Phelps woman receives Ontario County Arts Council scholarship

Hayley Peisher of Phelps, a second-year Finger Lakes Community College student, is the recipient of the annual $2,000 Ontario County Arts Council Mariner Family Scholarship. 

She is a 2018 graduate of Midlakes High School and is majoring in fine arts. She was recently named to the spring 2021 FLCC Dean’s List, which recognizes full- and part-time students with a GPA of 3.5 or above.

The Arts Council awarded $1,000 grants to 4 community organizations in 2022. Read about it here

“I was honored to see that I had been selected to receive it this year,” Hayley said of the scholarship. “I’m a devoted fine arts major with aspirations of becoming an art teacher, so that I can share my love of the subject and inspire that same love in others. The money from this scholarship will go a long way in helping me with school and art supply expenses this year, and will definitely motivate me into doing my best work in pursuit of these goals.”

About the Mariner Family
Arts Scholarship

Each year OCAC and it's members fund a scholarship grant in the amount of $2,000 to a deserving second year student attending Finger Lakes Community College in memory of former OCAC President, Dottie Mariner and her family.  Funding for the scholarship comes from those who support the arts council by becoming members or participating in fundraisers.

It is given annually to a second-year FLCC student studying the visual or performing arts who is selected by the FLCC Arts Department faculty from students who apply through the FLCC Scholarship Foundation.

Help us promote and strengthen the creative
capacity of our community!

The Ontario County Arts Council
is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization.