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Student Award Recipients

Each year the University Museums award students for their outstanding work. Here are the winners for 2021-2022:

Joseph Coyle, '23
[Warren and Doris Dieterich Award for Outstanding Service in the University Museums]

Joseph distinguished himself with excellent service and reliability and consistently demonstrated his maturity and curiosity for the arts. Always willing to find ways to engage more deeply with the Museums, Joseph helped with various projects, including scanning ancient coins, researching for the art and empathy portfolios, and assisting with collections inventory to help prepare for the upcoming Lora Robins Gallery renovation.

Joey Guevara, '22
[Joan Maitre Award for Outstanding Museum Attendant]

Joey demonstrated exemplary commitment to their position as a museum attendant by being reliable, friendly, and gracious to visitors and enthusiastic about the University Museums' exhibitions, events, and programs. Joey went beyond the role of Museum Attendant, as demonstrated by their involvement with the Lora Robins Gallery collections inventory in preparation for the future renovation of the space.

Sophie McClellan, '23
[Harnett Summer Research Fellow]

Sophie is an art history major who has worked in the University Museums since her freshman year. Her main fellowship project will be curating an exhibition for the Modlin Center lobby featuring portraits from the collection. Sophie will travel to NYC as part of her fellowship to meet with University alumni who are currently working in the arts.