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Brianna Despenza is SBBSYC's Youth Leadership Honoree 2012. She is a SBBSYC 2011 youth camp participant and is entering her senior year at Edna Karr Magnet School. Brianna is also a NOCCA-New Orleans Center for Creative Arts student and the first place winner of the RTA arts poster contest.
Brianna's interest and talent in art has earned her a summer intern at MICA- Maryland Institute College of Arts. She will also complete with top art students from around the world for a full scholarship.
At SBBSYC, Brianna's love of art was displayed in tattoo class. She was enthusiastic and lead the class in their first tattoo project.