Ava Tesoriero has been named the recipient of the 2021 Art League of the Chathams
Scholarship. The $1000 award is given to a Chatham High School graduating senior who has excelled in the arts and is pursuing a post-secondary program in art.

ALC scholarship winner Ava Tesoriero

Ava at the pottery wheel


Ava plans to attend Skidmore College, where she will major in art with a concentration in ceramics and minor in art administration.

An honor student, equestrian, and active volunteer, Ava is the recipient of a Prudential Community Spirit Award. She earned a Girl Scout Gold Award for developing and teaching a sensory art program for special needs adults at Corpus Christi Church in Chatham Township.

A cactus dish by Ava Tesoriero

A tree sculpture in profile by Ava Tesoriero


The ALC sponsors an art scholarship each year. Funds for the scholarship come directly from the proceeds of the league’s gala events, most recently the celebration of its 25th anniversary in 2013.