AAD Student Awards - Academic Year 2015-2016

Dale Strohl '58 Grant Award Recipients
The Dale S. Strohl '58 Award supports research in the Humanities and Social Sciences for students working with any Lehigh faculty member.  A Strohl grant is intended to expand the experiences, perspective and skills of our students through involvement in research.  The following students were awarded grants for the work as titled:
Courtney Avery, architecture major: “Contemporary Urban Development of London: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park”.  
Justine Gaetano, Design '16: “'The Purity Series' - Digital Photography".  
Elias Hess, Architecture '16: “Getting There: Finding America Then and Now”.  
Nicole Powell, Architecture '16: “The World Seen Through The Eyes of Le Corbusier”.  
Brennen Stenke, Architecture '16: “Collective Environmental Degradation due to Urbanization in Maritime Southeast Asia: Externalized Costs of Development in Jakarta, Indonesia”.  
Ben vanSchaayk, Architecture '16: “Habitat 67 and the Architecture of Montreal”.

Richard Redd Award
Named for emeritus faculty, Richard Redd this award bestowed annually by faculty to a student with senior standing majoring in art, architecture, design or art history for their outstanding performance in the classroom and studio while making significant contributions to the culture of the department and fostering a healthy espirit de corps.  The 2016 award was split between the following well deserving students: 
Justine Gaetano, Design '16
Elias Hess, Architecture '16 

Theodore U. Horger '61 Award
The establishment of two permanent endowment funds from his estate: the Theodore U. Horger '61 Visual & Performing Arts Scholarship Fund and the Theodore U. Horger '61 Artist-In-Residence Fund in the Performing & Visual Arts is a most fitting and perpetual memorial of Ted's love for Lehigh and the visual and performing arts.  The 2016 award was given to rising senior:
Domenica Massamby, Architecture major
Williams Prize
Established in 1908 by Edward H. Williams, professor of geology and mechanical engineering, the Williams Prizes, which range from $200 to $100, recognize outstanding work in writing and performance.  The 2016 prize recipients in AAD are:  
Samantha Kupersmith, Arch '16,
Elias Hess, Architecture '16,
Simone Cotton, Design major

Lehigh Review
The Lehigh Review is an entirely student-produced journal of the arts and sciences which contains undergraduate art, scholarly articles, academic essays or book reviews written for a Lehigh course.  The Review publishes submissions which demonstrate imagination, original insight and mastery of the subject.  The 2016 twenty-fourth volume included works from the following AAD students:
Design Editor
Jaclyn Sands,  Art, '16 & Design "16
Staff Editor
Christelle Salloum, Architecture major

Todd Austin, Architecture '16 
Simone Cotton, Design major 
Justine Gaetano, Design '16
Amelia Galgon, Studio Art major
Grace Johnjulio, Design '16
Calli Katzelnick, Architecture major
Peter Kostakos, Architecture '16
Samantha Kupersmith, Architecture '16
Sathya Ram, Design '16
Monica Shell, Design '16
Reid Weber, Design '16
Collin Wolf, Architecture major
Yuqing Ye, Architecture '16

Phi Beta Kappa
Phi Beta Kappa is the oldest honor society in the United States and is represented at Lehigh by the Beta chapter of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the 27th oldest in the nation.  This year's recipients are
Elias Hess, Architecture '16
Kathryn Hoover, Architecture '16
Katherine Koomar, Art '16
Department Honors
Exceptional students in Art, Architecture and Design may apply for departmental honors at the end of their junior year or at the beginning of their senior year.  To be eligible a student must attain a 3.5 GPA in his or her major program and a minimum overall GPA of 3.0.  The following were 2015-2016 Department Honors students:
Katherine Koomar, Art '16
Samantha Kupersmith, Architecture '16