Sunday, June 2, 2013

Music Scholarships at Senior Awards Night

Principal Lynn Dole announces an award.
The following scholarships were awarded at Mohawk's Senior Awards Night (Thursday, May 30, 2013.)

Mohawk Music Association Scholarship Awards
These scholarships are awarded based on the following requisites (in order of importance): 1. Musicianship.  2. Student must have been a member of the Mohawk Music Department for a minimum of two years, including his/her graduating year.  3. Dependability, commitment, and merit within the Music Department and/or the Association.  4. A student planning to major in music in college will be given priority.
$500 - Kaitlin Grant
$500 - John Hollister
$400 - Alma Crawford-Mendoza
$400 - Rachel Purington
$200 - Jessica Williams
Francis Rollo Kinsman Music and Theater Scholarship
The Francis Rollo Kinsman Music and Theater Scholarship was presented through the Mohawk Music Association by the Kinsman Family to honor and celebrate Rollo’s lifelong love and dedication to music. Mr. Kinsman and his daughter were in the audience for the presentation of this first $1000 scholarship to the student who exhibits the same love and passion for music.
$1000 - John Hollister
Shelburne Falls Kiwanis Club Stan Smithers Scholarship
This scholarship was presented by Steve Smithers, son of former Mohawk Music Director Stan Smithers. Stan Smithers was Music Director at Mohawk for many years and composed our school’s Alma Mater.
$500 - John Hollister
Table on the stage loaded with awards.