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Sycamore Music Boosters Award Scholarships

Sycamore Music Boosters is pleased to announce the recipients the 2016 Summer Music Camp Scholarship and Senior Music Scholarships.

The Sycamore Music Boosters Summer Music Camp Scholarship is awarded to various Sycamore students currently enrolled in the music program that are attending a selected music camp over the summer.  The following recipients of the Summer Music Camp Scholarship from the Sycamore Middle School include: Ava Knapp, Conrad Drufke, Catherine Haub, Aidan Dempsey, Gina Misitano, Mitch Edwards, Robert Carpenter, Alaina Dean, Peyton Buys, Margaret Hancock, Jaxon Lang, Gwynneth Boynton, Samantha Franklin, Constance Wedel, Avery Scott, Erin Templin, Sam Crutcher, and Chloe Hardy.

The following recipients of the Summer Music Camp Scholarships from the Sycamore High School include: Madeline Kessler, Kjelden Breidenbach, Kallista Matthias, and Tsavo Walker.

The Sycamore Music Boosters Senior Music Scholarship is awarded to graduating high school seniors who are majoring in music in college.  This year, 4 seniors were recognized and awarded $500 each to assist with college tuition; these recipients include Ben Van Wienen, Gabriella (Ella Rose) Atkins, Mary Flaherty, and Emma Olson. Ben Van Wienen was awarded the Lundbeck Family Scholarship. A trumpet player, he will be attending St. Olaf College and pursuing a degree in Music Education. Gabriella (Ella Rose) Atkins, will be attending St. Olaf College and majoring in Trombone Music Performance. Vocalist Mary Flaherty will be attending Luther College and majoring in Music Education and Voice Performance. Emma Olson, will be attending the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and majoring in Oboe Performance.

The Bette J. Lundbeck Scholarship was awarded to Will Biletzky, and the John O. Weaver scholarship was awarded to Morgyn Nelson.

The Sycamore Music Boosters support all students in grades K-12 in various music programs offered within the district. For more information about the Music Boosters, please visit our Web site at: and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.  For more information on scholarships, please contact Laurie Emmer, Scholarship Chair, at

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