Arts Alliance awards $2000.00 for college scholarships to promising artist who are graduating from high school
Newberg High School senior Violet Fox received the $1000 Marg Johansen Scholarship. She is planning on attending University of Oregon this fall majoring in art, studying to be a medical illustrator. She is a member of National Honors Society. She has been artistic director of high school productions of two Shakespeare plays. She was featured in Youth Arts program and an art show at the Portland Art Museum (2011-2012)
McMinnville High School senior Ashley Lavender received the Arts Alliance of Yamhill County Scholarship of $1000. She will be studying film at Portland State this fall. Her plan is to become a director. During her time at Mac High she has been on the dance team and student of the month at the Media Arts and Communication Academy. She has been active in the theatre department in both Gallery Theatre and Mac High.