2018 AAC Scholarship Recipients

Ashford Arts Council Scholarship
AAC awards two scholarships per year to graduating art students at EO Smith High School – one for the performing arts and one for the visual arts. These students are chosen because they have taken two or more courses in their area; exhibited enthusiasm, interest, honesty and integrity; and produced quality work viewed or open to the public. The reciepts plan on pursuing their interest vocationally or as an avocation.

2018 Performing Art Recipient 

Smiriti Hamal
Smriti has been a member of the orchestra and choir for all four years at EO Smith High School. Smriti plans to continue playing and singing as a community member locally and in college.

2018 Fine Art Recipient

Rayann Knowlton
Rayann is heavily involved in floral design and floral art. She also specializes in jewelry and ceramics and has done an independent study in the arts. Ray Ann is planning to major in art education.

Ashford School Art Club

Meet the Ashford School Art Club
Danielle Boulanger, Art teacher, shown with her Art Club students this June wearing their hand-made tie dye Art Club T-shirt’s. The AAC donated $200 to help fund this effort by her request.

AAC Writing Crawl 2018

AAC Writing Crawl 2018

During our AAC Writing Crawl, on June 9th, 2018, participants read their journal entries to the Puppetry Museum curator . Participants went to 5 inspiring locations in Mansfield Downtown to write for 15 minutes, then share with their individual members groups. We all met at the end to share the entire group of 9.