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Pettit Receives 1st Place in BFSDoArt Award

The Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art has the extreme pleasure of recognizing Rachel Pettit as a 2014 1st Place BFSDoArt award recipient.

Rachel Pettit

Artwork by Rachel Pettit

This year’s 1st Place Award went to Rachel Pettit. Originally from Lilburn, GA, Pettit is studying Graphic Design and has received Presidential Honors, as well has several honors for her 2D artworks, such as the NAHS Georgia Annual State Conference Winner in 2D Art and the Frank Ski Kids Foundation Winner for Arts. Upon graduating in Fall 2017, Pettit plans on joining the workforce as an illustrator, concept and production artists.

About the Award

A native of Georgia and Bulloch County, Mrs. Sanders began her college career at Georgia Southern. A distinguished artist and advocate for the visual arts in
Georgia, Mrs. Sanders’ ambition is to guarantee that the visual arts remain vital at Georgia Southern. She achieves this by ensuring that art students receive the support and recognition necessary for their creative development. Through their generous endowment and continued giving, Former Governor Carl and Mrs. Sanders have provided these four substantial undergraduate awards and so much more.

In order to win a BFSDoArt Scholarship and/or award, students submitted an application and portfolio, eligibility also required a 3.0 grade point average or above.



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