WFU awards and recognitions briefs

The WFU Awards and Recognitions briefs celebrate milestones of faculty, staff and students at Wake Forest.

WFU students take home top prizes at theatre conference

Two Wake Forest seniors took home top prizes at the 2020 Southeastern Theatre Conference this month. Silin Chen won first place in the scenic design category for “Ever in the Glades” and an honorable mention for projection design in “How I Learned to Drive.” Michael Littrell won second place in the sound design category for “Ever In The Glades.” The conference, which featured competitions, workshops, job training and networking, was held in Louisville, Kentucky, and attended by more than 5,000 members of the theatre community. Both students are theatre majors.

WFU counseling professor wins Young Emerging Leader award

Michelle Mitchell, assistant professor of counseling at Wake Forest, won the Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development’s (AMCD) 2020 Young Emerging Leader Award. Winners of the AMCD awards have made extraordinary contributions to the counseling profession and work to eliminate conditions that create barriers to the individual development of marginalized populations. Mitchell will be honored at the 2020 Samuel H. Johnson AMCD Luncheon in San Diego on April 18.

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