MCC salutes scholarship recipients

Former McLean Community Center Governing Board chair Paul Kohlenberger is shown with winners in the 2019 James C. Macdonald Performing Arts Scholarship Competition: Simon Jian Mostaghim (instrumental music), Cynthia Hu (vocal music) and Hannah Cadenazzi (theater).

Friday, Jan. 24, is the deadline for local high-school students to apply for the 2020 James C. Macdonald Performing Arts Scholarship Competition, sponsored by the McLean Community Center.

High-school students who reside or attend school within the community center’s boundaries are eligible to compete in categories of dance, theater, vocal music and instrumental music; scholarship awards range from $400 to $1,200.

Finalists must be prepared to perform in the preliminary round of the competition (the week of Feb. 3). The finals will be held on Wednesday, March 18. A $20 fee is required per applicant.

For information and an application form, see the Website at

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