News & Press Releases
For Immediate Release

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Susie Love, Barbara Emery, and Visual Arts Director John Aasp
Wednesday, March 28th, 2012
Susie Love Scholarship Awarded for Fourth Year

On Saturday, March 10, the Rockport Center for the Arts awarded their annual Susie Love Scholarship and other prize money to student artists totaling more than $3,000. 

Rockport-Fulton High School graduating senior Barbara Emery was awarded the Susie Love Scholarship, a top prize of $2,000.  She submitted one of the only ceramic pieces in the show, and along with her accompanying essay, grabbed the attention of the visiting juror. The 18-year-old plans on attending college in the fall to study writing and art.  The Susie Love Scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior each year.


High school winners include:

  • Susie Love Scholarship: Barbara Emery, Rockport-Fulton High School $2,000 *
  • 1st Prize: Mattie Rose, RFHS - $100
  • 2nd Prize: Sarah Castilleja, RFHS - $75
  • 3rd Prize: Crystal Bean, RFHS - $50
  • Honorable Mention: Alyson Olson, RFHS
  • Honorable Mention: Ryan Sinclair, RFHS


Middle school winners include:

  • 1st Prize: Claire Hartman, RFMS - $50
  • 2nd Prize: Stephany Lule, RFMS - $35
  • 3rd Prize: Angel Alcala, RFMS - $20
  • Honorable Mention: Kaylee Polasek, RFMS
  • Honorable Mention: Evan Lovett, RFMS