ATAS Foundation awards scholarships
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation along with Ernst & Young Llp. said Wednesday that Tracy Pereira from Temple University and Nicole Martins from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign are the respective recipients of the third Fred Rogers Memorial Scholarship in the production and research categories. The students will each receive $10,000 for their continuing work in children's media and will both be assigned a mentor from ATAS' Children's Programming Group who will work with them during the academic year. The scholarships will be presented to the students Sunday at the foundation's Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in North Hollywood.