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The Friends of WRR Semi-Annual Music Scholarship

This program benefits local youth who show outsized talent and commitment to the classical music arts. Every other year, Friends of WRR grants a Scholarship Award distributed over a four year college career to enable the recipient to focus on music and bring that talent into organizations in the arts of North Texas.

 

Our Current Scholars

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Shaunessy Renker

A violinist. Shaunessy graduated from McKinney Boyd High School and will study violin performance and German studies over the next four years.

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megan Darlington

A bassoonist. Megan graduated from Booker T. Washington School for the Performing and Visual Arts and will attend the University of Texas in Austin.

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Sydnee Turrentine-Johnson

A vocal performer. Sydnee graduated from McKinney Boyd High School and will major in vocal performance or music education at Clark Atlanta University. Her goal is to “sing for a living and to be able to sing in a cathedral in front of an amazing orchestra.”

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Olivia Mancini

A voice performer. Olivia graduated from Colleyville Heritage High School and will attend Stephen F. Austin University.

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Yesenia Gonzalez

A violinist. Yesenia graduated from North Mesquite High School and will attend the University of Texas at Arlington.