News Release, Charles County Arts Alliance

Chandler Bell is a graduating senior from North Point High School in Charles County, MD. She has participated in the Drafting CTE program during her four years as a student at NPHS. She has always loved drawing but as a drafting student fell in love with the form and function of art and began to love design.

Chandler is an active member of Skills USA, NAACP: ACT-SO Stem program, and the ACE mentor program. She plans to attend Morgan State University in the fall of 2020. Chandler has been accepted into the Clara I. Adams, Honors College and will pursue a Bachelor of Science degree from the school of Architecture and Environmental Design in 2024. She aspires to become a certified residential architect. She has significant interests in developing cost-efficient housing options for low-income and impoverished families.

She is an avid reader; her favorite authors are Sarah J. Maas and Patrick Ness. Additionally, she enjoys painting, sketching, and playing soccer recreationally and competitively. Soccer has been a part of her life since the age of 5. She has played at the recreation, travel, and academy levels for many different soccer clubs, Waldorf, La Plata, and Alexandria. Chandler is also a grade 8, certified soccer referee. As a member of the NPHS, the JROTC program currently holds the position of Deputy Group Commander. She is also a member of the Kitty Hawk National Honor Society, a certifying Color Guard trainer, and a member of the competitive Color Guard Team.

She intends to continue her commitment to the core by joining the ROTC program at Morgan State University. Her mantra in life is “If you are not the hardest person working in the room, you are not working hard enough”. Chandler is thankful for the support of Charles County Arts Alliance and proud to be one of the recipients of the CCAA 2020 Scholarship Award. She is excited to be recognized for her continued commitment to the arts and grateful to CCAA for seeing her potential. 

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

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...