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The Sis Warner Memorial Scholarship Fund has become an integral part of our ever growing YSG community support.

Sis WarnerIn May of 2008 we lost our dear friend, Phyllis Warner. Those of us who were fortunate to know her, called her “Sis.” Sis was a life-long “student” of ceramics, who always found time to take a pottery class in her busy life of gathering with friends, caring for those she was closest to, volunteering at the “Thrift Shop,” golfing, spending time at the family farm, and planning the next fishing trip. Not to mention the beautiful scarves she crocheted and the amazing baskets she wove.

At class time she called me “teacher” before asking a question she knew the whole class would benefit from hearing the answer to. I often told “Sis” that I was the student and she was the “teacher.” She always had a practical solution to almost any situation. I think of Sis every Thursday afternoon as class gathers. She typically arrived fifteen minutes late, making an unintentional grand entrance with her hand full of a peanut butter stuffed dog treats that my dog, Odo, could not resist. He adored Sis and often put his chin on her lap as she sat at the pottery wheel pursuing her lifelong practice of making beautiful, practical pots.

Apply for a Sis Warner Memorial Scholarship

We award the Sis Warner Memorial Scholarship to help defray the tuition cost of a class for enthusiastic students with demonstrated need and a strong desire to begin or continue their education in ceramics. To apply, write us a letter telling us what receiving this scholarship would mean to you and what you hope to accomplish should you be chosen to receive it.

Send your scholarship application letter to:

Sis Warner Scholarship
Attn: Kay Yourist
Yourist Studio Gallery
1133 Broadway
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Help grow our Sis Warner Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Sis Warner Memorial Scholarship Fund was established to enable students to pursue their education in ceramics at Yourist Studio. All donations to this fund are used to help pay tuition fees for students in need.

Our gratitude goes to Connie Belda for the generous donation of seed money to create the Sis Warner Memorial Scholarship Fund and to Sis Warner for leaving her great legacy of life long learning and a zestful love for life.

Please help us to build our Sis Warner Memorial Scholarship Fund so that we can encourage students in need to continue learning. To make a donation on our web site, click to go to Account Payments and choose Sis Warner Scholarship Fund from the drop-down menu. If you prefer, you can send your donation to:

Sis Warner Scholarship
c/o Yourist Studio Gallery
1133 Broadway
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Thank you.

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