Note Worthy

Students in the Telitha E. Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities impressed judges around the nation with their talent.

WSU piano student Ling-Yu Lee made history when she won first place at the Music Teachers National Association (Utah) Steinway Young Artist Piano Competition in November. For the third consecutive year, Lee took first place in the most competitive collegiate piano program in the state.

For her role as Vivian Bearing in the play Wit, theatre student Shawnee Johnson received the 2015 Distinguished Achievement in Acting Award from the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival.

Graphic design student Kiersten Garner was among the top five winners of the Society of Publication Designers’ 2015 national student design competition.

Competing against professional weekly newspapers and other student publications, The Signpost won 10 first-place awards and was named a General Excellence winner at the 2015 Utah Press Association’s winter convention.

After winning an invitational tournament in November 2015, WSU Debate achieved its first top 10 national ranking from the Cross Examination Debate Association, a professional organization that promotes and oversees intercollegiate policy topic debate competitions.