To help encourage the musical development of students from the schools in Door County, the Peninsula Symphonic Band announced six middle and high school students received scholarships for upcoming summer band camps. This year’s high school recipients are Benjamin Grota from Southern Door, Ezra Linnan of Sevastopol High School, and Cora Carrier of Baileys Harbor of Gibraltar High School. Other award winners includes, Miles Richmond, Olive Wisniewski, Baileys Harbor, Katja Nelson-Newman, Sister Bay, from Gibraltar Middle School.
“We are very pleased to present these outstanding young musicians with these scholarships,” said Peninsula Symphonic Band Music Director Jason Palmer. “We want to do all that we can to encourage young music students to advance their skills and musicianship because doing so helps to make their school music programs that much stronger.”
Each student will receive a $350 scholarship to be used towards their summer band camp tuition this year. The scholarship was funded through monies raised at performances in the past year by the Peninsula Symphonic Band and the Swingin’ Door Big Band.
Photo submitted : back row -- Cora Carrier, Ezra Linnan and Katja Nelson; front row -- Miles Richmond and Olive Wisniewski