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Student Honors, Awards & Accomplishments

Cory Norman (MFA Student)
Awarded internship in the development office at the Steppenwolf Theatre (2005)
David “Remy” Blamy (PhD student) and Angela Gant (PhD student)
Playscripts selected for participation in the Last Frontier Playwriting Conference (2005)
Jim McDermott (PhD student)
Recipient of Outstanding Doctoral Graduate Part-Time Instructor Award (2005)
Adam Zarowski (BFA student)
Script “Every Tuesday at Two” winner of the Ten Minute Play Competition at the Region VI American College Theatre Festival. (2005)
Hershell Norwood (PhD student)
Play “Billie’s Gardenia Weeps” runner up at the Region VI American College Theatre Festival (2005)
Ross Fleming (MFA student), Ginger Angstadt (PhD student) and Elisa Bierschenk (BFA student)
Were awarded Certificates of Excellence for their design work in scene design, lighting design, and costume design, respectively, at the Texas Educational Theatre Association conference (2005)
Angela Gant (PhD student)
First runner up in the ATHE Playworks competition (2004)
Jon Osbaldeston (PhD student)
“Hard as Nails” produced by The Latchmere Theatre in London and the Moving Arts Theatre in Louisiana (2004) and recipient of the London Writer’s Competition’s Best New Play Award (2004)
David “Remy” Blamy (PhD student)
“Straighten Up!” selected for the Last Frontier New Play Workshop (2004)
Judd Vermillion
Southwest Theatre Association Graduate Student of the Year (2001)
Jim Bush
Southwest Theatre Association Graduate Student of the Year (1999)
Christi Vadovic (BFA ‘99) and Witney Frazier (BFA student)
USITT stage management mentor program participants (1999)
Todd Proffitt (MFA ‘99)
USITT Barbizon Award for Lighting Design (1999)
Tobyn Leigh
Southwest Theatre Assn. Graduate Student of the Year (1998)
Michael Hannah (PhD candidate)
Oscar Brockett Prize in Theatre History (1996)