The Slowinski Scholarship is now open for applications. Please find the link here: 2019_Slowenski_ Scholarship Deadline is March 21st. Cecilia “Cissy” Slowinski was the founder of the SOA Dance Department, who lost her battle to cancer in 2010. Ms. Slowinski was an original arts faculty member of the Charleston County School of the Arts, teaching dance from the school’s inception in 1995 until 2010. Her memory is still honored with the Cecilia Slowinski Scholarship, to help fund summer study for worthy students. Read more about the scholarship.