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Minor Middle's 7th Grade Trumpet Player Wins Scholarship
Posted on 07/05/2017
This is the image for the news article titled Minor Middle's 7th Grade Trumpet Player Wins ScholarshipCongratulations to Ocie Howard, a Minor Middle School 7th grade trumpet player. He has been awarded a scholarship to attend Troy University Summer Band Camp in July. His scholarship was made available through the Alabama Winds, an adult community band mostly comprised of band directors from across the state. He was recommend by his band teachers, Mr. Jeff Calvert and Mrs. Jennifer Walsh, and had to complete an application which included an essay and a list of his accomplishments. The scholarship committee selected the winners based upon musical excellence and overall good character. Ocie has participated in the Minor Middle School band for 2 years, and he will be in the 8th grade next year, performing with the Honors Band. He also participated in the annual Solo and Ensemble festival for 2 years, earning superior ratings.

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