Shorter College piano students win awards at state competition
May 3, 2010 - Two Shorter College students won awards at the Georgia Music Teachers Association Competition held at Kennesaw State University recently.
Thomas Williams, a senior piano performance major from Temple, won convention recitalist/outstanding performer. Zachary Smith, a senior music/liberal arts major from Aragon, received the award of excellence.
Both Williams and Smith are students of Shorter College music professor Jerico Vasquez.
Founded in 1873, Shorter College is a Christian college committed to excellence in education. Since 2003, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Shorter among the South’s best baccalaureate colleges. The college offers traditional bachelor’s degrees in 48 major areas as well as undergraduate degree programs for working adults, the Master of Business Administration, the Master of Education and the Master of Arts in Leadership. Online courses are also available. Shorter will transition to university status June 1, 2010. For more information, visit www.shorter.edu.