John Kerr Award - Outstanding Contribution and Scholarship

John Kerr.John Kerr received his CB.A. from the University of Washington and his M.F.A, from the Art Institude of Chicago in the Goodman Theatre in 1941. He came to San José State College in 1948, and taught Acting, Directing, Creative Dramatics, and Children’s Theatre.

The John Richard Kerr Award was established in 1961 and is given for Outstanding Contribution and Scholarship: the Department MVP (Most Valuable Player).