BayFest 2013 Scholarship Winners Selected
The annual program teaches High School students about the music industry
(Mobile, Ala.) - Winners for BayFest's 2013 music scholarships have been selected. The Mobile and Baldwin County high school students chosen are as follows:
|Lauren Berry, Spanish Fort High School||Tiana Bryant, Murphy High School||Marissa Cazalas, Daphne High School||Janie Chow, UMS-Wright High School|
|E. Macy Colquette, Fairhope High School||Jarius Dixon, Baker High School||Rachel Elizabeth Goodman, Daphne High School||Jacob Hall, Baker High School|
|Michael Jolly, Satsuma High School||Josie Lami, McGill-Toolen High School||Anthony R. Lopez, Alma Bryant High School||Taylor Marston, McGill-Toolen High School|
|Logan McDaniel, Saraland High School||Bradley Mills, Baker High School||Amelia Nolan, Alma Bryant High School||Franklin Pratt, Murphy High School|
|Kristin Rhodes, Daphne High School||Derek Rowan, Fairhope High School||Morgan Taylor, Davidson High School||Joshua Sneed, Murphy High School|
These talented High School students are from Mobile and Baldwin Counties and had an opportunity to learn about the music industry from experts during the free BayFest Music Industry Education program on Saturday, September 21, at the Mobile Civic Center. The winning students submitted their applications and video auditions in order to be considered.
The BayFest Music Industry Education Program is open to all high school students and gives participants an opportunity to meet music industry representatives who talk about the business side of playing and writing music as well as touring. Each scholarship awarded will allow students to purchase instruments, equipment and even music lessons.
Scholarship applications were scored based on whether the person attended the education program, their talent, music theory, tone and clarity and "star factor."
Winners will also benefit from a continued mentoring program formed by the BayFest Music Scholarship Committee members and volunteers. Music professionals will be available to the students throughout the year.
For more information about the BayFest Music Scholarship Program, visit www.bayfest.com
BayFest 2013 is on track to meet, if not surpass, 2012's economic impact with another stellar lineup of entertainers in all genres of music October 4, 5, and 6. For more information, please contact Shana Jordan at email@example.com or 251.478.5679. BayFest, Alabama's largest music festival is a 501 (c) 3 not-for-profit corporation that brings family-friendly entertainment to Downtown Mobile. BayFest fills multiple stages with continuous music, and since it's inception in 1995 has generated in excess of $350 million in tax revenue for the Mobile economy. BayFest gives back to the Gulf Coast community with thousands of dollars in student scholarships and promotes physical well being with a 5K and Fun Run. Find us on Facebook and Twitter, and visit us at www.bayfest.com.