Scholarship Recipients



The 2009 Alfonso Loera Music Scholarship Award winners are:

Jenna Leffring

Jera Leffring

Kyle Karum

Congratulations and the best of luck to you all!.



The 2008 Alfonso Loera Music Scholarship Award winners are:

Lafe King
Lafe is a 2008 graduate from Reeths Puffer High School. He is a guitarist, and is now attending Michigan State University.

Nicholas Scott
Nicholas is a 2008 graduate from Oakridge High School. He is also a guitarist, and is attending Grand Valley State University.

Congratulations and the best of luck to you both!.



The 2007 Alfonso Loera Music Scholarship Award winners are:

Amy Beck
Amy is a home schooled graduate, now attending Muskegon Community College
Instrument: violin

Lan Huynh-Vo
Lan is a Reeths Puffer graduate, now attending Western Michigan University
Instrument: studying music education, to be a band director

Arianne Babbitt
Arianne is a Mona Shores High School graduate, now attending Grand Valley State University
Instrument: piano

Congratulations and the best of luck to you all.



The 2006 Alfonso Loera Music Scholarship Award winners are:

Renee Boltze
Renee is a 2005 Mona Shores High School Graduate
Instrument: violin/music education
She plans to attend Central Michigan University or Michigan State University this year.

Autumn Schultz
Autumn is an Indiana University student
Instrument: vocal performance/music education
She is a 2004 Whitehall High School graduate

Trevor Beck
Trevor is a Muskegon-area home schooled student
Instrument: cello/guitar

Congratulations and the best of luck to you all!



The 2005 Alfonso Loera Music Scholarship Award winners are:

Sean Collins
Sean is a Music Education student at Central Michigan University
Instrument: saxophone

Hillary Jones
Hillary is a Fruitport High School Student
Instrument: vocal music

Emily Carlson
Emily is a Mona Shores High School Student
Instrument: clarinet

Congratulations and the best of luck to you all.



The 2004 Alfonso Loera Music Scholarship Award
winners were announced at Al Jam 2004,
which was held on October 9.
This year's winners were:

Tyrell E. Cordell
Tyrell is a 2004 Muskegon High school graduate
instrument: vocal
check him out...


Taylor Plouhar
Taylor is a freshman at Mona Shores High School
and plays trombone.
check him out...


Claire Root
Claire attends Muskegon High School
instrument: vocal

Congratulations and the best of luck to you all.



The 2003 Alfonso Loera Music Scholarship Award
winners were announced at Al Jam 2003,
which was held on October 3.
This year's winners were:

Heather Benson.
Heather recently graduated from
Mona Shores High School
and is now attending Indiana University.
She is a vocal/opera student.

Sarah Peterson.
Sarah attends Oakridge High School
and plays the flute and clarinet.

Shawn Teichmer.
Shawn attends Central Michigan University
and plays the saxophone.

Congratulations and the best of luck to you all.



The 2002 Alfonso Loera Music Scholarship Award
winners were announced at Al Jam 2002,
which was held on October 19.
This year's winners were:

Anthony Brown, age 20.
Anthony recently graduated from Muskegon Heights High School and is now attending Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio.
He plays the tenor saxophone and the tuba, and has won many awards including the Louis Armstrong Jazz Award, the Best Buy Scholarship, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Scholarship and was chosen to travel to Omuta, Japan, Muskegon's sister city.

Derek Clements, age 14.
Derek attends Montague Middle School and plays the saxophone.
He has attended Blue Lakes Fine Arts Camp and has participated in church band, youth choir, school band and school choir.

Congratulations and the best of luck to you both.



The first awards for the Alfonso Loera Music Scholarship
were given out in September 2001.
And the winners were...

Derek Clements, age 13 .
Derek is a saxophone player and
attends NBC Middle School in Montague.

Rryuhn Dotson, age 14.
Rryuhn is a percussionist and
attends Muskegon High School .

Congratulations and good luck
to Rryuhn and Derek.




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