Thursday, 7 July 2011

2011 Gi60 US/UK Collaboration Award Recipient

All proceeds from Gi60 Live US go to the Gi60 US/UK Collaboration Award. This award is given annually to support the education of an undergraduate theater major at Brooklyn College who embodies the spirit of collaboration, and who dedicates themselves to strengthening the college and the community through service. We're delighted to announce this year's recipient: Latricia Davidson.

Ms. Davidson is a double major, BFA in Acting and BA in Communication. An international student who hails from Trinidad and Tobago, Ms. Davidson is a dynamic member of the college community who is the very definition of collaboration and service. Along with many activities in her home departments, her commitments include:
- Vice President: Brooklyn College Forensics Speech & Debate Team. She participated in CFA Tournaments in Baltimore as well as the International Forensics Association's tournament in Budapest, Hungary.
- Student Representative: Search Committee: Dean of the School of Visual and Performing Arts
- Student Represetative: Strategic Planning Forum, Hosted by President Gould of BC
- Student Representative: Community Planning Forum
- Moderator: Brooklyn College Town Halls
- Golden Key International Honors Society
- Brooklyn College Alumni Association Student Honoree
- Deans List (every semester!)

Ms. Davidson has performed in major roles in BC productions of Flyin' West, The Story, Julius Caesar, and she is preparing for an upcoming role in In the Next Room/The Vibrator Play. We are proud to support Ms. Davidson's education through monies raised by Gi60, and we thank Screaming Media and the staff of Gi60, the Department of Theater at Brooklyn College, and the actors, directors, stage managers, film crew and designers who donated their skills to the 2010 festival to make this award possible.

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