2009 Jim Ott Scholarship Recipient

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The Sponsors of Musical Enrichment, Inc. would like to congratulate Rebecca Wiggins of the Bluecoats as the 2009 recipient of the Jim Ott Memorial Scholarship. Rebecca was selected from the more that 20 applicants vying for the $3000.00 award. Rebecca, a member of the front ensemble for the Bluecoats, attends Young Harris College in Georgia, where she is studying Music Education. She is also the third Bluecoat, Brian Meyer (1990) and Erik Nicklas (1998), to be awarded this scholarship.

Pictured are Michael Canote, S.O.M.E., Rebecca Wiggins, Bluecoats, and Rick Caccam, S.O.M.E.

Photo courtesy of Lauren Vogel Weiss, Percussion Events Registry Company

S.O.M.E. encourages all eligible Drum Corps members to apply for the scholarship. For eligibility requirements, visit S.O.M.E.’s website, someinc.com.

Posted by on Wednesday, August 12th, 2009. Filed under DCI World.