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Recent Grads Earn Art Scholarships

Art Scholarships

Two recent Massapequa High School graduates were recognized for their artistic talents by the Alliance for Young Urban Design and the Arts. Kathryn R. and Kelly Z. each received a $1,000 scholarship.

Kathryn will attend Roger Williams University in Rhode Island to study architecture and Kelly is attending Ringling College of Art and Design in Florida where she plans to major in computer animation. AYUDA’s scholarship program is open to talented, college-admitted high school seniors to help them develop their artistic potential and make significant contributions to society through the arts. Applicants must have been accepted into a college program and majoring in an art-related discipline.

AYUDA representative James Taratunio visited Massapequa High School on July 9 to present the students with their scholarships. Also in attendance to congratulate the students were Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction Dr. Thomas Fasano, Principal Brian Conboy and Executive Assistant for Guidance Paul Weber.