William K. Schwartz Memorial Award

Congratulations to the 2019 Scholarship Winners: Lindsay Malloy & Gretchen Berendt

Gretchen Berendt- Horn
Gretchen Berendt- Horn
Lindsay Malloy, Euphonium and Vocalist
Lindsay Malloy, Euphonium and Vocalist

Gretchen Berendt, Horn: Will be attending Eastman School of Music for Horn Performance. "Thank you so much for selecting me as a recipient of the William K. Schwartz Memorial Award. Your generosity will help further my musical education."

Lindsay Malloy, Euphonium and Vocalist: Will be attending Slippery Rock University for Music Therapy. "I am honored and humbled to have been chosen as a recipient of the William K. Schwartz Memorial Award this year. Thank you for this contribution as I continue my music career and begin pursuing a music degree."

Congratulations from the BopCats! We wish you all the best with your music studies and careers.

About the Award

The William K. Schwartz Memorial Award is awarded to a graduating senior who is a member of the Beaver Area Varsity Band. As a member of the Beaver High School music faculty, Mr. Schwartz was a founder and director of the Swingin' BopCats Big Band.

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Previous Scholarship Winners

1973 - Mel Robinson
1974 - Tonya Chermak
1975 - John Abraham
1976 - Rick Stevenson & Marty McCleary
1977 - David Jones
1978 - Norman MacKnight
1979 - Brian Nestor
1980 - Susan Reisinger
1981 - Kerry Bundy
1982 - Karen Vogel
1983 - Laura G. Ruth
1984 - Joy Swartzlander
1985 - Kathy Petula
1986 - Douglas Geiger
1987 - Scott Smith
1988 - Tom Chaimberlain
1989 - Patrick Oshea
1990 - Martin Schulte
1991 - Daniel McNutt
1992 - Erin Romigh
1993 - Rachel Fabnich
1994 - Ryan Landefeld
1995 - Wendy McCullough
1996 - John Fink
1997 - Mike Turbovich
1998 - Jane Rackley
1999 - Kate Humphries
2000 - Adam Nolder
2001 - Bob Schwartz
2002 - Lauren Wolber
2003 - Kendra Osterhout
2004 - Brian Schwartz
2005 - Melanie Warne
2006 - Sarah Williams
2007 - Matt Clear
2008 - Tim Daugherty
2009 - Braden Pontoli & Stephanie Presutti
2010 - Harrison Wickman
2011 - Ian Graham & Matthew Malloy
2012 - Emily Kondracki
2013 - Ian Johnson
2014 - Nathaniel Frank
2015 - Ryan Maloney
2016 - Sabrina Knapp
2017 - Kathryn Sewall & Kelsey Schaller
2018 - Jocelyn Schmersal

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