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Scholarships top $70,000 at Walker's Rising Stars event at Ruth Eckerd Hall

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Students will compete for scholarships

Pinellas County public school juniors and seniors will compete for more than $70,000 in scholarships at 7 p.m. Monday at the eighth annual Walker's Rising Stars event at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater. Scholarships will be awarded in instrumental music, vocal music, dance, visual arts, drama and video arts.

Fans can vote for their favorite at pinellaseducation.org. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door, $5 for students and seniors. For more, call Ruth Eckerd Hall or the Pinellas Education Foundation at (727) 588-4816. Finalists are:

Visual arts

Gibbs: Kelsie Conley and Jazzalynn Jester; Palm Harbor University: Madeline Job; East Lake: Janet Tauszik

Vocal music

Gibbs: Lydia Baldwin and Ryan Monroe; Largo: Peter Jackson; Clearwater: Erin McCary

Dance

Palm Harbor University: Aubrey Cheek; Gibbs: Kenneth Shelby; Victoria Statzer; Allen Waddell

Instrumental music

Gibbs: Tyler Ammons; Lakewood: Jake Bray; St. Petersburg Collegiate: Sam Jones; Palm Harbor University: James Tian

Drama

Gibbs: Audrey Gladson; Madison Kosloski; St. Petersburg: Miles Postlethwait; Dunedin: Adam Zeph

Video arts

Team One, Clearwater: Lauralie Bradford, Jacob Ceciro, Tariq Morgan; Team Two, East Lake: Artur Izoita, Connor Gallinson; Team Three, East Lake: Josh Faylo, Chase Lewellen; Team Four, Lakewood: Kelsey McCreary, Samantha Rivera

Source: Pinellas County public schools

Scholarships top $70,000 at Walker's Rising Stars event at Ruth Eckerd Hall 05/21/11 [Last modified: Saturday, May 21, 2011 4:31am]
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