Shorter University student receives 2010 Cheryl Boyd-Waddell Award
October 18, 2010 - Shorter University student Jasmine Habersham was recently awarded the 2010 Cheryl Boyd-Waddell Award for outstanding student at a Master Class held last Friday.
Habersham is a senior voice major from Lizella, Ga. and is a vocal student of Dr. Matthew Hoch.
The award, given to only one student in Georgia annually, was presented during a Master Class held at Spivey Hall in Morrow, Ga. The class was conducted by renowned vocal coach Warren Jones.
From L to R: Chuck Chandler, assistant professor of music at Shorter University, Hannah Freeman, Master Class conductor Warren Jones, Ben Harris, instructor of accompanying/vocal coach at Shorter University and Master Class student accompanist, Jasmine Habersham and Dr Matthew Hoch, assistant professor of music at Shorter University.
Shorter students Hannah Freeman and Cody Bowers also participated in the Master Class. Freeman, a junior music education/voice major from Acworth, Ga., and Bowers, a sophomore voice major from Sharpsburg, Ga., are both vocal students of Chuck Chandler. Bowers was selected for the Master Class as an alternate.
Founded in 1873, Shorter University 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, and the Princeton Review annually includes Shorter on its lists of best value and best Southeastern college. The university 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. General education and calculus courses are offered in an online format, and Shorter recently launched online programs that lead toward the Associate of Science, the Bachelor of Business Administration, and the Master of Accountancy degrees. For more information, visit www.shorter.edu.