Sarah Graham Kenan Scholarship of Excellence
Sarah Graham Kenan Scholarship is to be awarded to a rising college senior who is a degree-seeking candidate with the following attributes:
- Outstanding characteristics in talent and artistic achievement.
- Excellence in academic performance (a cumulative overall GPA of 3.0 or better and a cumulative 3.0 or better in academics)
- Exceptional qualities in leadership and citizenship.
The scholarship will cover tuition, fees, room, and board, plus $3,200 stipend for related expenses.
Sarah Graham Kenan Excellence Scholar, 2019-2020
Carlo Feliciani Ojeda was born in Caracas, Venezuela, and grew up in Weston, Florida. He graduated from NSU University School, and is a fourth year School of Drama BFA candidate with a concentration in directing. Recent projects include assistant directing “Still Life with Rocket,” directed by Mollye Maxner, and directing a story theatre adaptation of Tim O’Brien’s short story, “Speaking of Courage.” He will be directing Mary Zimmerman’s adaptation of “The Odyssey” as his fourth year thesis in the spring, and hopes to invite local high schools for several performances as a part of the school’s outreach to the community.
Every summer, he works with Lovewell Institute for the Creative Arts, a non-profit organization that runs theatre workshops for middle and high school students in South Florida, New York, Kansas and Sweden. He volunteers with Artists Corps, helping pre-K and first grade students at Easton Elementary. He has also been a part of a group of actors, led by fellow classmate Ana Evans, who has devised and crafted performances for young audiences based on “The Giving Tree” and “Peter Pan,” performing at Easton Elementary, Brunson Elementary and Open Arms.