On Saturday, June 15, 2013, SAC faculty & alumnus Oliver Thornton took home three Michigan Emmys, one with fellow SAC alumnus and former student Jim Graessle. 

(l to r) SAC faculty and almunus Oliver Thornton and SAC alumnus James Graessle

Thornton's Emmys were all first-time wins in these categories:

The awards were:
Documentary - Historical
Detroit Titan Court Report - Legends & Traditions

Documentary - Topical
Great Teachers (with SAC alum James Graessle and U of M alum Sarah Zientarski)

Writer - Short Form (Promos, PSAs, Commercials, Opens, Etc.)
Be Humane - "Thank You Letter"