Carr Education-Fine Arts Building, 2602 Dena Drive., San Angelo. The gallery is open free to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. The 2018 symposium in September featured Sonia Manzano, best-selling author and longtime star as “Maria” on “Sesame Street,” whose presentations were themed “Latina/o Representation in the Media, Civil Rights and American Values.” Student contest entries were judged on relation to the theme, creativity, originality, depth of thought and technical competency. The judges for this year’s
contest were: Carolyn Gascoigne, dean of the College of Arts and Humanities, and Chris Stewart, associate professor and chair of the Department of Visual and Performing Arts.
>> SAN ANGELO Canon Andrews of Iraan, Axcel Santana of Iraan and Michael Rodriguez of Rankin have earned All-Lone Star Conference honors for the 2018-19 indoor track and field season.
The students are on the Angelo State University track and field teams. For more information, visit angelo.edu.
>> PORTALES, N.M. Emily Weatherford of Odessa, Jessica Gonzales of Fort Stockton and Dillon Dew of Hobbs, N.M., have all graduated from Eastern New Mexico University on Dec. 15, 2018.
>> KERRVILLE Jordan Lee of Odessa has been named to the President’s List at Schreiner University for the fall semester.
To be eligible for the President’s List, full-time students must earn at least a 4.0 grade point average for the term, passing all classes, and have at least 12 hours credit for the term.
>> ABILENE The following McMurry University students have been named to the fall Dean’s List. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, a student must have maintained at least a 3.5 grade point average while taking 12 or more credit hours.
Honor students are: Elijah Dawson, Hannah Hernandez and Allianna Villalpando, all of Odessa; Mikala Haynie of Andrews; Chyna Washington of Brady; and Joseph Diaz of Fort Stockton.
>> ABILENE Amye Templeton of Rankin has been named to the fall Dean’s Honor Roll for Mc-Murry University. To be eligible for the Dean’s Honor Roll, a student must have maintained at least a 3.5 grade point average while taking six to eleven credit hours.
>> BURLINGTON, VT Mark Hoffert of Alpine has been named to the Dean’s List at for the fall semester. Hoffert is majoring in economic crime investigation.
Students on the Dean’s List have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher during the semester.
>> IRVING Georgia Cobb and Lydia Jones, both of Alpine, were both named to the Dean’s List at the University of Dallas for the fall semester.
To be eligible, students must earn a 3.5 grade point average or higher.
>> KERRVILLE Haley Rodriguez of Odessa has been named to the Dean’s List at Schreiner University for the fall semester.
To qualify for the Dean’s List, a full-time student must have passing grades in all courses and, must earn at least a 3.50 grade point average and at least 12 hours credit for the term.
>> LINCOLN, NEB. Lindsay Helferich of Odessa has been named to the Deans’ List/Explore Center List of Distinguished Students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for the fall semester. Helferich is a senior civil engineering major in the College of Engineering.
>> PURCHASE, N.Y. Megan Siepak of Odessa has been named to the Dean’s List at Purchase College for the fall semester. Siepak is studying theatre and performance.
To be eligible, students must carry a semester grade point average of a 3.5 for bachelor of arts and bachelor of science programs and 3.75 for bachelor of fine arts and bachelor of music performance programs. They must take a minimum of 12 credits.
>> ALPINE Five Sul Ross State University student-athletes have been recently recognized as fall 2018 American Southwest Conference Distinguished Scholar- Athletes. Fall 2018 Distinguished Scholar-Athletes include: William Serrano, Men’s Cross Country (So., mathematics, Pecos, 3.66 GPA), Kyela Cosby, Women’s Cross Country (Jr., kinesiology, North Zulch, 3.96 GPA), Fabian Baeza, football (Jr., kinesiology, Van Horn, 3.67 GPA), Kelly Swenson, women’s soccer (Sr., kinesiology, Austin, 3.94 GPA) and Alyssa Lanahan, volleyball (So., film production, El Paso, 3.55 GPA). Overall, 70 student-athletes were named to the American Southwest Conference 2018 fall Distinguished Scholar-Athlete Teams. The Distinguished Scholar-Athlete Teams recognize studentathletes who achieve a high level of academic achievement (a 3.20 grade-point average or better) while competing as a starter or important reserve on their team.
From that list, limited to one nominee per school in each ASC championship sport, the sports information directors from the 13 ASC member institutions and two affiliate members select a Distinguished Scholar-Athlete in each sport.
>> Emileh Flitton of Midland has been named the new hospital administrator for Oceans Behavioral Hospital Permian Basin Flitton will provide leadership overview for the behavioral health hospital, which provides inpatient and outpatient mental health services for adolescents, adults and seniors.
ART CONTEST WINNERS