POULSBO — Maddy R. Trower, a 2009 graduate of West Sound Academy, graduated with honors from Rhode Island School of Design on June 1.
Trower is the daughter of Tandy and Susan Trower of Poulsbo. She received a bachelor of fine arts degree, with a major in illustration and a concentration in history, philosophy, and the social sciences.
Kitsap Arts and Crafts Festival Scholarships were awarded to Trower for each of her four years of undergraduate study. Her cumulative grade point average of 3.77 qualified her degree to be conferred with honors.
Trower is living in Durham, N.C., and is a research associate at Duke University. She is working on a variety of illustration projects for the Center for Advanced Hindsight under Professor Dan Ariely.