2015 Scholarship Applicants
The Trustees of the Findlay Light Opera Company are proud to announce the winner of the 2015 Eleanor S. Mitchell Performing Arts Scholarship: local singer and Findlay High School Senior Jenna Burget.
Jenna Burgett, 2015 Scholarship Winner
Burget won the Scholarship at a juried Scholarship Recital held on Sunday, April 12, 2015 in the Ritz Auditorium on the University of Findlay Campus, where she performed Sure on this Shining Night and Pie Jesu Requiem. She was accompanied by Sharon Vaas. This fall Jenna plans to major in Heath Promotion, Nutrition and Exercise Science at the Ohio State University.
Seven High School Seniors competed for the scholarship, six from Findlay High School and one from Liberty-Benton High School. Findlay High School was represented by William Bivens, Jenna Burget, Bethany Giedeman, Mackenzie McMaster, Denise Mojica, and Shauna Nikles. Molly Pickett represented Liberty-Benton High School. The Findlay Light Opera Company would like to thank all of the applicants for their hard work and excellent performances.
FLOC President Zach Thomas presenting Burgett with her award
The recital featured two selections from each applicant in a wide variety of disciplines, which included vocal performances, as well as performances on the piano. Each performance was adjudicated by Todd Daquino from Kenton City Schools, Teresa Blowers from Ohio Northern University and Charles Myers retired from Kalida High School.
I hope you caught us in the Weekend Edition of the Courier this past weekend! Our friends there were nice enough to feature this upcoming weekend’s Eleanor S. Mitchell Performing Arts Scholarship Recital. We hope you’ll join us to see eight of Hancock County’s graduating Seniors compete for a $1,000 scholarship on Sunday, April 12 at 3:00 PM in the Ritz Auditorium on the U of F Campus. Admission is free of charge!
FLOC will be providing the entertainment at this year’s Hancock County Sheriff’s Association Alumni Academy “Who Dunnit” Murder Mystery Dinner Theater!
We hope you’ll join us for a delicious dinner and an interactive evening of interrogations, testimonies, searches and MURDER!
The dinner theater is being held April 10th at 6:30 PM at the Findlay Elks Lodge (former Northridge Club). A cash bar is available.
Tickets are $35.00 each and $50.00 for couples. All proceeds go to fund needed purchases by the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office.
Tickets are available through April 6th at the Sheriff’s Office – 200 W. Crawford St.
The deadline for 2015 Scholarship Applications is tonight at midnight! If you’re interested in applying for this $1,000 scholarship all the info you need, plus links to submit your application online, are available here!
The Eleanor S. Mitchell Performing Arts Scholarship is open to Hancock County High School Senior planning to advance their study of a performing art (dance, vocal or instrumental music) at an accredited college or university. It is NOT limited to those who plan to major in a performing art.The competition is open to students who will be participating in a performing art in some capacity, such as a member of a vocal ensemble, concert band, dance studio, or taking private lessons in their chosen performing art. Criteria for selection include consideration of performing art accomplishments and ability, future promise, a desire to pursue their performing art at the collegiate level, as well as consideration of a recommendation by a teacher, tutor or director.
Competing students must perform two short selections (selections to be a combined length of 5-10 minutes) of contrasting styles and provide their own accompaniment if necessary. Performers will be randomly placed on a performance list and will perform their selections in a recital setting to be held on April 12, 2015, with a public audience and adjudication panel. The winner of the scholarship will be presented with their award at the conclusion of the recital.
If you’d like to compete for this award be sure to apply by midnight tonight!
Applications for the 2015 Eleanor S. Mitchell Performing Arts Scholarship are due this Friday, March 20th!
This $1,000 Scholarship will be awarded at a juried recital held on April 12th at 3:00 PM. The competition is open to all graduating High School seniors from Hancock County that are planning to continue singing, dancing or playing an instrument at the college level.
All the information you need to know, as well as the links to submit applications online are available on our Scholarship page.
Applications and teacher recommendations are due at the end of this week!
Applications for the 2015 Eleanor S. Mitchell Performing Arts Scholarship are due next Friday, March 20th!
If you know a graduating High School senior from Hancock County that’s planning to continue singing, dancing or playing an instrument at the college level, please let them know about the opportunity to earn a $1,000 scholarship!
They do NOT have to major or minor in a performing art at the collegiate level – all they need to do is participate in some way – such as a member of a vocal ensemble, concert band, dance studio, or taking private lessons in their chosen performing art.
Visit our Scholarship page to learn more!
Congratulations to Brady Miller on booking the National
Tour of 42nd Street this upcoming Fall!
We’re so excited to see him on stage and couldn’t be happier for the continued success of our 2011 Scholarship winner!
Applications for the 2015 Eleanor S. Mitchell Performing Arts Scholarship are being accepted through March 20th – if you know a High School senior who’s planning to sing, dance or play an instrument at the collegiate level next year please send them to our Scholarship page!