Central Minnesota Arts Board awarded $119,388 in support of 19 regional arts projects. Criteria used in evaluating applications include: artistic quality and merit, demonstrated need, outcomes and evaluation, and ability to complete the proposal.
Grants were awarded to these three St. Joseph-area groups:
Athena Music and Leadership Camp, $7,000, a five-day residential summer program for middle and high school female-identifying musicians in band and orchestra at the College of St. Benedict in July 2020.
College of St. Benedict, $7,000, ETHEL + Robert Mirabal: The River outreach/residency activities that introduce participants to a different cultural genre and Native American traditions and a public performance Feb. 15 at the College of St. Benedict.
Great River Chorale, $7,000, We Sing Because featuring an adult community choir, a college/university choir and a professional guest organist. Free concerts at Bethlehem Lutheran Church May 1 in St. Cloud and Sacred Heart Chapel, Monastery of St. Benedict May 3.
Jacob Gilk of St. Joseph was named to the dean’s list for achieving a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher during fall semester at Alexandria Technical & Community College.