Laurel Lake Music announces seven scholarships for area students

Published 12:15 am Tuesday, February 4, 2014

The Laurel Lake Music Society, Inc. has announced the names of the high school students who have been selected for a full scholarship to the Cannon Summer Music Camp at Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C.

The camp will run from June 28 to July 19, 2014.

The scholarships are made possible by the generous donations of residents of Tryon Estates in Columbus.

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Scholarships totaling more than $116,000 have been awarded to Landrum and Polk County high school students by the Laurel Lake Music Society during the past 12 years.

Attendance at the summer camp will enhance the music skills of these students and increase their understanding of music. This is shared with other students upon their return, thus enhancing the overall school music programs. Al and Stella Hart are the co-chairs of the Scholarship Committee.

Those who earned scholarships for 2014 are: Landrum High School’s – Dakota Cox, Melissa Hernandez, Lee Jackson and Brooke Stott. Polk County High School – Mary Eargle, Colby McGuinn and Jessica Woods.

– article submitted by Al Hart