In the News - Chorus Awards Four Students with Scholarships
Written by: Sarah McGraw
Ozaukee Chorus Awards Four Students with Scholarships
Students Will Sing at the Spring Concert in May
The Ozaukee Chorus has awarded four students from various high schools in Ozaukee County, with a $1,000 scholarship each for their efforts to further their musical education. The following students have been selected as the 2018 winners for the annual award: Maisie Allen, Junior at Homestead High School; Nathan Conlon, Senior at Cedarburg High School; Lindsey Underwood, Senior at Grafton High School; and Mackenzie Pauly, Senior at Port Washington High School. Each recipient was selected after displaying excellence in the field of music and has intentions of pursuing further education in the musical field.
The scholarship recipients will be participating in the Ozaukee Chorus spring concert, “Another Op’nin’, Another Show- Music from The Fifties” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 5th. The students will perform a few songs with the choir during the concert, which will consist of popular songs that were made famous in the decade. The concert will be held at the Grafton High School Auditorium, 1950 Washington Street, Grafton. Tickets are $8 each for general admission. Children ages 12 and younger are free. The concert will be interpreted for the hearing impaired.
The Ozaukee Chorus is a non-profit organization that has been together since 1975. Their purpose is to promote the advancement of choral music education. Since 2008, the Ozaukee Chorus has awarded more than $58,000 in Scholarships! Their net proceeds from the choral engagements are presented as scholarships every spring to one student at each high school in Ozaukee County who are further pursuing musical education.
Picture below from left to right is: Maisie Allen of Homestead High School, Nathan Conlon of Cedarburg High School and Mackenzie Pauly of Port Washington High School. Not pictured, Lindsey Underwood of Grafton High School.