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Past Scholarship Winners of the Elizabeth Anne Carlson Performing Arts Foundation
 
     
 
2017
Sydney Weiser was awarded $20,000. Sydney is a graduate of Hall High School in West Hartford and the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts. She will attend Marymount Manhattan College in New York.

2016
Maggie Kinabrew, was awarded $16,000. She is from West Hartford and is attending Oberlin Conservatory to study opera.

2015
Pearl Matteson, was awarded $12,000 in scholarship and attended Wethersfield High School and The Great Hartford Academy of the Arts. Pearl will be attending The University Of Connecticut to study Musical Theater. 

2014
Tre Fraser, was awarded $12,000 and is a graduate from Glastonbury High School and the Greater Hartford Academy.  Tre is attending the Baldwin Wallace University for Theater Arts.

2013
Joseph Heitman, was awarded $10,000 and is male ballet dancer who attended the Hartt School of music. Joseph is from Westbrook, CT and attended the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts.

2012

Nathan Davis, was awarded $10,000 and is a jazz trombonist from Manchester who attended The Hartt School of Music. 

2011
Lashaan Knox, was awarded $8,000. She attended Temple University and is a graduate of Farmington High School and The Greater Hartford Academy of the Performing Arts.

2011
Talia Robinson
was awarded $8,000. She is from Stamford and attended Emerson College pursuing theatre arts.

2010
Natalie Stafford, was awarded $8,000 and studied at Carnegie Mellon University. A 2010 graduate of Manchester High School, she was trained on the Harp at the Great Hartford Academy of the Arts.

2009
Emily Ide, was awarded an $8,000 scholarship and studied at New York University. Emily is a graduate of Coginchaug Regional High School in Durham, Connecticut.

2008
Leah Holleran, was awarded $8,000 and studied at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Leah is a graduate of Trumbull High School in Trumbull, Connecticut.

2007
Allegra De Vita was awarded $8,000 and graduated from Sacred Heart High School. Ms. De Vita also holds a bachelor’s degree in biology with a neuroscience concentration and minor in music performance from Sacred Heart University. She also attended the Academy of Vocal Arts. 

2006
Nicholas Palazzo was awarded $8,000 and graduated from the Hartt School of Music and studied Drama. Nicholas graduated from Rocky Hill High School and the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts.

2005
Christine Cornell was awarded $2,500 and is a graduate of the University of Indiana. Christine graduated from Trumbull High School in Trumbull Connecticut.

2005

Eric Jarboe was awarded $5,000 and graduated from Syracuse University with a major in Drama. Eric graduated from Trumbull High School in Trumbull Connecticut.

2004
Stephanie Ivers was awarded $2,500 and graduated from Mercy High School and resides in Meriden Connecticut, and graduated from the Hartt School of Music studying opera.

2004
Jeffrey DesRosier was awarded $5,000 and graduated from Wethersfield High School in Wethersfield Connecticut. Jeffrey also graduated from the Hartt School of Music and studied the French Horn.

2003
Kristen Schoen-Rene was awarded $2,000. She is currently a professional dancer in NY City. Kristen graduated from Rockville High School, The Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts, and Fordham University - Alvin Aily School.

2003

Matt DeChamplain was awarded $5,000 and currently works as a jazz musician. Matt graduated from Wethersfield High School and the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts, and is a graduate of the Hartt School of Music.


 
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Equal Opportunity
This scholarship is open to all Connecticut graduating high school seniors regardless of race, religion, or nationality.
To date we have awarded 19 scholarships.

14-Caucasian
4-African American
1-Asian
 
     
 
 
     
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