Angelina Arts Alliance Accepting Scholarship Applications

Angelina College to Match Scholarship Funds

Angelina Arts Alliance is accepting applications for the Jane D. Ainsworth Scholarship now through April 14. The annual scholarship was named in honor of Jane D. Ainsworth, a founding member of the Angelina Arts Alliance who was instrumental in bringing the professional performing arts to Lufkin. The Arts Alliance will award two $500 scholarships.

Applicants must be an Angelina County senior in high school and excel in the performing arts such as drama, music, or dance. Applicants must have the desire and potential to pursue a career in the performing arts and be pursuing enrollment in a two- or four-year college, university, or performing arts academy. Scholarship winners will be presented to the community during the performance of Ernie Haase & Signature Sound Saturday, May 20 at 7:30 p.m.

Angelina College will match the Arts Alliance scholarship for high school students planning to attend Angelina College to pursue an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science in the Fine Arts, or existing students within this program.

Applications are reviewed by a credentialed screening committee selected by the Arts Alliance Board of Directors. Applications may be picked up at the Temple Theater box office Monday-Friday 11 a.m.-5 p.m., and can be e-mailed to For applications or more information about the scholarship please call Ginger Trotter at (936) 633-3220.