2009-04-30 / News

Deadline for two local scholarships tomorrow

Leigha Carlisle Scholarship

High school seniors from Jamestown interested in applying for the Leigha Carlisle Scholarship award may pick up applications from the North Kingstown High School guidance office.

This scholarship is open to any Jamestown senior pursuing further education upon graduating.

Applicants are asked to include a cover letter with the application.

The deadline for the application is tomorrow, Friday, May 1. Completed applications should be delivered to Lawn Avenue School in care of Beth Weibust.

Community theatre

offers scholarships The Jamestown Community Theatre will present two $1,000 awards to graduating seniors for achievement in theater and performing arts.

The awards will be made on the basis of an essay not to exceed 500 words that describes the student's involvement in theatre and/ or performing arts. Two references or letters of recommendation from teachers, coaches and directors are required. It is not a requirement that the student's experience be with the Jamestown Community Theatre. Applicants must be Jamestown residents, but may be graduating from any high school.

The student may use the award in any way he or she decides.

Students wishing to apply for a JCT Theatre and Performing Arts Award should submit the essay and references by tomorrow, Friday, May 1 to: Jamestown Community Theatre, P.O. Box 14, Jamestown, RI 02835.

The awards will be presented at the student's high school awards ceremony.

For more information, call Mary Wright at 423-1586.

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