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Junior board accpeting grant applications

Posted: January 17, 2018 - 1:22am
The 2017-2018 Junior Board members are: Alyssa Carrad, Westminster; Jamie Lester, Briarwood; Katie Page, Augusta Prep; Holland Cook, homeschool; Louisa Shepherd, homeschool; Jeremy Wilkerson, homeschool; Sam Williamson, Westminster; Jonathan Lutz, Westminster; Gavin Findley, Thomson High; Jack Shepherd, homeschool; Andrew Hackett, Greenbrier High.
The 2017-2018 Junior Board members are: Alyssa Carrad, Westminster; Jamie Lester, Briarwood; Katie Page, Augusta Prep; Holland Cook, homeschool; Louisa Shepherd, homeschool; Jeremy Wilkerson, homeschool; Sam Williamson, Westminster; Jonathan Lutz, Westminster; Gavin Findley, Thomson High; Jack Shepherd, homeschool; Andrew Hackett, Greenbrier High.

The Watson-Brown Foundation Junior Board is accepting grant applications through Feb. 12 for historic preservation projects in the CSRA.

These projects can be brick and mortar endeavors including buildings and cemeteries; they can be for the preservation or artifacts and artwork; they can be for archaeological work; and, they can be for educating the public about historic places and people, including books, pamphlets, markers, tours, films, etc. Grants range from $500 to $10,000.

The Junior Board was formed in 2000 and is comprised of students from area schools. It was honored in 2011 with the Augusta Arts Council Patron's Award.

To date, the Watson-Brown Foundation Junior Board in Thomson has awarded more than $400,000 to projects around the CSRA.

 

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