The Academy Center of the Arts would like to thank our spring 2016 intern class. They were great to work with and helped us serve our community through arts and culture. If you wish to hear about future internship opportunities, please contact Evan Smith, Director of Community Outreach at 434-528-3556 x114.
Hanh Lan Doan
Hanh Lan Doan is a senior Business major with minors in Communication Studies and Studio Arts at Randolph College. Coming from Vietnam as an international student, Hanh has always been interested in the artistic culture, diversity of Randolph College as well as the city of Lynchburg. Her love for art and a passion for community outreach led Hanh to the wonderful internship opportunity at the Academy, where she was able to create digital content and bring art to the community.
When she is not attending art events and theatre performances, Hanh enjoys creating art in her free time. She has taken classes in oil painting, drawing, photography, digital film making, acting, and dancing. Hanh loved all of them, she looks forward to trying out more in the future.
Kelly Clark is a senior at Liberty University majoring in Advertising and Public Relations and minoring in Journalism. While interning for the Academy Center of the Arts, she has designed graphics, photographed events and Academy activities, written for the Academy blog, and helped support other department tasks.
Kelly enjoys music and appreciates it as an art form. On Liberty’s campus, Kelly is actively involved in various clubs and organizations. She holds leadership roles as the Event Chair of Liberty’s Relay for Life Chapter and Treasurer of Liberty’s Habitat for Humanity Club.
Ei Thant Sin
Ei Thant Sin is a senior Communication Studies major and Studio Art minor at Randolph College. Ei is from Yangon, Myanmar, approximately 14,000 km from Lynchburg.
As her main focus of the internship, Ei has taken the responsibility to manage the blog posts of the Academy Center of Arts. The position entails task delegation – assigning blog posts for respective interns and events, and peer editing the article drafts.
Isabella Farias enjoys many forms of art and finds the creative and fun environment of the Academy to be very welcoming. A rising junior at Randolph College, Isabella has taken courses in the communication studies discipline and art such as photography, filmmaking, and studio art. Isabella spends much of her free time discussing Disney, Harry Potter, or the many ghost stories of Randolph College.
Ethan Lee is a senior Communication Studies major with an emphasis in Public Relations at Lynchburg College. Born and raised in Bedford County, he is a Staunton River High School 2012 graduate. He received scholarships for both acting and poetry and plans on continuing after his graduation from Lynchburg College. He has a passion for making others smile, and he enjoys talking to new people. Cats are better than dogs in his opinion and he would rather watch a new episode of a TV show than watch a sporting event.