The Kent Historical Society has given its 2015 George Laurence Nelson Art Scholarship to Stefanie Lalvay of Sharon, a senior at Housatonic Valley Regional High School.

The $1,000 scholarship is given annually to a graduate of any Region 1 school or whose family is residents of any Region 1 town.

It is available to graduating high school seniors intending to further their education in studio art or art history. The judges include Kent artist Scott Bricker, Al Coffill, Edward Little and gallery owner Tim Good.