PQG VISUAL ARTS SCHOLARSHIPS
The Palmetto Quilt Guild offers a scholarship to high school seniors, living in Beaufort County or graduating from a public or private school in Beaufort County, who will pursue an education in visual arts (including, but not limited to photography, graphic design, textile arts, ceramics, sculpture, and architecture). The applicant must be accepted into a 2 or 4-year institution of higher learning.
2020 PQG SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
Olivia Waters - Hilton Head High School
Olivia will attend the University of South Carolina School of Visual Art and Design this fall. In her scholarship essay, she wrote, "My future aspiration is to become a medical illustrator that combines my passion for medicine and my artistic ability into a career.” Olivia’s achievements include a National Silver Medal in the 2019 Scholastic Art and Writing competition. She was nationally recognized in the top one percent of artists her age. In addition to her lovely portraiture, Olivia is a leader in several high school sports and active volunteer at the Boys’ and Girls’ Club, and Faith leader in camps – Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Students for a Better Tomorrow – all this while working at a local restaurant. The Palmetto Quilt Guild is pleased to award this scholarship and help her achieve her academic goal. Awarded $1,500.
Molly Rembold - John Paul ll Catholic School
Molly plans to attend Clemson University and major in studio art with her ultimate goal of having an art-centered business. She is passionate about design and inspired by the creative career that Joanna Gaines has built for herself. Molly has a good balance of creative achievements through her artwork, dance competitions and as Yearbook Editor while working in a creative environment at a local dance studio. Her volunteer spirit illustrates commitment to the community through church and local organizations. As a Guild, we are happy to extend our support and looking forward to hearing more as Molly’s future develops. Awarded $500.