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The Lee Shaw Scholarship Fund

Winners of the Lee Shaw Scholarship

2020:

Sam Hatfield, drums, from Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School, will be attending Belmont University.

Sean Pettis, saxophone, from Glens Falls High School, has been accepted at Belmont, William Patterson, and Berklee College of Music.

Nick Dwarika, bass, from Schenectady High School, has been accepted at several colleges.

Dan Truax, piano, from New Lebanon Junior/Senior High School, will be attending SUNY Plattsburgh.

2019:

Kyle Staubi, alto sax, graduated from Red Hook High School and will be attending Worcester Polytech, where he will major in biomedical engineering and minor in jazz studies.

2019 winnerJerry Gordon and Patti Melita, president and treasurer, respectively, of the Swingtime Jazz Society with Kyle Staubi.

 

 

 

 

 

2018:

Quinton Cain, drums, graduated from Niskayuna High School and will be attending Manhattan School of Music for his batchelor of arts in performance.

Nicholos Rollo, saxophone, graduated from Lake George High School and will be pursuing his batchelor of arts in performance at Berklee College of Music.

Awan Jenkins, saxophone, graduated from Christian Brothers Academy and will be earn his batchelor of arts in performance at SUNY Purchase. (not in picture)

2018 winners

C. Robie Booth, SJS founder and publisher of Swingtime Magazine, Peg Delaney, scholarship committee chair, Quint, Nick and Jerry Gordon, SJS president.

2017:

Jamie Salerno, piano/vocals, graduated from Averill Park High School and will be pursuing her bachelor of music education at the Crane School of Music (SUNY Potsdam).

Henry James Fernandez, saxophone, graduated from Christian Brothers Academy and will be attending Oberlin Conservatory for his bachelor of arts in performance.

Joseph Giordano, trombone, graduated from Guilderland High school and will earn his bachelor of arts in performance at Manhattan School of Music.

Winners2017 

Jamie, Henry and Joe are flanked by Jerry Gordon, SJS president, Peg Delaney, scholarship committee chair, and C. Robie Booth, SJS founder and publisher of Swingtime Magazine.

2016:

Elias Assimakapoulos graduated from Niskayuna High School and is going to Crane School of Music. He is Dave Fisk's student and plays trombone. 

Téa Mottolese graduated from Emma Willard and is going to Peabody Conservatory at The Johns Hopkins University. Téa plays alto saxophone and was a student of Keith Pray and then Brian Patneaude.

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