• Providing funding for class materials, like clay for sculpting or costumes for a play.
  • Collaborating with the school Booster Club on HCAC programs; for example, the Booster Club often provides concessions during intermissions for HCAC concerts.
  • Creating the Alice Smith Memorial Scholarship, for which high school seniors apply each year. 


Congratulations to Micah Pennel, Hill City High School Class of 2015.  He received the Hill City Arts Council annual scholarship for his pursuit of arts-related studies beyond high school.  


The Hill City Arts Council finds it essential to support artistic endeavors in our school’s local classrooms. We do this in various ways, including:

Arts in education is important to our mission.  Creative schooling from K-12 assists students in thinking better, testing better, being more successful in college, and winning more powerful and interesting jobs. The arts help students—all students, even “non-art students”—to be smarter, more creative thinkers