Area students receive Arts Excellence Awards

The Bradford County Regional Arts Council (BCRAC) has announced the winners of the 2014 Arts Excellence Awards:

Sydney Hill, Athens Area High School

Alexandria Ayrton, Canton Jr./Sr. High School

Julie Cooper, Northeast Bradford High School

Kaitlyn Victor, Sayre Area High School

Ean Ammerman, Sullivan County High School

Alicia Sparrow, Towanda Jr. Sr. High School

Danielle Newman, Troy Area Jr./Sr. High School

Derek Coston, Waverly High School

Sarah LaFrance, Wyalusing Valley High School

Each year BCRAC presents one graduating senior from each area high school with an Arts Excellence Award. The students are nominated by their teachers and are students who have participated and excelled in at least 2 arts-related activities such as chorus, band, orchestra, writing/poetry, theatre, dance or visual arts. The students each receive a check for $100.

The BCRAC, established in 1976, is a regional non-profit organization committed to the promotion and support of the arts and culture. For more information, visit BCRAC online at or www.fac