The Missouri Fine Arts Academy is a summer residential program for artistically gifted high school students. Selected students spend three weeks on the Missouri State campus learning from accomplished artists and each other.
Academy directory Ray Castry and three students – Renay Friendshuh, Bethany Elliott and Melvin Bozeman – join me today.
Friendshuh is a senior at Scotland County schools in Northeast Missouri.
Elliott is a senior at Lighthouse Prep Academy in Jefferson City.
Bozeman is a senior at McClure North in St. Louis.