Foundation plans performing arts scholarship competition

Group plans performing arts scholarship contest

HANCOCK COUNTY — The Hancock County Community Foundation will host the annual George and Icy Vaughn Performing Arts Scholarship Competition 7 p.m. April 7 at the H.J. Ricks Centre for the Arts, 122 W. Main St.

One vocalist and one instrumentalist selected through school-level auditions at each of the four county public high schools will perform at the event.

First place in each category will receive a $3,500 scholarship, second place receives $2,500, third place receives $1,500, and fourth place receives $1,000. Audience members will vote on their favorite performer to determine the Audience Choice Award recipient.

Admission is free and open to the public.