Thursday, 01 October 2020 12:32

September 2020 Winner - Matthew Desjardins

KWR2019 EvanMatthew is self motivated and compassionate. He has been the principal chair of the French Horns for the Lake Symphonic Winds for four years. The section leader of the mellophones for the Lake marching band. The principal horn for the Canton Youth Symphony Advanced Orchestra for the past three years. He plays in the pit orchestra for the high school musicals, and for the All City Musical in Akron. Matthew is a member of the National Honor Society, a school mentor, volunteers in the community, plays tennis, and enjoys time with his friends and family. Congratulations, Matthew!

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Kids Who Rock Contest Rules

WONE “Kids Who Rock” shall recognize certain high school seniors, during the school year of 2020-­2021, who have excelled in music, theater, student government, and/or who possess great leadership skills. One student will be chosen each month by the "Kids Who Rock Selection Committee," which is comprised of members of Rubber City Radio Group. Interested students shall forward a written nomination/submission of 97 words or less in order to be considered. All entries shall remain under consideration until the end of the school year. All selections are final and at the discretion of the committee. 

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Winners will be recognized at the end of the 2021 school year. Attendance is encouraged but not mandatory. Each student will be awarded the Kids Who Rock scholarship in the amount of $1,000. All monies will be disbursed in the summer of 2020 and sent directly to the post-secondary institution where the student has enrolled and been accepted. Post-secondary institutions can be 2-year, 4-year, or trade school. If the award is not claimed within one year of graduation, it will be forfeited.

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