Three West Virginia Students Nationally Recognized for Talent in the Arts

April 26, 2004

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Three West Virginia students were recognized for their outstanding talent in the Fine Arts by the national Arts Recognition and Talent Search (ARTS) program. The ARTS program rewards the exceptional achievements of high school senior artists from across the country in dance, music, theater, visual arts and writing.  

Morgan Harmison, a student at Berkeley Springs High School, Morgan County, and Jennifer Brown, a student at Bridgeport High School, Harrison County, were recognized by the ARTS program for their talents in voice, while David Faris, also a student at Bridgeport High School, was recognized for his talent in the film/video production. Each student will receive a $100 from the ARTS program.  

Harmison, Brown and Faris were among the 651 students from across the country recognized out of the more than 6,500 who applied to receive this prestigious recognition.  

The ARTS program is part of the National Foundation for the Advancement of the Arts.

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