Robert Ivy is part of two recipients of the Noel Polk Lifetime Achievement Award. This award is given to the native inhabitants of Mississippi who have shown excellent work in the field of art and theater. The award is delivered by the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters (MIAL).
Robert Ivy along with Andrew Cary Young received his award on June 2. The two were honored in a special ceremony provided by MIAL. Robert Ivy is the first architect to receive this type of award. This is an honour for him. The Noel Polk award is not the first award for Mr. Ivy. He was further honored with the Master Architect by the Alpha Rho Chi fraternity. In 2017, he was awarded with the Dean’s Medal from the University of Arkansas Fay Jones School of Architecture. Read more about Robert Ivy at Wikipedia.
Robert Ivy has written a book about the Fay Jones School of Architecture. He graduated from Sewanee: The University of the South. He keeps a bachelor of arts in English from this school. He also graduated from Tulane University. He keeps a masters degree in architecture from this school.
Mr. Ivy is not the right first to receive the Noel Polk award. He is joining the ranks with Morgan Freeman (2207), and Leontyne Price (2000) just to cite a few. The award is paid to those who have their roots in Mississippi and are living to receive the award. The Noel Polk award is one which is given to acknowledge the accomplishments of the recipient.
Robert Ivy has made considerable contribution to the world of architecture. His current role is the Chief Executive Officer of the American Institute of Architecture (AIA). This article discussed the many accomplishments of Ivy. There have been numerous awards given to Mr. Ivy with respect to his profession of an Architect. His latest award was that of the Noel Polk award. This is just an award that is given to acknowledge the accomplishments someone has made to the field of art. Architecture is considered an art by some. The committee gave him his award on June 2. He was the original architect to receive the award.