Past Holle Award Winners

2021 

Excellence in Book Arts – Cheri Marks, The University of Alabama

Excellence in Filmmaking – August, The New School

Excellence in Media Writing – Leah Goggins, The University of Alabama

Excellence in Screenwriting – Megan Friend, The University of Alabama

2020

Excellence in Book Arts – Maria Welch, University of the Arts

Excellence in Filmmaking – Magdalene Kennedy, The University of Alabama

Excellence in Media Writing – James Ogletree, The University of Alabama

Excellence in Screenwriting – Nick Stellon, The University of Alabama

2019

Excellence in Book Arts – Sonia Farmer, University of Iowa

Excellence in Filmmaking – Raven Jackson, New York University

Excellence in Media Writing – Rebecca Griesbach, The University of Alabama

Excellence in Public Speaking – Senna House, The University of Alabama

Excellence in Screenwriting – Alex Cherry, The University of Alabama

2018

Excellence in Book Arts – Lisa Miles, University of Iowa

Excellence in Filmmaking – Kristopher Wilson, UCLA

Excellence in Media Writing – Mary Clay Kline, The University of Alabama

Excellence in Public Speaking – Grace Meagher, The University of Alabama

Excellence in Screenwriting – Blake Hudson, The University of Alabama

2017

Excellence in Book Arts – Woody Leslie, Columbia College Chicago

Excellence in Filmmaking – Connor Simpson, Columbia University

Excellence in Media Writing – Rebecca Rakowitz, The University of Alabama

Excellence in Public Speaking – Will Sansoucie, The University of Alabama

Excellence in Screenwriting – Osagie Jesuorobo, The University of Alabama

2016

Excellence in Book Arts – Sarah White, The University of Alabama

Excellence in Filmmaking – Julius Damenz, Lindenwood University

Excellence in Media Writing – Matthew Wilson, The University of Alabama

Excellence in Public Speaking – Brant Briddle, The University of Alabama

Excellence in Screenwriting – Sean Taylor, The University of Alabama

2015

Excellence in Media Writing – Alyx Chandler, The University of Alabama

Excellence in Screenwriting – Hallie Tarpley, The University of Alabama