‘Arts for the Future Scholarships’ Awarded to Coral Springs and Parkland Students

The Broward County Public Schools 19th annual “Stars on Parade” Arts for the Future Scholarship Celebration. Coral Glades High School students Gillian Boll, Julian Sanchez, Savannah Fogle and Matthew Schneider. Photos by Kara Starzyk.

By: Chris Brunner

Thirty seniors attending Broward County Public Schools received Arts for the Future Scholarships,  including students from Coral Springs and Parkland, during the 19th annual Stars on Parade extravaganza at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts.

The scholarships will allow the talented seniors to continue their studies in the visual, performing and technical arts at colleges, universities and educational training institutions.

2018 Arts for the Future Scholarship Winners

Coral Springs High School: Jarid Altmark, Visual Art; Rodlin Dorvilus, Visual Arts; Gabriela Serpa, Music

Cooper City High School: Madison Kuhns, Dance; Courtney Turk, Visual Arts

Coral Glades High School: Gillian Boll, Theater; Savannah Fogle, Music; Julian Sanchez, Music; Matthew Schneider, Visual Arts

Cypress Bay High School: Naomi Lopez, Visual Arts; Hannah Rothbard, Visual Arts

Deerfield Beach High School: Allison Irving, Visual Arts

Dillard High School: Michelle Carmona, Visual Arts; Melanie De la Hoz, Visual Arts; Analea Harris, Music; Yazmin Ibarguen, Visual Arts

J.P. Taravella High School: Courtney Campbell, Theater; Starr Gioia, Visual Arts; Claire Lefort, Theatre; Vanessa Nottingham, Theater; Ellana Sunshine, Visual Arts; Kevin Ward, Visual Arts; Morgan Wolfe, Theater

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School: Nicole Catania, Theater; Angelina Lazo, Visual Arts; Gia Simonetti, Visual Arts

McArthur High School: Josephine Marine, Visual Arts

South Broward: Michael Bedell-Grefe’, Visual Arts; Fiona Kelly, Visual Arts; Megan Luechauer, Music

The Arts for the Future Scholarship Fund is a community-wide initiative to promote artistic career opportunities for graduating seniors. One of the largest programs of its kind in the nation, the fund has awarded $912,000 in scholarships to more than 880 talented high school seniors since 1999.  

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students Angelina Lazo and Nicole Catania.


Coral Springs High School students Jarid Altmark and Gabriela Serpa/

J.P. Taravella High School students Kevin Ward, Vanessa Nottingham, Courtney Campbell, Starr Gioia, Morgan Wolfe, Claire Lefort and Fine Arts Department Chair and teacher Susan Michalak.

The Broward Center for the Performing Arts is located in the Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District at 201 SW Fifth Avenue in Fort Lauderdale.For more information visit BrowardCenter.org

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Chris Brunner

Chris Brunner
Chris has been a contributing writer at Tamarac Talk and Coral Springs Talk since high school. He is a resident of Coral Springs and is currently attending college.
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