Hickory – The United Arts Council of Catawba County have extended the deadline for the Edna Bost Barringer Young Artist award until Thursday, October 1, at 5 pm. The $1,000 award is in the Performing Arts this year and is for Catawba County Students age 21 and under. Those students interested in this unique opportunity should complete an application available online. To view application, visit: https://artscatawba.org/grants-scholarships, then scroll down to Edna Bost Barringer Young Artist Award for Performing Arts, and click on the “View Guildelines and Entry Form.”

Auditions will be in the Drendel Auditorium on the SALT Block on Saturday morning, October 24. Judges will be from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.