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Educator's legacy allows UCS student artists to follow their dreams
Educator's legacy allows UCS student artists to follow their dreams
Posted on 05/29/2021
Duffy Scholarship Art WinnerAs a teacher at Heritage Junior HIgh School, Darlene Duffy inspired students to pursue their love and talents in art.

To honor her memory , her parents, family, and friends are continuing Duffy's  legacy through a scholarship program available to UCS students who pursue an art career.  The scholarship comes with a $500 monetary award.

The four recipients are listed below with one image representing their portfolio.

Thomas Dilger, Eisenhower High School
Thomas will be attending Savannah College of Art & Design and majoring in Film and minoring in Photography.  His portfolio was passionate, sophisticated, and risk taking.  Thomas proved to be outstanding in technical competence, confidence, creativity, and student voice amongst his peers. 

Madelyn Bandy, Henry Ford II High School
Madelyn will be attending College for Creative Studies and majoring in Illustration.  Her portfolio was dedicated and highly sophisticated.  Samantha proved to be outstanding in technical competence, confidence, creativity, and student voice amongst her peers. 

Alexandra Koenders, Stevenson High School
Alexandra will be attending Savannah College of Art and Design or Cleveland Institute of Arts and majoring in Animation.  Her portfolio was very strong.  She has a keen eye for color, composition, and movement.  Alexandra proved to be outstanding in technical competence, confidence, creativity, and student voice amongst her peers. 

Madeline Annemarie Riggs, Utica High School
Madeline will be attending College for Creative Studies and majoring in Photography.  Her portfolio was brilliant in composition and constructed reality.  Madeline proved to be outstanding in technical competence, confidence, creativity, and student voice amongst her peers.