Ada Comstock Scholar Cassandra Holden ’10 last year received a Helen Gurley Brown Magic Grant for her proposal to create a public artwork in collaboration with students at The Care Center in Holyoke, an alternative education program for pregnant and parenting teens who have dropped out of high school.
The Magic Grant is intended to help Comstock Scholars reach their potential by funding internships, creative and artistic projects, research and travel. Holden’s grant, for $23,000, was the second awarded in the program.
Holden and her student collaborators recently finished the product of their creation, an art installation in the atrium of the Kittredge Center at Holyoke Community College, formally presented on January 25.
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An Ada and Students Create “Alchemy”
photos by Jacki Jacobs