Professor Emeritus Thomas Nawrocki received an award for a color collagraph print at the 46th Annual Bi-State Juried Art Competition at the Meridian Museum of Art in Meridian.

Artists from Alabama and Mississippi were eligible to enter the competition. He also won a Best of Show Award for a mixed media print at the Abington Art Center in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, sponsored by the American Color Print Society.

Additionally "Zig Zag Zig 73," mixed media print, was accepted into the 2D National Dallas Metro Contemporary Juried Competition in Dallas, Texas. Fifty-five works were selected out of 415 entries from 28 states. Nawrocki garnered the Director’s Choice Award.