Scholar: how to take out spotlight, replace with widgets?


My client wants to have sponsors’ ads in place of the Spotlight section on the front page. I looked at the Theme Options but there doesn’t seem to be an option to turn the spotlight on or off – have have to select a post category.

Here’s the production site:

Further detail: where now you see a post about Boudoir, instead I want to have the same FEW Strategic Partners widget that you can see on this page: