Malvern Student Receives Inaugural Bankie Holley Memorial Scholarship

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MONTICELLO— Sara Holcomb of Malvern, a senior music education major at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, is the first recipient of the Bankie Holley Memorial Scholarship, given by the Arkansas Women Band Directors Association.

The scholarship, which awards $1,000 toward student teaching expenses, is presented to a rising senior majoring in music education at an accredited Arkansas college or university. The award will be presented Feb. 20 at the Arkansas Intercollegiate Band Concert at the Arkansas Music Educators’ Convention in Hot Springs.

tv_buzzworthy 10dbThe award is named for the late Bankie Holley, a choir and band director for over 35 years in Arkansas public schools.

For more information, contact Susan Ford, president of the Arkansas Women Band Directors Association, at (870) 540-7616.

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