A professor of art and coordinator of the painting program at Shepherd University, Sonya Evanisko ’89 was named West Virginia’s Professor of the Year for 2015. The state’s Faculty Merit Foundation presented her with the award and a $10,000 cash prize in March. Sonya has taught at Shepherd for 23 years and played a leading role in creating the university’s art program. She has exhibited her work nationally and is active in community projects, most notably the Town Run Garden, a half-acre space on campus that she and others helped transform into a natural woodland community garden and respite area.
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