LSC-North Harris awards ten art scholarship for Spring 2009

Lone Star College-North Harris Spring 2009 Art Scholarship Winners

Shown left to right: Lone Star College-North Harris art students, Larissa Hernandez, Maricela Orozco, and Hector Arriaga proudly display their art submissions, which qualified them to receive LSC-North Harris Art Scholarships for spring 2009. Hernandez, Orozco and Arriaga were three of the ten students who were awarded tuition money for their creativity. Not shown:  Jordan Cortes, Jackie Davis, Evelin Gomez, Melanie Hahn, Karen Ricks, Megan Risbergs, and Antonio Santos.

Gary Conners, interim chair for Lone Star College-North Harris art department announced ten recipients of the Lone Star College-North Harris Student Art Scholarship Awards for Spring 2009. To be considered for the scholarships, students submitted original creative pieces in the categories of painting, drawing, ceramics, photography, and jewelry making. The scholarships are valued up to $540 depending on the applicants credit hour enrollment. LSC-North Harris Art Scholarship awardees were Hector Arriaga, Jordan Cortes, Jackie Davis, Evelin Gomez, Melanie Hahn, Larissa Hernandez, Maricela Orozco, Karen Ricks, Megan Risbergs, and Antonio Santos.

Lone Star College-North Harris has a wide-variety of scholarships available to students in almost all of the programs of study the college provides. Residents and prospective students interested in attending the college are encouraged to visit the campus' financial aid office to explore scholarship opportunities.

Lone Star College-North Harris is located at 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive, one-half mile south of FM 1960 E, between Aldine-Westfield and Hardy Roads. For more information about the college, call 281.618.5400 or visit: NorthHarris.LoneStar.edu.

Lone Star College System consists of five colleges, including CyFair, Kingwood, Montgomery, North Harris, and Tomball, six centers and Lone Star College-University Center. It is the largest college system in the Houston area, and third largest community college district in Texas. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.

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Nov. 6, 2008

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