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Roxanna Glass Memorial Scholarship for the Arts

The Roxanna Glass Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in the fall of 1995 by the friends and family of Roxanna Glass, valedictorian of the 1987 graduating class of Lewis County High School and a West Virginia Scholar. Roxanna graduated in music from Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania, then pursued her doctorate in music theory from City University of New York (CUNY). At the time of her death, Roxanna was completing the last semester of her course work on her doctorate and was teaching music at Baruch College in NYC. Roxanna was a composer, winning national honors as a young child and writing many pieces while in junior high and high school, as well as in college.

This scholarship is designed to encourage and enable students from Lewis County, WV to pursue higher education in the fine arts.


Selection Criteria & Application

The Roxanna Glass Memorial Scholarship Trust will offer a scholarship each year to a student graduating from Lewis County High School who will be attending a four-year college or university with the intention of studying music or the fine arts. The Roxanna Glass Memorial Scholarship for the Arts is administered by the Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation and the scholarship is listed at https://tgkvf.org/category/scholarships/by-high-school/lewis-county-high-school/.

All applications must be made online between November 1st and January 15th each year. The application form will be available online between those dates at https://tgkvf.org/scholarships/apply-for-scholarships/. Although the Roxanna Glass Scholarship is not a need based scholarship, to be considered one must complete the financial forms shown on the site.


Previous scholarship recipients

1996 - Bruce Sachs
1997 - Kelly Bennett
1998 - Leigh Ann Chipps
1999 - Adam Jones
2000 - Rachel Shreve
2001 - Allen Heath
2002 - Lisa Lamb
2003 - No recipient
2004 - Tami Jo Wilt
2005 - Abbie D. Brake
2006 - Ben Snyder
2007 - Aaron Latos
2008 - Kristina Pellien
2010 - Teneille Garton
2011 - Abigail Bucheimer
2012 - Schyler Garton
2013 - Mary Beth Simms
2014 - William Titus and Georgia Warder
2015 - Hannah Hall
2016 - Savanna Butcher

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