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1825 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall born in Saugus, Mass. [read/watch]
Henry M. Newhall


On May 20, 2019, the Santa Clarita Artists Association presented a total of $2,250 in scholarships to three outstanding local high school students.

“Our 1st place winner ($1,000) is Julia Aquina from Hart High School. She has been accepted to Cal Arts for next semester,” said Laurie Morgan, Scholarship Chairperson.

“Our 2nd place winner ($750) is Lauren Franco from West Ranch High School. Her goal for the future is to be a costume designer. In the photo of her, you can see a costume headpiece that she made.

“Our 3rd place winner ($500) is Deja Cavalleri from Canyon High School. Her main focus is portraiture. The photo of her work is a self portrait in progress. Her goal is to become a working artist known for her art. She would like to exhibit in galleries.”

These scholarships were awarded to graduating seniors with plans for continuing their education in fine arts, commercial art, design, art education and related endeavors,” This opportunity was made available to all high school senior art students in Santa Clarita.

“This is a skills-based award with consideration given to their on-going education. It was a great pleasure to review the artwork of these students. All showed great promise and we encourage each of them to pursue their artistic passion,” said Morgan.

The Santa Clarita Artists Association was founded in 1989 by a group of local artists who had a desire to share their expertise, knowledge, and enthusiasm for art. SCAA has a broad range of talent from professional to novice. Members provide the ability to encourage, assist, develop, and exchange ideas and information in building on artistic skills.

SCAA mission is to promote art in the Santa Clarita Valley by “Making Visual Art visible.” The Community Outreach programs help with this endeavor, and are always educational, child friendly and free to the general public.
Lauren Franco

2nd place winner Lauren Franco from West Ranch High School.

Deja Cavalerri

3rd place winner Deja Cavalleri from Canyon High School.

 

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