Monday, November 9, 2015

College hosting High School Invitational Art & Design Show

Top student qualifies for $3,500 Fine Art and Talent Scholarship

MARIETTA, Ohio — Marietta College’s Art Department is excited to welcome about a dozen students who will be participating in the High School Invitational Art & Design Scholarship Exhibition.

An opening reception is scheduled for noon-2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 8, at the Third Floor Gallery of the Hermann Fine Arts Center. The exhibition will run until Monday, Nov. 30.

All participants are currently in their final year of high school and were limited to three entries. The College’s Art Department will review all work selected for the exhibition, and will award the top Marietta College Fine Art and Talent Scholarship — an annual award of $3,500 toward the College’s tuition — to the winner. Once accepted to Marietta College, the student continues to receive the award money each year as long as he or she majors or minors in Art or Design and remains active in the department.

Admission is free and it is open to the public.

Located in Marietta, Ohio, at the confluence of the Muskingum and Ohio rivers, Marietta College is a four-year liberal arts college. Tracing its roots to the Muskingum Academy begun in 1797, the College was officially chartered in 1835. Today Marietta College serves a body of 1,300 full-time students. The College offers 45 majors and has been listed among Barron’s Best Buys in College Education and Peterson’s Competitive Colleges, and has been recognized as one of the top regional comprehensive colleges by U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review, as well as one of the nation’s best by

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