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Student Spotlights

Our art majors having been doing some very exciting things from traveling to Europe to winning awards! The following are some of these students:

  • Lydia Conrad (Brownwood, TX) won an outstanding upperclassman in art award at the Academic Awards chapel in April 2016.
  • Kaeli Goodgion (Comanche, TX), Travis Adams (Brownwood, TX) and Drew McNeill (Waco, TX) all won outstanding underclassman in art awards at the Academic Awards chapel in April 2016.
  • Cantrell Miller (Rochelle, TX) completed a graphic design internship at ASAP productions, Brownwood, TX, in spring 2016. He also graduated with his BA in art in May 2016.
  • Molly Hull (Brownwood, TX), an art education major, graduated Summa Cum Laude in May 2016.
  • Emily Peisker (Cedar Park, TX), an art major, graduated Magna Cum Laude in May 2016.
  • Chelsea Taylor (Brownwood, TX), an art education major, graduated Magna Cum Laude in May 2016.
  • Michael Harmon was accepted into the MA program in Emerging Technologies at the University of Texas at Dallas for fall 2015. Michael graduated from HPU with high academic honors in May 2015.
  • Amanda Quinteros and Megan Hoghaug both received outstanding art freshman awards, and Cantrell Miller and Michael Harmon received outstanding senior awards at the April 2015 awards chapel.
  • Many students had their work exhibited in the 2014 Spring Student exhibition held in the Dorothy and Wendell Mayes Art Gallery. The work was curated by art professors from many of our 2013-2014 studio classes including design, drawing, graphic design, photography, painting and sculpture.
  • Cantrell Miller (Rochelle, TX) was placed on the President’s List for high academic achievement in terms of his GPA both fall 2013 and spring 2014. He has recently completed (April 2015) a visual program of disk golf graphic images for the Riverside Park of Brownwood, Texas. He has worked on this project for several months.
  • Asiyel Smith (Fredericksburg, TX) received an Outstanding Freshman art award in the Honors Chapel on 4/29/14.
  • Emily Peisker (Cedar Park, TX) spent the Spring 2014 semester in England absorbing the cultural amenities of the UK including much museum visitation and having a full schedule of courses in London. She was also placed on the President’s List for high academic achievement in terms of her GPA.
  • Katie Murphy (Odessa, TX) received an Outstanding Senior art award in the Honors Chapel on 4/29/14. She also graduated Summa Cum Laude with a high GPA.
  • Molly Hull (Brownwood, TX) was placed on the President’s List for high academic achievement in terms of her GPA.
  • Michael Harmon (Brownwood, TX) was placed on the President’s List for high academic achievement in terms of his GPA.
  • Colby Compton (Early, TX) received an Outstanding Freshman art award in the Honors Chapel on 4/29/14. He also had an art work purchased from the annual Stars of Texas Art Competitive, Brownwood, Texas.