WHS soph wins Olivet arts awards for her drawings

Wayland High School sophomore Olivia Stein recently won two awards in the Olivet Regional Art competition for portraits she drew of her grandparents, Phyllis and Burrell Stein.

She was declared the winner of the Visual Arts Scholarship Award and the Studio Excellence Award.

The late Phyllis and Burrell Stein several years ago were the grand marshals of the Wayland Christmas Parade. Burrell is the former mayor of Wayland and a longtime businessman with

The Olivet College visual arts program offered the fifth annual Regional High School Student Art Exhibition this fall to support and celebrate area students’ creative work and promote the arts in the greater Olivet College community

High school juniors and seniors from across the region could enter 2D, 3D, ceramics and graphic design artwork to compete for Olivet College talent-based scholarships up to $3,000.


  • Olivia, you make your Grandpa Burrell very proud. I can assure you folks that Olivia did not inherit her talent from me.

    • If Olivia inherited the talent of being a kind and caring person she inherited from Grandpa Burrell!!!

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