Sunday, February 23, 2003

Arts scholarships awarded

The Cincinnati Enquirer

It pays to practice.Just ask the 24 young artists and performers awarded a Cincinnati Arts Association Overture Award for their talents in one of six disciplines: creative writing, dance, instrumental music, theater, visual art, or vocal music Saturday evening. The awards were presented at the Aronoff Center's Jarson-Kaplan Theater.

Six of the ninth- to 12th-graders - chosen from 400 participants representing 100 local high schools - were awarded $5,000 scholarships. Eighteen runners-up earned $500 scholarships.

Recipients of the $5,000 scholarships are: Lauren Fraley, junior, Holmes Senior High School (poetry); Eliza Kelly-Swift, junior, Walnut Hills High School (ballet); Cameron Logan, junior, SCPA (piano); Joe Sofranko, sophomore, Walnut Hills High School (drama); Nora Sweeney, senior, Walnut Hills High School (visual art); and Brittany Wheeler, junior, Anderson High School (vocal music).

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