of Art University-San Francisco provided another
four-year tuition scholarship valued at over $88,000 to
one high school art student who lives in Richmond and is
on course to graduate in 2010. The City of Richmond YouthWORKS Summer Jobs program and Richmond Community
Redevelopment Agency partnered with The Academy of Art
University-San Francisco to offer this arts opportunity.
of the competition, all 10 students will attend the 2009
Academy of Art University-San Francisco Pre-College
Summer program which offers four art classes over a
six-week period - with free registration and materials.
One deserving student will be selected to receive the
four-year scholarship based on his or her art work and
overall dedication toward pursuing art as a career path.
Miss Sierra Holly, a Richmond resident, was presented
with the 2009 Academy of Art University-San Francisco
Art Scholarship valued at $88,600. She was among 10 high
school students that competed for the scholarship over
the summer of 2008. Her artwork will be prominently displayed at the
Community Services Building, part of the newly renovated
Richmond Civic Center Complex.
On May 21, 2009 at the event held at the Richmond
Auditorium, ten 11th grade Kennedy High School students were
recognized as they have been
selected to participate in the 2009 Academy of Art
University-San Francisco Pre-College Summer program.