Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation awards scholarships

Jun 05, 2014
Courtesy of: Darlene McLellan Recipients of the 2014 Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation scholarships at a May 14 reception at ArtWorks in Edmonds. Pictured are: (back row, left to right) Rebeca Reagan, Amy Pierce, Ginger Wilson, Brooke Frederick, Spenser Shores (front row) JiSeon Lee, JiEon, Lee, Trisha Spicer. Not pictured: Samantha Piercy, Kelsey Barnes and Jaykhlan Nyamjav.

The Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation awarded 11 scholarships this year to students working toward degrees in the area of visual arts.

JiEon Lee, from the Edmonds Woodway School of the Deaf, will be attending Rochester Institute of Technology. She received the “Anna E. Sambataro Memorial Fine Arts Scholarship” provided by the Sambataro Family Foundation and was selected using the EAF Foundation criteria.

Trisha Spicer, from Edmonds Heights K-12, will be attending Edmonds Community College and JiSeon Lee, from the Edmonds Woodway School of the Deaf, will be attending the National Technology Institute for the Deaf.

Students selected from the Edmonds Community College Visual Arts Program are: Brooke Frederick, Amy Pierce and Rebeca Reagan. They will be continuing their education at Edmonds Community College.

Students who have been awarded previous scholarships, and received renewals this year are: Samantha Piercy, attending Cleveland Institute of Art, Kelsey Barnes at Pacific Lutheran University, Spencer Shores at Cornish College of the Arts, Javkhlan Nyamjav and Ginger Wilson at Edmonds Community College.

Funding of the programs of the EAF Foundation come from the support of the Edmonds Arts Festival, and individual donations throughout the year.

For additional information about the EAF Foundation Scholarship Program, visit www.eaffoundation.org.


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