Randolph Community College’s 2016 Portrait Studio Management students are inviting the public to view their final portfolios at the school July 20-22.
The portfolios will be available for viewing in the 2nd-year portrait bays in the Photography Imaging Center on the Asheboro Campus from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, July 20 and 21, and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Friday, July 22.
Portfolios from the following students will be on display Rebekah Cross, Chelsea Mehalek, Sarah Mitchell, Javas Reid, Melea Schneider and Tasha Thomas, Durham.
Students had their work critiqued by professional photographers James Walters, Lindsay McManus, Karen Goforth and Kevin Glaser.
Photo by Nathan Richards – Curriculum Award and Academic Award – Commercial
Photo by Whitney Keller – Academic Award – Photojournalism
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.
RCC Photography – Professional Portraiture II – Pet Assignment
Photographer – Meleah Schneider
Photo by Chelsea Mehalek
Professional Portraiture II – Child Assignment – Students were assigned to photograph a child (not their own) that was between the ages of 2 and 10 years. Students were permitted to photograph on location or in the studio.