Recognition

Photography Featured in N.C. State Alumni Association Calendar
Fall 2018

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My photograph, entitled “Light at the End of the Tunnel” was chosen to be featured in the 2019 N.C. State Alumni Calendar that is traditionally sent out to Life Members. This is the first time my photography has been recognized in this fashion.

Employee of the Year
Summer/Fall 2018

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At the conclusion of the 2018 Durham Bulls season, I was named Employee of the Year for my department. The Bulls recognize employees who go above and beyond throughout the course of the season. It is a great honor to be recognized after just three seasons with the organization.

N.C. State Fair Photography Exhibition
Fall 2009-2017

My photography has been put on display at the N.C. State Fair during an exhibition at the Kerr Scott Building. Through this opportunity, my photos competed alongside professional and amateur artists. After judging concludes, the photos were viewed by millions of visitors throughout the 11-day run of the fair.

Blog Post for Vybe Sunglasses
Spring 2014

I wrote a piece on Vybe Sunglasses which was one of several articles recognized by the company alongside established media outlets, Triangle Business Journal and Technician.

N.C. State Diversity Symposium
Spring 2013

I was one of only three students selected from my class to present a diversity research project at the annual Parks, Recreation and Tourism Diversity Symposium on campus. I went a step above my peers and created a blog – as opposed to a poster which all other presenters created – that focused on diversity in coaching sport. I presented the project to several department faculty members and special guests.

Photography on hitRECord
Fall 2013

A photo I took of my clarinet was used in a video from hitRECord, which is an open collaborative production company founded by Joseph Gordon-Levitt. The idea behind hitRECord is for artists to contribute their works to various collaborations. Those works, in turn, are used to create short films, songs, music videos and more. The production company recently launched its “hitRECord On TV” series which features projects such as these as well as chats and live performances. My photo was featured in a request video for a collaboration.