Eight students and student groups received awards for their accomplishments in the arts at MIT at the Awards Convocation on May 13.
Louis Sudler Prize in the Arts--for a senior who has demonstrated excellence or the highest standards of proficiency in music, theater, painting, sculpture, design, architecture or film
Alison Wong '03, Chesterfield, Mo.
Laya and Jerome B. Wiesner Awards--for students, organizations and/or living groups for achievement in the creative and performing arts
Daniel Katz '03, mathematics and theater, Newtown, Pa.
Sangita Shresthova G, humanities
Gamelan Galak Tika, MIT's Balinese music and dance ensemble
Bhangra Club, dedicated to sharing the traditional folk dances of Punjab
Harold and Arlene Schnitzer Prize in the Visual Arts--for artistic talent and creative concepts based on a body of work and written personal statements. The Schnitzer Prize-winning works are on view through June 27 at the Wiesner Student Art Gallery in the Stratton Student Center.
1st prize: Moneta Ho G, humanities, Brookfield, Wis.
2nd prize: Nadya Direkova G, humanities, Pleven, Bulgaria
3rd prize: Joyce Wang '04, architecture, Atherton, Calif.
Music and Theater Arts Section
In a ceremony on May 20, students who have made outstanding contributions to the cultural life of MIT were recognized by the music and theater arts section.
Epstein Award--for distinguished service and musical contribution to the MIT Symphony Orchestra
Romy Shioda G, operations research, New York
Gregory Tucker Memorial Prize--for exceptional ability in composition, performance or music-historical studies and overall contributions to the music and theater arts section
Jonathan J. Lee G, EECS, Salt Lake City
Amanda Wang G, EECS, Timonium, Md.
Philip Loew Memorial Awards--for creative accomplishment in music
Ethan Fenn '04, mathematics, Painted Post, N.Y.
David Greenhouse '04, music and theater arts, New York
Andrew McPherson '04, EECS, Woodbury, Minn.
Regaip Sen '03, EECS, North Oaks, Minn.
Ragnar and Margaret Naess Award--for exceptional talent and commitment to private performance study
Mary Farbood G, media arts and sciences, Cambridge, Mass.
Bogdan Fedeles G, bioengineering and environmental health, Cambridge, Mass.
KaiWing Fung '05, mechanical engineering, Apleichau, Hong Kong
Stavroula Hatzios '05, chemistry, Blacksbury, Va.
Catherine McCurry '06, Northampton, Mass.
Sonali Mukherjee '03, biology, Yorktown, Va.
Jacqueline O'Connor '06, South Windsor, Conn.
Daniel Stein '05, physics, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
Brad and Dorothea Endicott Award--for distinguished service and musical contribution to the program in World Music at MIT
Melissa Edoh '03, political science, Togo and Zimbabwe
Edward S. Darna Award--for excellence in theater arts and substantial contributions to the health of theater life on campus
Amy Mueller G, EECS, Mequon, Wis.
Evan Davidson '03, management, West Simsbury, Conn.
Joseph D. Everingham Awards--for a single outstanding performance or notable creative accomplishments in theater arts by a graduating senior
Bushra Makiya '03, materials science and engineering, Cambridge, Mass.
Deb Lui '03, architecture, Great Neck, N.Y.
The 2003 Vera List Prize in Art and Writing--for exceptional expression on some aspect of contemporary art
1st prize: John Wallach '04, chemistry, Santa Monica, Calif.
2nd prize: Evan Pruitt '04, architecture, Largo, Fla.
Ronald H. Cordover Scholars in the Arts
Ed Platt '06, Royal Oak, Mich.
Patrick Boyle '06, Wasilla, Alaska
MIT Symphony Concerto Competition--to perform with the symphony in 2003-04
Insoo Kim '05, management, Hanyang, Korea, who will perform Glazunov's "Violin Concerto in A minor"
Arshan Gailus '06, economics, Somerville, Mass., who will play solo tenor saxophone in Villa-Lobos' "Fantasia."
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on June 4, 2003.