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The 2019 Signal Grace Scholarship Contest is closed to new applications. *UPDATE: The Grand Prize winner will be announced on or about September 14, 2019.* The $1,000 prize in the 2019 Signal Grace Scholarship Contest is awarded based solely on the merits of the applicant’s submitted entry. There are no age limits and no SAT, ACT, or …

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2018 Scholarship Grand Prize Winner

Congratulations to Javiair Jackson, the Grand Prize Winner of the 2018 Signal Grace $1,000 Scholarship Contest. For students who are interested in applying next year, the 2019 Contest will be live from St. Patrick’s Day (Sunday, March 17, 2019) to Independence Day (Thursday, July 4, 2019). Check back here for contest details and the application …

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Art Show in Clifton, VA: Nov 4 – Dec 1, 2018

I will be participating in an art exhibition in the quaint town of Clifton, Virginia, along with two masterful oil painters, Vicki Vidal Blum and Debra Keirce, each of whom will be displaying some of their best recent work. The art show will be held at The Wine Attic, an upscale, independent wine shop in the heart of downtown Clifton. Details are below: Nov 4 – Dec …

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2017 Scholarship Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 Signal Grace Scholarship Contest! This is the fourth year of the Contest and every year has provided an array of stunning, thoughtful applications. This year, there were diverse entries from all over the nation, including essays, poems, short videos, illustrations, paintings, digital paintings, an orchestral composition, and even embroidery. It …

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The “Signal Grace” Painting

A commissioned original from masterful Virginia artist Tricia Ratliff, this 2013 painting depicts a collection of historical and symbolic items related to the story of Signal Grace. For those familiar with the book, some of the meaningful elements of the legacy painting are listed below. (To see a larger image of the painting, just click …

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