The 2020 James C. Macdonald Performing Arts Scholarship Competition
Annually, the McLean Community Center recognizes the hard work and talent of young performing artists through the James C. Macdonald Performing Arts Scholarship Competition. Following a preliminary round and final round of competition, prizes (1st - $1,200; 2nd - $800, and 3rd - $400) are awarded in each of four categories: dance, theater, instrumental music and vocal music.
Beginning in 2020, the 1st place Instrumental Award will be named in honor of Anita Lamkin, a longtime friend of young musicians and supporter of music performances in McLean.
Who can apply: High school students who reside in the MCC tax district (Small District One A-Dranesville) are eligible to apply.
- Students may enter in more than one category, but must submit an application form for each.
- A nonrefundable, $20 fee is required for each application form submitted.
Application Deadline: Friday, Jan. 24
Preliminary Round: Week of February 3
Final Competition: Wednesday, March 18, 8 p.m.
Questions? Contact The Alden's Youth Theatre Programs Director, Danielle Van Hook, at Danielle.VanHook@fairfaxcounty.gov.