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Public Is Invited As Wellington Art Society Presents Scholarships To Three High School Students On Wednesday, May 8 At Wellington Community Center

Wellington Art Society (WAS) will present scholarships to three deserving high school seniors through its Scholarship Program at the May 8, 2024 meeting. A Meet-and-Greet, Member Spotlight, and presentation takes place at the Wellington Community Center.  The public is invited to this FREE event. Over the past 2 decades WAS has awarded over $120,000 to students within our community!  A 2024  Scholarship Award was generously donated by Premier Family Health, Dr. Apicella.  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks.






Public Is Invited To





Wednesday,  May 8, 2024

 5:30 PM










All events open to members and non-members



Wellington Community Center

12150 Forest Hill Blvd, Wellington, FL.



Artwork by Lili-Rose Leonard



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The jury’s selection, based on artistic and creative excellence, was made from entries submitted by students of Palm Beach County schools. All entries demonstrated dedication, talent, and hard work. We encourage all to continue exercising their artistic creativity. The award recipients for 2024 are: 



Lea Abito- Jupiter Community High School

Lili-Rose Leonard- West Boca High School

Isabella Sanchez- Wellington High School




A 2024 Scholarship Award was generously donated by Premier Family Health/Dr. Apicella




Artwork by Isabella Sanchez




The WAS Scholarship Program was established in 2001 to provide scholarships to talented young artists for art related College and University expenses and tuition costs.  Over the past twenty-two years, WAS has awarded over $120,000 in scholarships to some of the brightest and most creative students within our community. Past recipients of the WAS Scholarship have gone on to become educators, illustrators, authors, curators, artistic directors, professional artists and art advocates.






Artwork by Lea Abito


To support the Scholarship Program, WAS relies solely upon money raised from donations, membership dues, monthly raffles, artist exhibitions, municipal art shows, and commissions. Help support the WAS Scholarship Program with a tax-deductible donation on its website: 



The Wellington Art Society (WAS) has been supporting the advancement of the arts in the Palm Beach County community since 1981 with the intent to encourage young artists to pursue careers in the fine arts, provide programming that expands art in public places, and make art accessible within the community daily. 




The Wellington Art Society is a non-profit charitable organization in its 42nd year. It is open to artists of all mediums and patrons of the arts, allowing both local and regional artists to display their artwork in local galleries, interact with other artists and serve the community through their art. For further information about the Wellington Art Society, please visit




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