News: Samara McLendon ’21 is a Finalist for the SASSY Award She’s one of five finalists to compete for the top prize in The Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition. Paola Lázaro ‘10 Joins Season Ten of The Walking Dead She’s playing the pivotal role of Princess. Georgie Humphries ’19 & April McIlwaine ’19 Receive Awards Alumni awarded for work in environmental studies and biology at the WCA Entrepreneurship in the Sciences event. Artist Brian Kavanaugh ’05 Earns Fulbright Award He helps people with disabilities express their creativity and produce art. Regina Spektor ’01 Debuts on Broadway She’s playing a five-night residency featuring her early songs. Damani Brissett ’21 Receives Inaugural Milos Stehlik Scholar Award The honor is presented by the Telluride Film Festival. Senior Wins Princess Grace Foundation Film Honoraria Melanie Rosete Film BFA ’20 makes personal films with universal appeal. From Purchase to Zombie Apocalypse: Colby Hollman ’19 The recent acting graduate earned a role on AMC’s Fear the Walking Dead. Tailor to the Stars Introduces Her Own Collection Christy Rilling ’01 (theatre design/technology) helps A-listers look fabulous. Purchase “Shark Tank” Awards $7,000 to Students’ Startups Grand prize winners hope to decrease global food waste and overuse of resources.