LEWISTON – The Lewiston High School Music Association has presented more than $3,600 in scholarships to 12 students. Students may use their scholarships for music-related expenses, including music camp, music lessons or instrument repair or purchase.

Graduating seniors may use their scholarships for any college-related expense.

Receiving scholarships were: seniors Abby Bosse, Ben Cloutier, Amanda Grenier, Marina MacDonald and Brian Michaud; juniors Rebekah Choate, Melissa Lacroix and Scott Levesque; and sophomores Rebecca Grube, Carter J.D. Handy, Matthew Levesque and Elizabeth Strout.

Bosse is the 2005 winner of the Laure Champagne Memorial Scholarship. She received the top prize of $300 based on her essay, “What Band/Color Guard Means to Me.” Runner-up was Brian Michaud, who will receive $200.

The Scholarship Committee judged their essays the best among the entries after a blind reading of each.

Bosse spent four years in the Color Guard and Winter Guard, serving as captain for both squads the past two years.

She is the daughter of Dan and Jamie Bosse.

Michaud is a four-year member of the band, for which he played saxophone. He also served as a team leader. He is the son of Norm and Debbie Michaud.

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