Pursuit of the Arts Fund

 

The Pursuit of the Arts Fund provides scholarship and support to graduates of Orange County (FL) Public Schools who experience poverty or homelessness (with emphasis on those who qualified for McKinney-Vento Act provisions during their senior year) and are pursuing post-secondary education in the visual or performing arts. Students who are the recipients of this scholarship are in a very vulnerable spot during a critical juncture in their lives. We know that the arts can transform lives, and your donation will help to incubate the talent and future of our budding artists and performers.

Funding for the Pursuit of the Arts is provided to students like Savohn, Kayla and Luis.

Savohn wants to be an actor, is studying in New York and soon will move to Los Angeles to finish his college education. You can learn more about him by watching this story by WKMG-TV.

Kayla would like to someday grace the stages of Broadway and is currently pursuing her degree in New York. She was living on her own here in Orlando after her family became stuck in Venezuela. Her moving story was showcased on News 13.  

Luis is just starting at Florida State’s music program and is already a very accomplished French Horn player. OCPS interviewed Luis as part of their #OCPSGrads series of videos of graduating seniors.

Your investment will help us continue to support Savohn, Kayla, Luis and other students whose lives have been transformed by the arts, but who need support to continue pursuing their passion during post-secondary studies and beyond. 


 

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The Foundation for Orange County Public Schools respects the privacy of our donors and will never sell or share donor information with other organizations.
 
A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY VISITING WWW.800HELPFLA.COM OR CALLING TOLL-FREE 1-800-435-7351 OUTSIDE FLORIDA.  REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.

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