JASON SETTLEMOIR
KEEP THE MUSIC PLAYING
MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP.

THE MISSION

The Jason Settlemoir Keep the Music Playing Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a Benton Consolidated High School senior who has decided to keep the music playing after high school by majoring or minoring in the Fine Arts.

Jason Settlemoir  Keep the Music Playing – Memorial Scholarship

Jason Settlemoir (1977-2015) graduated from Benton Consolidated High School in 1996 and was very active in the Fine Arts, playing trombone in the Band and Jazz Band, as well as participating in the Madrigals and Jazz Choir.

He was an outstanding trombone player and continued with his talent and passion for music after graduation.  He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Illinois State University, and then attended the University of New Mexico where he received a Master’s Degree in Music Performance.

Those who knew Jason appreciated his wit and sense of humor as much as his outstanding musicianship.  The Jason Settlemoir Keep the Music Playing Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a BCHS senior who has decided to keep the music playing after high school by majoring or minoring in the Fine Arts.

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Application Code:  benton

Award Amount

  • $500 or more each year

 

Eligibility

  • Benton Consolidated High School student, continuing education at college, university or technical institute

  • Major/Minor in Fine Arts

  • Grade Point Average of 3.0 and above

 

Requirements

  • Recommendation letters from each of the following:

    • Teacher

    • Community Member

  • 500 words or less essay on the following topic:

    • What does “Keep the Music Playing” mean to me and my future

  • Listing of

    • Academic Awards/Honors

    • Clubs/Societies/Organization

 

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