Mon. Dec 5th, 2022

BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) — The Rotary Membership of Bend is honored to announce the winners of its annual Traxler and the Del Morris Scholarships for the 2022 12 months.

The awards are named for Ernie Traxler and Del Morris, two past-members of the Rotary Membership of Bend who shared a ardour for music.

The Traxler Scholarship is awarded to native graduating highschool seniors who excel in music and pursue music ultimately on the college stage. This 12 months’s recipients are:

·         Alexandria Johnson, piano, graduated from Bend Excessive Faculty and is now attending College of Southern California. Alexandria performs violin in addition to piano.

·         Sophia Gonzalez, jazz vibraphone, graduated from Mountain View Excessive Faculty and is now attending St. Olaf Faculty. Sophia performs piano, live performance percussion and drums as properly.

The Del Morris Scholarship is awarded to secondary schooling college students and goes immediately towards piano classes. This 12 months’s Del Morris recipient is Matthias Santucci for his excellence in piano.

Matthias attends Summit Excessive Faculty and is in twelfth grade. That is the fifth 12 months Matthias has obtained the award. He not too long ago had his debut public live performance at Central Oregon Group Faculty, showcasing his wonderful reward.

Two extra scholarships have been awarded to Aiden Koistinen and Amelia DuBose, additionally well-deserving recipients.

The Rotary Membership of Bend is the longest-standing Rotary membership in Central Oregon, celebrating its seventy fifth anniversary in 2022. 

As a world community that strives to construct a world the place individuals unite and take motion to create lasting change, Rotary values range and celebrates the contributions of individuals of all backgrounds, no matter their age, ethnicity, race, colour, skills, faith, socioeconomic standing, tradition, intercourse, sexual orientation, and gender identification.

By Admin

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