Making a difference: Troy art professor honored

first_img Making a difference: Troy art professor honored Email the author Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day You Might Like Sunday alcohol sales? Troy residents could soon be voting on whether to allow Sunday alcohol sales within the city. Troy City Council President… read more Book Nook to reopen Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits By The Penny Hoarder By Jaine Treadwell May said Percy also donates one of his own clay creations as a bid bowl each year.“We couldn’t do Empty Bowls without him,” she said. Published 3:00 am Wednesday, March 29, 2017 Skip Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Sponsored Content Latest Stories Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Percy expressed appreciation to Pam Allen, department chair, Kayla Garrett, departmental secretary and the students who give of their time and talent to Trojan Art Day and Empty Bowls. He credited the Art and Design family, the support team of Judy Fulmer and the Office of Sponsored Programs and the Pike County Salvation Army with his being selected for the prestigious award.“Together we are making a difference,” Percy said. “It is easy to be a champion when you are surrounded with talent and commitment like we have in this department and our surrounding community.” Print Article Trojan Art Day provides teachers and their students with the opportunity to come to Troy University to meet and work with members of the Art and Design faculty and students. They participate in workshops, including ceramics, drawing, architectural rendering and screen printing.  Trojan Art Day 2017 had 405 participants.Percy came on board with the Pike County Empty Bowls project in 2008. The project is an annual fundraiser for the Pike County Salvation Army.“Larry helped organize Empty Bowls and has been a big part of every bowl-making and luncheon since,” said Kim May, local Salvation Army director. “He has helped us get grants for the purchase of the clay we use. He involves his pottery students and got students at Pike County High School involved in bowl making.” Messenger photo/SubmittedLarry Percy, Troy University associate professor in the Department of Art and Design, is the recipient of the Alabama Alliance for Arts Education “Making a Difference “ award. Percy was honored for his role in organizing the exhibtion and competition of the District II Visual Arts Achievement Program since 2005, spearheading the effort to launch Trojan Art Day in 2014 and for his involvement in the Pike County Salvation Army’s Empty Bowls Project since 2008.Troy University’s Larry Percy has been honored with the Alabama Alliance for Arts Education’s “Making a Difference” Award.Percy, associate professor in the university’s Department of Art and Design, received the award during a recent reception at the Embassy Suites in Montgomery.Percy was honored specifically for his role in organizing the exhibition and competition of the District II Visual Arts Achievement Program since 2005, spearheading the effort to launch Trojan Art Day in 2014 and for his involvement in the Pike County Salvation Army’s Empty Bowls Project since 2008. last_img read more