Desirae Salswedel, currently a graduate student and teaching assistant in the Art History department at Syracuse University in New York, has been awarded the Louise and Bernard Paliitz Art Scholar Award. The recipients are selected by the director and staff of the Art Galleries. Only two students from the program are awarded this honor based upon their professionalism, scholarship and dedication while at the Art Galleries.
Desirae is a 2013 graduate of Albion College and a 2009 graduate of Almont High School. She is the daughter of Ron and Karen Salswedel of Almont.