Jessie Elizabeth Kanelos '08
B.A. Theatre; Chicago, Ill.
Posse Foundation Scholarship; Honors Program; Dean’s List; Phi Society; Theta Alpha Phi (Theater Honorary) - President; Jeanne Vail Fine Arts Scholarship; Edward Wright Scholarship; Marimac Scholarship; Reese & Shackelford Theatre Scholarship; Honors Senior Research - Explorations in Character and Costume; Department of Theatre - Lightboard Operator, Costume Designer, Wardrobe Supervisor, Dresser; Summer Scholar; June Orientation - Student Advisor; WDUB-FM Radio - DJ, Alumni and Fundraising Coordinator, Co-Station Manager; Denison Campus Governance Association - Dining Committee, Personnel Committee; La Fuerza Latina - Public Relations Chair; Women’s Emphasis; President's Medalist
Supporting comments: "Bright, insightful and diligent, in the classroom she is a strong academic leader and excellent role model for her peers. Jessie has shown impressive insight and ability as a theatre artist. Her costume designs have been both imaginative and practical, and her execution, both of her own designs and those of others, has been of a consistently high quality. Well-liked by her fellow students, co-workers and her teachers, she makes a sincere effort to be helpful and cooperative at all times. She is a multi-talented student who has always approached her studies with passion, skill, maturity, academic rigor, and a genuine thirst for understanding."