Scholarship Award Recipients
2023 Award Recipients
Cassidy Kline & Jenna Mason
Recipients of 2023 Scholarship Awards are graduating seniors Cassidy Kline, Maryville R-II School District, and Jenna Mason, Jefferson C-123 School District.
Ms. Kline will be attending the University of Missouri – Kansas City Conservatory this fall and plans to study Vocal Music Performance.
Cassidy’s resume highlights include four years in MHS Spectrum Show Choir including serving as section leader and Board President, four years in Northwest All-District Choir, two years in Missouri All-State Choir, Gold and Silver Ratings in 2021 and 2022 at State Music Festival, and performing in four musicals at MHS from 2019 through 2022.
Ms. Mason will be attending William Woods University and studying to become an athletic trainer.
Jenna’s musical resume includes singing in high school chorus throughout her high school years, membership in the Northwest Honor Choir in 2020, the Missouri Western Honor Choir in 2022, All-District Choir in 2021 and 2022, acceptance into All-State Choir in 2022, and a Silver ranking at State Music Festival.
Both Kline and Mason also performed in multiple Maryville Young Players productions.
2022 Award Recipient -- Maggie Graham
The recipient of the 2022 Scholarship Award is Maggie Graham, a graduating senior from Maryville R-II School District.
Ms. Graham will be attending Northwest Missouri State University this fall and plans to major in K-12 Special Education.
Maggie’s resume highlights include being a singer in MHS Illumination Choir for three years and currently a member of MHS Spectrum Choir, participating in District Solo/Ensemble and Large Group Contests, performing in MHS productions of Beauty and the Beast and Legally Blonde: The Musical, being in the MYP: Second Stage production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and serving as a volunteer song leader at St. Gregory Church.
2021 Award Recipients
McKenna Lilies & Sydnee Deen
Recipients of 2021 Scholarship Awards are graduating seniors Sydnee Deen, Jefferson C-123 School District and McKenna Liles, Maryville R-II School District. The scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate a commitment to choral music, service to school and community, and a passion for singing.
Ms. Deen is attending Northwest Technical School and plans to obtain certification in childcare education. Sydnee’s resume highlights include four years in Jefferson High School Choir, six years in Jefferson Junior High and High School Bands, Vocal Solo I and II ratings at District Contests, twice member of Conference Choir, National Anthem soloist at sports events, and Cantor/Song Leader at St. Columba since 2014.
Ms. Liles is attending the University of Kansas and studying Music Therapy. McKenna’s musical resume includes performing in four high school musicals, active in Spectrum Show Choir including serving as section leader and President, two years in District Honor Choir, two Gold Awards and two Silver Awards at State Music Contest, 2021 All-State Choir, Regional Country Showdown winner in 2019, singing in church services, and many years in Maryville Young Players, as a cast member and later as assistant to the director.
2020 Award Recipient -- Addison Hall
The recipient of the 2020 Scholarship Award is Addison Hall, a graduating senior from Maryville R-II School District.
Ms. Hall is attending the University of Missouri -- Columbia and majoring in Occupational Therapy.
Addison's resume highlights include being a singer, section leader and president of MHS Spectrum Choir throughout high school, Vocal Music Letter 2016-2019, multiple solo and ensemble performances at District and State Vocal Music Contests including a District Small Ensemble 1 rating in 2019, performing in The Music Man at MHS in 2016, being a member of the St. Gregory Barbarigo Praise Band for five years, and singing at weddings and funerals.