"As Members of the St. Edmund Prep Community, we believe that providing students an outlet to enhance their creative, technical, and athletic abilities further develops their social skills."
- St. Edmund Preparatory High School Belief Statement
"St. Edmund Preparatory High School graduates will continue to challenge themselves to think creatively and to develop innovative ideas.
- St. Edmund Preparatory High School Profile of the Graduates
We beleive that the arts, in all forms, are critical to a well-rounded college preparatory education. Our Fine Arts department provides opportunities for all students to develop their creative and artistic abilities, whether that is through drawing, design, painting, wood work, architecture, modern and classical dance, or individual and group musical performance.
The main focus areas of our Fine Arts Department are:
Fine Arts Scholarships
St. Edmund Prep offers partial tuition scholarship totaling $2,000 over four years which will be awarded to students who demonstrate outstanding talent in the arts.
Studio Art Scholarships
Each year we offer two art scholarship of $500 per year to freshmen who have shown talent and intelligence in Studio Art (see course descriptions) The recipients will be required to enter the Sequential Art Program (see below) and maintain an average of 90% in each art course taken.
$500 will be awarded each year to two students through excellence of performance as a contributing member of the Advanced/Chamber Ensemble, and either the Pep Band or Jazz Ensemble for all four years. In addition these students must maintain a minimum average of 90% in Advanced/Chamber Ensemble. The applicant must audition as well as pick St. Edmund Prep as their first choice on the TACHS exam to be considered for the scholarship.
Questions and/or requests for additional information about the art scholarship can be directed to Mr. Phil Fama, Fine Arts Department Coordinator