Proceeds from our Spring and Holiday Faires (make it take booths, opportunity drawings, etc) go towards scholarships for the Torrance Unified School District's high school seniors. The scholarships are open to Torrance High School seniors interested in the area of arts and crafts, including graphic arts, ceramics, sewing, painting, drawing, woodworking and much more. Scholarship awards vary from $250 to $1000. Applications for the scholarships go out to the TUSD high schools in January and are awarded in May at the guild's annual officer installation and scholarship award program.
The deadline for our 2017 scholarships is on March 31, 2017. Here is the 2017 application.
Here are our 2015 scholarship winners:
From left to right: Meghan Newman, Scholarship Chairperson
Yidan Yuan, Bishop Montgomery High School, sculpture and drawing/sketching
Michelle Kim, West High School, sewing
Belen Ruan, Torrance High School, wire sculpture/wire jewelry
For 2014 we will be awarding 3 scholarships to three students:
Kana K. Yamanashi, West High School - Ikebana (Traditional Japanese Flower Arranging)
Rachel E. Cordill, West High School - Sewing (Dresses)
Angela K. Bang, North High School - Art Portfolio (Painting, Ceramics, Sewing)
The awards ceremony will take place on May 8th in the Ken Miller Auditorium at 7 pm.
In 2013 we awarded 3 scholarships to:
Katriana Peterson (ceramics)
Taryn Foley (dress making)
Sarah Goeppner (ceramics)
All are students of Torrance High School.
In 2012, we were pleased to provide scholarships to two graduating Torrance High School District seniors.
Lisa Wang with president Kathy Davis.
Derek DeLosAngeles with president Kathy Davis.
In 2011, scholarships were provided to four seniors. Our 2011 Scholarship winners:
Hiraudi Lopez-Romero (ceramics)
Soodam Lee (graphic arts)
Marcela Tobar (pastry)
Amy Jung (fashion)
Our 2010 Scholarship winners: