May 13, 2014 > Scholarships awarded to high school seniors
Scholarships awarded to high school seniors
Newark Arts Council and League of Volunteers awarded scholarships to graduating high school seniors in music and photography.
Quynh-Vy Cong from James Logan High School was awarded the $500 Fred Jueneman Music Scholarship. Quynh-Vy is a talent violinist and pianist. For her scholarship audition, she elected the piano and performed a medley of the music from her favorite musical ÒWickedÓ which she put together herself. She has been very active in music at school, won several trophies from violin recitals, was a soloist with the Community WomenÕs Orchestra in Oakland as well as at James LoganÕs Gala. Quynh-Vy is planning to major in Biology at UC Santa Cruz.
The $250 Dan and Marie Archer Scholarship for photography went to Ryan Anderson from Newark Memorial High School. Ryan submitted three color photos that displayed unique creativity and imagination. His photography was honored by Congressman Mike Honda. Ryan is planning to major in Mechanical Engineering at San Diego State University.