Local Students Awarded Arts for the Future Scholarships

Shawn Cerra, Director of Athletics & Student Activities of the Broward County Athletic Association; Leslie Brown, Chief Portfolio Services Officer with Broward County Public and Scholarships winners.

Shawn Cerra, Director of Athletics & Student Activities of the Broward County Athletic Association; Leslie Brown, Chief Portfolio Services Officer with Broward County Public Schools and Robert Runcie, Superintendent of Broward County Public School and Scholarships winners.

By: Sharon Aron Baron

Thirty seniors from local schools received Arts for the Future Scholarships during the 18th annual Stars on Parade extravaganza at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts.

JP Taravella High School students Carmen Bulthuis and Nicolette Trivlis

JP Taravella High School students Carmen Bulthuis and Nicolette Trivlis

This scholarship allow talented seniors from Broward County Public Schools to continue their studies in the visual, performing and technical arts at colleges, universities and educational training institutions.

The Arts for the Future Scholarship Fund is a community-wide initiative to promote artistic career opportunities for graduating seniors. One of the largest programs of its kind in the nation, the fund has bestowed scholarships to more than 850 talented high school seniors since 1999. 

JP Taravella High School student Kathleen Carragee

JP Taravella High School student Kathleen Carragee

2017 Arts for the Future Scholarship Winners

Charles W. Flanagan High School: Shamar Drumond, Music; Ariana Mendoza, Visual

Cooper City High School: Grehan Edmunds, Visual

Coral Glades High School:  Cara Benacquisto, Visual; Jeffery Flynn, Theater; Isabella Stevens, Theater; Sophia Young, Theater; Matthew Pearl, Music; Gabrielle Simon, Dance

JP Taravella High School student Kevin Cruz Capella

JP Taravella High School student Kevin Cruz Capella

Cypress Bay High School: Andrea Garcia, Visual; Erin Imhof, Visual; Valeria Ormo, Visual

Deerfield Beach High School: Paula Milenkova, Visual; Brittany Prempin, Visual

J.P. Taravella High School: Julie Berman, Theater; Kathleen Carragee, Technical Arts; Nicolette Trivlis, Technical Arts; Devyn DeAngelis, Visual; Emily Ehrlich, Visual; Kevin Cruz, Theater; Don Jeanis, Theater; Carmen Bulthuis, Theater

McArthur High School: Krista Nickle, Visual

Monarch High School: Nicole Knorr, Music

Northeast High School: Susann Orozco, Visual

Piper High School: Venessa Shelton, Visual

Superintendent of Broward County Public School Robert Runcie, Coral Glades High School student Jeffrey Flynn, Chief Portfolio Services Officer with Broward County Public Schools Leslie Brown

Coral Glades High School student Jeffrey Flynn

Stoneman Douglas High School: Ashlyn Fields, Visual; Dyane Oliva, Visual

Stranahan High School: Arantxa Lazarte, Visual

Western High School: Isabela Mata, Visual

The Broward Center for the Performing Arts is located in the Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District at 201 SW Fifth Avenue in Fort Lauderdale.

 

 

 

 

 

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