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RCC Photography Students Win Awards

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Photo by Nathan Richards – Curriculum Award and Academic Award – Commercial

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Photo by Whitney Keller – Academic Award – Photojournalism

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Photo by Sarah Mitchell – Academic Award – Portrait Studio Management

 

RCC’s Academic and Curriculum Awards were presented at RCC’s seventh annual Student Academic Honors Awards Ceremony on April 14, at Oakhurst Baptist Church.

The Academic Award is based on the highest GPA in each degree and diploma program of study. Students must have been enrolled in two of the last four terms, have completed at least 40 credit hours in a degree program or 10 credit hours in a diploma program, and have a program GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Academic Awards were presented to the following (listed with their program areas):

Nathan Richards, Photographic Technology/Commercial Photography

Whitney Keller, Photographic Technology/Photojournalism

Sarah Mitchell, Photographic Technology/Portrait Studio Management

The Curriculum Award goes to a student in each degree and diploma program who is both outstanding in his/her academic achievement and has potential for success in the particular field he/she has chosen. To be eligible, the students must have been enrolled in two of the last four terms, have completed at least 40 credit hours in a degree program or 10 credit hours in a diploma program, have a program GPA of 3.0 or higher, have demonstrated expertise in their field of study, and have participated in departmental, campus and community activities that promote the College.

The Curriculum Award for the department of Photographic Technology was presented to Nathan Richards of Oxford, N.C.

Small Format ‘Eyes’ Assignment Is RCC Photo of the Week

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Image by RCC Photo student Shawna Young

Small Format Photography Assignment ‘Eyes’.

First year photography students had their first weekly themed assignment for the summer’s Small Format Photography class. The class focuses on photographing strangers and this week, students had to find a stranger, compose and light an image that featured the subject’s eyes. Shawna found Albert Winslow in Winston-Salem.

Randolph Community College Photography Program Featured in Thrive Magazine

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 The April 2015 edition of the Courier-Tribune’s award winning Thrive Magazine includes several articles about the Randolph Community College Photography program and the talents of Randolph County citizens. To see the articles click HERE.

Thanks to the team at Thrive Magazine for putting together such a fabulous local magazine.