Student Showcase

Montserrat’s annual Student Showcase recognizes and honors the accomplishments of Montserrat students. Every spring the college is honored to distribute merit awards to students across all classes and concentrations to celebrate their exceptional artistic and academic work. This year more than 40 students are receiving awards, and we are pleased to announce their names below.

This Year’s Honorees Include:

Audrey Celeste Aristeo of Dallas, PA, Class of ’22, received the Book Arts Concentration Merit Award.

Gillian Avelar of Everett, MA, Class of ’24, received the Foundation Merit Award. Avelar is currently undeclared.

Alex Babcock of Clarksburg, MA, Class of ’22, received the Photo/Video/Film Concentration Merit Award.

Andrea Badolato of Danvers, MA, Class of ’22, received both the Graphic Design Concentration Merit Award and the Art History Minor Merit Award.

Moss Blackburn of Whitsville, MA, Class ’21, received the Art Education Minor Merit Award. Blackburn is concentrating in Illustration.

Nathanial Boyd of Warren, RI,, Class of ’22, received the Carol Schlosberg Scholarship. Boyd is concentrating in Painting.

Darby Budd of Conway, AR, Class of ’24, received the Foundation Merit Award. Budd is currently undeclared.

Hannah Capra of Marstons Mills, MA, Class of ’23, received the Beth Zion Scholarship. Capra is concentrating in Printmaking.

Taryn Crannell of Whitman, MA, Class of ’21, received the Creative Writing Minor Merit Award. Crannell is concentrating in Animation + Interactive Media.

Bella DeLia of Preston, CT, Class of ’23, received the Printmaking Concentration Merit Award.

Fernanda Diaz of Houston, TX, Class of ’22, received the Wosepka Family Scholarship. Diaz is concentrating in Animation + Interactive Media.

Allison Jane Ferdinand of Cincinnati, OH, Class of ’21, received the Art Education Concentration Merit Award.

Zachary Fontaine of Pomfret Center, CT, Class of ’23, received the Lisa Elwell Artist Encouragement Fund. Fontaine is concentrating in Art Education.

Max Foster of Holliston, MA, Class of ’23, received the Bob Edwards Scholarship. Foster is concentrating in Animation + Interactive Media.

Lesley Garcia of Lynn, MA, Class of ’23, received the Amos Lemon Burkhart Scholarship. Garcia is concentrating in Art Education.

Mikayla Glenn of Syracuse, NY, Class of ’22, received the Henrietta Gates and Heaton Robertson Scholarship. Glenn is concentrating in Interdisciplinary Arts.

Aurora Gloor of Pelham, NH, Class of ’22, received the Dr. Stephen D. and Darcy L. Immerman Scholarship. Gloor is concentrating in Art Education.

Nyk Griffith of Fitchburg, MA, Class of ’24, received the Thomas Brassard Scholarship. Griffith is currently undeclared.

The Backrooms Guild, a student organization, received the Interdisciplinary Arts Merit Award.

Scott Hayden of Newton, NH, Class of ’24, received the Foundation Merit Award. Hayden is currently undeclared.

Jo Joseph of Tilton, NH, Class of ’21, received the Sculpture Concentration Merit Award.

Samantha Mae Lydon of Marstons Mills, MA, Class of ’22, received both the Carol Schlosberg Scholarship and the Painting Concentration Merit Award.

Giancarlo Mata of East Elmhurst, NY, Class of ’23, received the Animation + Interactive Media Concentration Merit Award.

Monique Merillat of Gardner, MA, Class of ’23, received both the Stay Rad for Jared Scholarship and the Foundation Merit Award. Merillat is currently undeclared.

KD Moye of Harleysville, PA, Class of ’24, received the Liberal Arts Merit Award. Moye is currently undeclared.

Saya Norton of Hollis, NH, Class of ’22, received the Curatorial Merit Award. Norton is concentrating in Illustration.

Caitlyn O’Leary of Maynard, MA, Class of ’23, received the Donna Maria Twarog Scholarship. O’Leary is concentrating in Photo/Video/Film.

R. Odendahl of Milford, PA, Class of ’22, received the Illustration Concentration Merit Award.

Lexi Palmberg of Stafford, CT, Class of ’21, received the Curatorial Merit Award. Palmberg is concentrating in Sculpture.

Mari Perez of Joshua, TX, Class of ’24, received the Thomas Brassard Scholarship. Perez is currently undeclared.

Gervin Pineda Rodriguez of North Providence, RI, Class of ’21, received the Bridget Von Metzsch Endowed Scholarship, the Internship Merit Award, and the Typography Merit Award. Rodriguez is concentrating in Graphic Design.

Trevor Rubin of South Hamilton, MA, Class of ‘21, received the Lawrence M. and Frances Swan Smith Scholarship. Rubin is concentrating in Illustration.

Erein James Adiao Ruiz of River Edge, NJ, Class of ’22, received the William and Ruth Fusco Scholarship in Fine Arts. Ruiz is concentrating in Interdisciplinary Arts.

Jessica Saab of Haverhill, MA, Class of ’22, received the Graphic Design Concentration Merit Award.

Seh Seh of Hartford, CT, Class of ’22, received the Amos Lemon Burkhart Scholarship. Seh is concentrating in Illustration.

Dominic Sepulveda of Milford, MA, Class of ’24, received the Foundation Merit Award. Sepulveda is currently undeclared.

Owen Serre of Peabody, MA, Class of ’24, received the Foundation Merit Award. Serre is currently undeclared.

Taliyah R. Shepard of Rahway, NJ, Class of ’24, received the Foundation Merit Award. Shepard is currently undeclared.

Ziggy Smith of Katy, TX, Class of ’24, received the Foundation Merit Award. Smith is currently undeclared.

Rebekah Sommer of Beverly, MA, Class of ’23, received the Fran F. Carreiro Scholarship. Sommer is concentrating in Photography.

Alexis Wehler of New Cumberland, PA, Class of ’21, received the Entrepreneurship in the Arts Merit Award. Wehler is concentrating in Photo/Video/Film.