January 29–31, 2020

Student Scholars

Students with Festival Author Sir Derek Jacobi
Students Enjoying the 2019 Festival

Lurie Scholars

We are appreciative of Connie and Bob Lurie for generously sponsoring a select group of outstanding College of the Desert students to attend the Festival.

Galante Scholars

We are grateful to Jeannette and Raymond Galante for sponsoring the best and brightest high school students in the Coachella Valley, along with their teachers, to attend the Festival.

DeBeikes Scholars

We thank Bryn and Richard DeBeikes for underwriting this program to bring exceptional college students from southern California universities, including USC and UCLA, to participate in the Festival.