Kendall Anne Sherwood will graduate with highest honors on May 8, 2009 from Clemson University.
Kendall is native of Madison, a 2005 graduate of Athens Academy in Athens, and is daughter of Guerry and Joan Sherwood.
Kendall will receive her Bachelor of Arts from Clemson where she attended as a Presidential Scholar and maintained a perfect 4.0 in her four years of study there. She will receive the Faculty Scholarship Award upon graduation. Other scholarships included the Presidential Scholarship, Philip H. Prince Scholarship, and the 1950 Golden Anniversary Scholarship.
As a Production Studies in Performing Arts Major, Kendall has written several full length plays, including “Wade and Women” and “Prison Play”. “Wade and Women” will be produced in part in May at the New Works Festival in Valencia, CA. Another of her works, “This side UP,” was chosen as one of 7 plays nationally to be studied at the WordBRIDGE Playwrights Laboratory in 2007. Her past mentor, Athens Academy Drama Department Chair, Ms. Lorraine Thompson, chose “This Side UP” to be performed by Athens Academy in their annual One Act Play Competition.
The Department of Performing Arts at Clemson has recognized Kendall as the “Outstanding Student in Performing Arts Theatre Award” winner for this year. Additionally, she received the “Arthur and Myra Fear Theatre Award” presented by the Clemson Players, the University’s theatre organization.
Kendall plans to continue her education and graduate studies in the Writing for the Screen and Stage MFA program at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois in the fall of 2009.
Kendall Anne Sherwood