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About the Rhoda Sandler Award

The Rhoda Sandler Memorial Library Award is a $500.00 award given annually in memory of the College’s first Audio-Visual librarian, Rhoda Sandler. The student paper must be written on a theme related to media studies, moving image history, or narrative cinema.

Rhoda Sandler Award Winners

Last Recipient of the Sandler Award

Academic Year, 2022-2023 Winner Brianna Corsello
Winning Paper Felix and Messmer
Degree Program/Class Animation 1
Educational Plan "After graduating from Methacton High School I came to Montco as a Media Production major. Then I switched over to Fine Arts and will be graduating in the spring this year! Afterwards I plan to take some time for work before trying to study abroad."

Past Winner

Academic Year, 2021-2022 Winner Emilie McCarthy
Winning Paper Carol and Loving 
Educational Plan "I am graduating in the Spring with my Associates degree in Film & Media Studies. I plan to transfer soon to either Muhlenberg College or Lafayette College where I will finish my Bachelor's degree in the same field of study. I have been on the Dean's List for every semester despite my chronic illnesses, and even undergoing a spine surgery. I am also a member of PTK and Secretary for SGA. I enjoy the study of film but hope to work in the industry some day directing or in some other hands-on creative role."