Alison Lee, daughter of Timothy and Janet Lee of Great Barrington and a communications design student at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, N.Y., is the recipient of the 2016 Charles Pratt Memorial Scholarship, an annual $35,000 award conferred to a third-year undergraduate in a given department.

The scholarship is awarded to a student who demonstrates the ideals of the founder of the Institute. This year, students presented projects that included book, poster, and packaging designs as well as video and film sequences.

Lee, whose concentration within communications design is graphic design, is also pursuing a double minor in English and Art History. She was recognized for outstanding creative achievement in work that reflected her wide range of interests.

A member of Pratt Institute's Class of 2017, she is a 2013 graduate of Monument Mountain Regional High School.