Introducing the 2020 Spicewood Arts Scholars!

It was an end to the school year like no one anticipated, but our incredible 2020 Spicewood Scholars haven’t let anything stop them in their pursuit of excellence. We are very proud to present these five amazing graduating seniors and four talented alumni. They’re a credit to their schools and community. Thanks to your generous gifts at the Fundraiser and beyond, we’ve been able to continue a tradition that’s grown through the years. Each student demonstrated a deep commitment to the arts and awesome talent, gathering awards too many to list. We are profoundly grateful to everyone who supported the Scholars. Each student received a $1,500 scholarship.

2020 Spicewood Arts Scholar photoAbigail Storm, Lake Travis, will attend Ball State University majoring in musical theater. Also an outstanding performer in choir and theater through high school, she won honors at All-State Choir and Texoma Nationals and starred in a production at Hill Country Theater. She’s a congregational music leader at her church and will pursue musical theater as her career.

2020 Spicewood Arts Scholar photoEdith Frank, Marble Falls, will attend Tarleton State University majoring in performance. A gifted flutist, she was in band throughout high school, chosen an MFHS Outstanding Musician, and performed at the Tarleton Jazz Festival among many other honors. She plans to become a high school band director.

2020 Spicewood Arts Scholar photoEmma Morelli, Lake Travis, will attend Baylor University’s School of Music, majoring in music education. She went on mission trips with her church and was an outstanding performer in choir and theater. Emma won state honors, sang in the Belle Tones and Mad Cavs, and starred in Matilda. She will pass on her love of music through teaching.

2020 Spicewood Arts Scholar photoIsabelle Fontaine, Lake Travis, will major in film at the Savannah College of Art and Design. “Izzy” is a passionate student of art and design, accepted commissions and participated in the Young Filmmakers Competition. Her goal is to become multi-skilled in film and animation, producing her own works.

2020 Spicewood Arts Scholar photoLayne Bruce, Lake Travis, will attend Mannes School of Music, majoring in classical music and composition. Layne has already composed pieces and is a talented drummer as well as a virtuoso pianist. His dream is to perform and compose music for classical ensembles, film, and video.

Our Awesome Alumni:

David Hellrung, Music, Texas Christian University, third-year recipient
Sydney Kelly, Radio-Film-Television, North Texas University, third year
Berkley Powell, Telecommunications Media, Texas A & M, second year
Madison Williams, Advertising and Radio-Film-Television, UT, fourth year