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Students Receive Chloe Moon Dart Art Scholarship

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Blakely Brown of Nevils Elementary. Recipient of the Chloe Moon Dart Art Scholarship

Blakely Brown of Nevils Elementary

Two Bulloch County elementary school students have received this years Chloe Moon Dart Art Scholarship. Blakely Brown of Nevils Elementary and Ava Rooker of Sallie Zetterower Elementary received the scholarship. They will able to attend their choice of week long summer camps at the Averitt Center for the Arts.

Ava Rooker of Sallie Zetterower Elementary. Recipient of the Chloe Moon Dart Art Scholarship

Ava Rooker of Sallie Zetterower Elementary

The Chloe Moon Dart Scholarship is given in memory of Chloe Moon Dart, a ten year old who passed away in November of 2013 in a horse riding accident. Dart was a 4th grader at Sallie Zetterower Elementary School, and the youngest member of the Art Club at Sallie Zetterower Elementary School.

The Scholarship which is in it’s fourth year of existence is presented to a 4th graders that attend Elementary School in Bulloch County.  The recipients are chosen by the school’s art teacher. The Scholarship has been given to recipients from Sallie Zetterower Elementary, Nevils Elementary, and Mattie Lively Elementary in the past. The Family expresses the hope that the scholarship will eventually be expand the scholarship to include all of the elementary schools with in Bulloch County. Sponsors of the scholarship include the Ogeechee Lodge, Josh Tucker Law Firm, Franklin Chevrolet, and GATA Recovery.

The Averitt Center for the Arts (ACA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of the arts and arts education in Bulloch and surrounding counties. Formed in 2004 as The Statesboro Arts Council, it was renamed  to reflect its growing reach in the area.

You can learn more about the Averitt Center summer camps by visiting their summer camp page.

Camps run throughout the summer started on May 28th and conclude July 27th.

Eric Cumbee is a graduate of Georgia Southern University, and former chairman of the Bulloch County Republican Party. He covers local government, local sports, and the IMSA WeatherTech United Sportscar Championship for AllOnGeorgia.

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