School of Art and Design ArtsKSU Gala Scholars

Fifteen students awarded $1,000 Scholarships

KENNESAW, Ga. (Mar 16, 2022)

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Generous donations at the 2021 ArtsKSU Gala enabled the School of Art and Design to award fifteen student scholarships of $1,000 each.
The College of the Art's School of Art and Design is pleased to announce the recipients of the ArtsKSU Gala Scholarships. The 2022 ArtsKSU Gala Scholarships recognize fifteen (15) School of Art and Design (SOAAD) students who have demonstrated technical acuity, conceptual advancement, and a commitment to studio and research practice. Each of the ArtsKSU Gala Scholars will receive $1,000.00.

The SOAAD 2022 ArtsKSU Gala Scholars are: 

  • Rylie Allen (Cumming, Ga.)
  • McKenzie Brick (Farmington, N.M.)
  • Hannah Bumgarner (Smyrna, Ga.)
  • Evan Carrithers (Athens, Ga.)
  • Logan Coleman (Marietta, Ga.) 
  • Paige Ealy (Marietta, Ga.) 
  • Joshua Flanigan (Lithonia, Ga.) 
  • Brooke Hardin (Cumming, Ga.) 
  • Amy Henke (Dawsonville, Ga.) 
  • Courtney Ladner (Cartersville, Ga.) 
  • Bailey McIntyre (Alpharetta, Ga.) 
  • Amanda Reif (Powder Springs, Ga.) 
  • Liliana Said (St. Petersburg, Fla.) 
  • Sedriauna Simpson (LaGrange, Ga.)
  • Karina Spataru-Toma (Marietta, Ga.)

Congratulations to these students for their uncommon commitment and outstanding achievement in scholarship or creative activity within the School of Art and Design. We wish you continued success toward academic advancement in 2022-2023.

These awards are among 70 student scholarships made possible by the 2021 ArtsKSU Gala. Thanks once again to all the faculty, staff, and students who contributed their time and talent to the 2021 ArtsKSU Gala. You are positively impacting the lives of our students!


Harrison Long
Interim Dean, College of the Arts                

Geo Sipp
Director, School of Art & Design

Dr. Leslie J. Blackwell
Interim Associate Dean