Jessica Kelly, left, receives a $1,000 ECHO Players Performing Arts Scholarship from ECHO Players president, Alistair McVey, outside the Village Theatre in Qualicum Beach. (Submitted photo)

Jessica Kelly, left, receives a $1,000 ECHO Players Performing Arts Scholarship from ECHO Players president, Alistair McVey, outside the Village Theatre in Qualicum Beach. (Submitted photo)

Student Jessica Kelly receives $1,000 ECHO Players performing arts scholarship

Kelly plans to pursue a career in musical theatre

Jessica Kelly is the 2021 recipient of the ECHO Players Performing Arts Scholarship.

Kelly was presented a $1,000 cheque by ECHO Players president, Alistair McVey, outside the Village Theatre in Qualicum Beach.

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She will attend Capilano University in North Vancouver to obtain a Bachelor of Performing Arts degree and work towards a career in musical theatre.

ECHO Players scholarships are awarded each year to young performing artists in the Parksville Qualicum Beach area. The awarded amount goes towards a workshop, festival or post-secondary course in the performing arts.

– NEWS Staff, submitted

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