2020 ARTS ALIVE AWARDS SCHOLARSHIPS RECIPIENTS

“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” – Pablo Picasso

This year’s applicants were impressive and deserve a round of applause. A big shout out to the Scholarship Committee and Review Panel for their expertise and professionalism.

C. Herbert Brown, Jr. Performing Arts Scholarship - $1,000

Designed to help graduating high school seniors who plan to pursue a career in the performing arts. It was established in memory of Arts Alive’s founder, first president and director, C. Herbert Brown, Jr. to honor his life, as well as his love for children and music.

Megan Bowles

Megan Bowles

Performance

New Kent High School
Attending Longwood University
Majoring in Theatre Education

Rafael Waters

Rafael Waters

Music

New Kent High School
Attending Berklee College of Music
Majoring in Music/Performance

Andy Conklin Visual Arts Scholarship - $1,000

Awarded to assist graduating high school seniors who plan to pursue a career in the visual arts. It was set-up to honor Andy Conklin, an original founder, president and director of Arts Alive, and his dedication and love for the arts.

Annabelle Brame

Annabelle Brame

Visual Arts

New Kent High School
Attending University of Delaware
Majoring in Fashion Design & Product Innovation

Jillian Harrison

Jillian Harrison

Visual Arts

West Point Homeschool
Attending VCU School of the Arts
Majoring in Art History

Dr. Shirley Carter Olsson Recurring Scholarship - $500

This scholarship honors the life of Dr. Shirley Carter Olsson and is awarded to past scholarship winners in their second year of college if they continue in their major.

Janiece Deveaux

Janiece Deveaux

Graduate of West Point High School
Freshman at University of Central Florida
Majoring in Musical Theatre

2019 Recipient of the C. Herbert Brown, Jr. Performing Arts Scholarship