The Arts Council of the Eastern Shore
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2012 ACES Scholarship Winners
ACES Gives 6 Scholarships to Arts Students
Front row: Scholarship winners left to right—Andrew Lewis, Bess Badger, and Connor Holmes. Absent scholarship winners—Hillary Chesson, Regina Cullen, and Turner Widgen.
Back row: ACES President Peggy Swan, and Scholarship Committee members Dawn Goldstine, Jim Goldstine, Randy Stuart, and Rosemary Gibbons.
The Arts Council of the Eastern Shore (ACES) presented scholarships to six students
who have chosen to study an arts-
Bess Badger, a recent Broadwater Academy graduate, will attend James Madison University, where she plans to study dance and theatre. She has been a performer in programs at Eastern Shore’s Own Arts Center and the North Street Playhouse.
Hillary Chesson graduated from Chincoteague High School and is a student at New York University. She is majoring in theatre production and design at the Tisch School of the Arts within NYU.
Regina Cullen graduated from Nandua High School and is studying art education at Virginia Wesleyan College. Her dream is to teach art and share her love for art with others.
Connor Holmes, a recent graduate of Arcadia High School, will attend Ferrum College, where he plans to study theater arts. Acting is his passion and he has appeared in plays at the North Street Playhouse. Andrew Lewis, a recent graduate of Northampton High School, will attend Christopher Newport University, where he plans to study music, with a concentration in instrumental music education. Playing drums as well as other instruments, he has been active in multiple bands and hopes to pass on his passion for music by teaching.
Turner Widgen graduated from Broadwater Academy and is a student at Virginia Tech. She is studying theatre arts with a cinema focus and aspires to have a career in the film industry.
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