Monica Saralampi, a senior at William Woods University in Fulton, Mo., received the Distinguished Scholar Award for Studio Art at the university’s academic convocation, April 17.
Saralampi is the daughter of Wendy Thoren of Minnapolis, Minn.
The award is bestowed on the graduating senior who demonstrates academic excellence in a particular field of study. Candidates must earn a minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 3.40.