By NYMetroParents Staff

10 Rockland Students Win Scholarship for Artistic Curiosity

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The Edward Hopper House Art Center in Nyack, NY awarded 10 Rockland County juniors with a scholarship honoring their artistic curiosity.

 

paintbrushes and art suppliesAt the end of May, the Edward Hopper House Art Center in Nyack, NY announced the 10 recipients of its 3rd annual Edward Hopper House Scholarship for Artistic Curiosity. The scholarship, which includes $100 and a five-year membership to Hopper House, is given to one high school junior from each public high school in Rockland County. Students are recommended by their art, music, and/or English teachers and selected by the schools’ guidance counselors.

Through this scholarship, the Edward Hopper House Art Center gives recognition to students who demonstrate outstanding and unique creative style and self-expression. The ideal candidate is a student who, like Edward Hopper, follows his or her own creative interests and shows an aptitude for artistic vision. The goal of this award is to encourage a talented young person to pursue a career in the arts.

 

Below are the 2012 scholarship recipients:

  • Maggie Andresen, Clarkstown North
  • Taylor Benner, Spring Valley
  • Sean Burn, Pearl River
  • Francesca Fiore, Clarkstown South
  • Owen Gould, Tappan Zee
  • Naveen Khan, Nanuet
  • Kathryn McGeorge, North Rockland
  • Deja Raymond, Suffern
  • Dana Swann, Nyack
  • Unm Ai Khair Zuhair, Ramapo

 

For more information on the Edward Hopper House Art Center and its programs, visit edwardhopperhouse.org.

 

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