DeKalb Music Boosters continued the tradition of honoring graduating seniors with scholarships again this year.
Students pursuing degrees in music or music education were able to apply for a $500 scholarship. Students who participated in music, but are pursuing other fields of study were able to apply for a $250 scholarship. Additionally, DeKalb Music Boosters provided modest scholarships to middle and high school students attending summer music programs.
A record number of applications for scholarships were received this year.
Three $500 scholarships were awarded to Ronell Chisom, Grace Klonowski and Joseph Rathke. Three $250 scholarships were awarded to Hope Jesmer, Phebe Palmer and Austin Dirks.
The Boosters awarded eight summer camp scholarships to the following students: Lucio Bernardo, Matteo Bernardo, Mark Jesmer, Olivia Klonowski, Charlotte Medina, Richard Spahn and Grace Verbic.
To support ongoing music education opportunities for middle and high school music, donations can be made to DeKalb Music Boosters, PO Box 249, DeKalb, IL 60115.