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Harris Receives BFSDoArt’s 2nd Place BFSDoArt Award & Rosalind D. Ragans Art Scholarship

The Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art has the extreme pleasure of recognizing D’Antre Harris as the 2nd Place BFSDoArt Award & Rosalind D. Ragans Art Scholarship recipient.

From Warner Robins, GA, Harris is president of the Student Art League student organization and a member of the Euphoria Dance Crew. His art and performances have been recognized by awards such as a Golden Eagle Award Nominee for Art, 3rd Place Color Pencil Art at Georgia National Fair, Honorable Mention & Juror’s Choice at Form & Content Foundations Exhibition, and 1st Place Doo-Dah Dance Competition. Harris is majoring 2D studios, and after graduating in Fall 2016, Harris hopes to attend graduate school, attain a position at Cartoon Network, and continue to perform.

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.

Dr. Ragans is an internationally recognized art educator author. She was a Georgia Southern faculty member for decades until her retirement. She established the Rosalind D. Ragans Art Scholarship scholarship in support of future art educators.

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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