OMEA Awards and Scholarship Recipients -2015

Please take a moment to acknowledge the following award recipients who we were please to recognize at the Iinspire#15 conference this fall:

The 2015 OMEA/CMIEC High School Scholarship was awarded to:

Julianne Breen from Lambton Central Collegiate and Vocational Institute.
Julianne is a talented French Horn student who hopes to pursue a career as a Music and French teacher.

Phoebe Ho from Agincourt Collegiate Institute.
As a violinist and President of the school’s music council, Phoebe hopes to combine her love of business and music and to one day open a school of music.

The George Bishop Pre-Service Scholarship was awarded to:

Lisa Large who recently graduated the University of Western University with her Masters in Music Education.
Lisa is currently teaching overseas and sharing her wealth of musical knowledge with her students abroad.

The Cathy Lynn Yorke-Slader Foundation Bursary was awarded to:

Kelsey Regier from South Huron District High School.
Kelsey is pursuing her studies on Clarinet at the University of Western Ontario. She was intensely involved in not just her high school community but in the greater South Huron community as well.

We commend these fine students on their achievements and encourage our active OMEA members to encourage and support the applications of your students for our annual OMEA student awards and scholarships.

Congratulations to all of Scholarship and Award winners! I look forward to receiving next year’s applications.

Cliff Sayliss – Director of Scholarships, Awards and Merchandise.