Wednesday, May 8, 2013

SPA Awards & Scholarships

Seven Memorial High students earned awards and scholarships during the 15th annual Student Visual Art Contest sponsored by the Society for the Performing Arts (SPA). The event, held at the Wortham Theater Center, is underwritten by Wells Fargo this year.

 In all, more than 500 pieces of student art were submitted to this year’s contest. They represent student artists enrolled from kindergarten to 12th grade. Contest theme for this year was “The Spirit of Cultural Celebration.”

 Memorial High students honored by the SPA at the Wortham Center were:

  • Jun Young Baik, a senior, who was the recipient of the $1,000 Jake Scholarship for Artistic Merit for her work titled “Dressed Up”
  • Seoyoung Kim, 1st place in Division D (9th through 11th grades)
  • Bethany Ochs, 2nd place, Division D
  • Anna (He Won) Cho, See Woo Jong and Hyeyun Jeong, Honorable Mention, all in Division D
  • Timothy Davis, senior, Division E (Graduating Senior) 
Memorial High School winners received scholarships to the Glassell Junior School, memberships to the Museum of Fine Arts, and tickets to see a SPA-presented performance.


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