Recognition

Durham Bulls Employee Awards

Summer/Fall 2018-19

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The Durham Bulls organization awarded me Hospitality Veteran Employee of the Year at the conclusion of the 2018 season. I was also awarded Guest Services Employee of the Homestand and Guest Services co-Employee of the Year for 2019.

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.

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.