Gonzaga University Chooses JSerra Senior as Finalist


Gonzaga University announces their finalists for the Ignatian Leaders Scholarship award, choosing JSerra senior, Sarah David as a top 40 finalist.

“I am so proud I was selected as a finalist and consider this an honor. I look forward to doing my very best in the competition and am excited that I will be able to interact with the students and faculty at this great school,” said David.

The finalist competition will be held March 10 at Gonzaga University with each finalist evaluated through a series or events that are left unknown until each finalist arrives for the competition weekend.

Each recipient of the scholarship will receive $5,000 a year while they are a student at Gonzaga.

The Ignatian Leaders Scholarship recipients will be honored at a reception in the Fall of 2012, hosted by the President of the University, the Dean of Admissions, the Director of the Ignatian Leaders Scholarship Competition and the Director or the Comprehensive Leadership Program.

“We are very pleased to extend this invitation to Gonzaga University for the ILS weekend,” said Michael Sass, director of ILSP. 

*Congratulations to Sarah David as she has been awarded the Ignatian Leaders Scholarship.

JSerra Photography Students Featured in Laguna Art Museum

JSerra Blog is proud to announce that due to the overwhelming success of the Laguna Art Museum show JSerra has been invited to show again. The
Beauty Perceived-photographs from JSerra will be on display February 26-April 29,2012.

The curator has selected the following students to show their outstanding photography: 
Shannon Hansen, Natalie Wek, Matthew Rudd, Colby Lindholm, Cherish Sharp, Hannah Hunsaker, Nicolette Contursi, Eric Jeschelnik, Lauren Gomez, Alison Malamud, Madison Meyers Cook , Shannon Barrett , and Halie Lasken.

The opening for the show is Feburary 25 from 6-9 p.m. 
JSerra is featured on the Laguna Art Museum’s web site in an art auction education video where JSerra Photography students Ms. Stehney & Shannon Barrett were interviewed. Both commented on the amazing experience of being validated as an artist and having an exhibition at a museum.

To watch the complete video click JSerra Art. 

Ms. Stehney also spoke at the Auction commenting on the power of art to help support the funding for the Young Artist Society Gallery. The museum curator, Grace Kook-Anderson was very grateful for the great things JSerra has to say about the museum.