Jay Kennedy Scholarship Winner

March 31st, 2011 | Posted in News

The National Cartoonists Society Foundation, the charitable arm of the NCS, announced the winner of the 2011 Jay Kennedy Memorial Scholarship yesterday:

2011 Jay Kennedy Memorial Scholarship Winner

March 28th, 2011

The National Cartoonists Society Foundation (NCSF) is happy to announce the winner of the 2011 Jay Kennedy Memorial Scholarship.

Diana Huh, is a sophomore at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where she studies history. Huh was chosen from over 100 applicants for the award, which includes a $5,000 scholarship and a trip to the National Cartoonists Society’s Reuben Award weekend in Boston in May. The scholarship applicants submitted eight examples of their work along with an entry form that included short essays on their current and future plans in cartooning. Entries were judged by a jury of seven professional cartoonists who are members of the National Cartoonists Society Foundation.

Huh is an illustrator for UCLA’s newspaper The Daily Bruin and is presently interning at Greenhouse Studios assisting on coloring the comic “Mace and Sputnik.” She has also created an on-going web comic called “The Wayside Manor.”

You can check out her artwork on DeviantART. Diana is a tremendous talent. Congratulations!


  1. Diana Huh says:

    Thank you so much for blogging this! It truly is an absolute honor, and I am so utterly excited to go the Reuben Awards on memorial weekend (I’ve been marking the days off my calendar)!


New profile pic courtesy of my self-caricature for the Scott Maiko penned article “Gotcha! Mug Shots of Common (but Despicable) Criminals” from MAD 550

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