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Manjie Sikdar Scholarship Recipient

Lia M.

2023 Manjie Sikdar Scholarship

Lia graduated from Dyett High School for the Arts where she demonstrated both her academic and artistic prowess. Her schedule consisted of both honors and AP courses, as well as dual enrollment classes with Harold Washington College. Lia found her passion for theater in high school, and she worked to quickly develop her skills and become a talented actor. Her motivation was the outlet that theater provided for expression, of both her personality and emotion. The stage became a safe space where Lia learned to have confidence in herself in all facets of her life. Lia hopes to continue her journey as an actor in college.  She attends Howard University, where she will major in theater.