Zora Payne

Lovett School
Atlanta, GA

Zora Payne is a high school senior at the Lovett School in Atlanta, Georgia. She is a multidisciplinary artist, an actor, a vocalist with a rich and soulful voice older than her years, and an accomplished artist who works with pencils and paints to create photorealistic images. Her works have graced the walls of museums and art centers. She's the lead vocalist for her school's jazz ensemble. She's been a guest on stages throughout the Southern United States. She's also volunteered in her local community to aid in food insecurity and assist a community theatre group. Zora hopes to use her talents to bring mainstream awareness to the everyday experience of modern, young African American women. 

Scholarships Awarded in 2023: NSHSS Performing Arts: Theater Scholarship