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Upcoming Kiwanis Club art and music showcases offer student scholarships

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Kiwanis Club of Rome President Keith Mickler announces the club’s annual art showcase and music showcase which offer student opportunities to earn education scholarships.

Students who attend Rome/Floyd County schools and home-school students who reside in Rome/Floyd County are eligible to participate. Music showcase participants must be students in grades 9-12. Art showcase participants must be students in grades 6-12.

The Music showcase will take place on March 10 at Berry College’s Ford Auditorium. Student performance must be vocal or instrumental. Judges will select the top three performers to receive Kiwanis education scholarships ranging from $1000 to $200. The first-place winner of this event may be eligible to participate in a Georgia statewide Kiwanis Music Showcase on April 28 which awards their top four performers scholarships ranging from $3500 to $500.

The Art showcase will be on display in the Rome-Floyd County Library from April 3-11. Special recognition will be given to first-, second-, and third-place winners for each grade level. Academic scholarships, ranging from $1000 to $200, will be awarded to first-, second- and third-place “Best of Show” winners from grades 9-12 only.

First place winners from all grades plus first-place “Best of Show” winner will be eligible to have their art work entered for a Georgia statewide competition on April 28. The top four “Best of Show” winners at the statewide event will receive academic scholarships ranging from $3500 to $500.

For more specific information and to obtain an application for participation in the art showcase or music showcase, see “events” at www.romekiwanis.org or ask your school’s art or music instructor.