Arts fest names scholarship winners


Scholarship winners of the 2016 Delaware Arts Festival Association have been selected and their work is being exhibited at the Delaware County District Library, 18 E. Winter St., through Friday.

Three scholarships are awarded each year in the visual arts to graduating Delaware County high school seniors who plan to study art in institutions of higher education.

Winners this year are:

• Amanda Ba, from Olentangy Orange High School, who is the first-place winner, with an award of $6,000.

• Elle Yax, from Olentangy Liberty High School, placed second with an award of $5,000.

• Lance Kriesch, from Hayes High School, placed third with an award of $4,000.

The Delaware Arts Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 14 and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 15.

The festival will also be exhibiting the work of Delaware County high school students during the festival at the Delaware County District Library May 14-23.

The festival also gives grant awards and stipends to Delaware County art teachers.

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Information for this story was provided by the Delaware Arts Festival.

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