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Phylicia Rashad honored by SCAD

12:25 PM, Jan 29, 2013   |    comments
Phylicia Rashad onstage at BET Honors 2013 at Warner Theatre on January 12, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Paul Morigi/Getty Images for BET)
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ATLANTA -- The Savannah College of Art and Design is honoring veteran performer Phylicia Rashad at its inaugural television festival in Atlanta.

The school is hosting a three-day program titled "aTVfest" at the SCAD Atlanta campus in Midtown and at other locations throughout the neighborhood Feb. 14 through 16.

Rashad is being honored with the Outstanding Achievement in Television Award and will be presented with it Feb. 16.

Rashad is perhaps most widely known for her role as Claire Huxtable on "The Cosby Show" and has received numerous honors for her career in television, film and on Broadway, which has included roles in "A Raisin in the Sun," "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" and "For Colored Girls," among other productions.

(Associated Press)

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