Fostering A Love of History: Cape Cod Antique Dealers Association Awards Annual Scholarship



Annual Scholarship Award


The Cape Cod Antique Dealers Association (CCADA), a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the public’s knowledge and appreciation of antiques, announces the award of its annual scholarship. Each year, the CCADA provides funds to the Cape Cod Community College Educational Foundation to provide a scholarship to one or more Cape Cod Community College graduates who will be pursuing additional studies in the field of art, history, and the decorative arts.

The CCADA is a community of antique dealers dedicated to bringing to the public an awareness of and appreciation for antiques and the history that can be learned from them. CCADA sponsors the premier antique show on Cape Cod each year in August. Proceeds from the show helps CCADA fund the scholarship program as well as their Cultural Enrichment Fund, which award grants to historical societies and other nonprofits on Cape Cod for the acquisition or preservation of artifacts of local historical significance.


If you would like additional information about the CCADA’s Scholarship Fund please contact Michele Kittila at 508-398-8303.


2017

This year, the CCADA is pleased to announce a scholarship was awarded to Stephen McCarty for his accomplishments during his studies at the College. Mr. McCarty is pursuing his Associate's Degree in Art and planning to continue studying and obtain his Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Architecture at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Mr. McCarty, who lives in Harwich, is interested in historic architecture and its preservation. In addition he has other interests such as drawing, painting, music, reading and analog photography.



Past Recipients:


2016

This year, the entire CCADA scholarship was awarded to a single graduate, Ms. Abigail Feliciano, for her accomplishments during her studies at the College. Ms. Feliciano is graduating with her Associate’s Degree in Art with a concentration in Liberal Arts. She is planning to continue studying and obtain her Bachelor’s Degree at Massachusetts College of Art.

Ms. Feliciano says, “I want to help nurture a new era where society recognizes the relevance and prominence of Art and Design on a large scale, but most importantly, in the average persons day-to-day life. I believe by attending Massachusetts College of Art and Design I will be able to do this. At college I will be able to attain a formal education on Art and Design and be provided with the tools and knowledge needed to fulfill my passion.”


2015
This year, the entire CCADA scholarship was awarded to a single graduate, Ms. Kimberly Thompson, for her accomplishments during her studies at the Cape Cod Community College. Ms. Thompson is graduating with her Associate’s Degree in Art specializing in History. She is planning to continue studying at a four year school to obtain her Bachelor’s Degree in Art History. Once that is achieved she plans to work at a museum with the ultimate goal of becoming a museum curator.


2014 Scholarship Recipient

This year, the entire CCADA scholarship was awarded to a single graduate, Ms. Howard, for her accomplishments during her studies at the College.  Ms.  Howard has been accepted at Salem State University, where she will pursue a degree in Public History – a discipline that is focused on the many and diverse ways in which history is put to work in the world.

In her thanks to the CCADA, Ms. Howard indicated that her hope is to enlighten current and future generations to the importance of history and preservation.  To that end, her goals are well aligned with those of the CCADA.

2013 Scholarship Recipient
This past year, the entire CCADA scholarship was awarded to a single graduate, Mr. Daniel Flynn of Martha’s Vineyard, for his accomplishments during his studies at the college. Mr. Flynn enrolled at the College in 2009, returning to school after 20 years. He has been accepted at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth where he will pursue a degree in the Visual and Graphic Arts.