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News Release, St. Mary’s Art Council

The St. Mary’s County Arts Council will present a $1,000 award to four graduating seniors in St. Mary’s County.  The Arts Council has established these awards to recognize, encourage, and support individuals who demonstrate excellence and a high level of interest in any of the following categories: Visual, Performing (vocals, instrumental, or dance), or Theater Arts.

To be eligible for this award, a candidate must be a resident of St. Mary’s County, be a currently enrolled senior in a St. Mary’s County public or private high school, or a senior in a home-schooled setting.

A completed application must be filed with the St. Mary’s County Arts Council no later than Friday June 14, 2019 at 4 PM. Applications and requirements may be found at

Questions regarding the application or the application process should be directed to Nell Elder at 240-309-4061 or

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David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...