Twelve local students from Los Angeles and Orange County have been nominated to become 2021 U.S. Official Scholars in the Arts, respecting artistic and scholastic greatness.
The declaration was made Thursday that the understudies will contend with 60 chosen people from 19 states. The White House Commission on Presidential Scholars will at last pick 20 honorees, perceiving their “scholastic and artistic achievements, exhibited administration, local area administration and effort activities, and generally speaking inventiveness.
The nearby candidates are:
— Kacey Kim, Harvard-Westlake School;
— Chiemeka Offor, Harvard-Westlake School;
— Allison Park, Harvard-Westlake School;
— Shaman Magic Aponte, Los Angeles County High School for the Arts;
— William Lula, Los Angeles County High School for the Arts;
— Ella Fields, Charter High School of Arts;
— Michelle Lu, Orange County School of the Arts;
— Chloe Hoffman, Los Angeles County High School for the Arts;
— Theodore Taplitz, Los Angeles County High School for the Arts.
— Joseph Karz, Brentwood School;
— Oliviana Marie Halus-Griep, Laurel Springs School;
— Charlotte Sedaka, Viewpoint School;
“National YoungArts Foundation is glad to designate these 60 exceptional specialists to the White House Commission on Presidential Scholars,” establishment Executive Director Jewel Malone said in an explanation. “This previous year has carried extraordinary difficulties to us all of us, seeing these craftsmen persist and defeat such enormous vulnerability, change and change has given us all expectation. We anticipate seeing what every one of them achieve straightaway.”
The understudies are contending in 10 artistic orders picked by the National YoungArts Foundation that include: Classical Music, Jazz, Photography,Dance, Design Arts, Film, Theater, Visual Arts, Voice, and Writing.