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Cincinnati Art Association Announces Overture Award Finalists

The Cincinnati Arts Association (CAA) just announced their semifinalists for the Overture Awards. The Overture Awards is a program that encourages arts education in six artistic disciplines: creative writing, dance, instrumental music, theatre, visual art, and vocal music among Greater Cincinnati students in grades 9-12.

Four students in our area have advanced to finals. One of which is Sycamore High School senior Jenna Bao. She was selected for excellence in the discipline of creative writing and will be awarded a minimum of a $1,000 scholarship. The finals competition will take place Saturday, March 3, 2018, where she will compete for the top prize of $4,000.  

In addition, six other Sycamore students were named semifinalists:

  • Jiin Woo- Instrumentals
  • London Barrett- Theater
  • Julie Whapham- Theater
  • Adhit Chandar- Visual Arts
  • Thea Ferdinand- Visual Arts
  • Evertt Kohinke- Visual Arts


Abigail Hausfeld