2013-06-06 / Lifestyles

Lifestyles Briefs

Art center scholarship available from Bonifas

ESCANABA – Artists over 18 years old looking to further their education in crafts or arts may apply to the Bonifas Arts Center for funding via the Barb Symon Scholarship. The deadline for applications for the $200 award has been extended to June 10.

The Symon scholarship is given once a year and may be applied to workshop or class fees, or travel and lodging expenses. Symon herself was a highly respected weaver in the area and a founding member of the East Ludington Gallery. The scholarship was established by her husband, Charles, in her memory.

For information, call the Center at (906) 786-3833, or stop in at 700 1st Avenue South in Escanaba to pick up an application. Center hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Hueter graduates with honors from Capital

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Holly M. Hueter graduated summa cum laude from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio recently with a Bachelor of Arts degree.

The daughter of Reverend Dave and Sandy Hueter, Holly majored in early childhood education and intervention specialist. She has accepted a one year commitment to Youth Encounter, a non-profit Christian organization ministering to America’s youth.

Former resident joins Alma fraternity ranks

ALMA, Mich. – Twelve Alma College students have been selected for membership in Phi Beta Kappa.

Eligibility requires at least a 3.75 grade point average (GPA) for a junior and a 3.50 GPA for a senior.

Included in the selection was Malorie Lakosky a 2009 graduate of Manistique High School. She is the daughter of Monte and Michelle Lakosky of Manistique.

Garden woman’s art wins mention at show

ESCANABA – A Garden woman was among the prizewinners in the Bonifas Arts Center’s recent multimedia Membership Show. Artist Sara Bagley received an Honorable Mention for her water media piece titled “Floating Forms”.

The show, on display in the Powers Gallery through June 13, consists of 120 pieces by 52 artists.

There is no charge to tour exhibits or visit the Center. Center hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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