8 Ink on Fine Arts Signing Day
Lake Dallas High School Fine Arts Department hosted a college signing day for eight talented students in band, theater and art. The students signed with a wide variety of colleges to pursue their passions at the next level.
Elise Dickey, daughter of Dorothea Dickey, signed to attend Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas, to major in music education. The Falcon Band saxophone player chose Texas State because of the “outstanding music ed and jazz program, along with impressive and accomplished faculty and excellent opportunities for student teaching.”
Blake Frase, daughter of Shirley and Trevor Frase, signed with the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York City, New York, to pursue a degree in commercial photography and related media. Blake chose FIT because it was “recently chosen the #1 best fashion school in the world and loves that it is also in her favorite city – NYC!”
Cassi Crain, daughter of Amy McCord and Paul Crain, will attend the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma, to study Theatrical Design. Cassi was one of only four lighting designers selected into the program, and is excited to be attending the “#7 college in the country for theatrical design.”
Kaylee Robinson, daughter of Andrew and Bea Robinson, signed with Trinity Valley Community College in Athens, Texas, to join the Cardettes Drill Team. Kaylee was senior 1st Lieutenant and Danceline Elite Member as a Highstepper at LDHS, and plans to major in Psychology.
Jeremiah Jackson, son of Keiva Jackson signed with the American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA) in Los Angeles, California, to major in musical theatre. The singer, dancer and actor has had his eyes on AMDA for a while, and chose it “because I feel it’s going to give me the push that I need in order to succeed in life.”
Christina King, daughter of Jenna King, will continue her art, painting and drawing at The University of North Texas in Denton, Texas. She plans to major in Fine Arts and Psychology and chose UNT because it is “inexpensive, convenient and has a great art program.”
Mikey Peattie, son of Jason and Jennifer Peattie, will attend Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Georgia, to major in painting and sequential art. Mikey chose the college because it is “world-renowned for its programs, beautiful campus and helpful staff.”
Spencer Buch, son of Patrick Buch, will major in Comic Arts at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The 13 year senior “loved the location and atmosphere” of the college.