School briefs

April 07, 2003

'Footloose' on stage at South Hagerstown

South Hagerstown High School will present the musical "Footloose" on Thursday, April 24, and Friday, April 25, in the South High Auditorium at 8 p.m.

Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students.

"Footloose" tells the story of Ren McCormack, a teenager from Chicago who moves to the small town of Bomont and finds himself challenging a powerful preacher who has convinced everyone that youthful fun, particularly dancing, will bring disaster to the community.

Arts council offers college scholarship

The Washington County Arts Council is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating high school senior continuing his or her education at a college, university or technical school who will be pursuing a career in the arts.

The scholarship for artistic excellence will be awarded to a student with a major study in visual arts (painting, printmaking, photography, fine crafts), music (instrumental, vocal in any discipline), theater (acting, playwriting) or dance (jazz, modern, classical ballet, choreography).


To be considered for the award, students must submit a completed application form. Recommendations by a teacher must be submitted on the nomination form. Supplementary materials are required for each arts discipline.

Application and nomination forms, along with the required supplementary materials, must be submitted to the Washington County Arts Council by April 30. The recipient will be notified by May 6.

Qualification requirements and application forms are available at guidance offices in Washington County high schools or at the Washington County Arts Council, 41 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown, MD. For more information call 301-791-3132.

Volunteers needed at Greencastle-Antrim

Junior Achievement of South Central Pennsylvania is increasing the number of programs offered in the Greencastle-Antrim School District this year. There is an immediate need for volunteers and community support to help bring the Junior Achievement economic education programs to students.

Volunteers spend 30 to 40 minutes in a classroom. Training and materials are provided.

Training for new volunteers will be held Friday at Greencastle-Antrim Elementary School from 1 to 3 p.m. To register for training or for more information contact Colette Dixon at 1-717-843-8028 or e-mail

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