Name: Sarah Sarver

Title: Miss Apopka 2023

Education: Stetson University Class of 2022; B.A. Communication & Media Studies; Minors: Music, Pre-law

Academic Honors: Senior Research Publication & Showcase; Stetson University Honors Program; Dean’s List; Board of Trustees Scholar; Oresto J. Santos Scholar; Lettie Pate Whitehead Scholar; Edmunds Scholar finalist; Summa Cum Laude Award

Classical Vocal & Piano Performance: 15 years classical piano, 7 years vocal instruction. Global, national, & local castings in the following operas & scenes: L’enfant et les sortilèges, Die Zauberflöte, Street Scene, Into the Woods, Gianni Schicchi, Suor Angelica, Le Nozze de Figaro, & Die Fledermaus.


  • “Women in Treble: Gendered Affordances & Music Publishing Technology”
  • “Digital Tech & Creative Labor: Fair Compensation in an Online Age,”
  • “Making Music Matter: how art is powering social justice movements in 2020”

Social Impact Initiative: Dreams Come True through YOU

  • Existing involvement in 80+ public schools via 150+ arts educators
  • Created an arts activism interactive project book with UF 4-H youth development
  • Wrote an independent online curriculum on arts activism
  • Drafted “Hannah & the Golden Harp,” a children’s book that makes arts activism accessible for younger audiences
  • Curated & delivered creative workshops with industry experts
  • Created a database of arts educators and mentors across the country