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The Detroit art school sent a copy of the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards calendar with that scholarship offer, a DPS spokeswoman said.
A painting by Stivers School for the Arts senior Kennedé Thomas is featured on the cover of the 2019 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards calendar.
Thomas has received numerous other scholarship offers, including one for $92,000 from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
She has not decided which college to attend, the spokeswoman said.
She told the school district she plans to pursue a master’s degree in arts education, teach high school and work in academia as a professor.
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She painted “Two Cakes,” the piece featured on the calendar, for her AP art portfolio junior year.
It won a 2018 national Gold Medal in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.
Thomas won a regional Gold Key in the 2019 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards competition.
That piece will be considered for a national Gold Medal award.
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