Announcing 2019 Performing Arts Scholarship Recipients

The S.T.A.R. Foundation announces the recipients of the 2019 Performing Arts Scholarships

The S.T.A.R. Foundation of Monterey County (Support The Arts Regionally) Scholarship program has existed to help graduating Monterey County high school seniors pursue their interest in the performing arts beyond the secondary school setting. Scholarship awards are available for students having an interest in acting, musical theater, vocal and/or instrumental music, related technical skills, playwriting, performing arts management in a college or in an extracurricular program while enrolled in college. Generally students attending a two-year college will receive $500.00 each year. 

Students attending a four-year college will receive $1000.00 per year. 

Since 2012  S.T.A.R. has distributed $116,000 in college scholarships.

Congratulations to this year’s recipients:

Cesar Avila: Salinas, Anzar High School

Isaiah Boulware: Pebble Beach, Pacific Grove High School

Gabrielle Flanders: Seaside, Ocean Grove Charter School/MPC 

Ryan Hebert: Salinas, Trinity Christian High School

Luke Herzog: Pacific Grove, Pacific Grove High School

Pablo Mendoza-Contreras: Soledad, Gonzales High School

Mercedes Soto: Gonzales, Gonzales High School

Christian Vela: King City, Marina High School