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Art Association awards art scholarships



Alejandra Lopez Lara collects her second place award from EAA President Byron Marler.

Alejandra Lopez Lara collects her second place award from EAA President Byron Marler.

The Escondido Art Association presented their 2015 Scholarship Awards at a Reception and Awards Ceremony held on March 14.

Awards were presented to the following outstanding young artists as follows: First Place ($500) to Misael Barron, Escondido High School; Second Place ($300) to Alejandra Lopez Lara, Escondido High School; and Third Place ($200) to Elvin Gonzalez, Orange Glen H.S.

Winners were selected from among 23 seniors representing six Escondido high schools.

All 69 pieces of artwork submitted by the students were on exhibit at the Artists Gallery on 121 Grand Ave., Escondido, through March for viewing by members of the community. The EAA was proud to host the work of these budding young artists, sponsored through the remaining portion of a grant from the Stensrud Foundation.

EAA President Byron Marler announced that Design Moe Kitchen & Bath located at 124 W. Grand Avenue, Escondido, will be sponsoring next year’s EAA Scholarship Program.


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