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2017 Communication Studies and Theatre Awards Presented at BC

July 12, 2017

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Katie Hinders was presented the Outstanding Senior Award from the department of communication studies and Jordan M. Haugh received the Outstanding Theatre Artist Award at Bridgewater College during the college awards ceremony.

The Outstanding Senior Award from the department of communication studies is presented to the most outstanding graduating senior in communication, technology and culture and is based on academic performance, leadership, excellence in writing, and internship and work experience.

Hinders, a communication studies major, is the daughter of Larry and Meg Hinders of Herndon, Va.

Hinders is a member of the Philomathes Society, Bridgewater’s scholastic honor society, and Lambda Pi Eta, a national communication honor society. She is a member of the college’s Flory Honors Program.

She works with BC Voice, the student-run media organization on campus, serving as editor-in-chief of Veritas, the student-run newspaper. She is a member of the Student Senate and the Student Ambassadors and serves on the Interfaith Board.

The Outstanding Theatre Artist Award is presented to the student who exhibits exceptional accomplishment in theatrical performance, production and scholarship.

Haugh, a senior music and theatre double major, is the son of Cary and Kimberly Haugh of Frederick, Md.

Haugh serves as president of Alpha Psi Omega, a national theatre honor society. He has acted in and directed numerous theater productions while a student at Bridgewater College.

Both Hinders and Haugh graduated on May 20.

In the fall, Hinders will pursue a master’s degree in media theory from Southern Illinois University and Haugh will pursue a master of fine arts in theatrical stage directing.

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