Get to know Alex Schutz, the 2019 College of Fine Arts Convocation Speaker

April 26 2019

Spring time is for celebrating a new season and the culmination of years of research, experimentation and community building as a student at the College of Fine Arts. Every year we are inspired by a special student who represents the essence of being a dedicated and outstanding individual and ask them to speak to us during our spring convocation. This year the 2019 CFA Convocation Speaker is a student from the Film & Media Arts Department,  Alex Elizabeth Schutz.

Name: Alex Elizabeth Schutz
Majors: Film and Media Arts
Hometown: South Jordan, Utah
Three words that describe me: optimistic, driven, compassionate
Favorite CFA class or teacher: One of my favorite classes was the Simpsons to South Park class taught by Steven Pecchia-Bekkum
Most memorable moment at CFA: Getting a 4.0 after finishing my hardest semester.
One thing I learned at CFA: I learned how influential film and television can be for expanding messages.
What inspires me: One of my biggest inspirations in my life is most definitely my family. They have been so loving and supportive of all of my opportunities that I have partaken of.
Summary of major accomplishments both on and off campus: Some of my major accomplishments on campus consists of getting to help out with several friends and classmates projects and of course, getting to be the convocation speaker. Off campus includes working for Disneyworld and studying abroad in France.
One sentence that describes my work: My work is usually well researched and thought out.