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BPC Music Division competitions award scholarships to seniors
The Brewton-Parker College Division of Music awarded nearly $240,000 in scholarships to high school seniors in two competitions conducted on the Brewton-Parker campus Feb. 11 in Mount Vernon.
First prize in each competition was approximately $82,000, the value for four years free tuition, room, board, books and fees.
Second prize was approximately $50,000, the value for four years free tuition, and third prize was approximately $12,000, the value for four years free campus housing.
The T.N. Retif Voice Competition, in Gilder Recital Hall of the Miller Music Building, drew seven participants.
First place went to Amanda Madson of Jacksonville, Fla. Second place was awarded to Edwin Wallace of Manchester, and third place was presented to Nicole Mathis of Fayetteville. Jonathan Connell of Macon was given a runner-up honor.
In the Young Artist Keyboard Competition in Saliba Chapel, first place was awarded to Donna Sellers of McRae. Third prize was awarded to Robert Hilton of Reidsville. They were the only two competitors.
Brewton-Parker College is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. Information concerning future music competitions at Brewton-Parker may be found online at www.bpc.edu/academics/music/music.htm.