Last Wednesday, June 22, the Santa Monica Kiwanis Club and First Federal Bank of California presented twenty-four Music Scholarship Awards to students from the Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District.
Awards were presented in two categories: instrumental and vocal, and three divisions: middle school, 9-10th grades and 11-12th grades. Almost 100 students from the district qualified for the final competition and the finals were judged by outside adjudicators.
First place winners were:
Matt Vincent, 11-12th Grade Instrumental, Santa Monica High School, and Emma Korvin, 11-12th Grade Vocal, Santa Monica High School.
Ryan Lin, 9-10th Grade Instrumental, Santa Monica High School.
Haley Fletcher, 9-10th Grade Vocal, Malibu High School.Richard Dobeck, Middle School Instrumental, John Adams Middle School, Maren Jensen, Middle School Vocal, Malibu Middle School.