Local piano student awarded second Sullivan scholarship

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Photo courtesy Carole Howard Jovanka (Jovie) Ponce de Leon has been named a scholarship winner by the Jim and Elizabeth Sullivan Foundation for the second year in a row. Pictured, left to right, are Tim Sullivan of the Sullivan Foundation, Ponce de Leon and her piano instructor Kathleen Isberg.
Photo courtesy Carole Howard
Jovanka (Jovie) Ponce de Leon has been named a scholarship winner by the Jim and Elizabeth Sullivan Foundation for the second year in a row. Pictured, left to right, are Tim Sullivan of the Sullivan Foundation, Ponce de Leon and her piano instructor Kathleen Isberg.

By Carole Howard
Special to The SUN

Jovanka (Jovie) Ponce de Leon, 10, has been named a scholarship winner by the Jim and Elizabeth Sullivan Foundation for the second year in a row.

The foundation was founded in 2013 by country singer/songwriter Tim Sullivan to honor his parents by providing scholarships for disadvantaged youth with a talent for music, dance or visual art in Archuleta and La Plata counties.

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