Second year doctoral student, Sam Grace, has been awarded the First Decade Award from his alma mater, Gustavus Adolphus College. The prestigious award will be presented next September, in recognition of his professional choral work with MPLS (imPulse) and other significant contributions to the choral world.
From the Gustavus Adolphus website:
First presented in 1968, the First Decade Award was established to recognize one male and one female for early professional achievement by graduates of the 10th anniversary class. Criteria appropriate to selection shall include the difficulty of accomplishment; quality, creativity, and distinctiveness of performance; recognition by professional peers; and lasting contribution to the world of ideas and affairs.