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Thompson Receives BFSDoArt’s George Wallis Scholarship

The Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art has the extreme pleasure of recognizing Rebekah Thompson as the 2014 George Wallis scholarship recipient.

Coming from Rock Springs, GA, Thompson is a GCM major scheduled to graduate Fall 2014. She has been the recipient of honors such as  the Georgia Southern President’s List, Dean’s List, Treasurer of Georgia Southern’s Earth Spirit Association, and inducted into Sigma Alpha Pi National Society of Leadership and Success. Upon graduation, she plans on pursuing a career at a large scale print company and working her way up to a high level management position; or potentially own a personal printing shop.

About the Award

The George Wallis Scholarship was established to honor the contributions of George Wallis, of Wallis Printing Company.
At the BFSDoArt, we offer several degrees,  such as Bachelor of Science (BS). Graphic Communications Management (GCM) courses introduces both artistic and business management skills into the program. It is designed to prepare students to be managers and leaders in the fields of digital publishing, print, and multimedia communications. Hans Mortenson presented the GCM Scholarship and Awards.

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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