The Walker’s Rising Stars Scholarship Competition is funded by the Pinellas Education Foundation
and noted Bay Area neurosurgeon, Dr. Jeffrey Walker. Through this program, scholarships will be
awarded to the top arts students in Pinellas County Schools (as determined by the competition.)
The competition and awards show are administered and produced by the Pinellas Education
Foundation in partnership with Pinellas County Schools. The Ryan Wells Foundation will present
Walker’s Rising Stars scholarships in the Culinary Arts category.
There are 6 categories of the Walker’s Rising Stars program: