AdventHealth School of the Arts:

Our Teens Are Heading to Top Colleges

For students with big dreams, our Four Counts performance group and Teen Ambassadors program offer great opportunities to gain industry experience. And some of them were recently accepted into the nation’s best fine arts programs.

Diego Cintron will pursue a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) at Boston Conservatory at Berklee.

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Kaitlyn DeRiggs will enter a BFA program at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.

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Matthew Bharrat will study at DePaul University for a degree in stage management.

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Alex Sheffield will head to Carnegie Mellon University for a BFA in musical theater.

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Henry Cartaya will pursue a BFA atIllinois Wesleyan University for Musical Theater.

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Davis Parks will study at University of Miami for a degree in musical theater.

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Brenden Friedel will attend the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati.

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