Rome, Ga.— Mindee Patterson of Cleveland was recently nominated and competed in the Irene Ryan Acting competition at the regional Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival in Daytona beach, Fla.
Patterson is a theater student at Berry College and was nominated for excellence in Berry’s season of plays.
Patterson had an opportunity to win scholarships as a primary actor and scene partner. She also had the opportunity to participate in workshops, receive feedback on her work and watch plays during the festival.
Columbia, Mo.— Lucy Connolly-Brown and Amanda Henderson, both seniors at Cleveland High School recently competed in the Stephens College Scholars competition for one of three $60,000 scholarships. During the two-day competition, the girls wrote a qualifying essay, were interviewed by two faculty members and participated in various group activities. To be eligible, students had to be accepted to Stephens, have a current GPA of 3.5 or higher, have an ACT score of 25 or higher (or an SAT score of 1700 or higher), and submit a writing sample. Henderson plans to major in integrated media and Connolly-Brown plans to major in fashion design.
Western Governors University:
Salt Lake City, Utah — Rebecca Hyde and Misty Prock, both of Cleveland, recently received degrees from Western Governors University. Hyde received her bachelor of science in nursing degree and Prock received her master of business administration health care management degree.
WGU is the only online university in the U.S. offering competency-based degree programs.