group photo of some of the 2018-2019 art scholarship recipients

Among the 2018-2019 SFA art scholarship recipients are, back row, from left Aldo Ornelas, Tracy King, Jacob Moffett, Emily Buckland, Austin Cullen, Ethan Thomas; front row, from left, Sara Gray, Bailey Crow, Madeline Castillo, Chloe Garrett, Weelynd McMullin, Sarah Jentsch and Beckie Schneller.

NACOGDOCHES, Texas – Christopher Talbot, director of the School of Art at Stephen F. Austin State University, announced the recipients of SFA and Friends of the Visual Arts scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year at the recent opening of the 35th Annual Art Alliance Spring Show. More than $35,000 in scholarships was awarded.

Recipients included:

  • Weelynd McMullin, Nacogdoches junior, awarded a Patricia Roberdeau Mast Scholarship.
  • Sarah Gray, Royce City junior, awarded a Patricia Roberdeau Mast Scholarship.
  • Chrissa Hibbitts, incoming freshman from Keller, awarded a Regents Scholarship for Housing.
  • Reilly Jerding, incoming freshman from Cypress, awarded a Regents Scholarship for Housing.
  • Erik Ordaz, Mexico City, Mexico, graduate student, awarded the Piero Fenci Scholarship for Ceramic Arts.
  • Sarah Jentsch, Etoile junior, awarded the Charles D. Jones Art Scholarship and the Barbara Brown Schoenewolf Art Scholarship.
  • Samuel Langston, Hudson sophomore, awarded the William E. Arscott Art Scholarship.
  • Aldo Ornelas, Chihuahua, Mexico graduate student, awarded the Gary Q. Frields Art Scholarship.
  • Chloe Garrett, Orange freshman, awarded the Robert Kinsell Art Scholarship.
  • Shelby Locklin, Southlake sophomore, awarded the Gary Parker Art Scholarship.
  • Jacob Moffett, Hockley senior, awarded the Art Alliance Scholarship.
  • Mason Cullen, Cypress freshman, awarded the Brian Philip Joseph LaBarbera Memorial Art Scholarship and the Debbie Simpson/Terry Miller Memorial Art Scholarship.
  • Ethan Thomas, Sugarland freshman, awarded the Elsie and JoAnn Arscott Memorial Art Scholarship.
  • Austin Cullen, Cypress junior, awarded the Melba Cranford Memorial Art Scholarship and the Stephen F. Weeks Memorial Art Scholarship.
  • Emily Buckland, Grapevine senior, awarded the Jack R. and Claudine W. McKinney Memorial Art Scholarship.
  • Tracy King, Killeen senior, awarded the John and Doris Daniel Art Scholarship.
  • Rebecca Schneller, Abilene graduate student, awarded the Snyder Family Art Scholarship.
  • Bailey Crow, Pinehurst freshman, awarded the Diane, Court and Casey Fouts Art Scholarship.
  • Clay Cyr, incoming freshman from Houston, awarded the Friends of the Visual Arts Incoming Student Scholarship.