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May 28, 2009

Media Contact: Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
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The University of Texas at Tyler

HOMETOWN RELEASE: Corsicana Resident Recognized at 2009 UT Tyler Juried Student Exhibition

Allison Chew of Corsicana, a master of fine arts graduate student at The University of Texas at Tyler, received the 2009 Christopher Lyon Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,000.

Named in honor of the late UT Tyler art faculty member, the scholarship is awarded to a promising art student chosen by a department faculty selection committee.

She was recognized during the 2009 UT Tyler Meadows Gallery Juried Student Exhibition. The annual student exhibition showcases the best work by art students during the academic year. Each student submitted up to three two- or three-dimensional pieces which were juried by the Department of Art and Art History faculty.

The Meadows Gallery is located in the UT Tyler R. Don Cowan Fine and

Performing Arts Center. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through


For more information, contact Ray Sikes, Meadows Gallery coordinator, 903.566.7250 or rsikes@uttyler.edu.

One of the 15 campuses of the UT System, UT Tyler offers excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service. More than 90 undergraduate and graduate degrees are available at UT Tyler, which has an enrollment of more than 6,000 high-ability students at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine.

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