Monday, May 23, 2016

Zach Foreman's Artwork Earns Scholarship

The winner for the 2016 Art Fusion/Greater Pottstown Foundation scholarship is Zachary Eric Foreman of Owen J Roberts School District.   A group of professional artists selected by Art Fusion chose Mr. Foreman's artwork as the winning entry from six participants representing Pottstown, Pottsgrove, and Owen J Roberts School Districts.  This is the sixth year the scholarship has been awarded and Zachary is the fourth Owen J. Roberts High School student to win the award.

The $10,000 scholarship is designed to financially assist a local high school senior from Pottstown, Pottsgrove, Owen J. Roberts or the Hill School in obtaining a degree from an accredited academin institution for study in the arts. The scholarship is awarded based on artistic performance and an essay on why the applicant wants to continue his or her education in the arts. The applicant's intended field of study must include a major or a minor in an arts-related field.  

The award ceremony was held Saturday, May 21
The other five contestants were Leila Atoo (Pottstown), Aslan Berbaum (Pottsgrove), Bryan Collins (Pottsgrove), Alexandria Gallion (Pottsgrove), and Madison Schaeffer (Owen J Roberts).

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